A few weeks ago, we ran a piece by DJ Barnes about the tennis and pickleball situation in Chapel Hill. Barnes is a pickleballer and he had some stuff to say about the tennis players. (Backstory: Chapel Hill is seeing an increase in pickleball play, which is affecting how tennis courts are shared. This has […]
Dear Tennis, We need to have a word. I know, I know, you think you have a problem with pickleball. I guess in a way you do, but the real problem, and I think way down deep you’ll agree, is you have a tennis problem. I know, it’s hard to look inward when the attack […]
On Saturday, November 19, the UNC club pickleball team won the 2022 DUPR National Collegiate Championship and $10,000 in Dripping Springs, TX. They started the previous day by beating Ohio State, Michigan, and Grand Canyon University to advance from their pool to the semifinals on Saturday. After dispatching James Madison in the semifinals, UNC then […]
At the blog blog we often poke fun at Pickleball and its proponents, as well as their tennis player mortal enemies, but some of us are actually big fans. We thought we’d share this piece from a Triangle Blog Blog reader and recent Pickleball enthusiast about what drew him to the game. Just what is […]
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This piece has been updated to reflect the spaces in Chapel Hill and Carrboro that have dedicated pickleball facilities or facilities that can convert to pickleball courts. Last night, approximately 80-100 pickleball players – dressed in white and holding their paddles – descended on the Chapel Hill Town Council session at the library. One carried […]