From left to right: Brandon Wildlife Junior Rifle Club members Jarrod Hodinott, Debbie Hodinott, Lukas Knipping, Katharina Knipping and Michael Knipping all earned medals at provincials.
Katharina Knipping led a strong performance from five members of the Brandon Wildlife Junior Rifle Club at the 2014 sporter provincials in Winnipeg on the weekend.
Knipping placed first in the expert, sub-junior and junior categories and was also first in the junior and sub-junior divisions in the match provincials, as well as second in the marksman competition and third overall.
Meanwhile, Michael Knipping was first in the marksman event and second overall at the match provincials, after placing second in the expert division at the sporter provincials, while Lukas Knipping was first in the sharpshooter division and second in juniors. Rounding out the Brandon results, Jarrod Hodinott was second in the marksman and sub-junior categories and third in juniors, while Debbie Hodinott was third in the marksman division.
Katharina, Michael and Lukas Knipping will all compete in the national championships from Aug. 1-6 in Beachburg, Ont.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition July 8, 2014