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Video: City’s ‘Fall Brawl’ pickleball tournament attracts 700 players
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(October 13, 2017 St George, UT, www.stgeorgeutah.com) The city’s largest-ever pickleball tournament has attracted more than 700 players from all over the country, organizers said. According to tournament director Wayne Bullock, some 1,300 matches were scheduled to be played this week during ... Read more...

Kind of a big dill
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(October 12, 2017 Jefferson City, MO, www.newstribune.com) Pop. Pop. Pop. The sporadic sounds echoed around The Linc's basketball courts Wednesday morning. As people walked across the courts toward a blue wall, the popping grew louder. Tucked away behind the wall, 12 people hit a small ball back... Read more...

Video: Pickleball becoming one of Reno’s fastest growing sports
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(September 18, 2017 Reno, NV, www.kolotv.com) It’s called pickleball. A combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton, and a sport that, as instructor Vicki Sharp says, is growing rapidly in Reno. “We probably have about 400 active pickleball players in Reno because it’s so active,” sai... Read more...

Video: How Pickleball Has Become One of Utah’s Fastest Growing Sports
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(September 19, 2017  Utah, www.fox13now.com) Pickleball in Utah has more than doubled the number of players in the last few years. The sport has been popular among older adults but is now catching on with players of all ages. According to the USA Pickleball Association Utah has over 90 courts... Read more...

Local seniors staying young on pickleball courts
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(September 18, 2017 Mount Pleasant, SC, www.moultrienews.com) Al Bradshaw-Whittemore shows up about 20 minutes early to transform the empty basketball gym into pickleball courts. “Interest has really grown tremendously in the area,” says Al, a 73-year-old volunteer at the Mount Pleasant Seni... Read more...

Worth a Thousand Words: Getting caught in quite the pickle
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(September 14, 2017 Cambridge, MN, www.isanti-chisagocountystar.com) Last Wednesday, I was invited to attend a “grand opening” of the pickleball courts located in Central Green Park in Cambridge. Going there, I was anticipating simply pulling out my camera and capturing some of the action. B... Read more...

Video: Pickleball arrives in Bakersfield
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(September 12, 2017 Bakersfield, CA, www.kerngoldenempire.com) Created as a way to entertain children more than 50 years ago, pickleball is now the fastest growing participatory sport in America. It's popping up in P.E. classes, on college campuses and at retirement centers across the country.... Read more...

Pickleball’s popularity is reaching all ages in Williamson County
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(August 30, 2017 Franklin, TN, www.williamsonherald.com) For those still unfamiliar with pickleball — and they’re getting fewer and fewer — a description from one of the sport’s enthusiasts might sum it up best. “It’s life-size ping pong with chess-like strategy.” That analogy cam... Read more...

Meet the country club crew that threw itself into pickleball
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(August 30, 2017 Jackson, MS, www.clarionledger.com) He hadn’t played tennis in 23 years. Two partial knee replacements, age and all that comes with it kept Peter Marks away from the game that gave him a scholarship at Ole Miss. He became an obsessive golfer instead. But when he went to visit... Read more...

In a Pickle
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(August 25, 2017 Marin County, CA, www.marinmagazine.com) It can be hot out at Thigpen Sports Courts in Hamilton on a summer afternoon, very hot, but that doesn’t deter USA Pickleball Association ambassador George Silvas and his disciples. Heat, cold, wind — these athletes, from Sausalito t... Read more...

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