Virgil Perry

Virgil Perry

Year Born: 1948 Year Died: Year Inducted: 2017 Virgil was born at home in 1935 in Andrew County, Missouri, one of seven children. In 1936 his family moved to a farm west of Meridian, Idaho and he attended grad school and high school at Meridian. In 1949, using a 12...
John Booth

John Booth

Year Born: 1948 Year Died: 2016 Year Inducted: 2017 John was born at San Jose, California and graduated High School at Los Gatos in 1967. He enlisted in the Air Force and served from 1967 to 1971 as a Missile Technician. He was honorably discharged with the rank of...

2016 Scholarship Award Winners

Hunter Droegmiller Hometown: Craigmont, Idaho Home Club: Winchester Gun Club Hunter started trapshooting with his father at the Winchester Gun Club at the age of 10. In addition to shooting he enjoys the outdoor activities of hunting and fishing and competes as a...

Trapshooting event returning to Pocatello after more than 25 years

By Shelbie Harris For the Idaho State Journal May 26, 2016 After more than 25 years, the Pacific International Trapshooting Association (PITA) sanctioned Idaho State Trapshoot will return to Pocatello. Randy Adams, the 15-year president of the Pocatello Trap Club and...
Mike Rinard

Mike Rinard

Year Born: 1948 Year Died: Year Inducted: 2016 Mike Rinard was born in Boise, Idaho March 12, 1948. His father worked for American Optical at the time and when it burned down in 1953 the family moved to the Lewis-Clark Valley and started their own optical laboratory....
Bruce Finnell

Bruce Finnell

Year Born: 1908 Year Died: 1991 Year Inducted: 1992 Bruce Finnell was born in Melrose, Idaho, on September 15, 1908 and was one of eight children. He married Glenella Bundy on December 10, 1937. They had three boys. Bruce began his shooting career with a small B.B....
Darlene McKenzie

Darlene McKenzie

Year Born: 1926 Year Died: 2015 Year Inducted: 1995 Darlene McKenzie was born November 2, 1926 in Culdesac, Idaho. After attending school in Culdesac, she attended nursing school in Lewiston, Idaho. She married Dan McKenzie in 1945 and had four children: Danny, Donna,...
Mike Stears

Mike Stears

Born: Died: Year Inducted: 2015 Mike began shooting trap in 1991 at Pocatello Gun Club after being invited out to the club to shoot a few practice rounds. Mike was hooked by the time he left the first post. Mike did not shoot very much when he originally started, but...
John Keppinger

John Keppinger

Year Inducted: 2012 John Keppinger was first introduced to trapshooting in 1956 at the age of ten years old boy by his father. The Indian Valley Gun Club was their trapshooting home. He was hooked on the sport and started shooting registered birds in the late...
John Darlas

John Darlas

Year Inducted: 2008 John Darlas, a native of Idaho, was introduced to trapshooting as a member of the Rathdum Lions Club in the early 1960’s. The club maintained two Clin-Pull traps and drew shooters from all around the Northwest to their turkey shoots. He also...