Stories tagged: 3-on-3
Tue., July 23, 2019, 8 a.m.
Alexis Peterson and her Force 10 teammates see themselves as the “Founding Mothers.” They are the first group of women to be sponsored by a WNBA team to play 3-on-3 …
Sat., June 29, 2019, 10:41 p.m.
A decade removed from his last Hoopfest appearance, former Post Falls High and Montana State standout Marcus Colbert quickly regained his familiarity with the world’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday …
Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
Group of 72-year-old players on Swinging Doors Hoopfest team plan to ‘to keep playing until we can’t’
With a combined 288 years between them, team Swinging Doors is one of the oldest – if not the oldest – teams in Hoopfest history.
Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Stacy Clinesmith fits the bill of Spokane basketball royalty.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga standouts Rui Hachimura, Josh Perkins, Zykera Rice take in Hoopfest dunk contest as judges
Fans at Hoopfest’s Nike Center Court were treated to a special surprise as four former Gonzaga basketball players took the court Saturday. Rui Hachimura, the ninth overall pick in this …
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Former WNBA All-Star Shoni Schimmel happy to return to Hoopfest after break from competitive basketball
A group of jersey-wearing teens approached Shoni Schimmel on Saturday, each asking for pictures with the two-time WNBA All-Star after she’d survived a Hoopfest elimination game.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
Hoopfest Men’s Elite preview: 51-year-old Shann Ferch back in over 6-foot division seeking third elite title
Shann Ferch has checked off about every notable Hoopfest box in his long, well-documented 3-on-3 basketball career.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
A group of high school girls – USA Basketball, the recent FIBA 3x3 U18 world champions comprised of the nation’s top recruits – breezed through the 2018 Hoopfest elite women’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Perhaps it is the gambler residing within Jeremy Weaver that helps him balance optimism and pragmatism every day while living with cancer a second time.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Former Saint Mary’s standout Calvin Hermanson returns to Spokane for first Spokane Hoops 3x3 World Invitational
Calvin Hermanson endured four years of jeers by raucous Kennel Club members, but the goggles-wearing All-West Coast Conference talent twice left the McCarthey Center with a smile.
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
They got the ball rolling: an oral history of the first Hoopfest as the 30th edition is set to begin
Hoopfest almost wasn’t Hoopfest, you know.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Before Jaci McCormack sent Illinois State to the 2005 NCAA Tournament by way of a buzzer-beating jumper, Native American women’s basketball players had rarely experienced that salient position.
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Before Josh Heytvelt lost his first game Saturday in the elite men’s division of Hoopfest, the former Gonzaga big man had touched a basketball maybe five times in the last …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:53 p.m.
Elite bracket update: High school team, Stars and Stripes, rolling through Hoopfest’s elite women’s division
Stars and Stripes, which features Notre Dame commit Samantha Brunelle, the top-ranked recruit in 2019 recruiting class, won both of its games Saturday, three months after winning a USA Basketball …
Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington football players take their games from the gridiron to the asphalt for Hoopfest
Ex-EWU football players Shaq Hill, Stu Stiles and Nick Ellison team up Saturday for Hoopfest.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 11:28 p.m.
YYC Canada add fourth player in hopes of repeating as Hoopfest women’s elite champions; BAMM back to defend coed title
Janelle Bekkering, a former Gonzaga star, brings back an All-Calgary team, including longtime friend Stephanie Price (Lethbridge University) and Kimberly Lee (Waterloo University).
Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Tall task ahead: Lee & Hayes knows repeating as Hoopfest 6-foot-and-over champions won’t be a walk in the park
In an elite division littered with ex-college stars, Parker Kelly, who helped EWU reach the 2015 NCAA tournament, believes a championship repeat will be an even tougher pursuit.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Allen Iverson plans to be more spectator than scorer in the Big3.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
If the Olympic stewards in this country had any notion of tapping into what makes the street game truly appealing, they’d go straight to where the appeal is greatest: They’d …
Sun., June 26, 2016, 10:48 p.m.
A team of made up mostly of former Eastern Washington players won the Hoopfest women’s elite division championship 20-19 when Aubrey Ashenfelter sank a free throw to defeat team Every …
Mon., July 1, 2013
Team TBA finally closed out Team Three and a Half, 20-15, to win its fourth straight Hoopfest Women’s Elite title Sunday afternoon. Finding closure was much tougher for both teams; …