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Pickleball? What’s that?


Pickleball? What’s that?
During a doubles match, a player lunges for the ball, which is made of plastic and resembles a whiffle ball.


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Wilson County News
July 13, 2011
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Find out July 23 in Floresville!

Pickleball has been described as a “craze sweeping the nation,” though many in South Texas have never heard of it. The name is certainly interesting, but what exactly is pickleball? To answer that, think “tennis,” played on a smaller court, while using large “ping pong” paddles to hit something akin to a “whiffle ball.” If it sounds like fun to you, make plans to attend a live demonstration and clinic at the Floresville Event Center Saturday, July 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The clinic will last about two hours, and those in attendance will have a chance to experience play for themselves. . . .

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