Contributed by Stan Piesla This week marks the half-way point of the Coastal Communities Pickleball League Spring Season. The weather once again cooperated with sunny skies BUT IT WAS HOT OUT THERE ! Here's some pics of the action this week. But first, a reminder to Please Show your Support of Pickleball, Our Coastal Communities … Continue reading It’s Half Time !
Contributed by Stan Piesla At the FUNdraiser at The Big Chill on June 6th (4 to 6 PM), there is an entrance requirement to carry our Pickleball paddles around. I spoke to Vaughn Baker about this and here was his response: "With our paddles, we are pickleballers, without them we are just another group of … Continue reading Paddles Up! . . . at the Big Chill
Contributed by Stan Piesla Mother Nature cooperated once again with sunshine and pleasant temperatures for this third week of our Inter-community play (May 21, 22 & 23). Some changes occurred - Bayside moved their scheduled play with Millville by the Sea Team 1 over to the MBTS courts due to court repairs being done at … Continue reading CCPL Play – Week 3
Please mark your calendar and join us again, for the Matches, which will be played at Northside Park in Ocean City, on Friday, June 28th from 9AM to Noon. Following the FUNdraiser, more information will be coming your way on PickleballCoast.com .
contributed by Stan Piesla A long string of sunny days continued and Week 2 Matches were played as scheduled. Here are some photos received this week. Savannahs Landing at Sea Grass Plantation on 5-15-19 Millville by the Sea Team 2 @ Bay Forest on 5-15-19
I spoke on a tennis podcast with Gary Plock, a former top tennis player until he blew out his arm some years ago. He is a tennis player's tennis player. We did several tennis podcasts, 62 & 67, earlier this month. He has over seventy podcasts about the period of the tennis boom. No surprise … Continue reading The Baron talks Pickleball to hard core tennis crowd
I did a very successful double negative once. Tennis was exploding. I had just been with Wilson Sporting for a few months, and imprinted “Wilson, we’re not number one for nothing” on several thousand tee shirts and handed them out to all the top junior tennis players in the country. The kids loved it. English … Continue reading We don’t get no respect
contributed by Stan Piesla Beautiful blue skies & lots of sunshine & warm temperatures provided a beautiful backdrop for Opening Day play for the third season of the Coastal Communities Pickleball League. I had the pleasurable opportunity to get around to many communities on Tuesday & Wednesday to kick-off the League's "Just $1 per Game … Continue reading Opening Week of the 2019 CCPL Spring Season
I thought some of you folks might like to learn a little more about pickleball tournaments. The weather is finally cooperating along the Delaware and Maryland beaches, and the winds have subsided somewhat. Pickleball is in the air. Many of the active pickleballers in our area were participating last week in an indoor tournament … Continue reading Pickleball Points: It’s Tournament Day, Let’s Play
Contributed by Stan Piesla (Revised 5-10-19) Some of our local pickleballers headed South last week to compete in the 2019 U.S. Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, Florida (April 27th to May4th). The number of players representing First State Pickleball Club was impressive! Some of these Delaware & Maryland Prospectors mined some GOLD - Courtney Vaughn … Continue reading First State & Eastern Shore Maryland Pickleballers went Mining for Medals in Naples, Florida at the U.S. Open Pickleball Championships