2012-13 North Georgia Rifle News

May 29, 2013
North Georgia Wins Three PBC Annual Awards
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The University of North Georgia athletic department brought home three awards from the Peach Belt Conference as announced at the PBC awards dinner at the annual meetings on Tuesday night.

March 2, 2013
Mixed Rifle Finishes Record-Setting Season with Strong Finish
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The University of North Georgia mixed rifle team completed its season at The Citadel on Saturday, Mar. 2 in the Southeastern Rifle Conference (SEARC) championship. The Saints finished third behind two NCAA Division I teams.

February 16, 2013
Rifle Beats Citadel in NCAA Smallbore Rifle Event, Three School Records Fall
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Last weekend, the University of North Georgia mixed rifle team traveled to The Citadel for a Southeastern Air Rifle (SEARC) conference tournament and the National Rifle Association (NRA) Sectionals.

February 9, 2013
Rifle Wins Two of Three Over Virginia Military, Bragg Wins Air Rifle Event
LEXINGTON, Va. – The University of North Georgia mixed rifle team traveled to Virginia Military Institute this past weekend, and returned home having beaten two of the host's three teams in the overall match aggregate.

February 4, 2013
Rifle Wraps up Final Home Match of Season
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia mixed rifle team hosted two NCAA Division I teams on Saturday, Feb. 2 to close out its home schedule. Competing against the Saints were the No. 9 University of Memphis and No. 13 North Carolina State University.

January 19, 2013
Mixed Rifle Defeats Both Citadel Teams, Finishes Second in SEARC Competition
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia mixed rifle team started the second half of their season in grand style this past weekend, defeating both the men's and women's teams from The Citadel in NCAA competition with a come from behind victory in the last event.

January 18, 2013
Rifle Team Members Vie for National Invitations
GRIFFIN, Ga. – Six members of the University of North Georgia mixed rifle team traveled to the Ole Mill Range Complex in Griffin, Ga. for the USA Shooting Junior Olympics State Championship this past weekend.

December 1, 2012
Bragg and Moran Finish 1-2 to Lead Mixed Rifle in Conference Tournament Win
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team closed out the fall portion of their season in by winning their fourth Southeastern Rifle Conference air rifle match Saturday, this time hosted at Wofford College.

November 30, 2012
Mixed Rifle Receives “Early Christmas Present” in Donation from Former Coach
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team received "an early Christmas" this past week as volunteer coach JP O'Connor donated close to $15,000 in equipment and funds to the program.

November 17, 2012
Mixed Rifle Falls Short Against Two Ranked Teams
FORT BENNING, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team traveled to the United States Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga. this past Saturday to compete with two nationally-ranked teams in Columbus State University and Memphis State University.

November 10, 2012
Mixed Rifle Finishes Second in Field of Six, Bragg Claims Individual Title
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team traveled to nationally-ranked Citadel for the third Southeastern Rifle Conference tournament of the season on Saturday, Nov. 10 where they earned a split decision with the host teams.

October 29, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release 10 – Monday, October 29, 2012

October 27, 2012
Mixed Rifle Continues to Set Records Against Nationally-Ranked Cougars
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Continuing their relentless pursuit of excellence and improvement, the North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team shattered school and personal records on Saturday, Oct. 27 while hosting nationally-ranked Columbus State University.

October 22, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Nine – Monday, October 22, 2012

October 20, 2012
Bragg Sets Three School Records, Mixed Rifle Finishes Third in Conference Match
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team competed this weekend in the season's second Southeastern Air Rifle Conference tournament hosted by Georgia Military College.

October 15, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Eight – Monday, October 15, 2012

October 13, 2012
Rifle Holds First-Annual Invitational, Continues to Set Records
GRIFFIN, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University rifle team held its First-Annual North Georgia Invitational this past weekend at the Ole Mill Range Complex in Griffin, Ga. The tournament, which was open to athletes of all ages, included three collegiate teams from Georgia including Columbus State University, the club team from Georgia Military College and NGCSU, along with numerous high school and middle school age rifle athletes.

October 8, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Seven – Monday, October 8, 2012

October 1, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Six – Monday, October 1, 2012

September 29, 2012
More Records Fall as Rifle Hosts Conference Tournament
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team hosted the Southeastern Air Rifle Conference season-opening tournament this past weekend with teams from Clemson University, The Citadel, Georgia Military College, 18th-ranked North Carolina State University and Wofford College all competing in the two-day tournament.

September 24, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Five – Monday, September 24, 2012

September 22, 2012
Rifle Sets School Record, Bragg Wins Smallbore Event
FORT BENNING, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University mixed rifle team opened their NCAA rifle season yesterday at Fort Benning, Ga. competing with nationally-ranked Columbus State University and the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

September 17, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Four – Monday, September 17, 2012