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Old Articles
Wednesday, February 10
· 2016 Alaska State Doubles
Sunday, December 13
· The Alaska Open 2016 - End of an Era
Monday, November 02
· 2015 Four Wall Turkey Brawl
Sunday, October 04
· 2015 Fall Kick Off Tournament
Tuesday, September 29
· Racquetball Singles Shuttle - October 3 2015
Monday, August 31
· 2015-16 Alaska Racquetball Tournament Schedule
· 2015-16 Alaska Club Racquetball Programs
Sunday, March 29
· 2015 Alaska State Singles
Thursday, March 26
· Racquetball Singles Shuttle - March 28
Sunday, February 08
· 2015 Alaska State Doubles

Older Articles

My photos at SmugMug
·Alaska Scenery
·2016 Arctic Thunder
·2016 AOR Minor Softball Allstars
·AOR Rebellion Softball 2016
·AOR Minor Baseball 2016
·California Vacation March 2016
·2014 Elmendorf AFB Air Show.
·2016 Alaska State HB Doubles


·Seattle, Arizona players not sure how to react after 6-6 tie
·Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL's current OT format
·ICYMI in NFL's Week 7: U-G-L-Y, you ain't got no alibi
·Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs
·Bryant, Baez and other young Cubs critical in title chase
·Being minus in turnover margin is a recipe for defeat
·AP Top 25 Heat Check: Ohio State, A&M drop, but how far?
·Our NBA picks: Warriors over Clippers, Cavs over Celtics
·AP Interview: Vogel brings positivity, winning ways to Magic
·NBA TV host Kristen Ledlow says she was robbed at gunpoint


Daily dose of Imagery
·To the Sea
·The day before last
·Black and White Shoes
·The Flags
·Swimming Pool
·Jogger and Turbine
·City Block
·Gelber Bros
·City and Colours
·Glass Corridor



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Welcome to Alaska Racquetball

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Welcome to version 2.0 of the Alaska Racquetball Homepage!! The Website was created on January 18, 1998 after reading one book (HTML in 24 Hours) since then both Sharon and I have learned so much more about websites and thus version 2.0 was born. We will continue to bring you all the news about current Alaskan Racquetball Events along with a large archive of past events. We will post as much information as we receive from the Tournament Directors along with the Alaska State Racquetball Association Board to include; AARA Board meetings minutes, AARA Board announcements, Tournament Information, Drawsheets, and Photos. We also do our best at keeping up with Alaskan Players as they compete in out of state Tournaments. We also will post anything you would like us to pass along such as Old Photos, New Babies, Weddings, Graduations ect just e-mail us and we'll get it online asap. If you have any questions, comments, Please feel free to contact  me via E-Mail..or at one of the Anchorage tournaments. For more information on any of the Anchorage Tournaments E-Mail Tim Keaveny Anchorage Tournament Director - (907) 242-7470. For Fairbanks Tournaments contact The Club @ (907) 456.1914. and for Juneau Tournaments call the club @ (907) 789-2181. 

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Alaska Amateur Racquetball Association : 2016 Jimmy Stewart Benefit Tournament
Alaska Amateur Racquetball Association

Jimmy Stewart Medical Benefit Tournament

OK it's time to dust off your racquet's The 1st tournament of the Alaska season will be October 19-22 deadline for entry is Sunday October 16th. The first tournament will be a fundraiser to benefit Jimmy Stewart who was involved in a gas explosion at his Talkeetna cabin and received Third degree burns that cover over 80% of his body. The Alaska Club is donating ALL the proceeds from the tournament to benefit The Stewart Family. 

Please use the following LINK: to sign-up to bring something to the potluck on Saturday, October 22nd for the Jimmy Stewart Benefit! In the "comments" section, please indicate what you are bringing to avoid duplicate dishes. There is a fridge and small kitchen area that we may use on Saturday, so if you are competing that morning you are welcome to bring in items at anytime. Please have all the items there before 11:30am. Potluck will begin around noon! Thank you. 

There will also be a Silent Auction throughout the tournament, Anyone interested in donating items to the silent auction can contact myself (Tournament Director) 242-7470 or Jimmy Kayongo the Alaska Club East Manager at 337-9550. Thank You for all your support with this Benefit Tournament.

Tournament Update

We ended up with a total of 50 players who will be competing in 10 different divisions 5 of them Round Robin's. In order to accommodate all the folks with "Time Conflicts" along with all the players who are playing multiple events, we had to push the tournament through Sunday morning.  There are 100 matches scheduled to be played so that does not leave any wiggle room for rescheduling, Please show up early for your scheduled match to help matches run as close to on time or even early if possible. 

What a GREAT turnout for this Special tournament for our Friend Jimmy Stewart.

Tournament Drawsheets - Current through all Final Matches

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Alaska Amateur Racquetball Association : 2016-17 Alaska Racquetball Tournament Schedule
Alaska Amateur Racquetball Association

2016 – 2017 Racquetball Tournament Schedule


Jimmy Stewart Benefit Tournament

October 19 -22, 2016

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, AK


4 Wall Turkey Brawl

November 10 – 13, 2016

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, AK


The Alaska State Doubles

January 5 – 8, 2017

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, AK


The Alaska State Open

February 9 – 12, 2017

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, AK


March Singles Shootout

March 9 – 12, 2017

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, AK


2017 Alaska State Singles


April 19 - 22, 2017

The Alaska Club – East

Anchorage, AK

For more information on the Anchorage Tournaments contact the Tournament Director Tim Keaveny @ 907-242-7470 For the Fairbanks tournaments contact the Tournament Director Dan Anderson @ 907-687-4054. All Anchorage Tournaments take place Thursday through Sunday, matches start as early as 5:30pm Weekdays and as early as 9am on the Weekends. Players can list one time conflict for their starting time and can compete in a total of TWO Events ONLY.. AARA (Alaska Racquetball Assoc.)  or USA Racquetball memberships are required of all tournament participants.

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Alaska Amateur Racquetball Association : 2016-17 Alaska Club Racquetball Programs
Alaska Amateur Racquetball Association

2016 - 17 Alaska Club Racquetball Programs

Racquetball Shuttles 2016 – 2017 (Tim Keaveny)

Doubles Shuttle………………………..Sunday February 5, 2017 - East

Singles Shuttle………………………….Sunday April 9, 2017 – East

Junior Racquetball Class  - Thursday 6pm – 7:30pm (Tim Keaveny & Jesse Keaveny)

Session #1…………………….………………October 13, 2016 – December 15, 201 – South

Session #2…………………………………….January 12, 2017 – March 16, 2017 – South

Racquetball 101 @ East) (Wednesday Nights) (Ben & Brandon Cuaresma)

Session #1…………………………………November 1, 8, 15, 22, 2016 - East

Session #2…………………………………January 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017 - South

Session #3…………………………………March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 - South

Free Clinics (Monthly @ Palmer) (Saturday Afternoon) (Ben Cuaresma)

Rules, Forehand, Backhand Strokes…November 26, 2016

Serves to Win……………………………………December 17, 2016

Offensive Shots & Strategy………………February 18, 2017

Advanced Shots & Strategy……………..April 1, 2017

Never played Racquetball clinic series Saturday @ East (10—11:30am) then Valley / Eagle River

(1-2:30pm) (Tom Hood)

Valley / East – October 15, 2016

Eagle River / East – November 19, 2016

Valley / East – January 14, 2017

Eagle River / East – February 25, 2017

Eagle River / East – March 18, 2017

Valley / East – April 15, 2017

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Alaska Racquetball News : 2016 Alaska State Singles
Alaska Racquetball News

2016 Alaska State Racquetball Singles Championships sponsored by:

Kelly King & Family

2016 Alaska State Singles Racquetball Championships

The 2016 Alaska State Singles Racquetball Championships will take place April 20-23, 2016(Wednesday - Saturday) at The Alaska Club - EAST Out of town players MUST be able to play on THURSDAY NIGHT. All Singles divisions both SKILL & AGE will be offered, Players may enter in 1 skill level only and 2 events total. A special commemorative t-shirt designed by (Josh Wood) will be given to the first 70 players with a paid entry.  All players are required to be AARA Members and a $15 annual fee will collected at the tournament desk for all non members, Your membership will allow you to attend the AARA "End of Year" party  at Las Margaritas on Dimond  Saturday night where along with GREAT FOOD & DRINK we will be presenting trophies to all the newly crowned state champions, Adult and Junior Sportsmanship awards, and give away a lot of door prizes.  Guests may also attend the party for a fee of $15..

Drawsheets for the tournament
(Current through all Final matches)

** Juniors **

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Alaska Racquetball News : 2016 March Madness
Alaska Racquetball News

2016 March Singles Shootout

The next Anchorage tournament will be the 2016 March Singles Shootout March 24-27 at The Alaska Club - East. This is a Singles ONLY tournament to help prepare everyone for the Alaska State Singles tournament which will take place April 20-23rd, All Singles divisions will be offered both SKILL LEVEL & Age Events along with Junior divisions. Players may compete in 1 Skill Level and 1 Age Event for a total of 2 events. Entry Deadline is Sunday March 20. All tournament participants are required to be current AARA members.

Download an entry form HERE

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