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Sunnier times means pickleball time | Darn Wright


Last updated 7/6/2021 at 1:08pm

Courtesy of Chuck Wright

The Pro-Pickleball Association's (PPA) Gold Champi- onship Game May 9, 2021 from ROOTSPORTS NW's Sports action coverage.

Here comes our sunnier times and with the sun shining down on us it's time to once again bring out the pickleball equipment.

I'm told the Everett Garfield Park is a designated pickleball sports court. This statement motivated me to write about and pick up the paddle in support for this internationally growing sport. But I am getting way too far ahead of myself and I must slow down and back up.

It wasn't until the early 1980s when I started hearing some of my office peers talking about pickleball, which they also referred to as paddleball. When the name pickleball hit me, I tried to visualiz...

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