Sports Shorts Nov. 7, 2019


The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club general membership meeting is 5-8:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at 821 Sheridan Drive. Dinner will follow the meeting. Cost is $11 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call 684-2035.

The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Not for Sissies Fun Shoot is at 9 a.m. Nov. 16 at Brunner Range, 701 Sheriden Drive. Cost is $50 and includes 90 targets, food and door prizes. Prizes will be given to top shooters in skeet, trap, five-stand, HOA and a lucky number drawing.

The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Gobbler Orienteer Meet is 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 30 in the south parking lot by Gruber Fitness Center. There will be a family-friendly introductory course and an advanced course. Cost is $15 per racer or $35 per family and includes orienteer maps, passports, finisher awards and post-race refreshments. Same-day registration is 8-9:30 a.m. and racers can start anytime during this period. For more information, call (913) 683-56343, e-mail or visit

The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Turkey Shoot is at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at Brunner Range, 701 Sheriden Drive. This is a family-friendly event. Members pay $1 a shot, non-members pay $2 a shot. Participants will compete trying to put a pellet hole nearest to an “X” on a turkey target. Winners of each bank of shooters will win a turkey or ham. Hot chocolate and soup will be available. For more information, call (913) 651-8132.

The annual Turkey Trot 5k is at 9 a.m. Nov. 23 at Harney Sports Complex. Cost is $25 per racer or $45 for a family of three. Online registration is available through Nov. 22 at Same-day registration is at 8 a.m. Turkeys will be given to first-place finishers in each male and female age division. Second- and third-place finishers will receive medals. Divisions include ages: 8-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and older. The run will take place rain or shine, no refunds. For more information, call 684-1674 or visit

The Turkey Shoot Scramble is 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 23 at Trails West Golf Course. Entry fee is $45 for members, $50 for nonmembers and $30 for youth 16 and under. Pre-pay and save $5. Cost includes breakfast at 9 a.m., greens fee, cart rental and range balls. All players will receive a turkey. Mulligans will be available for purchase. For more information, call (913) 651-7176.

The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Monthly Fun Shoot is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 at Brunner Range. Same-day registration is 9-10:30 a.m. Cost is $30 and includes 50 targets, lunch and door prizes.


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