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April Writing Contest Winner!

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We have a winner for our April Writing Contest! We received some great pickleball stories, poems and limericks, many of which will soon be on display on the Pickleblog, but the winning submission this month belongs to Melissa Kildow! Melissa received a Picklesphere.com coupon code for $50, good towards apparel of her choice. Thank you […]

The Many Battles And Wars Of Pickleball

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April Writing Contest Winner! By Melissa Kildow ~  The hours before the sun rises are magical. Streets are blanketed in a cover of darkness and everyone is asleep in their beds. Everyone except you that is. You’re awake and eager. Like a soldier gearing up for battle, you know preparation is key. As you put […]

The Truth About Pickleball Addiction

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April Writing Contest Entry By Susan Reyes My name is Susan, and I’ve been a functioning pickleball addict for over two years. The addiction took hold of me quickly. It was surprising how easily I was hooked. I see now that there were warning signs, but I ignored them. My story will show you that […]

Tennis Anyone? Not This Time

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April Writing Contest Entry By David Lieberfarb I started playing pickleball about three years ago in Central Jersey. We have a competitive, yet congenial group of men and women, mostly between ages 60 and 80. We usually set up two courts on half an indoor basketball court, and our evening sessions usually draw enough players […]

A Pickleball Poem

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April Writing Contest Entry By Bev Hilton Pickleball, a game for all ages that provides exercise. And your number of new friends, soon multiplies Hit the ball high or hit the ball low. Just get to the kitchen and don’t be slow. Dink, dink, and dink some more. Doing it long enough will improve your […]

Mitch And Mort

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April Writing Contest Entry By Karen Steinhoff Mitch and Mort went to the court To play a little game. The court was closed to their dismay Their lives were not the same. Then Mitch abruptly turned to Mort, While keeping social distance, “We need to keep all others safe,” Which triggered Mort’s insistence: “I need […]

Ode To A Pickleball Paddle

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April Writing Contest Entry By Stacy Poole Pickleball paddle short and sturdy I have chosen you, and thou art worthy I care not if you are rounded or squared As long as you get my shot in that hole there Lob with height Dink with passion Win my shot in any fashion Pickleball paddle my […]

HELP ME PLEASE … I JUST CAN’T STOP!

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April Writing Contest Entry By Ellyn Laub These days my self improvement goals have nothing to do with weight loss (although that’s always on my agenda) or needing to work out more. Not getting enough exercise isn’t the problem. Just the opposite. What I need this year is to find a cure for what ails […]