Bishop Manogue Rifle team brings home 2nd place from State

(Reno, Nev., Feb. 3, 2017) – Bishop Manogue Catholic High School is proud to announce a second place win for the school’s Rifle team from the State Rifle Sectionals, held recently. The Rifle team, only three years old with 34 members, four of which competed, won the state trophy for precision shooting with 10 targets at 3 positions, prone, standing and kneeling, at the 10-meter mark, all timed.

“I am extremely proud of this team and this win” remarks Rifle team coach and dean of students, Don Johnson. “They work hard to practice, hone their skills and take this team seriously, and it was thrilling for them to bring home a state trophy.”

Students of the winning team include Abbie Tate, Josie Vaughn, Lucas Testa, and captain, Natalie Mantor. This is the third time in three years the young team has gone to state and they certainly plan on this tradition continuing in the future.

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(Lucas Testa, Josie Vaughn and Natalie Mantor pictured above with state trophy).

Media Contact:

Amy Ventetuolo

775-336-6061

amy.ventetuolo@bishopmanogue.org

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About Bishop Manogue Catholic High School

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School (BMCHS) is a faith-based, college preparatory high school in Reno, Nevada. Established in 1948, BMCHS is the only Catholic high school in Northern Nevada, providing students with a complete high school experience rooted in faith. Bishop Manogue is proud to report a 99% college matriculation rate, ACT & SAT scores that far exceed state and national averages and through its rich history has produced over 5,000 Alumni. It is a separately incorporated diocesan school operated under the authority of the Diocesan Bishop, Randolph R. Calvo. For information on Bishop Manogue Catholic High School, visit bishopmanogue.org.

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