by Michelle Dapper, SWX Anchor/Reporter - bio | email
SPOKANE, WA -- A record breaking weekend for Hoopfest 2012 as 7,092 teams took to the courts in Downtown Spokane.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog, Josh Heytvelt tipped in the game-winner for "Douglass Properties" as they captured the men's elite six-foot and over division title, by beating "Red Monkey," 20-12.
The former Gonzaga standout was joined by David Pendergraft and Brian Michaelson (both former Zags), and Nik Raivio (younger brother of GU's Derek Raivio) who starred at Portland.
In the Men's Elite six-feet and under division, Jon Clift made his second free throw to give "Strokesville" its first Hoopfest Championship by beating Desert Horse Elite, 20-17. Joining Clift in the winners circle was Marcus Clift, Eric Beal, and Dustin Beach.
In the Women's Elite Division it was "TBA" capturing the title for the 3rd striaght year. Former Washington Husky, Breanne Watson, Lindsey Wilson, Amy Lefotu, and Casey Bunn made up the winning team, which beat "3-And-A-Half".
Sunday, June 30 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-06-30 22:44:47 GMT
Hoopfest onlookers take shelter under an umbrella at Ciao Mambo.
All is right in the world again in the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the planet.>>
SPOKANE, Wash. - All is right in the world again in the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the planet. After mother nature rained on Hoopfest's parade on Saturday, clear skies and high temperatures returned to Spokane on Sunday.>>
Saturday, June 29 2013 6:42 PM EDT2013-06-29 22:42:51 GMT
Former University of Tennessee basketball great Angie Bjorklund is back in her hometown of Spokane enjoying the 2013 Hoopfest festivities.>>
Former University of Tennessee basketball great Angie Bjorklund is back in her hometown of Spokane enjoying the 2013 Hoopfest festivities. The University High School graduate is hosting basketball camps at her old stomping grounds in July.>>
Saturday, June 29 2013 12:44 AM EDT2013-06-29 04:44:50 GMT
Presenting SWX's unofficial Top 10 for team names in the 2013 Spokane Hoopfest.>>
The field for the 2013 Spokane Hoopfest Tournament is set, and the brackets are filled with its customary list of creative, funny, and sometimes provacative team names. The SWX staff broke down the brackets and whittled the list down to a Top 10.>>