New Record For The Longhorn Open Entry Process
Longhorn Open Racquetball Tournament

The Longhorn Open takes place on the University of Texas campus, at Gregory Gym and the Rec Center, every January. In 2016, it took 6 days to sell out the Longhorn Open at 336 players, two and a half months in advance of the event. In 2017, it took less than 65 minutes to sell out, at 354 players, again two and a half months in advance of the event. In 2018, it took less than 14 minutes to sell out, with 380 players entered (registration 11/2/18 for a tournament…

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WCW #29 – AKA Women Making Racquetball History Now! – Eleni Guzman
Eleni Guzman Racquetball

Daily Racquetball’s Women Crush Wednesday Racquetball Influencers! AKA Women Making Racquetball History Now! Today we feature our first bi-lingual question and answer session! Shout out to Cristina Amaya for the initial translation of the questions! We will feature another woman making racquetball history every Wednesday. Do you know someone else we should be celebrating with this interview and feature process? Drop us a line on Facebook! ———- Name: Eleni Guzman Are you a pro player, coach, association board member, tournament organizer, or racquetball broadcaster AKA why do racquetball players know…

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Tube Tuesday – Channel 38
Lynn Stephens Racquetball

Tube Tuesday! Every Tuesday, we will post a link to a YouTube Channel that promotes racquetball! We will alternate between official tour/association channels with private channels. Want to be featured? Drop us a note! https://www.youtube.com/user/Racqetball/playlists This week we feature Lynn Stephens and the TMT Events team. Lynn and the NCRA were/are big proponents of referee training for racquetball and most of the online referee test was filmed by them and the tests were graded by Lynn and his team (or at least they were when I got certified). Check out…

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Ruhr-University Athlete Survey And Results
Ruhr Univesity Bochum Germany

In July 2018, Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany invited athletes of all levels to participate in a personality survey. This survey was posted on Reddit in r/racquetball and on Facebook in the Make Racquetball Great Again group. Survey: What’s the typical personality profile of a racquetball player? Looking for participants! Hi r/racquetball, We are scientists from the Ruhr-University in Bochum in Germany and currently researching how athletes from different sports and at different proficiency levels differ in their personalities. We created a survey in which you are asked to pick your…

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IRF – 2nd Bi-National Racquetball Tournament in El Paso, Texas
2nd Bi-National Racquetball Tournament El Paso

E-Racquet in association with the International Racquetball Federation held a tournament on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas over the weekend of October 25-28. Dr. Timothy Baghurst of GOAT Sports Performance broadcast some of the matches via Facebook. The draws do not appear to have been available online, only onsite. Thursday night internet/camera test match broadcast: Bi-National Test Stream Posted by International Racquetball Federation – IRF on Thursday, October 25, 2018 Saturday matches: 2nd Bi-National Racquetball Tournament – Ochoa (MEX) vs Gutierrez (MEX) Posted by International Racquetball Federation – IRF…

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LPRT – 2018 Boston Open Broadcast Recap
LPRT Boston Open

2018 Boston Open October 26-28, 2018 Latitude Sports Clubs 194 Newbury St Peabody, Massachusetts 01960 Draws: http://www.r2sports.com/website/event-website.asp?TID=29430 Reporting from The Racquetball Blog: http://theracquetballblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/2018-lprt-boston-open-preview.html http://theracquetballblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/round-of-32-at-2018-lprt-boston-open.html http://theracquetballblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/longoria-lambert-into-quarterfinals-at.html http://theracquetballblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/longoria-salas-will-be-foes-partners.html http://theracquetballblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/longoria-wins-singles-doubles-at-2018.html Reporting from Pro Racquetball Stats: http://blog.proracquetballstats.com/index.php/2018/10/26/2018-lprt-boston-open-preview/ http://blog.proracquetballstats.com/index.php/2018/10/29/2018-lprt-boston-open-wrap-up/ Matches were broadcast from two different courts at the event, one by the LPRT themselves, the other by Solomon Racquet & Sports. Livestream: https://livestream.com/solomon/2018BostonOpen https://livestream.com/lprtour/events/8429480 You can also catch up on the matches on the LPRT‘s Facebook Video archive: https://www.facebook.com/lprtour/videos/ You can also watch the 15 matches the LPRT broadcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZrL08il_m8&list=PLaVzJlpz0EyYQ9iQ-yWOeBqrUNqMxICSu Singles final from…

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2018 South Austin Life Time Racquetball Tournament
Life Time Austin South

The first two days of the 2018 South Austin Life Time Racquetball Tournament are complete. All of the singles divisions were completed on Friday and Saturday. Doubles will take place on Sunday. Draws: http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=29655 Open division winner – Paul Kiil A division winner – Jeff Hald B division winner – Mike McKnight C division winner – Miller Roberts Junior division winner – Miller Roberts All of the finalists had their photos taken with the tournament director, Jody Morris. Thanks Jody for a first class event in the Life Time South…

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WCW #28 – AKA Women Making Racquetball History Now! – Maiko Sato
Maiko Sato Racquetball

Daily Racquetball’s Women Crush Wednesday Racquetball Influencers! AKA Women Making Racquetball History Now! We will feature another woman making racquetball history every Wednesday. Do you know someone else we should be celebrating with this interview and feature process? Drop us a line on Facebook! ———- Name: Maiko Sato Are you a pro player, coach, association board member, tournament organizer, or racquetball broadcaster AKA why do racquetball players know you? Pro player / JPRF (Japan Racquetball Federation) Director / LPRT-Japan Vice-president Where do you promote racquetball on social media and the…

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Tube Tuesday – Channel 37
raqetball - Racquetball

Tube Tuesday! Every Tuesday, we will post a link to a YouTube Channel that promotes racquetball! We will alternate between official tour/association channels with private channels. Want to be featured? Drop us a note! https://www.youtube.com/user/raqetball/videos This week we feature raqetball who has a number of match videos from 2008-2009.

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World Racquetball Tour Canadian Open 2018
Canadian Open 2018 World Racquetball Tour

WRT Canadian Open 2018 October 18-21, 2018 University Of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4 Draws: http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=29401 Matches broadcast by the World Racquetball Tour: WRT Canada Open Cardona VS Murray R16 Posted by World Racquetball Tour on Friday, October 19, 2018 WRT Canada Open Bredenbeck-Portillo Posted by World Racquetball Tour on Friday, October 19, 2018 WRT Canadian Open Iwaasa-Alonso Quarters Posted by World Racquetball Tour on Saturday, October 20, 2018 WRT Canadian Open Franco-Portillo Quarters Posted by World Racquetball Tour on Saturday, October 20, 2018 WRT…

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