Team USA handball players Tony Huarte and Roger Etchevers were defeated by stronger Mexican opponents Friday at the World Championships of Pelota, but the two U.S. athletes still remain in the hunt for bronze medals at the international tournament in Pau, France. The two U.S. matches came on a day when gold medals were awarded to France in xare and [...]Read more ›
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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 performance at the international tournament. On Friday, he defeated a rival from Argentina 40 to 11 in trinquete singles handball. On the 36-meter [...]Read more ›
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 bright spot for Team USA on a day when several U.S. squads lost to more powerful opponents. Late Sunday, the [...]Read more ›
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 scheduled for late Sunday. (Euskal Kazeta will provide the score as soon as it is available.) In key action on [...]Read more ›
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 States, won her opening match 30 to 13 against Canada in a paleta goma trinquete battle. In other action for Team USA, Roger [...]Read more ›
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 women are the members of Team USA. The men begin their tournament play in doubles handball against a tough Spanish [...]Read more ›