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Joe Moore Shoot

Discussion in 'Shoot Information, EVENTS, Clinics & Results' started by matttrapn, Sep 27, 2011.

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  1. matttrapn

    matttrapn Active Member

    Dec 31, 2007

    Just wish to say CONGRATS to my ol' buddy Chopper. Some know Jim as James (Bilbo "BAGGER") VanMeenen. I have been told he shot well at this years Joe Moore shoot in Kewanee, IL. Congrats Jim.

    Yes, this is all in fun folks..... Jim is not a Sandbagger, or Piker. He's simply a great friend, and I'm happy to hear hes shooting darn good.

    Matt Nicol
  2. Joe Potosky

    Joe Potosky Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    Majeske wins Joe Moore Shoot top gun title

    Kewanee, Ill. —

    Austin Majeske won top honors in the 50th annual Joe Moore Trophy Shoot Sunday at the Baker Park Trap Grounds.

    Majeske broke 96 of 100 targets to win his first Joe Moore top gun title. As the overall winner, Majeske received a silver coffee and tea service, donated by the Kewanee Chapter of the Izaak Walton League.

    Winning the 16-yard divisions was Dick Anderson in Class A with 48 of 50 targets. Anderson defeated Dan Roberts in three shootouts with 73 of 75 targets. Jim VanMeenen won Class B with 49 of 50 targets and Mike Shimmin won Class C with 42 of 50 targets.

    The winners in the Handicap divisions were Ryan Reeves (18-21 yards) with 46 of 50 targets, Rod Johnson (22-24 yards) with 46 of 50 targets and Kevin Wunder (25-26 yards) with 45 of 50 targets.

    Winning the Paul King Memorial plaque as the top veteran was Ed Austin with 93 of 100 targets.

    Rollie Seger was the senior veteran winner with 94 of 100 targets.
    Jason Henkins won the Brian Plotner plaque as the top junior shooter with a score of 82 of 100 targets. The Brian Plotner plaque is donated by the Kewanee Police Department.

    Dalton Kuffel won the sub-junior division, breaking 77 of 100 targets to earn the Galen Johnson plaque. Mitchell Shimmin was the sub-junior runnerup with 72 of 100 targets.

    Other winners were Dan Roberts, High Run Front with 14; Rollie Seger and Jim VanMeenen, High Run Back with 17; and Vic Carroll, Kevin Wunder and Dick Anderson in the blind bogey.

    Sponsors for the 2011 shoot were Pioneer Club; Lyle R. Jager Agency; Peoples National Bank; Reiman's Harley-Davidson; Peoples Cleaners; Woltil's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning; Kewanee Police Department; Rob's Plumbing; Grow Shooting Supply; the Paul King family; the Galen Johnson family; Keister’s Tire; Jo Jo’s Convenient Store; Wanee Cinemas; and the Henry County Sheriff’s Department.

    The shoot is named in memory of Joe Moore, a Kewanee resident who won the 1942 Grand National Trap Shoot in Vandalia, Ohio.
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