Rifle Champions

ESPN profiles the University of Alaska Fairbanks as longtime NCAA Rifle champions. The piece dispels several myths, such as the idea that collegiate rifle shooting has anything to do with hunting. I think this tidbit is pretty funny:

When Fairbanks hosted and won the national championship in 2007, nearly 1,000 fans showed up for the finals, far and away an NCAA record for the sport.

(h/t Outdoor Pressroom)

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