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A Look Back October 2016

Fifteen Years Ago in Squash Magazine November 2001 Amy Boytz, the managing editor, wrote a long profile of the pioneering Seattle coach Yusuf Khan as he announced his retirement. He turned eighty-six in August. He still loves to go down to the courts and watch and talk squash and coach and he spends time with […]

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By The Numbers October 2016

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The Top October 2016

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The Top: Social Media Following

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By the Numbers

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A Look Back

Fifteen Years Ago in Squash Magazine  August-September 2001 Amy Boytz, the managing editor, penned a lengthy, deeply researched report on the current situation with eye protection in the American squash community, including interviews with players injured in the eye like Robert Graham and Will Carlin, along with a slew of doctors. “Eyeguards: For Your Eyes Only?” […]

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Local Call: “Don’t be a Knob”

  “Can’t we just play a let?” As the squash ball travels at high speeds around the court, the consistency of the bounce depends on any number of things. The temperature of the ball, moisture on the wall, the angle the ball is hit and the type of spin placed on the ball are a […]

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SPAtlight: Lauren Patrizio Xaba

Lauren Patrizio Xaba –Executive Director, Squash Drive, San Francisco, CA I’m originally from Philadelphia. The first person l played squash with was Bill Lane. I played one day of hard ball and then switched to softball. I have been on the west coast for 13 years now. The squash culture on the east coast and west […]

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90 Seconds With Andrew Douglas

Squash Magazine: Where does your first national squash title rank among your sporting achievements? Andrew Douglas: Winning nationals was definitely my proudest moment in sport. It felt like the result of a lot of hard work, not just by me, but everyone around me.. SM: How did it feel to achieve Packer Collegiate’s best Boys […]