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. [...]

Team Berger’s Missy Gilliland Wins Master Piece Arms PRS Match

Team Berger’s very own Missy Gilliland came out on top and took first place (and top lady) at the Master Piece Arms Regional PRS Match this past weekend with a score of 85 out of a possible 100! The MPA Regional Series PRS Match was held at the Arena Training Facility in Blakely, GA on May 1, 2021. Missy shot her favorite Berger 6mm 105gr Hybrid Target bullets out of her 6mm Creedmoor GA Precision rifle to take the win. Missy told us, “We had a lot of difficult winds that day, but I focused on the mirage, the environment and trusted my Berger bullets [...]

Team Berger Shooter Missy Gilliland Wins with Berger 6mm 105gr Hybrid Target Bullets

Our very own Missy Gillaland (Team Berger Shooter) took Top Lady at the MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Regional Series PRS match with a score of 62 out of 100. The MPA Regional Series PRS Match was held at the Arena Training Facility in Blakely, GA on February 27, 2021. Missy shot our 6mm 105 grain Hybrid Target bullets loaded in 6mm Creedmoor Lapua cases, which she shot out of her GA Precision rifle. “Consistency is key when shooting long range competitions. That is why I depend on my Berger 105 Grain Hybrid bullets. With every trigger pull, I know each bullet will perform the same as [...]

Team Berger Wins Desert Classic Invitational

Team Berger shooters, Amanda Elsenboss and Justin Skaret, scored a 784-321Xs to secure first place at the Desert Classic Invitational in the Two Day Team Aggregate. The team used Berger 308 Winchester factory ammunition loaded with 30 Caliber 155.5 Grain Fullbore Target bullets. "The match was great, it was good to be able to get together with some fellow Long Range shooters and duke it out. Wind was challenging all weekend and the competition was stout,” stated Skaret, who scored a 390-18Xs. The Desert Classic Invitational brought together top level competitors in Palma, F-Open, and F/TR disciplines. The match was presented by the Desert Sharpshooters [...]

Team Berger Shooter Wins Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic

Team Berger member, Jon Pynch, scored a 185 to secure first place at the second annual Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic. Pynch shot a 6mm Dasher loaded with Berger 6mm 105 Hybrid Target bullets in Lapua cases. The Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic Match is an Armageddon Cup qualifier supported by the Wisconsin Barrel Makers; Bartlein, Krieger, Criterion, Rock Creek, Mullerworks and Brux. The match was hosted by the Highlands Sportsmen’s Club August 1-2 in Cascade, WI. Pynch stated, “Consistency is king in this game! The Berger/Lapua combo is a tough combo to top!” Learn more about “Why Consistency Wins”, Ballistic Coefficient’s (BC’s) consistency, and BC effects [...]

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