The Cowfolks Trail
The travel page for Cowboys and Cowgirls
See where they been shootin and see how they done.
This month some of us headed up to Massachusetts for the shootout at Sawyer Flats held at the Harvard Gun Club by the Harvard Ghost Riders.
This was the Massachusetts Rhode Island and Connecticut State Championship
Present at the shoot:
From Left to Right Jesamy Kid, Captain Dan Roberts, Dancin Angel, Victoria Barkley, Jersey Sue, Pecos Pav and Peacemaker Reb.
This month some of us headed to Damascus Maryland for the Maryland Delaware State Championship "Thunder Valley Days"
Present at the shoot:
Seated in front Left to Right: Wyoming Schoolmarm, Jersey Sue, Dancin Angel, Hazel Pepper. Standing in back from left to right: Loose Change, No Change, Peacemaker Reb, Vaquero Dan, Pecos Pav, Anna Queen of Hearts, Doctor Doom, Deacon Will and Jesamy Kid. Not in Photo Unexpected Bill, Cactus Whiskey , Big Whiskey and Blaze Crittenden
Jesamy Kid Placed 5th in 49er'
Placed 2nd in Ladies 49er
Peacemaker Reb recieved "Best Dressed"
Delaware State Catagory Champ
Delaware State Catagory
Delaware State Catagory
Ladies B western
Anna Queen of Hearts Placed 3rd in Ladies 49er'
Blaze Crittenden Placed 2nd in Classic Cowboy
This month some of JHG went up to New Hampshier for the
2011 SASS New England Regional Championship
"The Great Nor'esater"
From Left to Right: Victoria Barkley, Peacemaker Reb, Doctor Doom, Anna Queen of Hearts, Captain Dan Roberts, Jersey Sue, Pecos Pav, Dancin Angel and Jesamy Kid
Jesamy Kid Placed 6th in 49er'
In Ladies 49er'
Dancin Angel placed 7th
Anna Queen of Hearts placed 9th
In Senior Dualist
Pecos Pav placed 4th
Peacemaker Reb placed 8th
In Ladies Dualist
Jersey Sue placed 4th
Click on photos to enlarge
Picture of some of the SASS State Champions shooting in the Nor'easter
Pecos Pav Jersey sue and Peacemaker Reb Settin on the porch Waitin for the shootin ta start.
Doctor Doom, Anna Queen of Hearts and Jimmy Spurs waiting for the start of the "Shoot Off"
Dancin Angel and Appaloosa Amy
gettin ready to shoot against each other in the "Top 16 Shoot Off"
Dancin Angel shootin her 73 during the shoot off. Appaloosa Amy beat her with a couple of shotgun blasts.
If you were a little tired from running around in the heat you could take a buggy ride to cool off .
2011 SASS New England Regional Winners: Appaloosa Amy and Quaker Hill Bill.
(They are also Married)
'Wild West Sweathearts' and 'The Showdown' winners: Snazzy McGee and Timberland Renegade.
Authentic Stage Coach made in Conway NH
Pacos Pav and Jersey Sue's Canadian Adventure
They wore cowboy hats, sheriff's badges and spurs.There was a saloon complete with swinging doors and a picture of Queen Victoria. A wanted poster hung nearby as shooters ducked in and out of windows, the sound of their gunfire echoing through the surrounding woods.They had names like Doc, Two Feathers, Cactus Jack and Cody James.
If it wasn't 2011 and the parking lot full of pickup trucks and minivans, one would have thought they were in an old western town in the late 1800s. But on Saturday it was the firing ranges at the Sydenham Sportsmen Association that were transformed into an old-fashioned western town where gentleman and ladies mingled together as shots rang from a good old-fashioned shootout just a few paces away.The difference between this shootout and those from times past was that it was targets and cutouts being shot at and no one lay face down in the dusty street when all was said and done.
The Twin County Bounty Hunters, all members of the Sydenham Sportsmen Association, held their annual invitational match at the club's ranges on Saturday where men and women of all ages came to test their speed and accuracy with a rifle, shotgun and pistols, complete with period costumes. Partial Article from the Sun Times By Rob Gowen.
Pictured are Canadian Black Magic, Canadian Two Feathers, Pecos Pav and Jersey Sue. Pecos and Sue went to Canada to shoot with their Canadian friends
The Showdown Owego NY
Hosted by Tioga County Cowboys
August 26–27-Hurricane Irene- 28, 2011
Well the weather started out rainy on thursday for their set up but by friday it was sunny and warm. This made side match day pretty good. Saturday morning was sunny and a little brezzy but a good day for shootin. After side matches were over we settled down by Pecos Pav and Jersey Sues camper up on the hill in the camp ground and had a fine evening. The Tioga County Cowboys led by Dusty Drifter set some great stages for day one. After a nice day of slingin lead we all settled down for a pig roast in the pavillion by the Club house. The pig roast was part of the weekend package hosted by the TC Cowboys. Well it was back to the camp to hang out until the clear skys clouded up a little and it began to drizzle. By morning Irene had put a stop to the rest 5 stages set for Sunday. We met at the club house at 9:00am and had the awards. After that we headed home in the hurricane. We know how bad weather can dampen a weekend shooting event. We felt their pain. Thanks to all the Tioga County cowboys for thier hard work. This was the 2nd trip for some of us up to the Showdown.
sorry there are no pictures but these were the Jackson Hole Gang folks who attended Big Whiskey, Cemetary, Capt. Dan Roberts, Victorisa Barkley, Jersey Sue, Dancin Angel, Jesamy Kid, Pecos Pav, Peacemaker Reb who had signed up to shoot had stayed home due to flooding possibilities near his home, as did many others.
2nd Place Ladies 49er
1st Place Frontiersman
Captain Dan Roberts
1st Place Elder Statesman
2nd Place Cowboy
2nd Place Lady Duelist
3rd Place Lady Senior
1st Place Senior Duelist
The Ledyard Sidewinders
Jesamy Kid and Dancin Angel headed up to Ledyard Ct. to shoot with the Quaker Hill Gang and The Ledyard Sidewinders. They shoot the first Saturday of the month. It was a nice sunny day with a slight breeze. Appalossa Amy and Quaker Hill Bill wrote up 6 fun stages. Their son Al B. Crazy read off all of the scenerios for the day. After the first 3 we took a break for lunch and then finished out the last 3. We shot with quite a few folks that we had met shooting at other events in the north east. Pictured below was our posse. Names from left to right. Lazy Ace Bob, Tequila Trish, Snazzy McGee, Quaker Hill Bill, Dancin Angel, Appaloosa Amy, JP of Windham, Yankee, Boston Lady, Old Patches, Big Al and Jesamy Kid.
Dancin Angel, Appaloosa Amy and Snazzy McGee
R.O. Al B. Crazy
readin the Stage
Appalossa Amy timing Dancin Angel
Snazzy McGee Keepin and eye on Jesamy Kid
Quaker Hill Bill makin that 73 sing
September 16,17 and 18 2011
The New Your State Championship
Hosted by the Circle K Regulators
This annual shoot is quite the crowd pleaser. They draw a big crowd every year. Most people will send in their applications the day they receive them. The weather was good the morning temps were a little chilly. There were some great stages. 1 stage had a swinging target and 1 had a slow moving target on a train track. They have a good club with lots of permanent structures to shoot from. In Rukus Flatts you ran into a building kicked down a door and shot your pistols at a plat rack and the outhouse door.
Top Picture standing from L to R Jesamy Kid, Victoria Barkley, Doctor Doom, Moss,M&M Kid, Sergeant Hawkins, Dancin Angel, Captain Dan Roberts,Jersey Sue, Pecos Pav, Peacemaker Reb Kneeling L to R dooms Darlin, Alamo, Maddy Sinclaire, In picture 2 from right Emberado, Wrong Arm, Ben Cooley, Flat Iron Frank Not in picture Abe The Crippler
Dancin Angel 7th
Flatiron Frank 3rd
Jesamy Kid 3rd, Abe the Crippler 5th, Moss 7th
Pecos Pav 3rd
Young Guns Girls
Flatiron Frank , Peacemaker Reb and Jersey Sue enjoying the BBQ
2011 SASS NORTHEAST REGIONAL
September 29 thru October 2, 2011
The Stampede this year was a lot of fun even though the weather wasn't the best. The targets were big and close. The weather held out for side match day but it showered of and on for the rest of the weekend. Attending the match pictured from the left Dooms Darlin, Doctor Doom, Dancin Angel, Jesamy Kid, Peacemaker Reb, Jersey Sue, Hazel Pepper, Deacon Will, Pecos Pav, and Blazin Gunn. At the shoot butnot pictured Loose Change , Blaze Crittendon,No Change, Vaquero Dan, Wyoming Schoolmarm,Big Whiskey, Unexpected Bill, M&M Kid, Alamo, Maddy Sinclaire, Jess Kiddin, Sheriff, Left Hand Dan,
Wickenburg T, Quaker Kid, Pinlands Kid, Fightin Frank, Timber Creek Cowboy, Doc In The Box, Doc Del Fuego,Captain Dan Roberts, Victoria Barkley,
14 place overall and shot in the top 16 shootoff
Ladies B Western
Young Gun Girls
It was a perfect October weekend with sunshine and warm days. Had some clouds on sunday but overall it was good weather. The stages were fun with lots of movement. The stages were set in sand dunes. Running was a little tough but it made it interesting. Pulling you gun carts aroung was difficult but it was worth it. The buildings were fantastic. On one stage you walked down the street shooting your shotgun through the doors and windows to the side of the street and then finished up at the fence with your hand guns. On one stage you kicked open a door and shot your pistols and a swinging target. Great job by dusty Levis and his crew. Attending the shoot Dancin Angel, Jesamy Kid, Pecos Pav,Jersey Sue,Victoria Barkley and Captain Dan Roberts
"Melee on the Bay"
October 21, 22 & 23, 2011 at the Pine Barrens Range in Westhampton, NY.
The 2nd Long Island Championship
Dancin Angel recived the Top Gun Ladies honors
Pictured with Illustrated Man the Top Gun Mens and Long Island Champion
Pecos Pav and Jesamy Kid made the top 16 shoot off seen in this picture shooting their first Top 16
Jesamy Kid shooting the final round against Illustrated Man who won the Top 16 shootoff
Victoris Barckley Ladies Senior 1st place Captain Dan Roberts Elder Statesman 2nd place
Bronco Joan and I were the guests of the Maui Marshal's on the Island of Maui Hawaii on Saturday November 19th.
The Maui Marshals are a small group that shoot the 1st. and 3rd. Sat of each month. The first is a formal cowboy shoot with all of the SASS rules and dress, the second is a relaxed dress shoot. WE shot 5 stages with 10 of the nicest cowboys and cowgirls you could meet. As we did not bring our guns or ammo they were happy to lend us theirs to use. At the end of the shoot they invited us to join them in refreshments and sit in on the planning for their state shoot in December. Dirty Door Matt, the only Backaroo was given his first offical badge (his SASS badge has not arrived yet) a Jackson Hole Gang Badge. It was a great day with the Maui Marshals. The TG for the Marshals is Bad Bart. and the reason for no Cowboy hats was the 40mph+ winds that day.
Chuckwagon Bill and Bronco Joan
November 19th with the Valley Isle Sport Shooters on the Island of Maui Hawaii
The Colorado River Shootists host the Territorial Prison Breakout every January over the MLK holiday weekend. The match had over 200 shooters. The group picture is composed of some members of the Dusty Bunch from the left; AT Austin, Squibber, Loco Lorenzo, Candee Kid (formerly from the JHG), Tex Jones and Flatulent Fred.
By Tex Jones
"Territorial Prison Breakout"
Hosted by the Colorado River Shootists
January 15 2012
"Shootin His Way to Freedom"
Once again some Cowboys from the JHG were of on another adventure. As the new year begins Pecos Pav and Jersey Sue headed down south for some cowboy action shooting. In the beginning of January 2012 they headed to St Augustine to shoot with the Ghost Town Gunslingers At "The Last Stand" . This was the Florida State Championship. They said the weather was good
and had a Great Shoot!
"The Last Stand"
The Florida State Championship
St Augustine Florida Hosted by the Ghost Town Gunslingers
January 5 2012
Senior Dualist 3rd place
Jersey Sue and Pecos enjoying the moment
and so is Tom Payne
Helping to promote Cowboy Action Shooting and SASS Dancin Angel and Jesamy Kid got all gussied up in their cowboy and cowgirl best an headed out to Cabelas in Hamburg Pa. We joined some of our cowboy friends from the "Dakota Badlanders" who shoot at the Guthsville Rod and Gun Club. They handed out literiture from SASS and information about shooting clubs in the Pa area. The best part of the day was all of the youngins coming up to see the Cowboys and Cowgirls all dressed up in their best. the kids got a SASS decal and a lapel pin. Mom and Dad got the literature from SASS and the lowdown on CAS. It was lots of fun and hopefully we got some more folks interested in Cowboy Action Shooting.
"Promoting Cowboy Action shooting"
February 11 2012
At Cabelas in Hamburg Pa.
Jesamy Kid and
Dancin Angel, Calamity Jam and Mustang Megs
Mustang Megs and
"Pecos Pav and Jersey Sue Head to Arizona to do some shootin"
They shot a 2 day match in Tombstone AZ in February 2012
Relaxin between Matches
"The JHG Folks at Winter Range"
A hole Gang of Cowboy and Cowboys headed down to Winter Range
"The SASS National Championship"
It was held at the Ben Avery Shooting Range
Standing from left to right Pecos Pav , Ranger Marv, Doctor Doom and doc in the Box.
Sitting from left Dooms Darlin and Jersey Sue
Dooms Darlin Heading into
the Saloon to shoot
the "Piano Player"
Please don't shoot
the "Piano Player"
He is doin the best that he can.
Pecos with Half a Hand Henri
Pecos Pav telling his buddy how he will shoot the stage
The Dooms enjoyin the schenery
"EAS'DERN SHORE ROUND-UP"
The SASS Delaware State Championship
Home of the Eas'dern Shore Renegades
Delmarva Sportsman Association, Inc.
Sudlersville, MD 21668 See the all of the scores at
Delaware State Championship Awards
Delaware State Champions
Hand Cannon Side Saddle Sue
Members from the Jackson Hole Gang from left to right standing Captain Dan Roberts, Victoria Barkley, Cactus Whiskey, Peacemaker Reb, Ornery Ike, Lefty Bob, Dr. Doomin (in the stage coach) Dooms Darlin, Sweetheart Sherry, Dancin Angel, (drivin the stage) Flat Iron Frank, Red Iron Bob, Unexpected Bill, Emberado, Wrong Arm, Dusty Sawyer, Wyoming Schoolmarm, Vaquwero Dan, Deacon Will and Hazel Pepper. Kneeling L to R Cemetary, doc in the box, Quaker Kid, Irishman Jim, Bib Whiskey, Jesamy Kid
In the top 16
Jesamy Kid 3rd
Flat Iron Frank 5th
Vaquero Dan 11th
Deacon Will 12th
Cactus Whiskey 14th
Teton Tracy 16th
" Green Mountain Mayhem"
The SASS Vermont State Championship
Home of the Verdant Mountain Vigilantes
held at the Caledonia Forest and Stream Club,
St. Johnsbury, VT. See all of the scores at
Jesamy Kid 2nd place 49er
3 Members of the
Hittin them targets
Lookin for his shotgun
Jesamy Kid asks RTT
Whats the call ifin ya run
in front of yer shotgun?
Jesamy Kid Tells Rootin Tootin Tim
"I found the shotgun"
but we needs to replace the timer
Workin them Bisleys
No Nonsense Nancy
Our score keeper
keeping cool in the shade
Jesamy Kid thinkin
who sould we hang???
Rootin Tootin Tim
Timing Beaver Trapper
GMM What a Great Match
Thanks to all who made it possible
" Youth Day"
The Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club held their annual youth day event. During the day youths up to 18 years old were able to shoot firearms from all disciplines in the shooting sports. The Jackson Hole Gang who shoots at CVJR&P monthly supports the kids by helping them learn to shoot the "Guns of the Old West" . There were about 150 of the youngins a shootin .
Mustang Showing off some of his fully engraved Colt SSA Revolvers
Doc In The Box and Jesamy Kid
Talking to the kids about Cowboy Action Shooting
Dancin Angel and Poppa Gray
teach shooting Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun
Dancin Angel explaining the workings of a Single 6 in 22lr
Jesamy Kid with Lindsey shooting a Winchester model 94 In 45 LC
with his Ruger in 38 SPL
Double Barrel 12 ga Shotgun
This month some of us headed to Guthesville Pa for
Hosted by the "Dakota Badlanders"
Present at the shoot:
Jesamy Kid, Dancin Angel, Jersey Sue, Pecos Pav, Peacemaker Reb. Left Hand Dan, Cactus Whiskey,Wickensburg T, Ben Cooley, Emberado, Wrong Arm, Flat Iron Frank, Abe the Crippler, Unexpected Bill, Mustach Tony, doc in the Box, Cemetery, Anna Queen of Hearts, Doctor Doom, Captain Dan Roberts, Victoria Barkley, Loose Change , No Change, Blaze Crittenden and Big Whiskey
Dancin Angel Placed 2nd in Ladies 49er'
Placed 2nd in Gun Fighter
Placed 1st in Classic Cowboy
Flat Iron Frank
Placed 2nd in Senior
" Shoot Out At Sawyer Flats"
The Harvard Goast Rider held the annual Mass, CT and RI Tri State Championship. The committee members form Purgatory felt their "pain from the rain". Half a Hand Herri's shooting school held on Thursday and Friday had some nice weather for Dancin Angel ,Pecos Pav and Jersey Sue who attended the school. The weather for the side matches was also good. But on Saturday we got about 2" of rain over the period of the day. All you could see was cowboy hats and rain slickers. The stages were great (except for a little mud and big puddles of water) lots of movement and close up targets. We all managed to shoot all of the stages and have fun "Shootin In the Rain". See all of the scores at
Pictured from L to R
Peacemaker Reb, Rico Creekwood, Pecos Pav, Jersey Sue, Ziggity Zag, Marshal Jacoby John, Durity dingus Diggs,Dancin Angel and Jesamy Kid
Pictured from L to R
Canadian 2 Feathers, Dancin Angel 4th place L49er, Wild Sage, Annabelle Bransford and Hawley McCall
Pictured from L to R
Mad Dog Gomes, Tack Hammer Bob, Rootin Tootin Tim, Jesamy Kid 2nd place 49er and Pecos Sam
Pictured from L to R
Jersey Sue Ladies Dualist 2nd place and
Pictured from L to R
Pecos Pav 1st place Senior Dualist, and
Bear Lee Tallable
Jesamy Kid and Dancin Angel made the Top 16 Shootoff
" The Reconing 4"
The Dakota Badlanders held the 4th annual Reckoning cowboy action match at the Guthsville Rod and Gun Club. There were 10 stages full of fun, the committee worked very hard to make it all come together. There was one stage that was a shooting gallery and was a challange to shoot. The weather was not to hot but still warm. there was an Indian camp complete with Teepees, An Army fort, a Train and lots of great props. There was a real Gatlin Gun that you could shoot .
"WHAT A BLAST"
Jersey Sue cuttin down the post
Peacemaker a shootin up the Jugs
AnnaBelle Bransford 1st
Canadian 2 Feathers 2nd
Dancin Angel 3rd
Pecos Pav 1st
Old Champainer 2nd
I.C. Moose 3rd
Frontier Bob 4th
Big Whiskey 3rd
Lonesome Sam 1st
Dirty Dale 1st
Lost Rider 3rd
Marshal T. Buckshot 4th
Jesamy Kid 5th
Abe the Crippler 6th
Ben Cooley 5
Black Jack Ed 3
Lefty Bob 2
Rowdy Bill 1
Also shooting Chivato, Marshal Jacoby John, The Change Brothers, Quaker Kid Bubba Bear Wickenburg T, Wrong Arm , Emberado,Doctor doom, dooms Darlin, Captain dan roberts, Victoria Barkley, Dependable Dave, Lakota Will, Left Hand Dan,
Cowboy Action Shooting is not just in the USA
See some of the JHG Cowfolks who went to Canada to shoot in the "SASS Central Canadian Championship 2012"
See some of the JHG Cowfolks who went to New Hampshire to shoot in the "Great Nor'easter 2012"
Dancin Angel in the
Sweet 16 Shootoff
Dancin Angel, Jesamy Kid
and Splindter Jack
5th Ladies 49er
These shoots are not just about the Shootin
Pacos Pav the
2nd Lady Duelist
4th in Frontersmen
Is Doc in trouble with the Mountee ?
Canadian Black Magic and Canadian Two Feathers
Dooms Darlin 2nd L49"er Canadian Two Feathers 1st L49'er
Canadisn Two Feathers the Ladies Central Canadian Champion
Doctor Doom, Dooms Darlin and Doc in the Box