Lee Connell Wins Team Silver at World Championships

Team Canada is home from the World Championships that were held in San Luis Potsí, Mexico from August 19 to 27, achieving with the best results in a decade. Lee Connell of Saskatoon reached the podium as a member of the Men’s Team that won a silver medal in the Men’s Team Event. Connell’s excellent single results […]

Team Canada to Play for Gold at World Championships

WINNIPEG (August 26, 2022) – Canada has earned a spot in the Men’s Team Event final at the International Racquetball Federation’s World Championships being held in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. In Friday’s play, Team Canada defeated Ecuador in two straight matches in the quarterfinal and went on to defeat Bolivia in the semi-final, also in […]

LAMBERT & MURRAY MOVE ON TO FINAL AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

WINNIPEG (August 24, 2022) – Frédérique Lambert of Montréal and Sam Murray of St-Hubert have advanced to the Mixed Doubles final at the World Championships being held in San Luis Potosí. The Canadians defeated Bolivia’s Conrrado Moscoso and Jenny Diaz Navia, 11-7, 11-9, 11-9 in Wednesday’s semi-final. Lambert and Murray faced the Bolivian team earlier […]

Team Canada Advances to 3 Semi-Finals at World Championships

Three Canadian Teams have advanced to the semi-finals at the International Racquetball Federation World Championships being held in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Frédérique Lambert and Michèle Morissette will face Natalia Mendez and Valeria Centellas of Argentina in the Women’s Doubles semifinal. Lambert will also team up with Sam Murray in the Mixed Double semi-final. The […]

Tots Racquet Sport FUNdamentals

Tim Landeryou is mixing up some FUN for tots! He’ll be offering a program this fall that teaches important FUNdamental movement skills while Tots become familiar with racquets and the courts. His sessions will be offered at the Saskatoon YMCA several times a week including daytime, evening and weekend sessions. FUNdamental movement skills are key […]

Connell and Drury Name to World Championships Team

WINNIPEG, July 22, 2022 – Danielle Drury and Lee Connell of Saskatoon have been selected by Racquetball Canada to represent Canada at the upcoming World Championships being held from August 19 to 27 at La Loma Centro Deportivo in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Connell represented Canada at his first World Championship event in 2021, where he […]

Notice of AGM & Call for Nominations

The Annual General Meeting of Racquetball Canada will be held: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 7:00 pm EST / 6:00 Central Virtual Meeting The Annual General Meeting is open to representatives from the Provincial/Territorial Associations, which have been accepted into Racquetball Canada’s membership, the Board of Directors, the Auditor and those who have been invited to […]

Morissette and Connell Ready for World Games Competition

WINNIPEG, July 8, 2022 – Competition at the World Games gets underway next week for Michèle Morissette of Baie-Comeau and Lee Connell of Saskatoon when the racquetball event begins at the Games in Birmingham, Alabama on July 10.  Both athletes qualified based on their results at the 2021 World Championships held in August 2021. Morissette’s […]

Saskatchewan Athletes Named to National Teams

Racquetball Canada has announced the selection of the Elite, Development and Junior National Teams for the 2022-2023 season, which include a strong Saskatchewan component. Lee Connell (Saskatoon), Danielle Drury (Saskatoon) and Tanner Prentice (Macrorie) were all named to the National Elite Team, as was former Saskatchewan athlete Christine Keay (New Westminster). Cassie Prentice (Macrorie) was […]

Rick Shmon Recipient of Ivan Velan Award

Racquetball Canada recognized Saskatoon’s Rick Shmon, as the recipient of the Ivan Velan Award for 2022 at the recent National Championships in Brossard. Rick was recognized alongside Mike Green, Roger Harripersad and Jack McBride, who were inducted into the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame. Rick was at the forefront of our sport here in Saskatchewan, with his greatest […]