Grizzly Vidyalaya, located near Tilaiya Dam, organized the Inter-House Pickleball Championship under the patronage of the Koderma District Pickleball Association. In this event, Indian Pickleball Association's Vice President Ranjan Gupta, Pickleball Federation Secretary Prabhat Kumar, Koderma Pickleball Association Secretary Sandeep Sinha, International Pickleball Player Anand Singh, and Koderma Archery Association Secretary Vishal Singh were present as special guests, and they boosted the enthusiasm of the students.
The welcoming of the guests was done by the CEO of Grizzly Vidyalaya , Prakash Gupta, and the Principal of Grizzly Vidyalaya , Aparna Sinha. In his address, the CEO of the school, Prakash Gupta, mentioned that the aim of Grizzly Vidyalaya is not only to impart the importance of sports to the students but also to provide opportunities for cooperation and teamwork. He expressed his gratitude to the members of the Koderma Pickleball Association for their dedicated efforts to make this program a success and for promoting pickleball at the local level.
In this championship, students from all four houses of Grizzly Vidyalaya , namely East, West, North, and South House, participated. North House emerged as the winners in the primary category, with South House as the runners-up. In the middle category, South House secured the first position, while East House was the runners-up. In the secondary category, North House was the winner, and South House was the runners-up. All the winners and runners-up were honored with medals, trophies, and certificates.
During the event, Ranjan Gupta, Vice President of the Indian Pickleball Association, addressed the students and expressed his hope that with the growing popularity of this sport in Jharkhand, many players from here would soon make a mark at the national and international levels. He informed the students about the upcoming East Zone Pickleball Championship, which is scheduled to be held in Lucknow in October. He expressed his confidence that students from Grizzly Vidyalaya would participate and showcase their best performance, bringing glory to their school.