Broughton Page of Fame Shooters
The list just keeps growing.....
2006 NBRSA 1000 Yard Champion- Regan Green of Kansas Talk about a shooter that is on fire.....That's Regan Green. Winning the Skip Talbot Trophy and setting "just a few" new records are new entries on the shooting resume for Regan. With a 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on his Light Gun and a 308 cal. 11 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on his Heavy Gun has shown to be the right stuff to put him on top. Congratulations Regan, That was some Shootin!
2006 Lt. Governors Final F-Class Champion - Bob Pastor of Michigan Bringing back to the States 12 Ontario Provincial Championships, Bob was the 1st F Class Champion to be "Chaired" by his fellow competitors. When you get Bob behind the trigger of "Viper" barreled with a Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel, WATCH OUT as the Viper will strike. Great Shooting Bob. That is quite an Honor.
2006 Arizona Regional, California Regional AND the Los Angeles "All American 6400" Smallbore Prone Champion - German Salazar of Arizona German has been a busy man out on the West Coast shooting up a storm and making a name for himself in the smallbore prone shooting history books. Shooting a Broughton 22RF 16 twist 4 groove barrel with a bloop tube on an Anschutz 2013 action smithed by Mike Ross of Ross Precision helps German be a force to be reckoned with out on the course. Congratulations German, Keep up the Great Shooting!
2006 Iowa State Overall Light Gun and 2 Gun Champion - Eric Wallace of Michigan After taking a year off from serious shooting, Eric is coming back shooting "like a house a fire". Shooting a score of 50 with a 3. " group in light gun and a 97 score with a " group showed that Eric is a shooter to be reckoned with. Eric shoots a
2006 Iowa State Overall Heavy Gun Champion - T.E. Gene Ford of Missouri Never count out Mr. Ford when your at the bench with him. Shooting a 30 cal. 10 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on his Heavy Gun named "Demon" helped Gene shoot some impressive scores and groups to take the Overall Iowa State Heavy Gun Championship. Congratulations, Gene!
200 Yard Slowfire Prone World Record Set by Scott Parker of California Shooting a 243 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel with 107 Sierra bullets, Scott shot a 200 - 16X at Five Dods Shooting Range in Bakerfield California at a Kern County Shooting Sports registered match. Congratulations, Scott!
2006 Western States F-Class Champion - Jeff Cochran of Texas No, it's no typo, Jeff is a 2 time Champion. Shooting a new 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel on his rifle this year, Jeff is on his mark again in the world of F Class shooting. Good Way to start off the season, Jeff!
2006 Stars and Stripes F Class 1000 Yard Champion - Jim Hardy of Georgia Watch Out, Jim is back and having fun. Shooting a 30 cal 12 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel chambered in 300 WSM along with 200 gr. Knight Bullets brought Jim to the top of the class during this years Stars and Stripes Shoot. After taking a year off from shooting, Jim is starting this season letting us know....HE'S BACK!! Congrats, Jim!
2006 Georgia State Long Range High Power Overall Champion- John Whidden of Georgia John is a true competitor. Shooting a Broughton 6mm 8 twist 5C ® barrel chambered in a 243 Win shooting 105 Berger Bullets gave John the edge he need to be named the Overall Champion. Congratulations John!
St Louis Benchrest Club 600Yard Match 2/18/06 2-Gun Overall Winner - Walter Moralli of Tennessee Let's start 2006 out with a bang and that is what Walter did. Shooting in some fridgid weather Walter pulled out all the stops to show all what his guns can do. Walter shoots a 224 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on his light gun and a 243 cal. 9 twist 3 groove Broughton Barrel on his heavy gun. Along with taking the 2 gun, Walter also took the 2 - gun small group agg., Hvy Gun Small Group (1.353") and the2-gun score agg. Great Shooting Walter!
2005 Missouri State 1000 Yard Light Gun Score Champion - Shelby Tracy of Missouri One of the rookies of 1000 yard shooting is making his way up the ladder to being a real contender in this game. Shelby's light gun is equipped with a Mauser Action and a Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Barrel which was smithed by Gunsmith Gordon Klemp. Congratulations Shelby, You ARE a true Contender!
2005 Fclass Nationals Open Class Champion - Jeff Cochran of Texas Not dropping a point in 3 days is phenominal and that is just what Jeff did for a total score of 1200 - 91X. That 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton barrel still has it's spark. Congratulations, Jeff. That is some awesome shooting.
2005 Arizona Smallbore Prone State Champion - German Salazar of Arizona Shooting in some pretty tough wind, rain and heat, German kept his cool and took this title with a 3192-230X. German shoots a Broughton 22RF 16 twist 4 groove barrel that was chambered by Mike Ross. That's some awesome shooting German...Congratulations!
2005 IBS 1000 yrd. 2 Gun Champion - Lee Fischer of Wisconsin No matter if it's in a light gun relay or heavy gun relay, Lee is a true competitor. Scoring a perfect 50 and 49 score in light gun and a perfect 100 and 93 score in heavy gun also made Lee the Overall Score Champion. Shooting Broughton 30 cal. 11 twist 5C ® barrels on his light and heavy gun along with his great shooting skills gave Lee the confidence he needed shooting against some of toughest competion from all over the United States. Congratulations Lee on a well deserved win.
2005 IBS 1000 yrd. Overall Light Gun Champion - Ed Caldwell of North Carolina Shooting a 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel chambered in a 6.5/284 Shehane by Gunsmith Leonard Baity was the right combination for Ed to be the "Top Dog" at this years IBS 1000 yard Nationals in Iowa. Ed took alot of "Hardware" back home to North Carolina taking Light Gun Group Championship, 2nd place in Light Gun for Score, 4th place in Heavy Gun Group and 2nd Place in the Overall 2 Gun Championship. Congratulations and Great Shooting, Ed!
2005 IBS 1000 Yard Overall Heavy Gun Group Champion - Regan Green of Kansas Shooting 10 shot groups of 4.290 and 4.346 for a grand agg. of 4.318 put Regan Green in the history books of 1000 yard benchrest shooting. Broughton 30 cal. 11 twist 5C ® barrels gave Regan the edge he needed to finish 4th Overall in the 2 Gun standings. Congratulations to a fine shooter.
2005 IBS 1000 yard 2 Gun Overall 3rd Place - Tim Lambert of Minnesota Shooting against some of the "Best of the Best from East to West" in 1000 yard shooting, 3rd place is nothing to sneeze at and deserves recognition. Tim shot some consistant groups and scores in light and heavy gun which got him his spot in the Top 5 Overall. Tim shoots a 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on his light gun. Congratulations Tim, Great Shooting!
2005 Tennessee State F Class Champion - Jeff Cochran of Texas Jeff is on top of his game this season and is showing that he is one of the top competitors in his game. Jeff shoots a Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel on his rifle that is "shooting like a house a fire." Congrats and Great Shooting!
14th Annual Canadian/American Fullbore Rifle Champion - Bob Pastor of Michigan Shooting clean for 5 days with a score of 1200-97X graced Bob with this years Championship. Shooting a Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel has also brought him 1 Silver Medal and 4 Bronze Medals at the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association's Fullbore rifle Championships and 11 Ontario Provincial Championships - individual and agg. wins . With this kind of record, I'd say Bob is one of the top shooters in his game. Congratulations Mr. Pastor!
2005 Arkansas State 2 Gun Group Champion - Eddie Harris of Tennessee This is the 2nd time Eddie has taken this tiltle in Arkansas. Shooting some awesome groups of in the one's at 100 and in the two's at 200 hundred got Eddie a great agg to take this title. Eddie shoots a 243 cal 14 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his rifles. Congratulatins, Fast Ed!!!!
2005 North Carolina State 2 Gun & Overall Heavy Gun Champion - Bill Shehane of North Carolina Words cannot express the knowledge and shooting skills of Bill Shehane. Shooting groups of 4.588" & 5.964" for a "screamer" agg. of 5.276" and back to back 99's took Bill to the top of the heap. Bill shoots a Broughton 30 cal. 11 twist 5C ® barrel on his Heavy Gun which he calls the "Drag Queen". His light gun also is equiped with a 264 cal. 9 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel. Great Shooting, Bill.
2005 NRA High Power Rifle Long Range Tompkins Trophy 2nd Place Match Winner - John Whidden of Georgia John is a real contender when he's on the range and deserves recognition for his shooting as he was only 2 points out of taking 1st. John shoots a Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel. Great Shooting John, You are a Winner in our book!
2005 Western States FClass New Record Holder - Jeff Cochran of Texas Besides the weather in Texas being "HOT", Jeff's shooting was on fire at this match. Shooting a 450 - 55X, set a New Record for X count. Jeff shoots a Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel. Congratulations Jeff!
2005 IBS Group Nationals 200 yard Unlimited Champion - Dwight Scott of Michigan Dwight's skills as a gunsmith and a shooter make him and his rifles real contenders when they are at the line. Dwight shoots a 243 cal. 14 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his unlimited gun. Congratulations and Great Shooting, Dwight!
2005 IBS Group Nationals Overall Unlimited Champion - Tony Boyer of Virginia Shooting a 243 cal. 14 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel along with the shooting skills that Tony has, brought Tony this win along with his 100th Hall of Fame point. Congratulations Tony!
2005 Iowa State 2 Gun Champion - Lee Fischer of Wisconsin Shooting a Broughton 30 cal. 11 twist 5C ® barrel on both his Heavy and Light Gun helped take Lee to the top and kept the Iowa State 2 Gun Championship Plaque in Wisconsin. Just a Note: Tim North won it in 2004. Great Shooting, Lee!
2005 Iowa State Overall Heavy Gun Champion - Bill Shehane of North Carolina What can we say, When it comes to 1000 yard shooting Mr. Shehane is the man. Shooting the "Drag Queen" with a Broughton 30 cal. 11 twist 5C ® barrel raced Bill to the top in the Heavy Gun Class. Congratulations, Bill!
2005 Iowa State Light Gun Group Champion - Diana Matthews of Missouri Okay Gentlemen, Watch Out... Here comes Diana! Shooting in her 2nd IBS match Diana showed everyone that she has what it takes to be a top competitor. Shooting some impressive groups, Diana proved that she can pull the trigger as good as anyone. Diana shoots a 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on her rifle that was smithed by her husband Chris Matthews of Longshot Rifles. Congratulations Diana!
Manatee 2 Gun Champion - Tony Boyer of Keezletown, Virginia Shooting some impressive aggregates against some stiff competition in January and February at the Manatee, gave Tony the edge to take the 2 gun championship. Tony was shooting a Broughton 243 cal. 14 twist 5S groove on his light and heavy gun. This also gave Tony the title of "Best Dam Benchrest Shooter in Florida."
Congratulations Tony! Great Way to start 2005!
NEW National Palma Championship Record Holder, Jim Murphy of Owensboro, Kentucky Jim shot an amazing 450 - 44X at the 2004 Arizona State Championships in Phoenix, Arizona. The old record was beaten and tied a couple times at this competition but Jim came out as the "Top Dog". Jim shoots a Broughton 6.5 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel. For setting this record, You just got yourself another Broughton Barrel! Congratulations Jim!!!!!
2004 NBRSA Light Gun 1000 yrd Champion - Dave Phipps of Everett, Washington Having the right equipment and good shooting skills earned Dave the Light Gun Aggregate Championship in Sparks, Nevada. A Broughton 264 cal. 8 twist 5 groove barrel, Shehane stock and 142 gr. Sierra bullets was the winning combination.Dave's rifle was built and previously owned by Gunsmith Rick Beginski. For his Nationals win Dave has another Broughton Barrel coming his way. Congratulations Dave!
2004 IBS 2 Gun Champion - Bill Shehane of North Carolina Bill's shooting skills and knowledge is 2nd to none in 1000 yard shooting. One of the top competitors in this game, Bill shot some consistant groups and scores which entitled him to this honor. Bill shoots a 264 cal. 8 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his light gun. Congratulations Mr. Shehane!
2004 IBS Light Gun Group Champion - Tony Rogers of North Carolina When Tony puts his shooting cap on - Watch Out! This shooter is a real competitor. So if Tony is on your relay you are shooting with one of the best. Tony shoots a 30 cal. 11 twist 5C ® Broughton on his light gun. Keep up the Great Shooting, Tony!
Junior Shooter Alicia Rogers of North Carolina Shoots a "Screamer" at Hawks Ridge 1000 yard Range. Congratulations goes out to Alicia on shooting her first "Screamer" group at 1000 yards. Alicia shot a 308 cal 11 twist 5C ® Broughton Barrel on her Dad's Light Gun. Alicia is the daughter of shooter Tony Rogers.
Ontario Provincial Championships - Bob Pastor of Michigan Bob is sure having a fine shooting season this year, taking home 12+ pieces of hardware from this match. That 264 cal. 8 twist 5C ® barrel is helping make Bob a shooter to be reckon with at any match he is at.
2004 Virginia State 1000 yard Champion - Tony Rogers of North Carolina Shooting against some tough competition in Quantico, Tony shot some consistant groups and scores to bring home this Championship. Tony shoots a Broughton 308 cal. 11 twist 5C ® barrels on his light and heavy guns. Congratulations and Great Shooting, Tony!
2004 Ohio State 1000 yard Light Gun Champion - Mark King of Pennsylvannia. Broughton 6.5 and 30 cal. 5C ® barrels are on Mark's Light and Heavy Guns. Shooting in some tricky conditons and against some tough competition, Mark shot some great looking groups to bring home "the Wood." Mark is the owner of King Rifles in Duncannon, Pennsylvannia. Congratulations, Mark!
2004 Ohio State 1000 yard "Almost a Mile" Champion - Eric Wallace of MI Eric shoots a 338 cal. 10 twist 6 groove Broughton Barrel on his Heavy/Mile Gun. Even in tricky wind conditions Eric got all his rounds down range shooting a respectable 20" group to take the title for Group. Awesome shooting , Eric.
2004 Miles Hollister Memorial Shoot 2 Gun Winner - Tony Boyer of VA. Tony was shooting a 243 cal. 14 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel. Shooting some consistant aggregate standings in all yardages gave Tony the edge he needed to win. Congratulations Tony and Keep Shooting Well!
2004 Mississippi Valley Hunter Class Regional Champion - John Puhl of WI John shoots a 30 cal. 15 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel chambered in 30x47. Having consistant scores gave John the title of "2 Gun Champion." Congratulations!
2004 Iowa 1000 yard 3 Gun Champion - Al Forbes of Wisconsin Al shoots a 6.5 cal 8 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his Heavy Gun. Shooting in consistantly in all 3 divsions against some of the "Best of the Best" shooters brought home the "Hardware" for Al. Good Shooting, Al!
2004 Iowa 1000 yard 2 Gun Champion - Tim North of Wisconsin Tim shoots a 6.5 cal. 8 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his rifle for light and heavy gun. Good Shooting, Tim!
2004 Iowa 1000 yard Light Gun Champion - T.E. "Gene" Ford of Missouri Gene has a 6.5 cal. 8 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his light. Shooting some great targets earned Mr. Ford this prestigeous honor. Congratulations and Keep Shooting Well!
2004 Arizona State F Class Palma Champion - Bob Pastor of Michigan Bob shoots a Broughton 6.5 cal 8 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his rifle he calls "Viper". Bob shot a 450 - 35X , that's some great shooting. Watch out when Bob and "Viper" are at the line....You're bound to get bit. Congratulations, Bob!
2004 NSSC Regional Long Range Highpower Champion - Sam Tedders of Georgia With a final score of 991, Sam also set a New Range Record of 46X. Sam's 6.5 and 6mm Broughton Barrels are doing him justice. Congratulations Mr. Tedders!
2004 Tenn. State NRA Long Range Champion - Sam Tedders of Georgia Sam shot a 243 cal. 8 twist 5 groove Broughton at 600 yards and a Broughton 6.5 cal 8 twist 5 groove Broughton barrel at 1000 yards which he shot clean. Congratulations Sam, that's some good shooting!
2003 NBRSA 1000 yard 2 Gun Score Champion - Tim North of Wisconsin Tim shot a 6.5 cal. 8 twist 5 groove Broughton Barrel on his 3rd out shooting 1000 yard competition. Tim also set a World Record 6 target 5 shot group aggregate of 6.848" at 1000 yards at the Colorado Rifle Club in Byers Colorado. Nice Shooting!
2003 Arkansas State Benchrest Champion - Eddie Harris of Tennessee Eddie shoots a 243 cal. 14 twist 5 groove Broughton barrels. When Eddie is at the line you got some tough competition to contend with. Congratulations, Eddie!