Northland Community and Technical College Will Field Its First Mixed Team During Fall 2018 Season
August 22, 2018 — Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) announces a new varsity sport for the 2018-2019 academic year: Clay Target (also referred to as trap shooting). The Northland Pioneers, along with ten other participating Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) schools, will compete in a six-week season, culminating with a championship competition held in Grand Rapids, Minn., on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Registration is open now through Friday, August 31, for Northland students enrolled in at least six academic credits who have completed the required hunter gun safety course. Fees include a $35 registration fee paid through USAHSCTL, as well as a $300 activity fee paid through NCTC. Athletes will be required to provide their own shotgun. The Pioneer team will consist of both men and women student-athletes and coached by Rod Lahren, who is beginning his 29th year as Northland’s Architectural Technology instructor.
Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) is a comprehensive college with campuses in Thief River Falls, MN, and East Grand Forks, MN. NCTC also has an aerospace site in Thief River Falls, MN, and a satellite site in Roseau, MN. NCTC offers certificates, diplomas, transfer courses, two-year degrees (A.A.S., A.S., A.A.) in more than 80 areas of study, workforce training and education programs. NCTC is a member of Minnesota State, the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the United States, and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. NCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. For more information about Northland Community & Technical College, visit www.northlandcollege.edu or call 1.800.959.6282.