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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 7, 2014

Chris Minyard

Shooting-range manager boasts Junior Olympic title

Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex Manager Chris Minyard said his favorite part about working at the new Jacksonville shooting range is helping young shooters learn the sport. Three years ago, Minyard was named Junior Olympic champion in the state of Arkansas and was ranked 15th at the national competition. With that experience — and the training that led up to it — Minyard knows what young shooting athletes need to learn in order to be successful. “When I was coming up, I always had older gentlemen help me,” he said. “That’s where I learned most of m... READ MORE