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Granny Ball Dribbling Into Chitown

By Margaret Lyons in News on Sep 24, 2007 9:54PM

2007_9_24_basketball.jpgAttention, active women over 50: There's a basketball league for you. Granny Ball is expanding to Chicago. Games are six on six, and players describe the style as "gentle" — no jumping, no hard contact, no running. It sounds soft but ... Narcissa Rodriguez is wearing Ben Wallace goggles. That is so hardcore.

Tryouts for this season were last week, but there will be more. For additional info, you can call 319-389-7174 or contact league organizer Barbara Lee Cohen at 773-296-6200.