May 16, 1992 |
A week ago, Capt. John McNally of the U.S. Army was in Barcelona, testing the new Olympic pistol range. He may be making a return trip this summer. McNally is a favorite to win one of two Olympic berths on the U.S. shooting team's roster in rapid-fire pistol. The second trials match starts today in Chino, with McNally nine points ahead of Roger Mar of Colorado Springs, Colo. The top eight shooters from the U.S. national team were invited to compete for the two positions.
May 15, 1992 |
Connie Petracek of Nashville, Tenn., won the U.S. Olympic women's air pistol trials at Chino.
April 21, 1992 |
For Launi Meili, U.S. Olympic shooter, nutritionist, part-time aerobics instructor, artist, wife and aspiring physical therapist, this was huge. Not big. Huge . Meili was talking about one of life's great discoveries--the Knotty Pine restaurant of Cascade, Colo. "It was a little shack," she said, recalling the first time she and her husband, Leo Lachambre, stumbled upon it. Inside were chairs and tables made of logs in a sort of early-frontier motif. And those prices: Pancakes cost $1.
February 5, 1992 |
Kimberly Rhode has hobbies typical of a 12-year-old girl. She likes to collect stamps, seashells, money. . . . But there's one thing that sets her apart from other girls her age: She likes to tote a shotgun. And if the sight of a young girl lugging around a weapon nearly as big as she is doesn't capture your attention, watching one shoot as well as Kimberly Rhode does will. Rhode's specialty is skeet.
November 12, 1991 |
A member of the U.S. shooting team accidentally shot himself in the head at a home where he and two members of the Spanish national shooting team had gone to buy a pistol, authorities said Monday. Authorities said Robert Plante, 29, of Westland, Mich., was sitting at a table inspecting pistols Sunday night when he displayed a .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol he had brought with him. "In a joking manner, Mr.