Volume 5, Issue 6 August, 2001
Highlights · · · Match Reports ·
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP United States Benchrest
Lefthanders Gun Club, Loami, Illinois
Things were quite interesting today as we kicked off our first half of the Illinois State Championship. This was the day for the older guns from yesteryear to compete head on and that they did. We had a total of 36 guns entered in this state championship for the nostalgic class. This was quite better than I expected. Jerry Luck was our long distance man today traveling from the St. Louis , Mo. area.
In the first round today it was Jacksonville's Illinois man to sweep the iron sight division with a extremely high score of 248-6x out of a possible 250. Yes the man of the day was Dave Lebesch blazing his trail with a H&R Model 12. Round 2 in the 10.5 division bought New Berlin's Henry Stenemeyer as he squeaked by Tom Horn. Stenemeyer shot a 222-2x to Horns 222-1x. Round three in the unlimited division had St. Louis Missouri's Jerry Luck setting the pace with a 236-3x.
In the final 3 gun aggerate the man of the day, Mr. Winchester from New Berlin, Illinois was Henry Stenemeyer as he edged out Jacksonville Illinois's man of the day Greg Lee by 5 points. Shooting was very mixed today as you will see in the match results. Also today I might make a note that we had two junior shooters. Bo Brown took 4th place in the 10.5 and Ryan Horn placed 9th in the 10.5 class. Congratulations to both of you on a fine job of markmanship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Iron Sights 1. Dave Lebesch H&R Model 12 Peep Fed.UM1 248-6x 2. Mike Seward Win.52 D Peep Win.xpert 246-5x 3. Greg Lee Win.52 E Peep Rem. target 242-6x 4. Leo Suhre Win.52 B Peep Win.xpert 241-5x 5. Chuck Hermes Win.52 C Peep Win.xpert 240-5x 6. Henry Stenemeyer Win.52 B Peep Win.xpert 240-4x 7. Harold Brown BSA Martini Peep Fed.900B 240-3x 8. John Robinson Mossberg 144 Peep Eley Target 233-4x 9. Don Fuchs Anz.54 Peep Win.Mrk 4 230-5x 10. Jerry Luck Win.52 D Peep Win.xpert 230-2x 11. Dave Parisotto Mauser Peep Eley Match X 225-1x 12. Karl Williams Kimber Peep Fed.900B 225 13. John Thurman Kimber Peep Fed.900B 143-1x 10.5 class 1. Henry Stenemeyer Win.52 B Unertal 16x Fed.Um1 222-2x 2. Tom Horn Mauser Wev.T10 Fed.900B 222-1x 3. Greg Lee Win.52 B Unertal 16x Fed.UM1 214-1x 4. Bo Brown Anz.Mark10 Tasco Fed.711B 208-0x 5. Don Fuchs Win.52 B Fecker 10x Fed.900B 204-2x 6. Jerry Luck Anz.64 BSA Lapua 203-0x 7. Leo Suhre Savage mrk.10 Tasco Fed.900B 201-0x 8. John Robinson Savage mrk.10 Tasco Fed.900B 198-0x 9. Ryan Horn Mauser Wev.T10 Fed.900B 196-1x 10.John Thurman Anz.64 BSA Fed.900B 192-2x Unlimited Class 1. Jerry Luck Anz.54 B&L Lapua Master 236-3x 2. Jerry Luck Win.52 D Leo.36x Lapua Master 230-6x 3. Greg Lee Win.52 E Leo.36x Fed.UM1 226-2x 4. Greg Lee Win.52 C Wev.36x Fed.UM1 226-2x 5. Henry Stenemeyer Win.52 C Unertal 24x Tennex 225-2x 6. Leo Suhre Win.52 C Unertal 24x Tennex 223-1x 7. Jim Crow Win.52 D Fecker Fed.900B 221-0x 8. Dan Long Rem.40x Tasco Fed.900B 220-1x 9. John Robinson Anz.54 Tasco 36x Eley Match 217-1x 10. Rick Strunk BSA Martini Burris Fed.900B 209-1x 11. Jim Crow Win.52 A Fecker Fed.900B 204-1x 12. Don Fuchs Win.52 C Wev. 36x Fed.900B 199-0x 13. Randy Norris Win.52 E Unertal Fed.UM1 000-0x 3 Gun Aggerate 1. Henry Stenemeyer 240-4x/222-2x/225-2x 687-8x 2. Greg Lee 242-6x/214-1x/226-2x 682-9x 3. Jerry Luck 230-2x/203-0x/236-3x 669-5x 4. Leo Suhre 241-5x/201-0x/223-1x 665-6x 5. John Robinson 233-4x/198-0x/217-1x 648-5x 6. Don Fuchs 230-5x/204-2x/199-0x 633-7x
Tomorrow we will hold the sanctioned part of the state championship.
United States Benchrest
Lefthanders Gun Club
The weather was great today here at Lefthanders Gun Club as we kicked off our first Illinois State Championship. Attendance was the best yet in all three years I have been match director. Special thanks go to John and Dannete Thurman for scoring today, as well as Debbie Suhre for her outstanding effort in cooking chow for all the shooters yesterday. Thanks to Rick Smith and Glenn Hachey for running the paper trail today and Chuck Hermes for being our range officer for the day.Jim Agner took manny a good picture also. I would also like to thank Dick Miller, Jerry luck and Dave Lebesch for being our judges. Special thanks go to our sponsers, Lefthanders Gun Club, Leo Suhre, Keith and Barb Fagan, Patriot Seeds (Bill Gordon), Bullet Express (John and Dannete Thurman), Zanders and Eley as well as Rick Smith for contacting them,Stenemeyer Farms ( Henry, Matt,and Ferris Stenemeyer) and also a silent sponser. With out these sponsers we would not have been able to put on this match. Special recognition goes to Mike Seward, Tim Black, Art Fleming,Charlie Zachary, Greg Lee, Jay Dodd and Don Fuchs for the effort put forward to get the ball a rolling on the match and installation of the concret tables for this season. The efforts put forth by both club members and non club members made this match possible. This has been a long time dream to be able to hold a state championship in this area.
Well to put things in proper perspective those Missouri Mules put it on us again. I must also comment on guys like Jerry Luck. When that old blue Ford pulled into the driveway it was loaded for bear. Jerry bought some of his prized guns and lent them to fellow shooters who didn't have equipment to participate. This was an outstanding act of sportsmanship, I don't know of too manny shooters who would be this generous, especially with a state championship on the line. Jerry my hat is off to you. Another person I also woul like to comment on is Dick House. Poor old Dick doesn't have much luck with his equipment but never complains and always a smile. Dick House recieved our Sporstman Award today. Well here is the match results.
Sporter Class Jerry Luck Anz.54 Wev.36x Lapua 228-3x Jerry Luck Ulta Lite Wev.36x Lapua 227-2x Butch Hongisto Sako Wev.36x Lapua 226-0x Dick Miller Sako P94 Wev.36x Lapua 225-1x Glen Hachey Anz. Wev.36x Lapua 225-0x Dave Lebesch Rem.541 Burris 6x18 Federal 224-2x Glen Hachey Sako Wev.36x Lapua 220-2x Tim Black Sako P94 Tasco Lapua 220-2x Jerry Luck Sako Wev.36x Lapua 220-1x Greg Lee Sako P94 Wev.36x Federal 216-1x Dick House CZ American BSA 32x Eley 216-0x Paul Kuehling Sako P94 Leo.36x Federal 216-0x Rich Mills Anz.54 Leo.36x Lapua 213-2x Glenn Hachey Cooper Wev.36x Lapua 210-1x Roger Kay Anz. Wev.36x Lapua 210-0x Jim Crowe Rem.541 Tasco24x Federal 207-0x Don Fuchs Win.52B Wev.24x Federal 205-0x Bill Stuart Win.52B Tasco36x Federal 199-1x Keith Fagan Rem.541 Tasco24x Federal 199-0x Henry Stenemeyer Cooper BSA36x Lapua 195-1x Leo Suhre Sako Tasco36x Tennex 185-1x Custom Class Tim Black Time/Shilen Leo.36x Lapua 242-2x Keith Fagan Hall/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 235-3x Jerry Luck Ultra/Fac. Wev.36x Lapua 234-4x Roger Kay Hall/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 232-0x Butch Hongisto Hall/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 231-3x Greg Lee Win.52 Leo.36x Federal 231-2x Rich Mills Turbo/Lija Leo.36x Lapua 231-2x Jerry Luck Anz.54/Fac. Wev.36x Lapua 229-3x Bill Stuart Turbo/Leija Leo.36x Eley 228-1x Dick Miller Turbo/Leija Wev.36x Lapua 225-5x Don Fuchs Turbo/Leija Wev.36x Lapua 225-1x Jim Crowe Rem.541T Tasco24x Federal 224-1x Greg Lee Rem.40x/Fac. Wev.36x Federal 221-2x Paul Kuehling Rem.40x/Fac. Leo.36x Federal 221-1x Glen Hachey Anz.54/Fac. Wev.36x Lapua 220-1x Henry Stenemeyer Turbo/Leija Wev.36x Lapua 220-0x Dan Long Win.52A Davis20x SK Jag 212-2x Rex Jaronske Ruger/Custom Burris32x Lapua 208-0x Dick House CZ American BSA32x Eley 191-1x C.L. Dunbar Win. Wev.4x Remington 173-0x Stan Crow Win. Wev.4x Remington 006-0x Unlimited Class Jerry Luck Rem.40x/Fac. Wev.36x Lapua 245-4x Glenn Hachey Time/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 242-2x Butch Hongisto Hall/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 240-3x Paul Kuehling Rem.40x/Fac. Leo.36x Federal 239-7x Tim Black Time/Shilen Leo.36x Lapua 237-4x Jerry Luck Kelby/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 236-4x Roger Kay Rem.40x/Doug. Leo.36x Lapua 234-5x Rich Mills Rem.40x/Leija Leo.36x Lapua 233-1x Butch Hongisto Stolle/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 232-1x Henry Stenemeyer Time/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 231-3x Bill Stuart Turbo/Leija Leo.36x Tennex 231-1x Jerry Luck Anz.54/Fac. Wev.36x Lapua 230-3x Roger Kay Stolle/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 230-2x Rich Mills Turbo/Leija Leo.36x Lapua 230-1x Glenn Hachey Anz.2013/Fac. Wev.36x Lapua 230-1x Bill Stuart Rem.40x/Fac. Leo.36x Tennex 228-3x Art Fleming Anz.54/Fac. Wev.24x Lapua 226-1x Dick Miller Rem.40x/Fac. Leo.36x Lapua 224-2x Charlie Zachary Anz.2013/Leija Leo.36x Lapua 223-3x Keith Fagan Anz.2007 Wev.36x Lapua 222-1x Don Fuchs Win.52C Wev.36x Federal 217-3x Henry Stenemeyer Turbo/Shilen Wev.36x Lapua 217-0x Greg Lee Rem.40x/Fac. Leo.36x Federal 216-0x Dan Long Rem.40x/Fac. Tasco36x Federal 211-0x Jim Crowe Win.52A Fecker12x Federal 205-0x Dick House CZ American BSA32x Eley 199-1x Jim Crowe Win.52D Fecker20x Federal 199-0x 3 Gun Aggerate Jerry Luck 228-3x/234-4x/245-4x 707-11x Tim Black 220-2x/242-2x/237-4x 699-8x Butch Hongisto 226-0x/231-3x/240-3x 697-6x Glenn Hachey 225-0x/220-1x/242-2x 687-3x Paul Kuehling 216-0x/221-1x/239-7x 676-8x Roger Kay 210-0x/232-0x/234-5x 676-5x Dick Miller 225-1x/225-5x/224-2x 674-8x Greg Lee 216-1x/231-2x/216-0x 663-3x Bill Stuart 199-1x/228-1x/231-1x 658-3x Keith Fagan 199-0x/235-3x/222-1x 656-4x Don Fuchs 205-0x/225/1x/217-3x 647-4x Henry Stenemeyer 195-1x/220-0x/231-3x 646-4x Jim Crowe 207-0x/224-1x/205-0x 636-1x Dick house 216-0x/191-1x/199-1x 606-2x Grand Aggerate (This is for the Nostalgic shot yesterday and the sanctioned usbr) Jerry Luck 664-1x/707/11x 1371-12x Greg Lee 682-9x/663-3x 1345-12x Henry Stenemeyer 687-8x/646-4x 1333-12x Don Fuchs 633-7x/647-4x 1280-11x
New Club Record
Jerry Luck 245 4x
Remington 40x/Weaver 36x/Lapua
Sunday August 11, 2001
This breaks the previous record of 241-5x in the unlimited class shot by Henry Stenemeyer last year. It also shatters the all time high score of Leo Suhre of 242-3x shot in the custom class. Congratulations Jerry Luck!
New Inductees to the 240 Club
Congatulations to all three of you as you have crossed oever into the elete fleet!!!!!!!!!!!
This concludes our Illinois United States Benchrest State Championship. I wish to thank each and everyone of you for your attendance and I also wish to thank all of you who made this happen. I hope the trip home was safe and you felt like it was worth your time to come.
Henry J. Stenemeyer
USBR, Tacoma R&R, 8/19/01
Old New Name Class M-1 M-2 M-3 AVE Class ============== ===== ===== ===== ===== === ===== Dick Southwick EX 238-1 238-3 241-4 239 EX Chuck Bordman SS 235-4 242-2 235-3 237 EX Gene Dempsey SS 236-2 238-5 228-1 234 EX Bob Bowman MK 235-2 217-0 221-2 224 SS Tom Guerin** UN 245-7 244-1 242-6 243 MA
** = Experimental airgun class. This was fired with an airgun at 20yds. There is currently no Performance Division, Airgun classification, but USBR encourages our competitors to experiment with new and different formats in order to determine if they would be appropriate for incorporation into our competition. These scores will not be included in the official database, but they are posted for the information of our competitors.
Albany Rifle and Pistol Club
Results from July USBR Match at Albany Rifle and Pistol Club.
Every class was won by a different shooter, which means that ANYONE can WIN at ANYTIME. Even the Agg scores were shared. I didn't have the makes of rifles/scopes/ammo, but we'll get that at the next match. Next USBR match? November 4th - 9:00am. See you there.
Plinker: Bob Springstead 213 - 0x Bob Walling 194 - 1x Del Martin 192 - 0x Ron Vining 166 - 1x Sporter: Bob Walling 214 - 0x Ron Vining 199 - 1x Willis Leathers 197 - 1x Al M. 187 - 0x 10.5 - Custom Ron Vining 229 - 3x Del Martin 228 - 4x Willis Leathers 225 - 1x Bob Walling 220 - 1x Bob Springstead 216 - 0x Al M. 187 - 1x Ben Cooney 148 - 1x 13.5 Unlimited Del Martin 230 - 3x Bob Springstead 229 - 0x Ron Vining 225 - 1x Bob Walling 221 - 2x Willis Leathers 217 - 0x Ben Cooney 195 - 0x Al M. 134 - 0x 2-Gun Agg Del Martin 458 - 7x Ron Vining 454 - 4x Bob Springstead 445 - 0x Willis Leathers 442 - 1x Bob Walling 441 - 3x Ben Cooney 343 - 1x Al M. 321 - 1x 3-Gun Agg Bob Walling 655 - 3x Ron Vining 653 - 5x Willis Leathers 639 - 2x Al M. 508 - 1x
Stars and Stripes SchuetzenPark
Match of August 25, 2001
Sporter Class: Rich McClure 214 Dick Stripes 203 Mike Rentzschke 183 Custom Class: Dick Stripes 225 1X Mike Rentzschke 224 Jan Stripes 217 Unlimited Class: Mike Rentzschke 235 Rich McClure 232 1X Tommy Mason 229 2X Benita Mason 229 Rhonda Schennum 223 Dick Stripes 220 1X Jan Stripes 204
Just a reminder: USBR targets and award pins are available from Tom Guerin (see address in the "Targets/Registration" section). The pins make a great award for any clubs that might be interested. They are available in Gold, Silver, and Bronze.
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