Pickle Ball 2019

Pickle People

Local pro Marcin Rozpedski provides the lowdown on the pickleball craze and how to play.

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A seismic shift has been shaking up the recreational landscape as venues across the Coachella Valley convert their tennis courts for pickleball play.


Still Playing in the Dirt

This self-taught champion rider gave himself a crash course in motorcycle racing as a teen — and has never looked back.

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Agua Caliente Tribal member Vincent Gonzales Jr. has raced with the big dogs of motocross and came close to going pro himself if not for an injury.

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Down on the Bayou

Just slightly removed from their Louisiana home, this duo hope to spur the Palm Springs Power back to a SCCBL title.

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The Palm Springs Power will begin its quest to reclaim the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League (SCCBL) title that eluded them for the first time in five years in 2016 with a season-opening series starting June 2 against the So Cal Catch at Palm Springs Stadium. And typical to a roster that features players from all parts of the country,

USA Womens Rugby players practice on the field

Olympic-sized Commitment

Vintage Club Members have a vested interest in USA Women's Rugby team's quest at Rio Olympics

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Members at The Vintage Club are used to going for the green. Now, they’re going for the Gold. While up at his Alaskan home last year, Vintage member Bob Penney learned that the USA Women’s Rugby team headed for the Summer Olympic Games was visiting the desert. Not familiar with the game of women’s rugby? Well, neither is the Olympics.

Palm Springs Power pitcher Morgan Earman

Making His Pitch

Desert Christian Academy grad Morgan Earman is back home ready to POWER the home team to another title

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Summer baseball reminds players why they first began playing the sport. “You kind of relive when you were just a kid and your coach told you you’re playing this spot today and make it happen,” says Desert Christian Academy graduate Morgan Earman. “You get to go out there and compete and have a good time every night and playing here

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Lapping it Up

Master swimmers work out for various reasons — fitness, fun, competition — but what they have in common is a love for the water

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Swimming is often referred to as a lifetime sport, and three U.S. Masters Swim programs in the Coachella Valley offer that opportunity.

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Swing Time for Soccer

Four Beckham wannabes hit the links; Fashion sense not included

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FootGolf, a cross between golf and soccer played with a regulation size 5 soccer ball on a course with shortened holes, plays exactly as you might expect under The Lights of Indio Golf Course.