Euskal Kazeta

Basque Youths Carry on Handball Tradition

May 27, 2012

Basques who immigrated to the U.S. have managed to hang onto their national pastime of handball, playing it just like their ancestors did. Some say it's dying, but a game between 8, 9 and 10-year-olds yesterday, showed that the sport ...

Basque Pelota

May 10, 2012

Basque Handball Players Woo Bakersfield Crowd from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo....

Huarte Brothers of Team USA Score Pelota Wins at Pan Am Games

October 21, 2011

Brothers Tony and Josetxo Huarte of Team USA won their opening matches Friday afternoon during the Basque Pelota competition at the 2011 Pan American Games. The Huarte brothers trounced the Argentinian duo of Raul Axel Mikkan and Esteba...

Kern County Basques Throw Annual Festival

May 30, 2011

The day began with clouds and rain, but the gloomy weather gave way to sunshine as several thousand people enjoyed the 39th Annual Kern County Basque Festival in Bakersfield. The well-wishers descended on the festival grounds for a da...

Chino Basques Celebrate A Handball Court and History

May 4, 2011

Frontons, or kantxas, where Basques play their favorite sport of handball, have been at the heart of every Basque community in the United States. For anyone who is researching the path of Basque immigration in this country, they onl...

Celebrating Pilota

May 1, 2011

Chino Pilota Besta from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo....

Basque Pelota Great Fernando Goñi Retires

December 28, 2010

Fernando Goñi's championships and stellar performances made him a top player. Read More »...

Huarte, Etchevers of Team USA Lose Semifinal Matches But Still in Medal Hunt

October 8, 2010

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 in...

Team USA Keeps Hope Alive at World Pelota Championships

October 7, 2010

By Xabier Berrueta, United States Federation of Pelota As the World Championships of Pelota enters its final rounds, Team USA members have played some great games and shown a lot of potential for future tournaments. Here's a run...

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

October 5, 2010

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

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...

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