By Kirsten Carlson Cambridge. Best known for Harvard, the school where some of the nation’s, and world’s, finest head for a top-notch education. Cambridge is also home to a whole bunch of people who are not affiliated with the illustrious school in any way. The Moronta family is one example....
By Kirsten Carlson Photos courtesy of SquashBusters Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away! -Oh, the Places You'll Go! By Dr. Seuss An excerpt from one of the most popular graduation gifts—no matter what one is graduating from—whether it be nursery school, nursing school, high school or SquashBusters (the last one...
By Mike Corren Photos by Steve Line/SquashPics.com The Men’s World Open Championship began its life back in 1976 and was a well-overdue addition to the men’s world circuit. The reason being the “professional v. amateur” debate which was to rage even well into the ‘80s, at which time the game merged...
By Jay D. Prince The last time Portland, OR, played host to a US Squash Championship was in 2001 when players arrived with tuxedos and bow ties for the annual black tie affair on Saturday evening, halfway through the Doubles Nationals. And in 2001, Portland native Julian Illingworth was still an up-and-coming...
Story by Kirsten Carlson Photos by Holly Smedira Starting in mid-fall the lives of junior squash players, and their parents that come along, become quite crazy, with weekend trips throughout the Northeast, the occasional longer trip out west, and for the top players, trips to international events in England, Scotland, and...
Story by Beth Rasin Photos by Tyler Millard For one more year at least, Americans still own a piece of the US men’s and women’s national open doubles titles. The all-American Quick siblings, Meredeth and Preston, with assistance from their English partners, Fiona Geaves and John Russell, kept the American tradition...
By Jay D. Prince Photos by Steve Line/SquashPics.com New York: Tuesday, February 27, 2007. Eight-thirty in the evening. Just the end of a typical rat race day in Manhattan. Tens of thousands of daily commuters have hustled in and out of Grand Central Terminal, most glancing quickly at the glass box...
Every now and then, an idea germinates that just works. At first it seems a bit crazy or that it could create more of a burden than the effort needed to pull it off is worth. But as the concept gains momentum, and things start falling into place, everyone...
Photos by Gill Talbot “I am absolutely delighted because I never had it in my first three years. I lost it to Yasser every year. I finished fourth my first year, third my second year and second my third year. So it was a progression. I am really thrilled.” Siddharth Suchde:...
By Kirsten Carlson Photos by Dale Walker/DaleWalkerPhoto.com One amazing thing happened to each of the intercollegiate national championship teams this year. The first is more obvious, and definitely more well known. Trinity won their ninth consecutive national championship, on the heels of their ninth straight undefeated season, bringing their consecutive match...