Pumpkin chuckers big and small

Ed Webb launches a pumpkin with his “Webb-Uchet” on Saturday during the inaugural Fort Lewis College Geology Club Pumpkin Chuckin Trebuchet Contest at FLC. The event was a fundraiser for the Geology Club. “Next year we will open it up to the public who can build their own trebuchets using our specifications that can be found at www.fortlewis.edu/pumpkinchuckin.” said Jennifer Ulrich, club president. Enlarge photo

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Ed Webb launches a pumpkin with his “Webb-Uchet” on Saturday during the inaugural Fort Lewis College Geology Club Pumpkin Chuckin Trebuchet Contest at FLC. The event was a fundraiser for the Geology Club. “Next year we will open it up to the public who can build their own trebuchets using our specifications that can be found at www.fortlewis.edu/pumpkinchuckin.” said Jennifer Ulrich, club president.

Eight-year-old Hailey Horn heaves a pumpkin during the Lil’ Chuckers mini pumpkin shot put contest for kids younger than 10. Hailey is the daughter of Jim and Yolanda Horn. Enlarge photo

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Eight-year-old Hailey Horn heaves a pumpkin during the Lil’ Chuckers mini pumpkin shot put contest for kids younger than 10. Hailey is the daughter of Jim and Yolanda Horn.

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