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Sunday, September 07
· 2014 Alaska Senior Games
Sunday, March 23
· 2014 Alaska State Singles
· Singles Shuttle March 29 2014
Tuesday, February 11
· 2014 Alaska State Doubles Championships
· Doubles Shuttle February 15 2014
Tuesday, January 28
· 2014 Winter Racquetball League
Wednesday, January 15
· 2014 Alaska Open
Tuesday, November 12
· 2013 Christmas Classic
Sunday, November 03
· 2013 Four Wall Turkey Brawl
Sunday, September 29
· 2013 Fall Kick Off Tournament

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·2014 Alaska State Singles
·2014 Alaska State Doubles
·2013 Alaska State Singles
·2013 Handball Pro Stop
·2013 State Handball Singles
·2013 Alaska State Handball Doubles
·2013 Alaska State RB Doubles
·Alaska State Fair 2013
·2013 Mud Run
·2007 Four Wall Turkey Brawl


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·No. 9 UCLA must overcome Stanford for Pac-12 title
·Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship
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·Popovich, Ginobili reflect on their rocky start
·Rivalry week will be last stand for some coaches


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·The day before last
·Black and White Shoes
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·Swimming Pool
·Jogger and Turbine
·City Block
·Gelber Bros
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·Glass Corridor



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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 Racquetball News : 2014 Four Wall Turkey Brawl
Alaska Racquetball News

2014 Four Wall Turkey Brawl

The next Anchorage tournament will be the 2014 Four Wall Turkey Brawl November 6-9 at The Alaska Club - Midtown. Once again both Singles and Doubles divisions will be offered along with Junior divisions. Players may compete in 2 events total but only 1 "Skill Level". Women players are allowed to compete in a Men's division one level below their current Women's division only after entering their Women's division first. Entry Deadline is Sunday November 2 @ 6pm. All tournament participants are required to be current AARA members. If you are a current US Racquetball (USAR) member, then you will not need to pay the $15 AARA membership fee. Entry fee includes Court Time, Balls, Lunch on Saturday, Refreshments throughout the tournament.

The AARA will be hosting the Saturday (12 Noon) luncheon and will be serving a Thanksgiving feast to include Turkey, Potatoes, Gravy, vegetables, Rolls, and Pies.. If you would like to bring a dish to share Please have it at the tournament about 11:30 Saturday afternoon.. Thank You

(Drawsheets current through all final matches)

Women's Age, Women's Doubles, and Men's A did not get enough entries, One guy dropped from Men's B so if anyone know someone who wants the spot Please get in touch with me ASAP, Men's C and Advance Juniors were combined (This should be fun to watch).

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Alaska Racquetball News : 2014 Fall Kickoff tournament
Alaska Racquetball News

2014 Fall Kickoff

While here we go again!.. The 2014/15 Alaska Racquetball season gets under way with the 2014 Fall Kick-Off October 9-12 at The Alaska Club Midtown, This is the first of six tournaments to be held at The Alaska Club Midtown and we are looking forward to another GREAT season. Both Singles and Doubles events will be offered for both Adults and Juniors at this event, Players are allowed to enter 1 Skill & 1 Age or Doubles event (2 Total)(Women's or mixed doubles can be played as a 3rd event).. Entry fees: $30 for the first event; $8 for second and third event. Juniors $15 for first event. Juniors must play in a Junior division as their first event to receive this special price. Entry deadline is Sunday October 5th . Entry forms are available at the club..

So we ended up with 42 players who will compete in 9 divisions on this the first tournament of the 2014/15 Alaska Racquetball season, The Womens singles did not get enough entries, and the Men's Age event became one division. If you find any problems with the draws Please let me know ASAP.

Tournament Draw Sheets
(Current through all final matches)

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Alaska Racquetball News : Singles Shuttle September 27 2014
Alaska Racquetball News

Singles Shuttle Saturday September 27, 2014

The Alaska Club Midtown will be hosting a "Racquetball Singles Shuttle" on Saturday September  27th  from 12:30-2:30pm. This is the first chance to get ready for the upcoming racquetball season. Players are required to show up 1 half hour prior to start time (12 Noon) with $10 cash, At 12:15 any reserved spots will be given away to stand by players.

How do shuttles work?: Players will be ranked according to the Alaska State Rankings with the highest ranked Player starting on the HIGHER NUMBERED COURTS and working down to the LOWER SEEDED PLAYERS on the LOWER NUMBERED COURTS. Play begins when the Whistle is blown, players will play until the whistle is blown once again to stop play (7 Minutes Later), Winners will move UP 1 court toward the LOWER NUMBERED COURTS while Losers will move DOWN 1 court toward the HIGHER NUMBERED COURTS and both shall be ready to start the new game within 30 SECONDS. Play will continue for 2 Hours with the winners being determined by total number of MATCH WINS.

 The cost of the Shuttle is $10 PER PERSON (Bring your CASH with you to the Shuttle) and is open to the first 16 individuals to signup. If your interested in playing send me an e-mail ASAP or call me 242-7470 (OK to txt me).

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Alaska Racquetball News : 2014-15 Alaska Tournament Schedule
Alaska Racquetball News

2014-15 Alaska Racquetball Tournament Schedule

US Open Racquetball Championships
October 8-12, 2014
Minneapolis, MN

Fall Kick Off
October 9 – 12, 2014
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Anchorage, AK

4 Wall Turkey Brawl
November 6 – 9, 2014
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Anchorage, AK

Christmas Classic
December 11 – 14, 2014
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Anchorage, AK

The Alaska Open
January 15 – 18, 2015
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Anchorage, AK

US National Doubles Championships
February 2015
Arizona State Univ.
Tempe, AZ

Alaska State Doubles
February 19 – 22, 2015
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Anchorage, AK

2014 Alaska State Singles
April 1 – 4, 2015 (Wednesday-Saturday)
The Alaska Club – Midtown
Anchorage, AK

For more information on the Anchorage Tournaments contact the Tournament Director Tim Keaveny @ 907-242-7470 or the Alaska Club Racquetball Director @ 907-562-2460, 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 Racquetball News : 2014-15 Alaska Club Racquetball Programs
Alaska Racquetball News

2014-15 The Alaska Club Anchorage Racquetball Programs

Racquetball Shuttles 2014 – 2015 (Tim Keaveny)

Singles Shuttle………………………….Saturday September 27, 2014
Doubles Shuttle………………………..Saturday February 14, 2015
Singles Shuttle………………………….Saturday March 21, 2015

Racquetball Leagues @ Midtown – Tuesday Nights (2 – 8 Week Sessions) (Jesse Keaveny)

Fall League……………………………….October 14, 2013 – December 2, 2014
Winter League………………………….January 20, 2015 – March 10, 2015

Juniors Program @ Midtown – Saturday Mornings (2 – 10 Week Sessions) (Instructor Tim Keaveny)
8 and Under Saturday 9am – 10am
9 and Over Saturday 10am – 11am and Thursday 6pm – 7:30pm

Session #1………………………………..September 20, 2014 – December 6, 2014
Session #2………………………………..January 10, 2015 – March 28, 2015

Women’s Clinic @ East  (Tuesday Nights) (Ben & Brandon Cuaresma)

Session #1…………………………………October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014
Session #2…………………………………January 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015
Session #3…………………………………March 17, 24, 31, April 7, 2015

Free Clinics (Monthly @ East & Midtown) (Tuesday Nights) (Ben & Brandon Cuaresma) 6pm

Rules, Forehand, Backhand Strokes…September 8, 2014 (Midtown)
Forehand & Backhand Stroke #2……….October 6, 2014 (East)
Serves to Win……………………………………November 10, 2014 (Midtown)
Offensive Shots & Strategy………………December 8, 2014 (East)
Defensive Shots & Strategy……………..January 12, 2015 (Midtown)
How to play doubles and win…………..February 11, 2015 (East)
Advanced Shots & Strategy……………..March 11, 2015 (Midtown)

Never played Racquetball clinic series Saturday @ East (Morning) then Valley / Eagle River
(Afternoon) (Tom Hood) 9am East Club - 12 Noon Valley / Eagle River

Eagle River / East – September 13, 2014
Valley / East – October 18, 2014
Eagle River / East – November 15, 2014
Valley / East – January 10, 2015
Eagle River / East – February 7, 2015
Eagle River / East – March 7, 2015
Valley / East – April 11, 2015

For more information on any of the Anchorage Racquetball Programs contact The Alaska Club Racquetball Director @ 907-562-2460

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