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  • Texas State Doubles

    R48Pro Stop #5 – ESPN – Mar 3-5

    by david

    March 3rd-5th, 2017 WPHLiveTV, the Houston Handball Club, ESPN3 & Tellespen Family YMCA in Downtown Houston, Texas, invite you for some serious Handball during Rodeo month! This Houston-stop has moved from their normal January-February dates to accommodate you, as the widely popular Houston Livestock Show kicks off in March. Bring the whole family and make it a vacation!  This year, qualifiers and elite men pros will compete alongside state championship doubles and anyone can play (even out of towner’s)! – Bring along your junior...

  • Carroll Takes Nola

    WPH New Orleans Race

    by david

    Sunday at the R48 6 New Orleans ‘17 New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/19/17- The World Players of Handball and the New Orleans Handball Community presented the finals of the fourth stop of the Race 4 Eight season from New Orleans, as the Race 4 Eight superstars continued their quests for Race 4 Eight crystal and jockeyed for the top spot in the Race 4 Eight Power Rankings. Race 4 Eight Final: Carroll vs. Fink Killian Carroll and David Fink were both making their third appearances in a Race 4 Eight final, with Carroll having lost his first at last...

  • Big Apple

    NYAC INVITE & R48PRO STOP #6

    by david

    March 23rd-26th, 2017 @ the NYAC (Women’s Elite, Pro Qualifiers & Men’s Elite) The World Players of Handball Foundation returns to the infamous New York Athletic Club for the sixth stop of the professional handball season. Once again, WPH will air pro matches LIVE on race4eight.com (Sat and Sun) while bringing along the world’s best women and men’s athletes. Pro Qualifier begins at noon Thursday; continuing Friday morning, March 23rd. Main draw pro matches begin at 12pm Friday (pros rd of 16), while some local brackets begin on Thursday...

Heart & Courage

Posted on: Feb 20 2017 - 11:42pm | Comments Off on Heart & Courage
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, Players
david

Heart and Courage: R48 #1 Mando Ortiz Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 2/22/17- Mando Ortiz became just the sixth player to reach #1 on the Race 4 Eight Power Rankings since the inception of the tour in 2011, placing him in the most elite group of handball players in the world. Ortiz started his Race career inside the Elite 8 in 2011, but within six months, dropped outside of the top 20 due to inconsistent play and inactivity. Ortiz did not play any events during the 2012-2013 R48 2 season but returned with a vengeance at the Race 4 Eight 3 Plummer Bash in October of 2013, defeating then national finalist Martin Mulkerrins in the qualifier and Naty Alvarado, David Fink, and Emmett Peixoto in the main draw en route to becoming the first qualifier to reach...

JR WPH in Nola

Posted on: Feb 20 2017 - 7:26pm | Comments Off on JR WPH in Nola
In: Jr WPH
david

New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/20/17- JR WPH proudly hosted an instructional clinic for the JR WPH sponsored University of West Florida Argonauts Handball Club at the 2017 New Orleans Race 4 Eight Mardi Gras Open....

R48 Power Rankings: Post Nola ‘17

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 2/20/17- The Race 4 Eight Power Rankings saw a huge shakeup following the R48 6 Stop #4 New Orleans, as second-time R48 winner Killian Carroll moved into the #2 spot following his New Orleans comeback victory. David Fink rose to #3, returning to the top three for the first time since March of 2014 on the heels of three consecutive R48 finals...

Posted on: Feb 20 2017 - 8:22am | Comments Off on R48 Power Rankings: Post Nola ‘17
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, Pro Handball Rankings, WPH R48 Pro
david

R48 Power Rankings: Post Nola ‘17

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 2/20/17- The Race 4 Eight Power Rankings saw a huge shakeup following the R48 6 Stop #4 New Orleans, as second-time...

R48Pro Stop #5 – ESPN – Mar 3-5

March 3rd-5th, 2017 WPHLiveTV, the Houston Handball Club, ESPN3 & Tellespen Family YMCA in Downtown Houston, Texas, invite you...

WPH New Orleans Race

Sunday at the R48 6 New Orleans ‘17 New Orleans, LA, WPH Press, 2/19/17- The World Players of Handball and the New Orleans Handball Community presented the finals of the...

NYAC INVITE & R48PRO STOP #6

March 23rd-26th, 2017 @ the NYAC (Women’s Elite, Pro Qualifiers & Men’s Elite) The World Players of Handball Foundation returns to the infamous New York Athletic Club for the sixth stop of the professional handball season. Once again, WPH will air pro matches LIVE on race4eight.com (Sat and Sun) while bringing along the world’s best women and men’s athletes. Pro Qualifier...

WPH Outdoor

WPH Outdoor Men’s Pro Rankings: 2/13/17

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 2/13/17- The WPH Outdoor Men’s Pro Rankings saw a huge shakeup following the WPH Outdoor 6 3WallBall Bob Harris Royal Flush Stop #2. Samzon Hernandez returned to the top spot for the first...

WPH Bob Harris Open Wraps

The WPH 3WallBall Royal Flush: Finals Sunday Las Vegas, NV, WPH Press, 2/12/17-Sunday crowned champions at the Las Vegas...