Maryland News

Pickleball is a fast-growing sport in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, with a funny name. Players say it is easy-to-learn, fun to play, and absolutely addictive. 

Racquet sports have been popular in Ocean Pines with the exploding popularity of pickleball.

Leonardtown, 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.

By Bill Green Pickleball, 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 popularity in […]

Pickleball provides the tennis-type workout without all the stress on the knees from running By Bill Sells [caption id="attachment_10823" align="alignnone" width="250"] Chester ‘Chet’ Lord and his wife Mickey are pickleball state champions in the 80 to 84 age division for mixed doubles.[/caption] What are they doing? That’s what I wondered — as you might, too […]

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, 2019 Annapolis resident Sara Aiken has been named the city’s new ambassador of pickleball. (Shutterstock) ANNAPOLIS, MD — Not everyone is familiar with the fun that surrounds…

  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 lined a third […]