Clipped From The Columbus Telegram
and A for to to also the the re- of of his of with hit have for Player bit of what win- the I did Olympic shooters here for hunt Four members of the 1976 United States Olympic shooting team which par- ticipated in the Montreal games will be among the teams taking part in the Grand National Mixed Bag Hunt and Conservation Days scheduled here November 3-6. They are Army Captain Lanny Bassham, John Sat- terwhite, Charvin Dixon and David Ross. Bassham, perhaps the best rifle marksman in the world today, is a serious-minded young Army Medical Service Corps Officer whose love for shooting has earned htm countless awards, trophies, citations and medals. At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Bassham edged out teammate Captain Margaret Murdoch, to win the gold medal in the 50-Meter Free Rifle event. At the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Bassham captured the silver medal. Participating in the 1974 World Shooting Championship Games in Thun, Switzerland, Bassham harvested eight gold medals-three of them in the three^iosition 300-meter rifle competitioa Satterwhite, a quality control engineer from Kirldand, Wash, represented the United States in the '76 Games on the sheet shooting team. Only three years out of high school, Dixon reached the pinnacle of International trap shooting in America. On May 22,1976, Dixon blasted 98 x 100 clay pigeons for a three day CAPT. LANNY BASSHAM total of 293 to take the U.S. International Clay Pigeon Championship and the top spot of the U.S. Clay pigeon team that competed with the U.S. Olympic team in Mon- treal. Houston's Ross has been a competitive shooter for 15 years. He won the gold medal in the English match in last year's Pan-American Games, and then competed with the U.S. Olympic team in Mon- treal. Bassham, Satterwhite, Dixon and Ross will call themselves the "Olympians" at the Grand National Mixed Bag competition. They will also participate in a Celebrity Trap Shoot scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Nov. 5. Bassham and Satterwhite will also give shooting exhibitions on Saturday afternoon.