SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR KINGS

  • Norbert "Buck" Henneke has been declared the top shooter over the years of the King Feast competition.  Henneke has won the event six times i n 1972, 1973, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2013.
  • Leroy Mikeska has won the King Feast a total of four times 1947, 1951, 1953, and  1970.  He is tied with David Pohl winning the King Feast also four times in 1971, 1984, 1988, 2003.
  • In addition Henneke has won the competition twice back to back 1972 & 1973 and in  2008 & 2009.  Fritz Korges won  2011 & 2012, and Brian Heinsohn won 1993 & 1994 are the only other  riflemen to also win the King Feast Competition back to back.


  • A perfect score is 39XXX, several members have been extremely close. That elite group includes Leroy Mikeska, 1970 - 39X; David Pohl, 1971 - 39X; and Norbert "Buck" Henneke, 1973 - 39X.   W.A. Morley in 1966 & 1968 is the only member to accomplish a  score of 39 rings on two different occasions, while other members over the years that have been close include A.C. Appelt, 1915 - 39;  Emmett Woldsdorff, 1959 - 39;  Charles Sommers 1969 -39                                             


  • For the first time in the Appelt’s Hill Gun Club history a woman won the King Feast in 2015.  That honor went to Betty Supak shooting a score of 36. 


  • Just some interesting facts about our Kings!

KINGS OF THE KING FEAST

2018 Obelgoner, Robert

2017 Jacobs, Jack 37

2016 Zappe,Joseph P.II 35

2015 Supak,Betty 36

2014 Henneke,Shane 36X

2013 Henneke,Norbert"Buck"38

2012 Rother, Wayne 36

2011 Henneke,Shane  36

2010 Zappe, Joseph P. II 34

2009 Henneke,Norbert”Buck” 36

2008 Henneke, Norbert”Buck”35

2007 Henneke, Shane 37X

2006 Henneke,Norbert"Buck" 37

2005 Zappe, Robert 34

2004 Roznovsky, Chris 36X

2003 Pohl, David 37

2002 Marek, Mike 36

2001 Dyer. Scott 37

2000 Kocian, Dennis,Sr. 36X

1999 Thomas, Edward 37

1998 Kocian, Dennis,Sr. 37

1997 Butschek, Wayne 36X

1996 Thomas, Edward 37

1995 Werner, Juno 38

1994 Heinsohn, Brian 36X

1993 Heinsohn, Brian 37X

1992 Obelgoner, Robert 37

1991 Phillips, Bill 38X

1990 Heinsohn, Brian 37

1989 Gundelach, Danny 37

1988 Pohl, David 37

1987 Kubena, Bob 35X

1986 Brown, Ronald 36X

1985 Pavlik, Bennie 36X

1984 Pohl, David 35

1983 Stock, Warren 37X

1982 Olsovsky, Dwayne 38X

1981 Henneke, Karl 36X

1980 Henneke, John, D 36

1979 Schroeder, Leslie 36

1978 Gundelach, Danny 37

1977 Henneke, John, D 38

1976 Rother, Daniel 37

1975 Renger, Kenneth 38

1974 Ehlers, Ricky 34

1973 Henneke, Norbert 39X

1972 Henneke, Norbert 38

1971 Pohl, David 39X

1970 Mikeska, Leroy 39X

1969 Sommers,Charles  39

1968 Morley, W. A. 39

1967 Wolfsdorff, Emmett 38

1966 Morley, W. A. 39

1965 Zappe, Joe P. 38

1964 Morley, W. A. 38

1963 Scheffer, Milton 37

1962 Zappe, Joe P. 38

1961 Scheffer, Milton 36

1960 Pohl, Arthur (Bob) 38

1959 Wolfsdorff, Emmett 39

1958 Scheffer, Milton M. 37

1957 Neumann, Julius 38

1956 Appelt, Alton A. 36

1955 Orsak, Otto F. 37

1954 Henneke, John W. 35

1953 Mikeska, Leroy 38

1952 DeBord, Wesley 36

1951 Mikeska, Leroy 36

1950 Stratmann, Arthur 37

1949 DeBord, Wesley 38

1948 Henneke, Leo "Buck" 36

1947 Mikeska, Leroy 35

1946 Zappe, Henry 35

1945 Foster, Frank C. 36

1944 Kubena, Anton 37

1943 Spies, Hubert 34

1942 Reckaway, Paul 34

1941 Foster, Frank C. 36

1940 Henneke. John W. 34

1939 Heinsohn, Anton 35

1938 Roeber, Charles 36

1937 Appelt, Alton A. 35

1936 Schulte, Oscar 35

1935 Zappe, Henry 35

1934 Schulte, Oscar 35

1933 Laas, Hilmer 34

1932 Zappe, Henry 33

1931 Appelt, Alton A. 37

1930 Obelgoner, William 33

1929 Brogger, Otto 36

1928 Schornack, William 36

1927 Boethel, Adolph 33

1926 Schulte, Frank 35

1925 Sommerlate, Joe 34

1924 Boethel, Adolph 36

1923 Schornack, John 35

1922 Schulte, Oscar 36

1921 Roeber, Charles 33

1920 Schulte, John 34

1919 Appelt,Louis,Sr34

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1917 Schaefer, Anton 34

1916 Reinhart, Otto 36

1915 Appelt, A. C. 39

1914 Obelgoner,Henry  38

1913 Frieda, John  37

1912 Korges ,Fritz 32

1911 Korges, Fritz 36

1910 Appelt, Anton   33

1909 Appelt, Joe  36

1901 Rickeway, William

1900 Frieda ,John  34

1896 Schott,Gus

1893 Zappe,Adolph 32

1892 Pagel, Julius

1889  Hildebrand,Gottlieb  30

1888  Muecke, Charles Jr. 2