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Etchevers of Team USA wins bronze medal in Basque Pelota at Pan Am Games

October 26, 2011

Roger Etchevers of Team USA won a bronze medal with a commanding performance Wednesday afternoon in the Basque Pelota competition at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Etchevers, 38, overwhelmed Luis Maid...

Team USA Pelota Players Win Matches, Will Battle for Gold and Bronze Medals at Pan Am Games

October 25, 2011

The Team USA Basque Pelota squad put on impressive performances Tuesday morning as four different athletes advanced to the gold and bronze medal rounds at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Roberto Huarte will play for the...

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 Looks to Advance to Medal Round at Pan Am Games

October 23, 2011

After opening with a series of wins and some tough losses, the Team USA Basque Pelota players will be battling to advance to the medal rounds at the 2011 Pan American Games being held in Mexico. Roger Etchevers and Roberto H...

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...

Jubilation, Heartache and Hope at World Pelota Championships

October 12, 2010

By Xabier Berrueta, United States Federation of Pelota The world celebrated the game of Basque pelota last week at the XVI World Championships in the Bearnaise capital of Pau. Veteran athletes from many countries said the to...

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...

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...

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