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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Faculty builds community through sports
John Brown University Faculty Racquetball

The Threefold Advocate published this article on October 26, 2017. ———- While intramural season began for students at John Brown University in the fall, a lesser-known form of community recreation has been in effect much longer. John Brown University faculty members have participated in intramural sports as well as an organized pickup game for over 20 years. Basketball and racquetball are two of the most popular faculty-organized sports, but professors have also organized intramural soccer and flag football teams as well as mountain biking and road biking groups. Kevin Simpson,…

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Racquetball Club: Looking to make a splat on campus
2017 MSU Exponent Racquetball Club

The MSU Exponent reports on the university racquetball club on October 26, 2017. ———- Montana State’s racquetball club is heating up for another great season and they’re looking to make a mark on the MSU campus. Last year, the team placed seventh nationally, and they expect better results this season. Under the leadership of their new club president, Gavin Usher, and with the help of Matt Majxner, local nationally-ranked influential racquetball player, the club is gearing up and partnering with sponsors to bring in four top-pro players for a Bozeman…

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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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