The Fall Pickleball League ended Tuesday with a single-elimination tournament. There were 30 teams in the league, including players in leisure, intermediate and competitive divisions.

  • Colin Anderson and Jamie Nemes won the tournament in the competitive division. Jarrett Porter and Bob Mitchell earned second place.
  • In the intermediate division, Sue and Matt Bridgman earned the Overall Best Record out of 16 teams. Jeanna Mastin and Deb Casula had the second best record.

Anderson Nemes Porter Mitchell Bridgeman

Registration is open for leisure, intermediate and competitive divisions in the Winter Pickleball League, which begins Jan. 14, 2020. Registration is due Dec. 30 at the Hannibal Parks & Recreation office at City Hall, 320 Broadway.

Drop-In Pickleball will begin Tuesday evenings starting Nov. 12. The Drop-In Pickleball program will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center through Dec. 10. Each participant must pay $3 per night. Players are welcome to “drop in” and play games.

Pickleball 101, a free class for anyone interested in learning about pickleball will be 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.

Pickleball nets are available at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are also pickleball courts at Norfolk & Southern Multisports Park, 621 Warren Barrett Drive; and at the Huckleberry Park tennis courts, weather permitting.

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net.

Information is available by emailing or calling 573-221-0154.