Ronald George and his father, Ed, dominated the rifle shooting sport in Saskatchewan from 1951 to 1971. Ron was a member of the first Canadian team to win all the international team prizes at the 1969 Bisley Matches.
In the period from 1951 to 1971, the George’s dominated the rifle shooting sport in Saskatchewan, winning the Provincial Championships on many occasions. Both George’s have a St. George’s Cross for shooting in the top 25 in the British Commonwealth Games. Together they have won over 200 first prizes including 15 Provincial Championships and 15 Governor General’s Silver Medals. They were both members of the first Canadian team to win all the coveted international team prizes at the 1969 Bisley matches, where shooters from the Commonwealth countries compete as teams and individuals. They have represented Canada on 18 national teams, and Saskatchewan on 20 provincial teams in the years that they both lived in the province.
Ron served as president of the Saskatchewan Provincial Rifle Association from 1964 to 1971.
Installed in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame on March 24, 1979.