An IRT Social Media Introduction Is Provided For The Creatix Open In Atlanta
Georgia Racquetball Players Association

The Georgia Racquetball Players Association website, GeorgiaRacquetball.info, provided an introduction to the social media accounts and YouTube match histories of the 35 players that have signed up for the International Racquetball Tour‘s 2017 Creatix Atlanta Open. Originally published on October 25, 2017. ———- The International Racquetball Tour is coming back to Recreation ATL November 2-5, 2017 for the 2017 Atlanta Open IRT Pro-Am! A full complement of amateur divisions will be played in addition to the professional division.  Join us in person and play some great racquetball! Sign Up Online for this…

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The Racquetball Blog Discusses 2017 LPRT Boston Open – Preview
The Racquetball Blog

The Racquetball Blog is one of the very few independent sources for racquetball tournament previews and reviews. Follow The Racquetball Blog on Facebook and Twitter and Blogspot. This article appeared on October 25, 2017. ————- The Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) is back in action this weekend with the 2017 Boston Open in Boston, Massachusetts. LPRT #1 Paola Longoria, fresh off her 8th US Open victory earlier this month, will be there, as will LPRT #2 Frédérique Lambert, who a US Open finalist for the first time in her career…

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The Racquetball Blog Discusses 2017 WRT Rocky Mountain Open Preview
The Racquetball Blog

The Racquetball Blog is one of the very few independent sources for racquetball tournament previews and reviews. Follow The Racquetball Blog on Facebook and Twitter and Blogspot. This article appeared on October 25, 2017. ————- The World Racquetball Tour (WRT) is in Utah for the 2017 Rocky Mountain Open in Taylorsville, Utah. David Horn is the top seed with Alejandro Cardona 2nd seed, Jake Bredenbeck 3rd and Gerardo Franco 4th. Also, the event will have a Saturday night finish. But perhaps the biggest news ahead of this event is that…

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Racquetball in the News in Fort Meyers, Florida

The News Press reported on this racquetball story in Fort Meyers, Florida on October 24th, 2017. ———- Senior heroes on the court: Three retirees save their friend’s life while playing racquetball Tom Tubbs almost played his last racquetball game May 3. Permanently. The 72-year-old retired U.S. Army officer’s heart went into cardiac arrest on a court at the Cross Creek Country Club in south Fort Myers and the quick thinking of his racquetball buddies made all the difference. “We were getting ready to start a game,” said Tubbs, now a…

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USA Racquetball Junior National Team Coach Releases Two More Drills
Bobby Horn Racquetball Professional

David “Bobby” Horn is one of the assistant coaches of the USA Racquetball Junior National Team for 2017. He has been publishing short drill videos that can help all players improve their game when they take the time to improve at the drills. Last nights drill sesh. Ready for World Racquetball Tour Salt Lake City event this week. 😎 Short hop drill + greatest drill ever! 💪🏻 Gearbox RacquetballReaching Your Dream FoundationUSA RacquetballBay Area Racquetball Posted by David " Bobby" Horn on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Best Practices For Working And Interacting With Referees
Reaching Your Dream Foundation

Best Practices For Working And Interacting With Referees Athlete-to-Professional, Becoming a Pro, News by Dr. Tim Baghurst www.goatsports.pro Originally published by the Reaching Your Dream Foundation on 10/23/2017. ———- Referees: the word evokes a variety of images and feelings for many. To some, they can be a second opponent. But to others, they are a support, and an assurance that the best player will emerge the winner, and not the one who complained the most. Years ago, I was a FIFA certified soccer referee. As one might imagine, I endured…

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Cloquet’s Nelson is U.S. Open Champ
2017 United Healthcare US Open Racquetball

The Pine Journal from Cloquet, Minnesota reported on their local racquetball players’ results at the 2017 UnitedHealthcare US Open on October 22nd, 2017. http://www.pinejournal.com/sports/4346190-cloquets-nelson-us-open-champ When Rob Nelson of Cloquet entered play at the U.S. Open Racquetball Championships two weeks ago, little did he realize that a few days later, he’d be walking away with a first-place championship medal by winning the Class C 55-and-over age division. “I never thought I would have a chance,” Nelson said after returning home from the Twin Cities. “I never believed I would have gotten…

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O`Callaghan Wins Irish Open
Racquetball Association of Ireland

Noel O`Callaghan (Fermoy) won his 15th Irish Open title when he defeated Mark Murphy (Kilkenny) by 2 games to nil in the Men’s Singles final of the 35th Irish Open held in Kilkenny. The tournament combined with Kilkenny Open which is in its 32nd year. Donna Ryder (Newport) won the Women’s Singles defeating Toni Neary (Arklow). Here’s a clip from the Men’s Open Doubles final which saw Mark Murphy and Ray Breen crowned champions. Clip from men’s Open Doubles final which saw Mark Murphy and Ray Breen crowned champions. Posted…

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