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Major League Quidditch Lands on Earth In a Houston Suburb

If you’re familiar with the Harry Potter series, you’ve probably heard of Quidditch. It’s the fictional game in which student wizards fly around on broomsticks. There’s also a flying gold ball, known as the “snitch.” But as News 88.7 arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop explains, the game has come down to earth in a […]

Major League Quidditch Banner - Amy BishopIf you're familiar with the Harry Potter series, you've probably heard of Quidditch. It's the fictional game in which student wizards fly around on broomsticks. There's also a flying gold ball, known as the "snitch."

But as News 88.7 arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop explains, the game has come down to earth in a Houston suburb, as League City played host to the Major League Quidditch championship.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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