The 2004 summer sensation movie, Napoleon Dynamite, has many tetherball scenes. As you can see below he also uses the regulated tetherball ball!
Now you can either play with a friend or you can rock it out Napoleon Dynamite style and solo play it. Gosh.
Photo – http://pastormarkrobinson.com/2014/06/12/tether/
Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0qmZDAKrUk