Feeling good after Spokane Hoopfest? Want some more summer action? Oregon National Guard Hoopla is the premier 3-on-3 street basketball event in Oregon! The 18th edition of ONG Hoopla will be held August 6 and 7, 2016, and upwards of 1,000 teams, 4,000 participants, 900 volunteers and thousands of spectators are anticipated. Participants young and old, male and female and of

Takin' it to the Streets

Missing the excitement of Hoopfest weekend? Didn’t quite get your shots to fall right? Here’s another chance for you to get some more ball in this summer. Takin’ it to the Streets Hermiston 3-On-3 basketball tournament is played on historic Main Street in Downtown Hermiston, Oregon on July 16 and 17. Entering in its 11th year, Hermiston 3-On-3 has not only

And the winners are...

With 6,110 teams participating in this year’s Hoopfest, there can only be one winner in each of the 459 brackets. Here are a few of them: Men’s Open JBL Elite Division presented by Huppin’s Spokane Club: An unlikely Hoopfest champion that was ranked #4 in pre Hoopfest standings; a collection of four talented former college players. Bryan Rabas, a prolific outside-shooter

The Weekend for a Court Marshal and Monitor

Ever wonder what Hoopfest Weekend is like for those 87 marshals that wear redshirts and secret service headsets and walk nearly the distance of a marathon over the weekend? Tevin Gianella was a first year marshal and he will be sharing some of his experiences. Court marshals are divided among four sections for the event and are assigned between eight

The workers behind the scenes

After another great year of Hoopfest, we are surrounded by the successes of the weekend. Kids wearing their championship shirts to school. Friends recapping the hilarious teams and fierce match-ups from the weekend. These are just a few examples of the magic. However, none of that would be possible if we, at Hoopfest, did not have all of the wonderful volunteers