321stBG,448thBS, Sgt Maxwell J Lasskow, Engineer/Gunner, Shot-Down/POW /Lasskow Photo
NORTHERN CALIFORNIAS AT THE 4 WALL NATIONALS
By Bob Kaas
In the 75 singles, Norcal Hall of Famer Bill Heaston was soundly
beaten by the legendary Max Lasskow in the semis. In the 75
doubles, Bill and partner Bob Maletich also lost in the semis, this
time to Bob Nedd and Milt Joffe. Bob and Milt lost a close match
to Max Lasskow and Alvis Grant, 21-20, 8-21, 11-9.
The U.S. Handball Association
There are MANY references to Max Lasskow at the U.S. Handball Association Web-Site.
Max Has Been a Consistent Champion in Singles and Doubles Play For More Than 40 Years,
Which An Incredible Feat, Considering That He NOW Plays In The Age Bracket In Excess of 80 Years Old.
National Champions 2006
Four-Wall - Orange County, CA
2006 4-wall Nat's
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.
First Round: Max Lasskow (Delray Beach, FL) d. Ward Duarte (El Cajon), 5, 4; Vince Maggipinto (Glendale, CA) d. Charles Malone (Prescott, AZ), 18, 5; Marv Winchell (Las Vegas) d. Bruce Taylor (Valley Center, CA), 14, 14; Robert Birnie (Santa Barbara) d. John Paulette, 19, (20), 3.
Semifinals: Lasskow d. Maggipinto, 8, 9; Winchell d. Birnie, 6, 7.
Final: Lasskow d. Winchell, 2, 5.
80 Singles: Max Lasskow
80 Doubles: Max Lasskow/John Paulette
2006 Master Singles Nat's
USHA National Masters Singles, Laurel, Md.
And, Max Lasskow continued his run through the oldest age division.
“I just couldn’t get his serve back,” John Paulette said.
Masters Singles, Laurel, Maryland
80-Plus: Max Lasskow
Ah, the coveted United States Handball Association Grand Master Sweater. Every handballer dreams of winning 10 Masters titles and accepting the sweater. The following is a list of great players who have won at least 10 National Masters titles in USHA one-wall, three-wall, or four-wall play.
2004 Masters Singles Nationals
“It’s good to be back,” Max Lasskow said after winning the 80-plus title over John Paulette. Lasskow had not played in a national event for three years.
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