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Pickleball is arising in Augusta as a new favorite sport



As the new year approaches, many might gravitate towards one of the top new year resolutions – exercising more. For many, that might mean hitting the gym more or taking more jogs around the neighborhood, but what about exploring out a new sport?

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  1. I’m a Richmond County educator. The PE coach at my school has introduced pickleball into the curriculum. It’s a good physical skill builder and helps our students develop teamwork and focus skills too. They’ve come to enjoy pickleball, looking forward to it almost as much as free-play basketball.

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