From the Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly
October 22, 2012
Mint Hill Demos Sport in Hopes Town Will Build Courts
Mark Guion wants to bring paddle tennis to Mint Hill.  The Farmwood resident hosted a ree paddle tennis demonstration at the Park on Wilgrove, 7750 Jim Harper Lane, Sunday, Oct. 14 to introduce the game to area residents...  more

From The Mint Hill Times
October 18, 2012
Resident Works to Bring New Sport to Mint Hill
Mark Guion is bringing a new sport to Mint Hill: paddle tennis. Paddle tennis is a variation of its classic namesake, played with wooden paddles, a deadened ball, a smaller court, and a shorter net. Guion, a resident of Mint Hill, discovered the game while on vacation in Venice Beach, California, started playing, and “absolutely loved it.”… more

From Larry’s Look on CNC-TV
October 18, 2012
Larry’s Look| Learning the Sport of Paddle Tennis
It’s a sport that’s totally new to this area — Paddle Tennis. Although it was created in 1900, the sport has been centered in Southern California around Venice Beach. That’s where Mint Hill native, Mark Guion, first saw it played. Click here to see the video.

From the Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly
October 12–18, 2012
Mint Hill Resident Pleads for Paddle Tennis Courts
Mark Guion of Mint Hill wants to bring paddle tennis to town. The Farmwood resident plans to approach the members of the town’s Parks and Recreation committee at their Nov. 13 meeting in an effort to get two courts constructed at the Park on Wilgrove… more.

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