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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 may 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...

Pittsburgh R48 Pre-Qualifier Wraps

Posted on: Oct 22 2017 - 8:37am | Comments Off on Pittsburgh R48 Pre-Qualifier Wraps
In: Elite Handball, News, News Archive, WPH R48 Pro
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Pittsburgh, PA, WPH Press, 10/21/17- Pittsburgh hosted the second R48 qualifier of the R48 7 season, with top stars from Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota, Canada, and Ireland vying for direct entry into the R48 7 Montana (January), Las Vegas (February), or Houston (March). With guaranteed R48 ranking points on the line for the winner, the action was intense during the one-day event at Pittsburgh’s Amerifit Handball Club. Ireland’s Stephen Cooney entered the event as the highest ranked R48 pro in the event (#16) and played flawlessly en route to the final. The two-time RFC champion felt at home on Amerifit’s show court, ousting Cleveland’s Joe Frankenfeld in the quarterfinals and Pittsburgh Qualifier’s co-MVP Charlie...

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 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...

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
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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,...

Thus Far: R48Pro Facts & Trends

DF’s Race 4 Eight Fun Facts & Trends Through the R48 7 Atlanta The 2017-2018 R48 7 kicked off in Atlanta on the first weekend...

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...

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. More than 40 pro, junior, and amateur players from Arizona and California filled Pima’s courts for a sun-splashed day of 3-Wall Small Ball and Big Ball handball. Small Ball...

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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...