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