Zurek vs Henderson Sunday

(Sunday Weather Alert: 56 degree high, 90% rain, 25 MPH winds!) Word has it that four AMU shooters including national champion Jim Henderson, will be at this Sunday’s 2700. John Zurek will be up from Tucson for the match and give Jim a good race to the finish. First shot at the Phoenix Rod and […]


Jim Henderson October 2010, Afghanistan (click to enlarge) Jim Henderson is serving us now in Afghanistan. Some of you know him by name. This is the same “James” Henderson that’s won US championships in Bullseye and who always gives Brian and the other top High Masters a run for their money. And some of you […]

Camp Perry 2009: Preliminary Match

“Evil” Jim Henderson (Feb. 2009) The scores from the NRA Practice Match are posted (see http://www.nrahq.org/compete/champ3.asp and click #111) and Jim Henderson is the winner with an astonishing 891-56x. This match consists of three National Match Courses, one with the 22, one in Center Fire, and the final in 45 caliber. Jim’s 891 score is […]

Day 4 of 4, 45 Caliber and Leg Match

Before Little things: John occasionally brings sweets — donuts, cupcakes, etc. — but won’t touch them himself until the match is over; Younger shooters (that’s younger than 50 or so) are more passionate in their frustration and can become borderline reckless if their handguns jam more than once — keep an eye on them; Renold […]

Day 3 of 4, Center Fire

Before Today and tomorrow are the days in which my concentration — and repetition — need to be at their best. I will do the same things as yesterday but with a more challenging gun. Today we shoot the individual Center Fire matches in the morning, and then the team Center Fire and team 45 […]

Day 1 of 4, Service Pistol 900

Before The Desert Midwinter competition for 2009 Conventional Pistol begins today with a 900 for service pistols. Last night I gave the ball gun a light cleaning but didn’t touch the previously fouled barrel. It should, therefore, be ready to go, and repeatedly so, starting with today’s very first shot. My shoulder feels mostly better […]