Stories tagged: Spokane Hoopfest
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, 10:55 p.m.
Dominique Jones and his NY Harlem squad didn’t travel across the country to simply hoist a winning Hoopfest bracket while donning the event’s popular championship T-shirt.
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: Sun., June 30, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Sometimes you have to risk injury – or even worse, ridicule – for the good of the team. In the end, when it comes to Hoopfest, it’s all worth it.
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: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
If you haven’t registered for Hoopfest, don’t count on getting in. Don’t rule it out, either.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Dozens of teams will be looking to dethrone Charlie’s Gold in the men’s 6-foot-and-under division, including annual contender Desert Horse, which won a string of titles from 2014-16.
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
Guaranteed registration for the 29th edition of the world’s largest 3-on-3 tournament has passed, but the space-available deadline is Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
The Basketball Tournament, a $2 million winner-take-all summer tournament aired on ESPN, announced a partnership with Spokane Hoopfest on Thursday that will bring part of the tournament to Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
As soon as Washington State’s basketball schedule was released, Danny Beard scrambled for tickets. For the first time in seven years, his alma mater – Kansas State – was coming …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Of all of Gonzaga’s men’s basketball showings last season that led the Zags to the Final Four, it’s the NCAA Tournament championship game that will be remembered the most.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
There is still time to register for Hoopfest, but get your squad together quickly.
Thu., June 25, 2009
Two hundred thousand players and spectators will descend this weekend on downtown Spokane for Hoopfest, the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament. A few facts: Numbers: 6,701 teams will compete on …