Here's a sporting idea: Make pickleball the official state sport

Snohomish County senator comes up with idea – with help from Beacon columnist


Last updated 1/13/2022 at 12:21pm

Chuck Wright

State Rep. John Lovick wants to make pickleball Washington's official sport.

Like other states, Washington claims its share of official symbols: the state flower is, of course, the rhododendron. The state bird? American goldfinch. Fish? Steelhead. Tree? Western hemlock. Fruit? Apple (natch).

We even have a state dance (squ...

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