Pickleball craze leads to tourney in Wilson, North Carolina

Deadline to register is March 13Posted Sunday, February 16, 2020Ralph Owens, 86, says pickleball is a great way to stay in shape. Drew C. Wilson | TimesLin Green, a 2019 Senior Games Gold Medalist in Pickleball, reaches for a shot while playing with friends at the Wilson Recreation Park Center. Drew

Brier Creek (Raleigh, NC) project adds pickleball courts, seeks public funds; French ambassador coming to Raleigh 

By Dane Huffman  – Managing Editor, Triangle Business Journal Feb 14, 2020Brier Creek project adds more pickleball, seeks public helpAn effort to put a major tennis facility in Raleigh’s Brier Creek has grown in scope — and added more courts for the fast-growing sport of pickleball.The project, led by Rob Autry and

Asheville Parks and Rec considers adding pickleball courts at Recreation Park

Karen Chávez, The Citizen-Times Feb. 10, 2020ASHEVILLE - Pickleball is popping.The demand for the tennis-badminton-ping pong hybrid sport is so high, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department is now considering a concept to build pickleball-only courts at Recreation Park in East Asheville.The department will hold a drop-in public meeting from 5-6:30 p.m.

Playing pickleball in Asheville, N.C.

Feb 05 2020 amcgheeLast week, Asheville city officials announced that new pickleball courts are coming to the 828.  The courts will be installed at Recreation Park (near the WNC Nature Center on Gashes Creek Rd.). Next Tuesday, they’ll hold a public meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. at Stephens-Lee Community Center (30

Pickleball teams go head-to-head to support Wilmington, NC, area women with cancer

Monique Robinson - January 25, 2020- see video at: https://www.wwaytv3.com/2020/01/25/pickleball-teams-go-head-to-head-to-support-area-women-with-cancer/LELAND, NC (WWAY) –It looks like it could be tennis, but it sounds like ping pong and it smells like hard work. It’s pickleball!More than 250 players from across the continent are in town to play.House of Pickleball (H.O.P.) Owner Jan

Pickleball Play Growing in Raleigh, NC, Triangle

LINK TO VIDEOPickleball Play Growing in Triangle By Spectrum News Staff Central NC PUBLISHED Dec. 09, 2019RALEIGH, N.C. – In an area filled with basketball, football, baseball, soccer, and hockey, could pickleball catch on?Pickleball is a growing sport in the Triangle Pickleball combines tennis, badminton, and ping-pong Players say they need more pickleball