The Utah State Pickleball Championships were held over the weekend at the brand new Little Valley Pickleball complex, St. George, Utah, Nov. 17, 2012 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News
ST. GEORGE — STGnews photographer Dave Amodt was on hand this weekend to document the increasingly popular Pickleball spectacle. The Utah State Pickleball Championships were held Thursday through Saturday at the new Little Valley Pickleball complex with hundreds of participants competing in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. The event was also broken down into skills levels (2.5-5.0) and age and gender groupings.
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Andy Griffin has been in sports media since 1989 and has covered BYU, Utah State and the Utah Jazz as well as all sports in southern Utah. A journalism graduate of USU, Andy has carried on a dual career as both a sports writer and a sports broadcaster and has been heard around the country. He has also been published in USA Today, Sport magazine, The Sporting News, Fairways magazine, the Los Angeles Times and locally in the Deseret News, the Salt Lake Tribune and the Spectrum. Andy was “The Voice of Region 9 sports,” for many years. He also hosted a daily sports talk show for three years called AG in the a.m.
Andy has been married to his college sweetheart Shelly for 28 years and has five children ages 13 to 25.