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Etchevers of Team USA Wins Match at World Championships of Pelota (Updated)

October 5, 2010

Filed under Culture, Handball, Links

Roger Etchevers of the United States soundly defeated his Cuban opponent in singles handball Tuesday during an action-packed day at the World Championships of Pelota in France. The 40 to 14 win by Etchevers continued his strong pe...

Team USA Men Win Handball Match; Women Lose at World Championships of Pelota

Robert Lopez, Writer

October 4, 2010

Filed under Culture, Handball, Links

Members of a doubles handball squad from the United States beat a veteran team from Argentina Monday during in a trinquete battle at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. The victory by A. Etcheverry and Garateix was a...

Team USA Women Hang Tough on 3rd Day of World Pelota Championships

Robert Lopez, Writer

October 3, 2010

Filed under Culture, Handball

As of Sunday afternoon, the trinquete women's paleta goma squad from Team USA was on a two-game winning streak as it prepared to play a veteran Venezuelan duo at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. The match was schedul...

Team USA Meets Tough Competition in 2nd Day of World Pelota Championships

October 2, 2010

Filed under Handball, Links

Team USA athletes faced traditional pelota powerhouse squads from Span and Mexico Saturday during the second day of action at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. In singles handball, Tony Huarte of the United Sta...

Team USA Wins Opening Matches at World Championships of Pelota

October 1, 2010

Filed under Culture, Handball, San Francisco

It was a good start for Team USA during the opening-day action Friday at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. Basque Cultural Center athlete Mireille Acheritogaray, as part of a doubles squad representing the United State...

Team USA Plays at Opening of World Championships of Pelota

September 30, 2010

Filed under Handball, Links, San Francisco

Athletes from the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco are scheduled to compete Saturday Oct. 2 for the United States during the opening weekend action at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. The seven BCC men and...

Basque Cultural Center Team at World Pelota Championships

September 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Handball, News, San Francisco

Athletes from the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco will represent the United States in the 16th annual World Championships of Pelota. Read More »...

Pilota Classics – San Francisco Battles Boise

August 18, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi

The capacity crowd at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton was treated to a tight, back-and-forth struggle between squads from San Francisco and Boise during the final match of the 35th-annual pilota championships sponsored by the North American Basque Organizations, or NABO. Th...

Jaialdi 2010 – NABO Men’s Pelota Championships

July 31, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi

It was a California sweep in the 35th-annual NABO men's pelota championships with Bakersfield and San Francisco coming out on top during the Jaialdi 2010 tournament at Boise's historic Anduiza Fronton. The Bakersfield duo of Dennis Petrissans and Jose Goñi beat a tough San Francisco...

Jaialdi 2010 – World Pilota Council Tournament

July 28, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi, Links

Venezuela took 3rd place in a tight battle against Australia Wednesday July 28 during the World Pilota Council tournament at the Boise fronton. Earlier in the evening, NABO 2 from Bakersfield defeated NABO 1 from Boise for 5t...

Jaialdi 2010 Women’s Pilota

July 28, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi

It was a battle of South America Wednesday July 28 as FEVA Argentina squared off against Venezuela in the semifinal game of the World Pilota Council championships at the Boise fronton. The two teams fought a classic paleta goma match on the historic court to determine who would fac...

Jaialdi 2010 Week Pelota – NABO 1 v NABO 2

July 28, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Handball, Jaialdi, Links

In one of the tournament highlights, the two women's pilota teams from NABO battled it out Tuesday July 27 in a back-and-forth contest during the World Pilota Council championship in Boise. The lead changed hands several times as NABO 1 from Boise and NABO 2 from B...

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