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  • Hoopfest: Color, competition, candidates courting crowds

    Greg Jose couldn’t help feeling apprehensive about facing off against former congressman Jay Inslee Saturday at a downtown Spokane Hoopfest court. “Everybody told me not to touch him, or at …


  • It’s time to keep score

    Thousands of people spent Friday gearing up for Hoopfest. For organizers, preparing for the world’s largest three-on-three basketball tournament is no small undertaking.


  • If you go: Hoopfest 2012

    Street closures Most downtown Spokane streets will be converted to basketball courts this weekend, through 10 p.m. Sunday.


  • Nothing but net and a little guile

    There’s only one problem with being one of the winningest 3-on-3 teams in the Inland Northwest: all those t-shirts. Jeff Higgins, Eric Koch and Rick Russell, all from the Spokane …


  • Shifting focus

    Chris Herren has some advice for obsessive sports parents: Refocus. Forget the video camera, forget about your kid’s footwork for just one game, and focus on her face. “Sports are …


  • Photo: Full court press leading up to Hoopfest

    Before they are too high to reach: Blake Jones, 22, an intern with the Spokane Hoopfest Association, checks out nets and backboard stickers on Hoopfest hoops Monday in Spokane. Jones …


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