Team Berger’s James Fox Wins Washington State High Power Championships

Congratulations to Team Berger's James Fox for winning the Washington State High Power Championships! This is the third year in a row that James took home the win in the Service Rifle division, and he even set a new match record with a score of 1,594-79X, which is only a few points shy of a perfect score! This two-day long match took place on June 4th-5th and was hosted by the Paul Bunyan Rifle and Sportsman's Club in Puyallup, Washington. The aggregate consisted of four stages; 20 rounds, slow fired in a standing position at 200 yards 20 rounds, rapid fired in a sitting position [...]

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 [...]

Berger’s Morgun King Wins Koenig-Ruger Precision Rifle Match

Congratulations to Team Berger’s Morgun King for winning the Koenig Shooting Sports Precision Rifle Competition with a score of 169! This match, presented by Ruger, was held at the Cameo Shooting & Education Complex in Grand Junction, CO, April 9 – 10, 2022. The 2-day, AG Cup qualifying match had competitors shooting out to 1,200 plus yards and spread across 3.5 miles of mountains and valleys. Morgun beat out the competition by 10 points. He was shooting a 6.5mm Creedmoor loaded with the Berger 6.5mm 156 Gr Extreme Outer Limits (EOL) Elite Hunter bullets. “This was my first match using the Berger 156 Extreme Outer [...]

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 [...]

Dustin Flint wins 2021 Louisiana Silhouette Championships

For the third year in a row, Team Berger member, Dustin Flint, brought home the gold from the Louisiana State Silhouette Championships. The Louisiana State Silhouette Championship was held May 1-2 at the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Range in Gonzales, LA. Dustin won with a  Grand Aggregate score of 181/200, just beating out Elisabeth Steiger (2nd place) and Chris Cawthorne (3rd place). Dustin shared with us, "I'm very excited to win the Louisiana Silhouette Championship for the third straight year, especially considering the top notch competition at this year's event. Winning a championship requires a combination for shooter/spotter communication and equipment performance."

Berger’s Larry Bartholome Wins TSRA Long Range Championship

Over the weekend of April 30 - May 2nd, our good friend and Team Berger shooter, Larry Bartholome competed in the 2021 Texas State Rifle Association F-Open Championships out at the Bayou Rifles - Juliff Rifle and Pistol Range in Rasharon, TX. Out of the over 50 competitors that weekend, Larry came out on top and took the win with a 992-41x. This makes it the fourth time Larry has won this competition! Larry took this win shooting his favorite Berger 7mm 184 Grain F-Open Hybrid Target bullets loaded with Vihtavuori N160 powder. Larry told us, "Eight more wins and it'll be an even dozen. [...]

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