PC High School trap season to kick off

Coach Dan Masters announced at the PCSC Annual Members Meeting that the Illinois State High School Clay Target League 2018 season is about to kick off. Team sign-up will begin in the coming weeks. High school teams from around the state will compete in weekly competition beginning in April and culminating with the State Championship Tournament in June. Prairie Central High School has fielded a strong team in past years and we look forward to a strong showing for 2018. PCHS students watch for team sign-up announcement to come out soon!

PCSC Directors elected to new terms

Incumbent directors Richard Pearson, Tal Parmenter, and J.R. Bunting were re-elected to 3 year terms at the annual PCSC Members Meeting on January 20, 2018. PCSC is lead by a 9 member board of directors who serve staggered 3 year terms. Current directors for 2018 are:

  • Art Cabello
  • Ron Schramm
  • Dick Hitchens
  • Darrell Stroh
  • Dan Masters
  • Tal Parmenter
  • Ben Diller
  • J.R. Bunting
  • Richard Pearson

Annual Membership Meeting – Jan. 20, 2018

The PCSC Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00PM, at the PCSC Range. All members are encouraged to attend. The primary purpose of the annual meeting is election of directors. Each year, terms expire for 3 of the 9 directors. Directors whose terms are expiring are: Richard Pearson, Tal Parmenter, and J.R. Bunting. All have indicated they will stand for re-election. Any member in good standing who wishes to stand for election to the Board of Directors may do so at the annual meeting. If you would like to stand for election, or nominate someone, please contact PCSC President Art Cabello at (815) 822-4407 or prairiecentralsc@gmail.com

Raffle to Support Prairie Central High School Trap Team

Prairie Central Sportsman’s Club and Livingston County Pheasants Forever are joining together in support of the Prairie Central High School Trap Team. Members of both organizations will be selling raffle tickets to raise funds for the team. Raffle prizes include a Winchester SXP 12 ga trap gun and cases of shotgun shells. Tickets are $10 each. The drawing will take place on March 19, 2018.

PC Trap Team Raffle


Big Weekend at PCSC

Lots of fun at PCSC this weekend!!

Saturday, October 28 – International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Zombie Shoot/Chili Lunch

Registration 9:00 a.m. Shoot 10:00 a.m.
Four courses of fire.   $20 to shoot.
Bring your favorite pistol and shoot some Zombies.
Click for shoot flyer: Zombie_2017_Flyer

Sunday, October 29 – Turkey Shoot (Trap)

Sign up begins at 8:00 am and shooting begins at 9:00 am.
Program is: 100 bird derby with 25 targets at 16yd, 21yd, 24yd, and 27yd.
Added money for: Winner, 2nd place, 3rd place, 3 lewis winners, 16, 21, 24, and 27 yard line winners,  a front run winner, and a back run winner.
A light lunch will be available.
Click for shoot flyer: TURKEYSHOOT2017

Come out and join the fun!

Joe Bachtold Memorial Shoot results

We had a beautiful day to shoot and 62 shooters turned out for the Joe Bachtold Memorial Shoot 50 bird derby on July 1. Steve Carver posted the top score of 49/50 to capture the championship, followed by runner-up Craig Aden with a score of 48/50.

Purse payouts were:

  • Champion $131 (49/50) – Steve C.
    Runner-up $94 (48/50) – Craig A.
  • 1st Lewis $12 (41/50) – Dwain Y., Dick H., Jim T., Jim O., Ron L., Terry R., Bill J., John N.
  • 2nd Lewis $94 (32/50) – Steve R.
  • 3rd Lewis $57 (20/50) – Bill S.

Ted Cichecki Captures State Championship

PCSC member Ted Cichecki captured the title of Illinois Handicap Champion at the 141st Illinois State Trapshoot, held June 10 – 18, 2017 at Brittany Shooting Park in Bunker Hill, Illinois. Ted was one of 5 shooters who broke 97/100 targets in the Illinois Handicap Championship. Ted prevailed through two rounds of shootoff to emerge as the 2017 Illinois Handicap Champion.

Congratulations Ted!