Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge: Sandy Springs starts co-ed adult dodgeball

Sean Ellis, 19, goes airborne as he fires a ball at the blue team .
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Sean Ellis, 19, goes airborne as he fires a ball at the blue team .

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In Sandy Springs, dodgeball is no longer just a high-school angst release valve. It’s now for grown-ups.

The city announced this week it is starting an adult co-ed dodgeball league.

The seven-week program, for ages 18 and up, is scheduled to launch in August.

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Free agents can sign up for $30. The cost for a team is $150, and teams can have up to 10 people — that’s teams of six with four substitutes in case someone catches one in the nose.

The league will play Tuesdays and Thursday at Ison Springs Elementary School, 8261 Ison Road NE.

Those interested can sign up online at https://registration.sandyspringsga.gov/.

And remember, as it is said, to “dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge.”

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