XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 9
USA Racquetball Junior World Championships

Day 9 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 11, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #9 Saturday, November 11, 2017 Well, the XXIX IRF World Racquetball Championships is indeed in the record books. What a day, full of highs and lows, but mostly highs as the team celebrated the double Golds of Sonya Shetty and Akul Ramayani as well as an impressive amassing of Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in 22 divisions!   Coaches…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 8
USA Racquetball Junior National Team 2017

Day 8 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 10, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #8 Friday, November 10, 2017 Greetings to all! Tomorrow on Veterans Day, we join our fellow Americans in honoring the sacrifices of all those who serve and have served. Thank you to all U.S. veterans! Please see the end of this Blog #8 for a little more information on Veterans Day.**   Brief weather report…as I write this, a dusting of snow…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 7
USA Racquetball Junior World Championships

Day 7 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 10, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #7 Thursday, November 9, 2017 Brrr..a chilly day in Minneapolis where the temperature barely touched 20 degrees F. As of this writing, it’s 11 degrees, but wait! There’s a heat wave on the way that will take us to 29 degrees tomorrow. Yay (covered and heated) Skyway! Weather report complete, on to racquetball…   Coach Charlie Summarizes  Today was a…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 6
USA Racquetball 2017 Junior World Championships

Day 6 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 9, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #6 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Coach Charlie Weighs In What a day! The 12 & Under girls started us off with some exciting matches and the energy was high from the start. The main draws started today which brings a different feel to the tournament. It’s like the first day all over again. Nerves were present. But these players…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 5
USA Racquetball Junior World Championships

Day 5 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 8, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #5 Tuesday, November 7, 2017   Coach Charlie Speaks on the Day… “We had another very strong day today, closing out an already very successful three days of pool play. First off, thank you so much to the parents for all their support! Thank you to our outstanding coaching staff, private coaches included, for never missing a beat and…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 4
USA Racquetball 2017 Junior World Championships

Day 4 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 7, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #4 Monday, November 6, 2017   Monday in Minneapolis was jam packed with Team USA action. But first, let’s take a step back and enjoy Coach Charlie Pratt’s comments from late last night (after the blog was published). Matches ran until 11:30 pm, and while (nearly) everyone was hitting the hay, Charlie had a few things to say:   “Sunday, my…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 3
USA Racquetball 2017 Junior National Team Parents

Day 3 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 5, 2017. US Junior Team — Blog #3 Sunday, November 5, 2017   Howdy from Minneapolis where the weather is hovering in the low 30’s with no snow in the forecast until Saturday. Mysteriously, it was dark by 5:00 pm (with a wind chill of 100 below F., lol, jk), but what did Team USA care? They were heating up the courts at Life Time all day and all evening. …

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 2
USA Racquetball Junior National Team 2017

Day 2 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 4, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #2 Saturday, November 4, 2017       Greetings from Minneapolis! What a fortunate turn of events that, after a jam-packed day, the time changes tonight and we are afforded an extra hour of rest!   Before Opening Ceremonies this afternoon, the entire delegation arrived at the club at 5:00 pm for group photos. After a spirited exhibition match involving Mauro Rojas (the…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs
2017 USA Racquetball Junior National Team Training

Day 1 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 4, 2017. ———- XXVIIII 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs Minneapolis, MN November 5-11, 2017 Team USA Challenge Donation Link US Junior Team Blog #1 Friday, November 3, 2017 Welcome to the first of nine (or ten, if you’re lucky) Daily Blogs that are designed to make you feel like you’re right here in Minneapolis with the 46 players representing the USA at the IRF World Junior…

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USA Racquetball Scholarship Program Application Deadline Is January 31, 2018
USA Racquetball Scholarship

Join us in supporting the USA Racquetball Scholarship Program.  Together, we can help ensure that young players will be able to receive assistance with their educational pursuits from the racquetball family for years to come. USA Racquetball is celebrating the 28th Anniversary of the Scholarship Program.  Please consider a gift of $25 or more to help young players reach their academic potential. https://www.givedirect.org/donate/?cid=74 USAR Scholarship Applicants Graduating high school seniors and college undergraduates can apply for competitive USA Racquetball scholarships each year. This year’s deadline is January 31, 2018. Funding…

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