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  1. Alaskan long jumper misses qualifying in Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | APRN

    ... took bronze in the event again. Three time past Olympic medalist, former University of Alaska Fairbanks shooter Matt Emmons did not qualify for the final in the men's 3 position rifle event.

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  2. Olympic Shooting Events Conclude in Rio with 3P Rifle ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | AmmoLand

    50m Three-Position Rifle event, Matt Emmons talked about competing for the fun and joy he derives from his sport. Finally, being at a point in his career, with three career Olympic medals, where he felt he could do that. That plan seemed to unhinge ...

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  3. Americans miss the mark, Europeans rule the rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Star Online

    As Italian rifle shooter Niccolo Campriani revelled in his second gold medal in the Olympic Games on Sunday, he paused to express some sadness. For him, the "greatest shooter of the century," Matt Emmons, had not made it to the eight-man final of the 50 metre rifle three positions event, even though the American was considered a top contender for gold.

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  4. Shooting: Americans miss the mark, Europeans rule the rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Reuters

    ... the Olympic Games on Sunday, he paused to express some sadness. For him, the "greatest shooter of the century," Matt Emmons, had not made it to the eight-man final of the 50 meter rifle three positions event, even though the American was considered ...

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  5. Ex-Nanook Matt Emmons stumbles in standing rifle at RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Matt Emmons struggled during the standing portion of the men's 50-meter three-position rifle match on Sunday and it cost him a shot at his fourth Olympic medal.

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  6. Quest for another medal ends in preliminaries for shooter Matt EmmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gracious in defeat, sharpshooter Matt Emmons heaped praise on a friend who claimed the gold medal Emmons was favored to win Sunday at the Rio Olympics. Emmons, the former University of Alaska Fairbanks riflery star, failed to make the eight-man final in Sunday's 50-meter three-position rifle competition.

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  7. Olympic Shooting 2016: Sunday's Medal Winners, Scores and ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | BleacherReport

    ... #RUS finished medaless, as Henri Junghaenel #GER set a Finals #Olympics Record with a 209.5 to claim #Gold Matt Emmons of the U.S. failed to qualify for the final, as he finished in 19th place with a score of 1,169. Campriani took the early lead in ...

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  8. Olympics: Shooting-Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions-FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The final day of shooting only features one event: men's 50m rifle 3 position. Qualifications begin at 8:00 a.m., and the final starts at 12:00 p.m. All eyes will be on U.S. sharpshooter Matt Emmons.

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  9. Marine, Air Force Academy grad happy Olympics ride is overRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Stars and Stripes

    ... in Tokyo. He has four years to improve, he said, and he has strong reason for hope. He defeated Olympic great Matt Emmons in the Olympic Trials to earn this trip to Rio. Higgins has been shooting competitively since he was 13, and his parents - ...

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  10. Ramsey blog: Air Force grad David Higgins aims to return to OlympicsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | The Gazette

    ... in Tokyo. He has four years to improve, he said, and he has strong reason for hope. He defeated Olympic great Matt Emmons in the Olympic Trials to earn this trip to Rio. Higgins has been shooting competitively since he was 13, and his parents - ...

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  11. Philly-Area Athletes Shoot for Gold in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | NBC Philadelphia

    Morgan Craft, of Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania, will take her first Olympic shots in skeet shooting Friday morning. Around the same time, Browns Mills, New Jersey's Matt Emmons, participating in his fourth Olympics, will compete in rifle shooting.

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  12. Alaska trapshooter Cogdell claims 2nd Olympic bronze medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Centre. Cogdell won bronze in the event. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) "Nerves of steel!" U.S. shooting star Matt Emmons, a three-time medalist and University of Alaska Fairbanks grad who competes next week, tweeted in a congratulatory note. In her ...

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  13. Four athletes at Rio Games have Alaskan connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... play game at noon ADT today. The game is scheduled to be televised on the USA Network (GCI Cable Channel 28). Matt Emmons - The three-time NCAA individual smallbore champion (2001-03) and 2001 air rifle titlist, and eight-time All-American for the ...

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  14. US Olympic shooters caught in political crossfire on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... targets. The equipment is highly technical and extraordinarily expensive, almost all of it from overseas. (Matt Emmons, a three-time medalist, moved from New Jersey to the Czech Republic to train.) None of it is available at Wal-Mart or at a gun ...

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  15. Team USA is Rio boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | AmmoLand

    ... a back injury that came on two years ago. The Men's Rifle Team showcases some veterans and some newcomers. Matt Emmons (Browns Mills, NJ) is the most decorated US Olympic rifle athlete with three Olympic medals and 44 World Cup medals. Emmons will ...

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  16. No one has Olympic stories like former UAF shooting star Matt EmmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Emmons is the greatest shooter to come out of UAF's storied riflery program, and after college he became one of the greatest shooters in U.S. history. He also has a couple of the all-time great Olympic stories - stories about finding romance, surviving cancer and remaining upbeat despite monumental blunders.

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  17. Olympic Preview: Shooting for Medals & History In RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | AmmoLand

    ... medals and there's a combined 28 Games of experience among the 20 shooters. Proven commodities like Kim Rhode, Matt Emmons , Vincent Hancock , Glenn Eller , Corey Cogdell-Unrein and Emil Milev join forces with both accomplished veterans and young ...

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  18. Rio 2016: N.J.'s most resilient Olympian beat cancer and heartache | PolitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | NJ.com

    Matt Emmons knows some people will only remember his Olympic career for his failures, and quite frankly, he doesn't care. He has won three medals - including one just months after beating cancer - and met his future wife as a direct result of the most crushing near miss of his career.

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  19. Shooting at Rio Games to end with duel for the goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Brandon Sun

    ... air pistol four years ago and Yi Siling will defend the 10-meter women's air rifle title. EYE ON EMMONS: Matt Emmons has seen his share of ups and downs during his career. He won gold in 50-meter prone rifle at the 2004 Athens Games using a borrowed ...

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  20. Emmons no stranger to adversityRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Matt Emmons sat in a beer garden near the shooting range trying to wash away one of the biggest gaffes in Olympic history when he felt a tap on the shoulder. Looking up, he saw Czech shooter Katerina Kurkova and her father, there to offer condolences and express admiration for how he handled himself after failing on sport's biggest stage.

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