You had me at Hoopfest: The Sullivans

In the month of February, the month of love, we have been celebrating couples for whom Hoopfest holds a special place in their relationship. Pat and Diane Sullivan have been an integral part of Hoopfest since the beginning. “We didn’t even like each other at first, or so we thought,” Diane Sullivan said of herself and her husband, Pat. “55

You had me at Hoopfest: The Alexanders

In the month of February, the month of love, we’re celebrating couples for whom Hoopfest holds a special place in their relationship. True love is playing in an estimated 39 combined Hoopfests. Both Alexis and Nicole Alexander have played in Hoopfest each summer they’ve been able since they were first introduced to Hoopfest as kids. Of course as youth, the

Meet our Board member: Shelbie Rabe

Hoopfest is a BIG event to say the least. Then you add our Spokane AAU League, our youth outreach program – Midnight Basketball Association (MBA) – and our building of community courts, and it becomes more than a full-time job, year-round. In order to pull off such amazing basketball experiences for our community, we need even BIGGER help. That’s when

Meet our OC member: Doug Sprecher

In the month of February, the month of love, we’re celebrating couples for whom Hoopfest holds a special place in their relationship. Meet Andrea and Doug Sprecher of Spokane. It was Hoopfest weekend 2012 and Doug Sprecher was frantically running around ensuring his responsibilities for the weekend were all covered according to plan. He carried with him a backpack with

First AAU All-Star Games a Success

As the AAU basketball season culminates once more, in 2015 we decided to implement a new way of rewarding our outstanding 8th grade players in the form of an All -Star game. The NBA isn’t the only league celebrating its All-Stars this time of year. There was no dunk contest and the confines of the West Valley High School gym