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Monday, October 19, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Hoopfest 2015: 120 Sports, Desert Horse win men’s elite titles

A team of Northwestern University graduates lost their final game on Saturday so had to fight their way through eight grueling games under punishing conditions Sunday to defeat the defending champions and win their first Hoopfest men’s elite championship.

Zagonomics 101: Finding seats for Gonzaga’s excited, wallets-open fan base

Rod Butler started attending Gonzaga basketball games in 1980 when a guy named John Stockton began throwing the ball around on his way to the NBA Hall of Fame. Just weeks ago, Butler received the last pair of season tickets, only the 30th such pair that have become available in the decade since Gonzaga opened the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Cleaves, teammates end 12-year odyssey with Hoopfest elite title

It took 12 years but Nick Cleaves finally broke through the door. Cleaves, of San Francisco, combined with his California teammates to lead Ballerz By Law to the men’s 6-foot-and-under elite championship, 20-18 over Spokane-based ES Elite, under a scorching sun Sunday afternoon at the 24th Hoopfest.

Sunday Locals: Pendergraft joins Gonzaga as fund raiser

David Pendergraft, one of the more popular Gonzaga University athletes in recent years, has accepted the position of Director of Athletic Giving for the athletic department, GU athletic director Mike Roth announced. “David will be a great fit for not only Gonzaga athletics but for the entire university …,” Roth said. “He is loyal to Gonzaga, already knows a lot about our fans and donors and will be effective in stewarding new benefactors as we move forward to make Bulldog athletics better.”