Gold Medalist Lionel Brangham (left) with Marksmanship Coordinator Jackie Conner.
PISTOL-PACKING PAIR ON TOP AT SHOOTERS USA
The husband-wife team of Lionel Brangham and Linda Brangham packed away Gold Medals in the NW La. District Senior Olympics Marksmanship competition at Shooters USA range Thursday, which turned out to be just another “Throwback Thursday” for Dan Saxon.
Linda Brangham was an easy winner among the ladies in .22 pistols, outdistancing Donna Cole and Jackie Conner. Lionel won easily in pistols, ahead of Mike Berry and Ernie Chmieleski, and less easily in .22 rifles, ahead of Gary Panzar and Chmieleski.
Saxon added more gold to a heavy cache of top medals in the district’s .22 pistol shooting, posting the best score of the day while matched against 80-and-above marksman.
Females–Linda Brangham Gold. Donna Cole Silver. Jackie Conner Bronze. Louise Rowell 4th.
Males–Ages 66-71: Lionel Branghham Gold.Mike Berry Silver. Ernie Chmieleski Bronze. 80 and above: Dan Saxon Gold. Gary Panzar Silver.
Females–Donna Cole Gold. Louise Rowell Silver.
Males–Lionel Brangham Gold. Gary Panzar Silver. Ernie Chmieleski Bronze.