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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
Sunday, September 01
· 2013 USAR OFFICIAL RULE CHANGES
Sunday, August 18
· 2013-14 Alaska State Tournament Schedule
· 2013-14 Alaska Club Racquetball Programs
Sunday, April 07
· 2013 Alaska State Singles
· 2013 AARA Fund Raising
· Racquetball Singles Shuttle

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·2013 Alaska State RB Doubles
·Alaska State Fair 2013
·2013 Mud Run
·2007 Four Wall Turkey Brawl
·2008 Alaska State Singles
·2003 Alaska State Doubles
·2006 Alaska State Singles
·2002 Splats On Ice Racquetball Tournament
·2008 Fall Kick Off Tournament
·2003 Bouncing off the Bay Tournament

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·Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain
·Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters
·No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU
·Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout
·49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence
·AP source: Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-yr extension
·Henley leads a large chasing pack at Deutsche Bank
·Angels trounce A's 8-1 to complete 4-game sweep
·Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep
·Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

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·Gelber Bros
·City and Colours
·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 Alaska State Singles
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2014 Alaska State Singles Racquetball Championships



The 2014 Alaska State Singles Racquetball Championships will take place April 2-5, 2014(Wednesday - Saturday) at The Alaska Club - Midtown 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 iAlaskaGifts.com (Josh Wood) will be given to the first 70 players with paid entries.  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 Gallos 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. 


** Drawsheets for the tournament **  
(Current through all final matches)

Sorry for the delay .. I'll have the pictures online in the next couple days..




** Men's A ** Men's B ** Men's C **





Wednesday Night Recap - Men's Open; Steve Deaton, Robert Bailey, Tom Hood, and Kevin Bohan all Won setting up what should be be some very interesting quarter final matches starting at 5:30 with Kevin Bohan taking on #2 seed Kelly King then at 6:30 #1 Seed and current State Champion Brandon Cuaresma takes on 7 time Men's Open Champion Steve Deaton who at age 60 is still a very tuff match, also at 6:30 #3 Jesse Keaveny takes on Tom Hood who's game has come a long way and is looking at breaking into the top 4. 


Thursday Night Recap: Men's Open; Cuaresma, Bailey, Keaveny, and King all won their quarter finals matches in 2 straight games and it's on to the Semi's, (1) Brandon Cuaresma takes on (5) Robert Bailey at 6:30 and (3) Jesse Keaveny takes on (2) Kelly King at 7:30, In the Men's Elite Steve Maisey finds his way to the semis to play Lam Nguyen (Juneau) at 6:30 after taking out the #1 seed Jean-Claude Tassey.





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Alaska Racquetball News : Singles Shuttle March 29 2014
Alaska Racquetball News

Singles Shuttle Saturday March 29, 2014


The Alaska Club Midtown will be hosting a "Racquetball Singles Shuttle" on Saturday March  29th  from 12:30-2:30pm. This is the last chance to get ready for the upcoming state singles tournament. Players are required to show up 1 half hour prior to start time 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 Alaska State Doubles Championships
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2014 Alaska State Doubles Championships



The 2014 Alaska State Doubles will take place at the Alaska Club Midtown February 20 - 23, 2014 Divisions will be offered to Women, Men, and Juniors of all SKILL Levels from Novice to Open along with Age events, Mixed Doubles will also be offered in both B/C and Open/A Levels,  Players are allowed to enter 1 Skill, 1 Age & 1 Mixed division for a total of 3 (The 3rd Event MUST be Mixed Doubles) if competing in three events PLEASE no time conflicts. 

Entry deadline: Applications must be turned in to The Alaska Club Midtown by 6pm on SUNDAY February 16. No refunds will be given after the draw is posted. No team will be entered unless entries are received from both team members.

All tournament participants will be required to pay a $15 AARA membership fee. If you are a current United States Association of Racquetball (USAR) member then you will not need to pay another membership fee. Anyone in need of a partner in any division PLEASE Contact me ASAP and I'll try to team you up with someone.

You may list one time conflict and we will do our best to accommodate. If we cannot schedule around your conflict, you will be notified prior to draw completion. If you DO-NOT list a conflict on your application, no changes will be made after the draw has been posted THANK YOU for your support.



** Tournament Draw Sheets **
(Current through all final matches)
 

** Men's Open * Men's Elite * Men's A/B **

** Men's 25+ ** Men's 50+ **

** Junior's ** Mixed Open ** Women's Open **







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Alaska Racquetball News : Doubles Shuttle February 15 2014
Alaska Racquetball News

Doubles Shuttle Saturday February 15, 2014


The Alaska Club Midtown will be hosting a "Racquetball Doubles Shuttle" on Saturday February 15,  There will be two sessions,  The first for Open, Elite, and A players from 12:30-2:30pm and the B/C players from 2:30-4:30. This is the last chance to get ready for the upcoming Alaska State Doubles tournament. Players are required to show up 1 half hour prior to start time 12:00pm for Open through A & 2:00pm for B/C players. At 12:15 and 2:15 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 team starting on the HIGHER NUMBERED COURTS and working down to the LOWER SEEDED TEAMS 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 TEAM (Bring your CASH with you to the Shuttle) and is open to the first 16 teams per session to signup. If your interested in playing send me an e-mail ASAP or call me 242-7470.






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Alaska Racquetball News : 2014 Winter Racquetball League
Alaska Racquetball News



2014 Winter Racquetball League


The 2014 Winter Racquetball Leagues start January 28 and goes on for 8 Weeks ending March 11, The Winter League has 32 players competing in 4 divisions Women's, Men's Open, Men's Elite/A, and Men's B/C. The league will be a Round Robin format,  All players play 3 games to 11 with the league scoring as follows; 1pt per point scored, 1pt per game won, 3pts for match win for a 39 possible points per match.

LEAGUE UPDATE

1st night of league play takes place this Tuesday night Jan 28, We have 4 courts setup for League play from 5:30 through 7:30, I will have copies of your scheduled match times along with other information to pass out . Racquetball Challenge Court takes place on Tuesday night and is a good way to warm up for your scheduled league match. There is still one opening in the Open division if someones knows of someone who may want it get with me ASAP. 

(Schedules & Score Sheets current through Monday March 3, 2014)

Matches marked in yellow have not been played or no scores were reported, All matches must be completed by March 18th.. Thank You


Women's Schedule & Score Sheet

Men's Open Schedule & Score Sheet

Men's Elite
Schedule & Score Sheet

Men's B/C
Schedule & Score Sheet





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