On 9 December 53 JROTC Rifle Teams from across the state came together to participate in the Colorado JROTC State 3 Position Air Rifle Championships. PWHS Varsity Shooters placed 13th overall, and 9th in their division turning in their highest score of the season 1995. Leading the Cyclones was sophomore Zoe Ellis with a score of 526, Freshman Alex Racine with a 499, Junior Alexei German scored a 487, and Senior Cianna Angel shot a 483. Sophomore Zach Bush led Junior Varsity team with a score of 494.
There are two divisions in Air Rifle, Precision and Sporter, and the sport is governed by the Civilian Marksmanship Program. The Southern Colorado Rifle League is the local league and consists of Pueblo East, Pueblo Central, Centennial, Pueblo South, Pueblo County, Pueblo West, Canon City, and Fountain/Fort Carson high schools. These programs compete from September thru December in league competition. The season culminates for most teams with the State Championship. Those who qualify for the JROTC Nationals will continue to compete through March. This year Pueblo County high school and Canon City High school are the number 1 and 2 teams in the nation. PWHS are ranked 61st of the 210 teams that took part across the nation.