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Alexandria’s Jake Nienaber (middle) takes aim at a clay target during a practice for the high school shooting team on April 14 as teammate Kim Wilkins (left) watches.

Thousands take aim at Alex shooting park

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The Alexandria High School trap shooting team is peaking at the right time of the season with its sights set on defending its home park in what is being dubbed as the largest youth trapshooting tournament in the world.


A total of 3,948 youth shooters in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League (MSHSCTL) are registered to shoot in the 2014 championship at the Alexandria Shooting Park. The five-day event starts this Friday with the Class A competition and runs five days.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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