Wednesday night a small group came out to New Windsor to christen the town's new pickleball courts.
The crisp thwack of ball against racket echoed through the thick summer air, almost rhythmically.
It could have been mistaken for pingpong, perhaps tennis. But to those in the know, it was the sound of a game some in Carroll County hope will soon begin sweeping the community.
Wednesday night, a small group came out to New Windsor to christen the town's new pickleball courts. The courts are on the tennis courts at Sulphur Springs Park/Tennis Courts, behind the New Windsor fire station. What's new is the markings for this specific sport's courts.
And even though it may seem like something small, for the pickleball community, it's a victory.