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  1. Teen trap shooter keeps focus on Olympic dreamRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    ... in his category at the 2014 National Grand American tournament at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta, Illinois. He was among more than 15,000 amateurs who participated in the tournament earlier this month, organized by the Amateur ...

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  2. Road Scholar Adds Cincinnati to Signature CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... 11. It will visit sites associated with the filming of movies, such as In the Heat of the Night , which was filmed in Sparta, Ill.

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  3. Los Banos varsity trap squad finished second nationallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Los Banos Enterprise

    The Los Banos Tigers Trap Team's varsity squad made the trek to Sparta, Ill., last week for the AIM-ATA Grand Nationals, and came away with second place after hitting 987 out of 1,000 targets.

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  4. Girls golf season previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Evanston Review

    In this Oct. 9, 2013, photo, Loyola's Blake Yaccino competes at the Class AA Glenbrook South Regional at the Glenview Park Golf Club.

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  5. Marksmanship: Clarence Van Camp going out 'with a bang'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Times Herald

    ... end it on a high note. He placed in seven events at the 2014 Academic, Integrity and Marksmanship Grand Nationals in Sparta, Illinois. "He had an outstanding shoot," his father and coach, Vaughn Van Camp, said Thursday. "This is the last year he ...

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  6. Chippewa Youth Trapshooting Club adds national title to its trophy caseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Daily Record

    The 2014 Chippewa Youth Trapshooting Club recently returned from Sparta, Ill., and the World Shooting and Recreational Complex with three trophies in tow, including the national championship in the Scholastic Clay Target Program Intermediate Entry-Level division, "We've developed into the best club in the nation based on how we've placed at the ... (more)

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  7. H.S. Football: Sparta, Pope John ready to climb back to the topRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | New Jersey Herald

    Defending state champion Sparta and two-time defending American Division champ Pope John will be back in full pads this week, ready for another crack at it.

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  8. IDNR Newsbits - 8/5/2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Illinois Department of Natural Resources

    Grand American: The World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta is the venue for the 115th Amateur Trapshooting Association Grand American Trapshooting Championships, Aug. 6-16.

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  9. A sign welcomes people to the Grand National youth tournament.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | KFVS12

    ... is back open after a two vehicle wreck. The 115th Grand American Trapshooting Tournament will begin Wednesday in Sparta, Illinois. The tournament will take place at the World Shooting Complex. In previous tournaments, more than 15,000 adult shooters ...

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  10. Cougar shooters notch best-ever finishes at national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Standard Speaker

    Teams from the Hazleton Area School District notched their best finishes ever in the national trap, skeet and sporting clays competition held July 14 to 19 in Sparta, Illinois.

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  11. Cougars notch best finishes in team history at national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Standard Speaker

    Teams from the Hazleton Area School District notched their best finishes ever in the national trap, skeet and sporting clays competition held July 14 to 19 in Sparta, Illinois.

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  12. SCTP and SPP Make History with National ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | AmmoLand

    More than 2500 young shooters, along with thousands of coaches, family members, and supporters, descended upon the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta, Illinois, for the largest youth shooting event ever held, the Scholastic Clay Target Program and Scholastic Pistol Program National Championships.

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  13. Sound-off 7/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... things are dangerous to drivers, but no enforcement. This is in regard to the article about the shooting complex in Sparta and the allegations of sexual harassment made by a former employee. The shooting complex is a multi-million dollar flop just ...

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  14. Claybusters make statement at StateRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... Wunsch was second with an 84 and Wacker was third with an 84. Next up for the team is the AIM Gran National Shoot in Sparta, Ill. that runs Aug. 3-5. Of the 20 members on the team, 11 have qualified for the National Shoot.

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  15. Claybusters make statement at StateRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... Wunsch was second with an 84 and Wacker was third with an 84. Next up for the team is the AIM Gran National Shoot in Sparta, Ill. that runs Aug. 3-5. Of the 20 members on the team, 11 have qualified for the National Shoot. BERLIN (AP) - Emergency ...

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  16. Acting studio opens in SpartaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Sparta Independent

    ... any child looking for a dynamic, interesting and ultimately successful learning experience, and Drama Geek Studios, Sparta's newest center for theatrical instruction, is one place to cultivate a young artist's desire for creative expression. When ...

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  17. New Naperville obstacle race to help families 'get active together'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    And when it comes to exercising with his kids, volunteering to coach their soccer or football teams doesn't do the trick, either.

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  18. Another wonderful, but walleye-less day on Lake ErieRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... was. The ATA took the plaque, pole and brick gateway and put them in a nice arrangement at their new headquarters in Sparta, Ill. What is so interesting about the plaque is it lists the names of the men who built the building in 1923 that would ...

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  19. Faith HarrisRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Free Press

    ... and making picture albums. Faith is survived by her children: Connie Hodges of Marissa, IL; Neil (Lynne) Harris of Sparta, IL; Don Allen (Kathy) Harris of Steeleville, IL; Donna (Charles) Wilfong of Plainfield, IN; one daughter-in-law, Carol Harris ...

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  20. Shooters up! Haywood County Young Guns to compete in national championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    The Haywood County Young Guns headed to Sparta, Ill., on Sunday to compete in the Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championship, which runs through Saturday.

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