2008 Awards

In 2008 MBA members turned in 56 game cards that total 125 big game animals and 3 small game entries. Members shot 115 Whitetail deer (54 bucks, 61 does), 6 Black bear, 1 Brown bear, 3 Antelope and 3 Turkeys. Of the 125 big game entries submitted 5 of the animals made the Pope & Young club record book (3 Whitetail bucks, 2 Antelopes). Members harvested animals in 13 different states (Al, AK, CT, MA, ME, MT, NH, PA, RI, ID, IL, NE, NY) and two Canadian providences.

Members receiving awards:

Bronze Broadhead Award- 5 Big Game Bow Kills

Bill Clews

Paul Topham

Dennis Freeman

Kristofer Billiel

Silver Broadhead Award- 10 Big Game Bow Kills

Joe Godzik

Gary Grace

Jim Wheeler

Gold Broadhead Award- 15 Big Game Bow Kills

Robert Soares

Gerry Lemire

Hall of Fame Award- 20 Big Game Bow Kills

Kevin Tiberi

Frank Tocco

Lifetime Achievement Award- 100 Big Game Bow Kills

Robert Amaral

 Special Recognition Awards for Pope & Young Entries

Robert Amaral            68” Antelope   MT

Robert Soares              72 4/8” Antelope  MT

Roger Pyzocha            141” Whitetail MA

Gary Barnaby              126 6/8” Whitetail  MA

Gary Barnaby              141 2/8” Whitetail  MA

Bruce Billings Award (largest out of state deer)

Brian Barnaby             185 LB 7 PT NH

Jim “Boomer” Hayden Big Bear Award

David Wright JR         225 LB Black Bear Boar ME

Largest Massachusetts Deer Award

James Gallagher          212 LB 8 PT Muethen, MA

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