Published June 29, 2017 - www.times-herald.com
It was started by accident when Washington State politician Joel Pritchard invented the game as a way to give his children something to do. He lowered a badminton net and, instead of using a shuttlecock to hit the ball, they used a whiffle ball.
What started out as a game for children has grown into a sport for adults.
It’s growing in popularity among some residents of Coweta County. Last weekend, several local players participated in the annual Georgia State Games at Tyrus Park in Griffin.
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