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    $60k Memorial R48Pro #2 – First Come, First Serve – Honoring Chapman/Manning

    by david

    –The No-Entry Fee Tucson Memorial, November 10-12th, 2017, in Tucson, Arizona-  Celebrating the lives of our handball friends that we have lost over the past year, and throughout the years, at this special 4 wall indoor memorial handball tournament [Big & Small Ball].– Highlights: –ESPN Coverage No Entry Fee Player caps on all divisions (Qualifier capping at 44 other divisions cap at 16 or 32)- First Come First Serve Saturday Live Music, BBQ, outdoor games w/pros (Ping Pong, Pickleball, etc) Continuous Food &...

  • R.I.P. TGO

    June 26, 1975 – October 10, 2017 – David Chapman​

    by david

    From unknown causes, handball champion, David Chapman, passed away at his home in St. Louis, Missouri last night (Tuesday, October 10th, 2017).  The Cause of Death has not been confirmed. Chapman, just made a comeback to the sport of handball after a four year layoff, where he made a splash in Las Vegas at the WPH 3WB Outdoor World Championships (Taking second in X-Fest, as the best all-around player in the game), this past September 21st. Chapman hosted handball players at his home a weekend before this past Tuesday, and was in great spirits,...

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    R48Pro 7 Atlanta: Carroll Nabs Trophy; WPH Upload Videos

    by david

    Atlanta, GA, WPH Press, 10/8/17- Sunday: Finals Carroll vs. Ortiz (WATCH VIDEO) Killian Carroll entered Sunday’s final having lost just one match in the past 12 months, while racking up wins in three R48 events, adding his second national championship, and collecting assorted titles in Ireland and across the U.S. Mando Ortiz avoided elimination by mere inches in his quarterfinal showdown against Emmett Peixoto and parlayed his good fortune into his first finals appearance since winning the R48 6 Minnesota in November of 2016. Ortiz...

R48Pro LAAC Pro-Qual Dec 9

Posted on: Oct 16 2017 - 3:19pm | Comments Off on R48Pro LAAC Pro-Qual Dec 9
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, WPH R48 Pro
david

The 2017 LAAC R48 Pre Qualifier: December 9, 2017 Los Angeles, CA, WPH Press, 10/16/17- The Los Angeles Athletic Club and the World Players of Handball are thrilled to present the LAAC R48 Pre Qualifier, December 9, 2017at the LAAC, located at 431 W 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90014. The winner of the LAAC R48 Pre Qualifier will earn a travel stipend to the Race 4 Eight of his choice during the 2017-2018 R48 VII season, with the winner choosing to use his Race 4 Eight travel stipend from R48 VII stops in Montana, Las Vegas, Houston, New York City, and Salt Lake City. If the LAAC R48 Pre-Qualifier champion is unable to attend a Race 4 Eight event during this Race season, the LAAC R48 Pre-Qualifier finalist will earn the travel stipend. If two players...

JR WPH Singles at the Battle I ‘17

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 10/15/17- More than 20 youngsters from Phoenix, Arizona State University, Pima College, and the Fred Lewis Foundation competed in the WPH Outdoor Battle I at Tucson’s Pima West College, producing a number of exciting 3-Wall matches and inspiring sportsmanship and camaraderie among the youngsters. Fred Lewis Foundation superstar Ayden Brule...

Posted on: Oct 15 2017 - 6:46pm | Comments Off on JR WPH Singles at the Battle I ‘17
In: Jr WPH, News, News Archive
david

R48Pro LAAC Pro-Qual Dec 9

The 2017 LAAC R48 Pre Qualifier: December 9, 2017 Los Angeles, CA, WPH Press, 10/16/17- The Los Angeles Athletic Club and the World...

The 2018 OC Singles/R48 Pre Qualifier: January 6-7, 2018

San Francisco, CA, WPH Press, 10/15/17- The Olympic Club and the World Players of Handball are thrilled to present the OC Singles/R48...

Posted on: Oct 14 2017 - 7:49pm | Comments Off on WPH Outdoor Battle I in Tucson
In: News, News Archive, WPH Outdoor
david

WPH Outdoor Battle I in Tucson

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 10/14/17- WPH Outdoor and AZ Outdoor Racquetball teamed up for the first of three combined events during the fall/winter of 2017-2018 with the Battle I at Pima...

Remembering The Greatest: Dave Chapman Passes Away

By David Fink Handball lost its greatest champion on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, as David Chapman tragically passed away in his home at just 42 years of age. Everyone in the sport was impacted by Dave, having served as his student, opponent, friend, or admirer, and most cases, all of the above. Chapman’s genius was unmistakable, drawing the admiration of the game’s greatest players,...

WPH Outdoor

WPH Outdoor Battle I in Tucson

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 10/14/17- WPH Outdoor and AZ Outdoor Racquetball teamed up for the first of three combined events during the fall/winter of 2017-2018 with the Battle I at Pima College West in Tucson, AZ....

WPH & AZ Outdoor Racquetball to Run Combined Event

WPH Outdoor Teams With AZ Outdoor Racquetball at the Battle I Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 7/14/17- The WPH is thrilled to announce...