Boehme takes second in German shooting competition
By Mark Patton Published: August 21, 2013
Wiesbaden’s Daniel Boehme, 16, took home the silver medal at the German national clay-pigeon championships conducted Aug. 17-18 in Dornsberg, Germany, according to his parents Mike and Sharon Boehme.
Boehme shot in the juniors’ category for competitors younger than 21 and knocked down 159 of 200 clay pigeons, one bird behind the top finisher. Boehme was one of 10 competitors in the under-21 category and the only American competing in the event.
The former Wiesbaden High School student, who is moving stateside later this month, improved on his bronze medal performance at last year’s German national championships.
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He finally settled in Florida, earning a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Central Florida.
Broome began his journalism career in in 2004 as a sports writer for the Ocala Star-Banner in Ocala, Fla., covering high school, college and community sports and earning recognition for his work from the Florida Press Club. In 2009 Broome was named the first sports information director at College of Central Florida, an NJCAA member school, where he launched the program's website and social media pages and revamped its promotional and game-day operations.
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