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HSV pickleball players lead the way at championships
Comments Off on HSV pickleball players lead the way at championships, 05/04/2017, by in Recent News

(April 4, 2017 Hot Springs Village, AR, www.hsvvoice.com) A total of 271 pickleball enthusiasts from 23 states met at the Bank of the Ozarks Arena in the Hot Springs Convention Center March 24-26 to determine winners of 261 medals in 48 divisions. Players from as far away as Maryland, Florida, Mi... Read more...

Jack Hodges:  Pickleball district ambassador oversees senior tournament this weekend
Comments Off on Jack Hodges: Pickleball district ambassador oversees senior tournament this weekend, 27/03/2017, by in Recent News

(March 26,2017 Kalaheo, Kauai, (www.thegardenisland.com) The Kauai Senior Games Pickleball Tournament started Thursday and features at least 85 teams from around Hawaii and the Mainland. At the heart of the excitement, Jack Hodges, the USA Pickleball Association District Ambassador, juggled offic... Read more...

Video: Pickleball gaining popularity on the Coast
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(March 25, 2017 Biloxi, MS, www.wlox.com) A sport growing in popularity is quickly taking over the Coast, but it may not be the first activity that comes to mind. Yes, pickleball. A sport with a unique name is giving area senior citizens a golden opportunity to get out and compete. "A lot of pe... Read more...

Can pickleball help someone who has Parkinson’s? You bet
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(March 20, 2017 Charlotte, NC, www.charlotteobserver.com) “The big thing about people with Parkinson’s is they have a decrease in dopamine, a chemical in the brain that triggers a lot of their Parkinson’s symptoms,” said Ann Marie Oprikat, executive director of the Parkinson Association o... Read more...

More people are picking up pickleball
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(March 16, 2017 Danville, AR, www.arkansasonline.com) Pickleball is picking up in popularity. Say that three times fast. Danville Mayor Phil Moudy, 68, and his wife, Mary Ann, 68, are two of those who play the sport with the funny-sounding name. Robin Pickens, 52, founder of Danville Pickle... Read more...

Video: Jeff takes a swing at Pickleball
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(March 6, 2017 Point Loma, CA, www.cbs8.com) People of all ages are picking up a paddle and playing one of America's fastest growing sports. In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff gets invited to Point Loma to play some pickleball. View Video... Read more...

Gig Harbor resident working to make pickleball inclusive and fun for all
Comments Off on Gig Harbor resident working to make pickleball inclusive and fun for all, 04/03/2017, by in Recent News

(March 2, 2017 Gig Harbor, WA, www.thenewstribune.com) Pickleball is for everyone. That’s the message that Gig Harbor resident Adrienne Barlow wants to spread. Pickleball, which was created on Washington state’s Bainbridge Island in the mid 1960s, is a relatively new sport. Now, Barlow, 47, w... Read more...

Video: Pickleball Grows In Popularity As A Way To Get Moving
Comments Off on Video: Pickleball Grows In Popularity As A Way To Get Moving, 23/02/2017, by in Recent News

(February 20, 2017 Parkland, FL, www.miami.cbslocal.com) If you’re a fan of tennis, ping-pong or badminton, you might want to check out pickleball as a way to get moving and get healthy. Several nights a week, Terramar Park in Parkland is teeming with dozens of players of all ages enjoying thi... Read more...

Area schools get taste of pickleball
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(February 9, 2017 Winston-Salem, NC, www.wschronicle.com) To get the younger generation introduced to the game, the students at Speas Global Elementary School will be exposed to the game during gym class. Jack Smith, academically gifted teacher at Speas, is an avid pickleball player and wanted to... Read more...

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