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The 2017 National High School Racquetball Championships were this weekend. Hollie Rae Scott and Ryan Penders travelled to Saint Louis, Missouri to participate in the championships along with 391 other High School students.
Hollie faced a group of 22 other High School girls after four rounds in the #1 Gold Bracket defeated Briana Jacquet from Arizona 15-6, 15-2 to bring home the Gold!
Ryan Penders started in the #1 Gold Bracket with 32 other High School boys, and dropped into the #1 Blue Bracket after his first match. After a total of …
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Washington State had 14 players travel to the United Heathcare US Open Racquetball Tournament in Minneapolis, Minnesota last weekend to compete against 725 players, including the best players on offer from the International Racquetball Tour and Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour. Players traveled from all over the world to compete. Japan, South Korea, Ireland, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Columbia, Argentina, Canada, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Guatamala had players representing their countries and all vying to prove they were the best players in the world.
Three players from Washington State proved …
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All WRA members and their guests are welcome! Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. The park has 3 outdoor racquetball courts and we will have some fun doubles for those who would like to play 3-wall racquetball (bring your older equipment). The park also has a baseball field, tennis courts, volleyball, and a playground for the kids. So plan on coming out for a fun day in the sun!
The picnic is at West Fenwick Park on Saturday, July 23rd, and we’ll get started about 11AM, and be there …
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The Seattle Times wrote a great article about our favorite sport: Racquetball! In the article, the author Nichole Tsong heads to the Olympic Athletic Club in North Seattle to get some racquetball pointers from veteran tournament player and coach Dave Stob. You can read all about her experience at the Seattle Times website.
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We’ve seen juniors at several events so far this year: Tyler Stewart, Jaden Miller, and Christopher Chow competed in the 12 and under division at the Wilson Hope Tournament at the Bellingham Athletic Club. Christopher Chow and Ogdon Waggoner competed at the MOPS Shootout at the Everett YMCA.
Then, at the Fall Classic in Bellingham Washington, there was a great Junior turnout featuring Tyler Burns, Michael Miller, Christopher Chow, and Brenna Guthrie.
It was great to see them on the court and we hope to have a large junior participation at the January Winter …
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We had 9 players who went to the US OPEN Racquetball Championships, and three came come champions!
Tammarrian Rogers and Vivian Rodriguez took first place in Women’s Elite Doubles, and Lius Pesqueira and his partner from California Gilbert Cepeda took first place in Men’s Elite Doubles!
Sue Goodwin made it to the Semi-Final round of Women’s 50+, Tammarrian Rogers and her partner from Florida, Glenn Carson, made it to the Semi-Final round of Mixed Elite Doubles.
This was a VERY competitive event. Let’s give a hearty congratulations to our winners!
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The US Open Racquetball Tournament is this week, and several players have traveled to Minneapolis, MN to test their mettle against the best in the US! Join us in wishing them all the best!
Jerry Bentley – Men’s Singles C, Men’s Doubles C, and Men’s Age Singles 45+
David Boyovich – Men’s Singles C, Men’s Doubles B, and Men’s Age Singles C 55+
Sue Goodwin – Women’s Singles Elites, Women’s Age Singles 50+
Steve Kowalski – Mixed Doubles A
Luis Pesqueira – Men’s Doubles C, Men’s Singles D
Justin Przybyla – Men’s Doubles C, Men’s Singles …
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It’s a bit of an overcast day in Seattle, but from what we’re hearing it’s not raining in the area around Fenwick Park. I hope we’ll see you all today for some food and fun starting around 11am!
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Congratulation to Jake Birnel for being named a USA Racquetball 2015 Scholarship recipient. We couldn’t be more proud of you! Press here to read more.
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The USRA offers free eMembership that provides access to special discounts, the USRA online magazine, regular updates with upcoming events and tips and tricks for racquetball players to improve their game and ideas for drills. This is something that will allow the USRA to connect with recreational players. Pass the word along! Here is link.