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GEN Reno-Tahoe to host 2003 Great Outdoor Games
DOGS Retriever Ticket is, indeed, golden
DOGS Little Morgan leaps into Big Air record book
TIMBER Bartow win's second straight Speed Climbing
TIMBER Bush beats the unbeatable for Endurance gold
TIMBER Rubber match for gold in Women's Endurance
TIMBER Hudson weaves focus, adaptability into Log Roll gold
TIMBER Bosworth collects her third gold in Women's Log Roll
FISH Erickson finds gold in an unlikely spot in One Fish
TIMBER Sullivan goes worst to first in Hot Saw

Archery Qualifier Yields Record
Donald Bishop
Donald Bishop is headed to Reno for the Games.
Donald Bishop of Arden, N.C., gave notice that he belongs among the nation's top archers when he won the "Eliminator Qualifier" tournament in Tennessee, securing his spot in this summer's Great Outdoor Games in Reno. Not only did Bishop take the top spot with
51 points of a possible 54,
he established a world record in the event's "Speed Challenge" station, by breaking all four of its targets in 21.38 seconds.

  • Flyfishing: Western qualifier sends three to Reno-Tahoe
  • Akin and Boomer capture the Super Retriever Series title
  • More SRS: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | The human factor
    Photo Galleries
    Super Retriever Series — Missoula, Mont.
    Take a challenging course, add late fall Rocky Mountain weather and throw a host of finely tuned canine athletes into the mix. Here's what the Missoula Super Retriever Series looked like.

    Stihl TimberSports Series — Oshkosh, Wisc.
    The chips were flying at the Ducks Unlimited Great Outdoors Festival! See how Jason Wynyard, Dave Bolstad, Matt Bush and other timber superstars chopped through the competition in Oshkosh.

    Features and Columns
    Reno-Tahoe to host 2003 Great Outdoor Games
    "The World's Biggest Little City" and its alpine neighbor will be home to the Games' fourth campaign, July 10-13.
    Funky flows, finicky trout for Fly Fish competition
    Throw the element of a "home field" advantage out the window at this summer's GOG Fly Fishing competition.
    Grigsby looking for more "Providence" in '03
    Angler hopes to parlay '02 Games win into '03 success.
    McMurray and Pepper train to 'retrieve' gold in 2003
    The Little Rock, Ark., duo won the bronze in 2002. Now they want to improve on the color of the medal.
    Super Retriever Series: The dog days of fall
    Fangsrud and Ninja... quite a pair.
    Stihl TimberSports Championship final
    Wynyard takes the title… but not the way he anticipated
    Stihl TimberSport Series, Oshkosh final
    Jason Wynyard is back on top of the lumberjack world
    Hayword Lumberjack World Championships final
    GO Games medalists continue their domination
    Andrews wins casting event
    Experience ruled the day in the fly casting events as gusty winds tested the nerves of competitors.
    Final: Fischer Boom Runs to gold
    Fischer didn't just stay dry, he ran as if on a sidewalk instead of eight logs tethered end-to-end.
    Final: Erdmann three-peats in Women's Boom Run
    "I was hoping I could do it this year," Erdmann said, "but in the Boom Run, you never know what's going to happen."
    Final: Duffy, Fischer hit it off for gold in Mixed Boom
    Taylor Duffy stuck to a simple strategy in her boom run. Was it conservative? Surely. Timid? A little.
    Final: Hewitt threepeat's in Springboard
    In a limberjack version of David versus Goliath, the 160-pound axeman out-chopped a man nearly twice his size.
    Shelties, border collies take gold at Agility Dog finals
    Described as the sport for all dogs, the Agility Trials wrapped up in gold medal style on Sunday.
    Dogs weave way to gold
    It's mind-boggling that a dog can weave like greased lightning through a tight maze of obstacles in under 30 seconds.
    Dueling Randys ends in Hendrix's Archery bull's eye
    Competing for the gold were two Randys — 2001 gold medalist Randy Hendrix of Clemons, N.C., and 2001 fourth-place finisher Randy Ulmer of Cave Creek, Ariz. In the end, Hendrix would prevail.
    Shaw Grigsby lands Bass Fishing gold
    Was it irony or was it expertise that led Shaw Grigsby to a gold medal at the ESPN Great Outdoor Games' Bass Fishing competition?
    Little Morgan leaps into Big Air record book
    Little Morgan blew away the field with a world record jump of 26 feet, 6 inches in a gold medal Big Air performance Saturday.
    Bush beats the unbeatable for Endurance gold
    Matt Bush did the impossible, beat the unbeatable as he tripped and slipped his way to the gold medal in the Men's Endurance.
    Rubber match for gold in Women's Endurance
    For spectators watching the Women's Endurance finals, the contest seemed to be a rubber match between past gold medalists.
    Sullivan goes worst to first in Hot Saw
    For a guy who just barely got started, Mike Sullivan made a fantastic exit.
    Hudson weaves focus, adaptability into Log Roll gold
    A wiry, nimble roller, he seemed able to quickly turn defense into offense with footwork he called "unique to myself" and a mental game that he spent the last year honing by entering every competition he could along the West Coast.
    Bosworth collects her third gold in Women's Log Roll
    Training against men is a challenge for Tina Bosworth. Winning her third straight gold medal in Women's Log Rolling was another story.
    Erickson finds gold in an unlikely spot in One Fish
    As a result of finishing next to last in flycasting, he got the least favorite fishing area for the medal event.
    Retriever Ticket is, indeed, golden
    Not by a length, not by a nose, but a single breath of air separated the gold and silver medalists in the Retriever Trial
    Miculek repeats gold medal Rifle win over Koenig
    The defending gold medalist saved his best for last.
    Hot-shooting Purser grabs Shotgun gold
    Hot-shooting Purser grabs gold
    Bartow win's second straight Speed Climbing
    After repeatedly scaling a 65-foot pole and cascading down, he was taken aside by a medical staffer with a pair of tweezers.
    Team Clarke takes Timber Team Relay
    Dion Lane and Arden Cogar Jr. led the team to increasingly faster times.
    Stewart takes Tree Topping gold despite controversy
    During the semis, the judges determined that a clinging shard was within the rules, and allowed Stewart to advance.
    Day 4 wrap-up from the Games
    Wisconsin claims state bragging rights with the most medals.




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