Published June 12, 2014 - www.al.com
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The 2014 Masters Games of Alabama takes place this week at the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center. Today's hot sport? Pickleball.
Masters Games of Alabama, Huntsville
The name may sound a little strange to those unfamiliar with the sport, offering up some interesting images of what actually takes place during a game, but it's surprisingly "normal" and extremely competitive.
The sport is internationally known and extremely popular in the retirement community. Rumor has it that Tony Horn, a somewhat local who brought the game to Huntsville, named it after his dog, Pickle.
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