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    $60k Memorial R48Pro #2 – New Thur Qualifier Opens – 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 UPDATE:  Qualifier will be capped at 44; Email the WPH at info@wphlive.tv if you would want to play in a Pre-Qualifier Bracket Thursday after 4pm. Up to two winners will be inserted...

  • 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...

Tucson Memorial ‘17 -Press Release

Posted on: Oct 23 2017 - 4:59pm | Comments Off on Tucson Memorial ‘17 -Press Release
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, WPH R48 Pro
david

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 10/23/17- The World Players of Handball are thrilled to present the 2017 Tucson Memorial/Race 4 Eight 7 Stop #2, benefitting JR WPH. The Memorial will be held November 10-12, 2017 at the Tucson Racquet Club, located at 4001 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716. The Tucson Memorial was created to honor our handball friends and family that we’ve sadly lost in the last year. This year’s Memorial will honor handball legend and icon David Chapman and WPH ESPN film crew superstar Ben Manning. “It’s with a very heavy heart that we honor Dave and Ben this year, two members of our handball family that lost their lives at such a young age,” stated WPH Development Director David Fink. “We will hold a special ceremony...

$60k Memorial R48Pro #2 – New Thur Qualifier Opens – Honoring Chapman/Manning

–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...

Posted on: Oct 20 2017 - 3:30pm | Comments Off on $60k Memorial R48Pro #2 – New Thur Qualifier Opens – Honoring Chapman/Manning
In: Elite Handball, Homepage Feature, News, News Archive, THE TOURNAMENT, WPH R48 Pro
david

Tucson Memorial ‘17 -Press Release

Tucson, AZ, WPH Press, 10/23/17- The World Players of Handball are thrilled to present the 2017 Tucson Memorial/Race 4 Eight 7 Stop...

Pittsburgh R48 Pre-Qualifier Wraps

Pittsburgh, PA, WPH Press, 10/21/17- Pittsburgh hosted the second R48 qualifier of the R48 7 season, with top stars from Pennsylvania,...

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 Players of Handball are thrilled to present...

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 Pre Qualifier, January 6-7, 2018 at the Olympic Club, located at 524 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94102. In addition to the Men’s Open/R48 Pre Qualifier singles, the OC singles will also feature Women’s Singles and Junior Small Ball and Big Ball Singles. The...

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...