Pickleball Begins – Curious Start

For the game and name “pickleball”, we have 3 men, one wife, missing badminton equipment, and a dog to thank! The men are Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell and Barney McCallum. The year was 1965 on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington State. One summer Saturday Joel...

Basketball Court Construction and History

Basketball Court Construction and History  If you had been around in 1891 watching a ‘basketball’ game. You might not have been able to see any future for the game. It would have been early December in Springfield, Massachusetts, on a rainy day. Dr. James Naismith, a...