Michael “Wold Bane” discusses how a “social” sport like cowboy action shooting can pay real dividends in Real World encounters!
Many years ago a few IPSC shooters came up with an idea to shoot a competition using only outdated Old West-type guns.
Western movies are full of rifles and six-shooters, but how hard is it to shoot with those old single-action weapons?
Take a moment and let your mind take you back to those carefree days of your youth. You have traded your Fanner 50 with a real Colt and real ammunition. The theme for the 2011 SASS Kansas State State Championship is TV Westerns with 10 stages and scenes from shows like Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will […]
Day 2 at the SASS Kansas State Championship is all Main Match. The first five of the ten stages are lined up and ready for the shooters. When the first shooters hear the timer go off, the old west town in Lenexa, Kansas, turns into Abilene or Dodge City during the heydays of the cattle […]
Powder Creek Cowboys in Lenexa, Kansas, is hosting the SASS Kansas State Championship on June 10-12, 2011. Cowboys Online is there bringing you daily reports from the match. This match is also their annual Prince of the Pistoleer match. First day was a warm up day for the 120 shooters who come Kansas, neighboring states […]
Shooting Gallery goes back in time to October 1864 and the Battle of Cedar Creek, one of the last major engagement in the Shenandoah Valley between Union General Philip Sheridan and Confederate General Jubal Early. American Civil War reenactments have drawn a big following of enthusiastic participants, young and old, willing to brave the elements […]
What could be more fun than shooting John Browning’s classic 1911 .45ACP pistol. The old war horse bucks and roars in your hand and you’re right there in the middle of Sam Peckinpah’s Wild Bunch, one of the greatest westerns ever made. We are at the World Championship of Wild Bunch Shooting outside of Albuquerque, […]
Convention and Wild West Christmas is just around the corner, and we have a number of special activities lined up for conventioneers. First, we are proud to announce NRA President, Ron Schmeits, will give the opening Keynote Speech at the 9th Annual SASS Convention and Wild West Christmas. Ron is a long time member of […]
Reporter News, Abilene, TX. Text and Photos: Greg Kendall-Ball: “Texas Slim” is the alias of Ronnie Yeats, the president of the Butterfield Trail Regulators, a local cowboy action shooting club sanctioned by the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS). Members of SASS participate in Old West shooting competitions and are expected to dress and act the […]