Berger’s Lou Murdica Wins the California State 4-Gun Benchrest Championship

Congrats to our friend Lou! Team Berger's Lou Murdica took home the 4-Gun Benchrest State Championship in California this year with a grand aggregate of 0.1805. For those of you not familiar with Benchrest shooting, that means he got an AVERAGE 5-shot group size of only 0.1805" at 100 yards over 40 matches!* Lou is a long time friend of us here at Berger. He not only shot along side Walt Berger for years, but he helped us develop our reloading manual and our BR Column bullets. He is a well accomplished shooter who crosses between several disciplines from Smallbore to 1,000 yard F-Class. The [...]

Team Berger’s Morgan King Wins 2021/2022 NRL Championship

Congratulations Morgun King on your 2021/2022 National Rifle League (NRL) Championship win! Morgun, a member of Team Berger, brought home both the season and championship match titles for the second year in a row! The NRL Championships, which were presented by Burris Optics, took place on April 22 to April 24 of 2022. This match was located at the Cameo Shooting & Education Complex in Grand Junction, Colorado and consisted of 18 different stages with ranges from 400 to 1,200 yards. This year Morgun was shooting our 6.5mm 156gr Elite Hunter bullets, which are designed with the same industry-leading hybrid ogive design that our target [...]

Dustin Flint Wins Spindletop Silhouette Championship

Congratulations Dustin Flint on winning the Spindletop Smallbore Silhouette Championship for the second year in a row! Dustin, a member of Team Berger, brought home the win in the Smallbore Standard rifle category with a score of 73/80 and scored a 71/80 in Smallbore Hunter rifle, giving him an aggregate score of 144/160. Flint then went on to win the Air Rifle Open Championship with a score of 52/60. The Spindletop Championships were held at the Golden Triangle Gun Club in Beaumont, Texas, April 2-3. In this match, shooters engage ten chickens at 40 meters, ten pigs at 60 meters, ten turkeys at 77 meters [...]

Berger’s Weston Hallock Wins at CMP Western Games

Congratulations to our very own Weston Hallock for finishing first place in the “EIC Service Rifle Match” non-distinguished category and 6th Place overall during the CMP Western Games! Weston works in our bullet factory out here in Mesa, Arizona, and is a member of the Arizona Scorpions Jr Team. He competed in the CMP Western Games in Phoenix, Arizona, where he scored a 471-14X, which secured his category win. Weston works in our bullet wash department and is also cross training to operate our new bullet machines, which were recently added to increase production capacity. Great job Weston, both competing and cranking out more bullets [...]

Berger Returns as Title Sponsor of the Southwest Nationals

We’d like to welcome back all of our Long Range shooting friends to the desert! This week at the Ben Avery Shooting Range, the Desert Sharpshooters Rifle Club will be hosting the Southwest Nationals long range shooting competition. This competition features F-Open, F-TR, and Sling shooting disciplines shooting at 600, 800, 900, and 1,000 yards. Berger has been the proud title sponsor of this match since it's inception, and we are always in awe at just how great of a match the Desert Sharpshooters run. “Berger is honored to continue its partnership with Desert Sharpshooters Rifle Club for this year’s 2022 Southwest Nationals. We’re excited [...]

NEW! Berger 30 Caliber 245 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target Bullets

Berger’s new 30 caliber 245 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target is the latest addition to the successful Long Range Hybrid Target (LRHT) product line. The 30 caliber LRHT boasts a high BC, jump-tolerant hybrid ogive profile that is Doppler Radar verified with less than 1% BC variation. A high Ballistic Coefficient is important for competitive shooters, long range hunters, and special operators. However, shot-to-shot BC consistency is the most critical aspect when engaging targets beyond 1,500 meters. The new 245 Grain LRHT’s are born from a partnership with US Elite Forces. The objective the 245’s achieved is to increase long-range target hit percentage at 1,500+ [...]

Berger’s Missy Gilliland Wins Top Lady in multiple PRS Series

Berger would like to congratulate our very own Team Berger member, Missy Gilliland, on winning Top Lady in both the Alabama Precision Series and the MasterPiece Arms (MPA) series. Gilliland took the gold using her GA Precision 6mm Creedmoor rifle loaded with Berger 6mm 105 grain hybrid target bullets. The Alabama Precision Series Finale, which is part of the Southeastern PRS match race, was held July 24th in Carbon Hill, AL.  MPA’s Regional Series Finale was hosted by the Arena Training Facility in Blakely, GA on August 7, 2021. Gilliland shared with us, “I was thrilled to receive Top Lady for both the MPA Regional [...]

Lou Murdica Wins California State Championship

Congrats to Lou Murdica on taking the win at the California Benchrest State Championships, which were presented by the Visalia Sportsmen's Association on March 27th and April 18th! Lou, a close personal friend of Walt Berger and a Team Berger Member, took the win with a grand aggregate of only 0.299 inches! For those of you unfamiliar with benchrest shooting, their goal is to get the smallest group possible in each match. Over the course of 20 matches in total, Lou's grand agg was 0.299 inches. That means his AVERAGE group size was 0.299" at 100 yards. Many of us are happy if we can [...]

Ken Sanoski takes first place in 2021 Hornady Precision Rifle Challenge

Congrats to Ken Sanoski (a Berger sponsored shooter) who claimed the top place at the 2021 Hornady Precision Rifle Challenge PRS Match! The 2021 Hornady Precision Rifle Challenge was held on July 9th through the 10th, just outside of Evanston, WY on a private range. Ken took the win with his Exodus rifle chambered in 6mm Dasher with Berger 109 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target (LRHT) bullets. "The Hornady PRC precision rifle series was exactly what you expect from a national level 2-day match. Strong winds, small targets and a stacked field of shooters,” said Ken. “My Exodus Rifles in 6mm Dasher using Lapua fire [...]

Bryan Litz Wins 2021 Nightforce ELR Challenge with Berger Bullets

Congrats to our very own Bryan Litz for winning the 2021 Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge! Bryan, Chief Ballistician at Berger, competed against more than 200 other competitors on June 12-13 at the Tillard 55 Range near Casper, WY. The Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge is a challenging match, comprised of targets ranged from 700 yards to over 1.2 miles, with an average target size of only 1-MOA tall. This win is definitely one that Bryan should be proud of! "Not being highly experienced in this kind of match, I was very happy to do so well," says Bryan. "I returned this year with a lot of [...]

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