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Summer Mixed Doubles League Concludes

CFPC’s Mixed Doubles Ladder League concluded Aug. 31st. The league ran from June to August. Awards presented by the CFPC were: Perfect Attendance Award: Grace/Jim, Jackie/Les Loyal Scorekeeper Award: Peggy F. Perseverance Award: Juan Inspirational Player Award: Harue Top Rung Award: Kim/Bill For final league standings check out the CFPC  Ladder Leagues page. Here is […]

CFPC Members Win Medals in Dink for Pink Tournament

CFPC Members Win Medals in Dink for Pink Tournament

Several CFPC members won medals in the Dink for Pink Tournament held at Brunswick Forest from March 15-19. Congratulations to all the medal winners and thank you for your representation of the CFPC. Check the table below for medal results. Members’ names are in bold.  

Mike McGrath Teaches WWAY’s Ashley Sturm to play Pickleball

Ashley’s Adventures is a regular feature on WWAY TV3, where reporter Ashley Sturm takes on unfamiliar experiences, inviting the viewer to tag along. Recently she decided to try out pickleball, and CFPC Director of Training Mike McGrath was happy to show her the ropes. You can view Ashley’s Pickleball Adventure as it appeared on WWAY […]

Melanie Mackenzie Memorial Tournament Raises Over $3000 for LCFH

Melanie Mackenzie Memorial Tournament Raises Over $3000 for LCFH

The Melanie Mackenzie Memorial Pickleball Tournament was a huge success. Participating CFPC members and generous donations from sponsors allowed the CFPC to raise $3261 to benefit the Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Tournament Committee Chairman and CFPC Director of Competition Brent Young, along with club President Kevin Chandler, presented a check for that amount to LCFH’s […]

Pickleball Open Play: Playing Up and Down

Pickleball Open Play:  Playing Up and Down

Sarah Ansboury, US Open and Nationals VII champion, has some thoughts on how to handle pickleball open play, whether playing up or down. Click below to read her blog. Sarah’s Blog

Find A Partner Page Added

If you are looking for a partner for an upcoming tournament, check out the Find A Partner page. (It is under Tournaments in the main menu). You can see who is looking for a partner, or you can send us a message via the Contact Us page to post your search. The page is password […]

CFPC Members Get 5% Off Pickleball Central Orders

CFPC Members Get 5% Off Pickleball Central Orders

Here is a brand-new benefit to belonging to the Cape Fear Pickleball Club.  Every time you shop at PickleballCentral.com, you can get 5% off your purchase by using the discount code that they have set up specifically for the CFPC.  In addition, every time you use that discount code, our Club will receive a credit […]

New Videos Added to Links Page

New Videos Added to Links Page

Some new videos have been added to the Pickleball Links page. Rocket Grubbs shows you an easy and fast way to assemble a pickleball net system. National Women’s Doubles champion Sarah Ansboury discusses better court movement and hitting the third shot drop. And Wes Gabrielsen also give some tips on developing the third shot drop. […]

CFPC on Facebook

CFPC on Facebook

Cape Fear Pickleball Club is now on Facebook… and Twitter @CFPickleball