Ethan Endicott, 17, of Mount Vernon, returns a serve while brother and teammate Chase Endicott, 15, looks on during a recent pickleball match. The sport of pickleball, which has grown among seniors, is now gaining popularity among youth in Knox County.

Bill Davis/News Ethan Endicott, 17, of Mount Vernon, returns a serve while brother and teammate Chase Endicott, 15, looks on during a recent pickleball match. The sport of pickleball, which has grown among seniors, is now gaining popularity among youth in Knox County. Buy Now

 

MOUNT VERNON — Chase and Ethan Endicott have found a sport to play together.

There isn’t a varsity team for it — yet — and most of their opponents are about five times their age.

The Mount Vernon brothers get together at least once a week to play pickleball, considered by many to be the fastest growing sport in Ohio, if not the nation.

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