Riflers head to Junior Olympics next week.

FAIRBANKS, AK-Here is an update on a story back in March on some local riflers.

Three Lathrop shooters, sophomores JT Schnering and Connor Gilliam and senior Casey Barnes have qualified for the USA Shooting National Junior Olympic Championships in Colorado Springs.

The Junior Olympics start next Tuesday for Barnes for women's air rifle. On the 16th and 17th are the men's matches.

The Malemutes will be shooting in front of college coaches while going up against top competition like other college athletes. The age limit in for Junior Olympics is 20 years old.