Joseph Loving – 1998

Joseph Loving
Joe started shooting in 1972 at Maple Grove Shooting Range. He served as financial advisor for the MTA for over 10 years. Joe has done much behind the scenes to assist the MTA and advance trapshooting in general. Joe has served as Michigan’s ATA Alternate Delegate from 1986-1988, Michigan ATA Delegate from 1988-1998, ATA Central Handicap Committee from 1990-1993, and was elected as Michigan’s 1st ATA President from 1997-1998.
To date, Joe has shot 92,950 Singles, 75,900 Handicap, and 56,600 Doubles targets. He has had two 200 Singles events, one each in 1986 and 1993. Some of his shooting accomplishments include:

Grand American
1984 Doubles Championship Class C Runner-up (96 x 100, 70 in shoot-off)

Satellite Grands
1983 Great Lakes Championship (not yet designated as satellite Grand) 21-23 yard (97×100)
1997 Great Lakes Grand Singles Veteran Champion (197 x 200)
1997 Western Grand Budweiser Handicap Veteran Champion (99 x 100 from 27 yards)
1997 Southern Grand Budweiser Handicap Veteran Champion (95 x 100 from 27 yards)

Central Zone
1986 Singles Championship Zone Class A (200 x 200 and 233 in shoot-off)
1995 Doubles Class Veteran Champion (91 x 100)
1995 Singles Championship Veteran Champion (198 x 200)

Michigan State Shoot
1985 Handicap Champion (98 x 100 and 22-24 in shoot-off)
1988 Preliminary Singles Champion (100 x 100 and 25 in shoot-off)
1989 Handicap Runner-up (98 x 100 from 27 yards)
1994 HOA Class A Champion (949 x 1,000)

Indiana State Shoot
1995 NR Veteran Handicap Champion
1996 NR Class A Singles Champion
1996 NR Class C Doubles Champion
1997 NR Veteran Singles Champion

Illinois State Shoot
1995 NR Veteran Singles Champion

(* Deceased)