Sea Gals visit Toyota Shoot Off

Sea Gal Alexis, a product of Spokane’s West Valley High, earned a psychology degree from WSU and just completed a master’s degree in school counseling at Gonzaga. Now the former Cougar dance team member is starting her first season as a Seattle Seahawks Sea Gal. Alexis and her squad held hourly performances and signed autographs on Saturday for fans at the

ESPN Settles in at Hoopfest

ESPN Sportscenter anchor Jaymee Sire is from Montana and attended Washington State University, but she hadn’t experienced Hoopfest until this weekend. “I’d always heard about my classmates talking about how awesome it is, but I’d always go home for the summers,” said Sire. “So, this is my first one. I’m super excited about it, just to see the magnitude of

Hoopfest spirit evident on Friday

The streets of downtown Spokane transformed into the courts of Hoopfest on Friday night, but the fun began much earlier in the day with a variety of activities.   Hoopfest launched its inaugural Friday Practice Round in an effort to facilitate reunions, build a sense of community and help teams to get in some practice before the weekend. Executive Director Matt Santangelo

Safety First

Everybody loves Hoopfest. Whether it’s crafting your team name or seeing your buddies for the first time since last summer or watching the faces of the littlest ballers observing the dunk contest, there’s just nothing like it. One of the reasons why we are able to continue to put on this great event year after year is because of the

Friday Practice Round and HOPFEST at Hoopfest

Maybe you haven’t played ball since last Hoopfest or maybe you just want to get that shot falling before Saturday morning. Good news! This year Hoopfest has opened up 10 practice courts just north of Spokane Falls Blvd. In addition to the practice courts Gonzaga alums Adam Morrison and David Stockton will be putting on a ball handling and shooting