of Yaupon Creek Silhouette Association
Come join on a weekend and knock down some steel. For
examples, click on the following links to view some mini-movies with sound, Pig Firing Line, Pig Hit. You can save, or simply open to view
while on line.
Dave Higginbotham, a founding member
of YCSA, is the owner and President of Lone
Star Rifle Company in Conroe, Texas. The Rolling Block Rifles built by Dave are some
of the most accurate single action black powder rifles available in today's market.
Dave was the high overall shooter on the first day of competition during the 1994
Nationals held at Raton, NM with one of his Rolling Blocks chambered in
.40-65. You can visit Dave's web page by clicking on Lone Star Rifle.
Dave's Chicken Form!, a
Don Abrams, a founding member of YCSA, is the treasurer of Yaupon Creek. Don was the
first Texas State BPCRS champion in 1996 shooting a Lone Star Rolling Block that he
assembled. Don also was the first East/West BPCRS Champion in 1997 which is held
annually in Miller, Kansas.
Tom Berwick, a founding member of YCSA,
is the Vice President of Yaupon Creek as well
as the publisher of the Lone Star News, the monthly newsletter of Yaupon Creek. The Lone
Star News was selected by the NRA as the best club newsletter for the year
1997. Tom held the original YCSA range and club record of 31 which has since been bested.
Tom is also the T.S.R.A. Director for Black Powder Cartridge Rifle
Tom Berwick placed 3rd in the 1998 National Creedmoor Long Range Championship held in
Raton, New Mexico. Tom also won the 3rd annual club championship in 2001.
Matthew Carter - Matt recently shot his way into
Master Class and tears up New Mexico in the Creedmoor Match. Matt holds the National
Record for the 900 yard leg of the match from 1998. Matt may also have the National
Record for the 800 yard portion from the 1999 match shooting an incredible 94-3x.
Matt won the 1st, 2nd and 5th club championships.
Roger McMillin - a founding member of YCSA -
Roger was our resident "can
make anything" guy. Roger cut out all of the 2nd & 3rd banks of targets for
the range as well as procuring and making up the rails for those 2 banks. Roger has
won the Senior Class of the first 3 Texas State BPCRS matches. With their move to
Pennsylvania in the year 2000, after Roger's retirement, we lost a great club asset and
Bill Pace is a shooting competitor as well as a Former
Member of the Board at the NRA and Former Director for the NRA Silhouette
Department. Bill's wife, Berit, is also a BPCRS competitor Watch Bill's hit on the chicken line, click
here and press open.
Andy Clinton -
Andy won the high AAA honors at the 2007 National BPCRS held at Raton, NM.
Pictorial- picture record
of our membership. Beware, lots of graphics and screen defying faces, constant
additions are being made.
- members who have passed away.
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