The Newport High School ROTC Rifle Team competed in the State Shooting Competition on Saturday, January 27th. The NHS Rifle Team won the State Championship. The team consisted of Jamilia Wheeler and Lex Young. Jamilia Wheeler was the # 1 shooter in the competition and Lex Young earned the 3rd place medal.
The NHS Sporter Rifle Team received 4th place in their division. Alyssa Fry earned a 2nd place medal and Chase Prince earned a 3rd place medal in this division.
Under the direction of Colonel Ed Jones of the Newport ROTC program, the rifle teams are coached by 1st Sgt. Daniels.