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New sport gets first official local tournament

March 17,2017 07:12

Teams are being recruited for Rageball 5's first official tournament at Wichita Sports Forum April 1-2. Local entrepreneur Ralph Lagergren co-invented the game about a decade ago and is trying to develop it into mainstream sport at colleges and beyond.


A new sport, designed in Wichita, called Rageball 5 will get its first official tournament April 1-2 at Wichita Sports Forum, 2668 N. Greenwich Road. Teams are being recruited, now through www.wichitasportsforum.com/tournaments.Local entrepreneur Ralph Lagergren co-invented the game about a decade ago and is trying to develop it into mainstream sport at colleges and beyond with professional leagues. The game is similar to dodgeball, but with more options and strategy. It’s got teams of five on a sand-covered court, five balls and five ways to score.

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