There are thousands of racquetball courts across the USA. Finding them isn’t always easy. In 2016, I took up a challenge to find all of the courts in Georgia and Alabama. This resulted in a few good maps with contact information, website links, addresses, phone numbers, number of courts, and sometimes more, like when leagues … Continue reading Have you ever wondered where you can play?
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In the winter, racquetball courts fill up as outdoor play winds down. To energize players in these more crowded conditions, doubles tournaments bloom. Between November and February, states will hold their state doubles championships, regions will hold their regional championships, and the US National Doubles Championship will also be held. November 12-13, 2016 Tennessee State … Continue reading Doubles Season Is Upon Us (2016-2017)
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I like numbers. I like maps. I like to understand how many of a thing there are, and where they are. I spent a few minutes this morning examining the 2016 United Healthcare US Open participant list. I took the number of players from each US state and put them on a map. I did … Continue reading Statistics, Free Online Tools, Exploration III
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I like numbers. I like maps. I like to understand how many of a thing there are, and where they are. I spent a few minutes this evening looking at USA Racquetball’s list of Certified Referees. I took the number of certified refs for each state, by gender, and put them all on a map. … Continue reading Statistics, Free Online Tools, Exploration II
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A college racquetball club in another state has asked me to write an article about them. A college racquetball club in a third state has asked me to donate racquets to them. I’d like to help both, but first I need to determine that my efforts and money will be well spent. What kinds of … Continue reading Collegiate Racquetball – what makes a successful club?
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The USA Racquetball National Singles Championship is being played this week and weekend. http://livestream.com/usaracquetball/events/5232053 Over 260 players have gathered in Denver, Colorado to determine how they fit on the national scene. http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=14388 There are two divisions in particular that are interesting. The US National team is having their final qualifying event. The full rules on … Continue reading US National Team Selection Event – Live Broadcast
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