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[5 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Washington Junior Gets the Gold at the 2017 High School National Racquetball Championships!

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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[10 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Three Washington Players Crowned Champions at the US Open!

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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[12 Oct 2015 | One Comment | ]
Three Washington Players Crowned Champions!

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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[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 Wilson Hope

Money was raised, fun was had, and there was a very moving tribute to Sharon Chandler!!! Nothing more was needed, but we did also play some racquetball, and here are some results (the first place winners).

Mixed Up Doubles – Micah and Brian Miller
Jr Advanced Mixed Up Doubles – Brannon Shrock/Taylor Disch
Mixed Doubles A/B – Karin Hoekema/Ken Swanson
Mixed Doubles O/E – Vincent Kitely/Wanda Collins
Women’s Doubles C/D – Diana Guthrie/Marylou Gremes
Women’s A/B – Karin Hoekema
Women’s C/D – Courtney Jenkins
Men’s O/E – Greg Starodub
Men’s A – Donnie Rubenack
Men’s B – Victor …

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[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
WA State Players Travel to Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota was the site of the 2014 US Open October 9-12 . This tournament continues to draw the biggest crowd of players with great venues and top notch competition. There were 710 players in this year’s event, and for anyone who thinks of travelling to a national competition, this is one that should not be missed. It is staged in the heart of Minneapolis, with headquarters at the Target Center, home of the NBA Timberwolves. There are always other things happening in the city including (in past years) a …

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[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 Rusty Pollock Memorial Shootout

Once again we gathered together in Friday Harbor, Wa to remember Rusty Pollock and play a lot of great racquetball!!! This year we also toasted Sharon Chandler (it was great to have David Hammers attend for the first time). For results, go to this link.

Juniors, Results, Tournaments »

[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Six Washington players travelled to Highlands Ranch, Colorado to participate in Junior Nationals June 25 through June 29th They represented the state well and we are proud of their accomplishments! Here are their results:

Jake Birnel:
Boys 16 Gold – 3rd
Boys 16 Gold Doubles – 2nd
Mixed 16 Gold Doubles – 1st

Nick Birnel:
Boys 12 Gold – 3rd
Boys 12 Gold Doubles – 1st
Mixed 12 Gold Doubles – 1st

Ashlyn Carver:
Girls 8Multi Bounce Gold – 2nd
Girls 10 2 bounce Gold – 5th

Hannah Carver:
Girls 12 Gold – 2nd
Girls 14 Gold – 4th
Mixed 12 Gold Doubles – 3rd

Megan …

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[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 State Singles

Another state singles tournament has come and gone. We had 74 participants this year, although it was smaller than usual and there were some negative things said about the courts I think everyone had a fantastic time, and enjoyed some home cooked food from Elliot Crosby. Overall the event was a great success and there were some fantastic matches played. From juniors Jake Birnel and Hollie Scott defeating our reigning adult champions Jeff Stark and Cheyenne Hayes in exciting matches to a nail-biting match between Jae Graham and Leslee Pla …

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[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
2014 NW Open

Once again we survived the Northwest Open Racquetball Tournament! This year we played host to 146 participants, coming from Montana, Oregon and even Hawaii. It was a busy weekend, but everyone had a lot of fun.

I would like to once again thank all of our local sponsors for helping us put on this awesome event. A HUGE thank you to Don and Carolyn Cummins of Elite Electrical, Tim Goering of Waddell & Reed, The Holz family of Holz Racing Products, Rod Jackson of Industrial Supply Inc., Scott Wheeler of Lithtex …

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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Eight players from Washington State made the trip to Tempe, Arizona to play on the great courts at the ASU Campus Recreation Center February 12-16, 2014. A total of 301 participants kept the courts busy each day with some inspiring racquetball performances. The match of the tournament for the Washington players was Jeff Stark and his partner Jackie Paraiso playing a jaw dropping match in the semi finals of Mixed Open Doubles. Their opponents were Nick Montalbano of NY and Women’s Pro Rhonda Rajsich. The match went tiebreaker, with Stark …