Leonardtown, Maryland: Spring Fling Pickleball Tournament set for Leonard Hall Rec Center in April

January 14, 2020News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information OfficeLeonardtown, MD – The Department of Recreation and Parks will host the first Spring Fling Pickle Ball Tournament Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the Leonard Hall Recreation Center. Check-in and warm-ups begin at 8 a.m. with matches beginning at 9 a.m.The tournament

On the rise: Pickleball’s popularity grows in Frederick, Maryland

By Bill Green bgreen@newspost.comPickleball, an increasingly popular racket sport, is a sort of mix of tennis, racquetball and pingpong.David Silberman, the USA Pickleball Association’s Frederick ambassador, says pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the country.Although it originated more than 50 years ago in Washington state, it has been gaining in

The Fastest-Growing Game in America

Pickleball provides the tennis-type workout without all the stress on the knees from runningBy Bill SellsWhat are they doing? That’s what I wondered — as you might, too — about the volleying game going on at North Beach Community Center’s gymnasium. Your eyes tell your brain that something seems off

Mayor of Annapolis, Maryland, appoints Pickleball Ambassador

Mayor Buckley has named Sara Aiken as the city's ambassador of pickleball. They hope to have Annapolis recognized for the sport.By Kristin Danley-Greiner, Patch Staff Jun 13, 2019Annapolis resident Sara Aiken has been named the city's new ambassador of pickleball. (Shutterstock) ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Not everyone is familiar with the fun that

Pickleball growing in popularity

 STEVENSVILLE — Pickleball is a relatively new sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net.Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation has