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Basque Pala Games among the Fun in Boise This Weekend

July 27, 2012

Women and Pelota in BoiseThis weekend in Boise will be full of Basque festivities, as the annual San Inazio Festival gets underway. Among the weekend's activities are men and women pilota competitions in the Boise fronton in the ground floor of Anduiza's old boardinghouse. Basque women keep up their cultur...

Team USA Pelota Players Lose Matches But Stay in Medal Hunt at Pan Am Games

October 24, 2011

Roger Etchevers and Roberto Huarte lost tough contests against two of the top handball athletes in the world Monday morning at the 2011 Pan American Games, but both Team USA players still remain in the medal hunt at the international co...

Team USA Pelota Squad to Begin Matches at Pan American Games

October 20, 2011

The United States pelota team, which includes several Basque players who honed their skills in last year's World Championships, will begin competing Friday at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The Basque Amer...

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...

Basque Pelota Great Fernando Goñi Retires

December 28, 2010

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

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...

Team USA Men Score Wins in Handball, Pala Corta at World Pelota Championships (Updated)

October 6, 2010

The men from Team USA scored victories Wednesday in handball and pala corta as the competition heated up at the World Championships of Pelota in France. In 36-meter action, Tony Huarte of the United States upset veteran Julien Ectheverr...

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 Women Hang Tough on 3rd Day of World Pelota Championships

Robert Lopez, Writer

October 3, 2010

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

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

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...

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