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HOOPFESTBC – VOLUME 2, CHAPTER 1

By on Feb 10, 2015 in HOOPFEST BC HISTORY | 0 comments

  With the first decade of the HOOPFEST BC Tournament in the books, the summer of 2015 looks to write a new chapter in the history of the event.  On the weekend of August 15/16, CENTRECOURT once again welcomes players and teams out to the Langley Events Centre to participate in the annual summer basketball tradition.  With no frills and no gimmicks, the Hoopfest BC Tournament provides participants the opportunity to compete in up to six games against some of the best talent that BC has to offer. For the past two years, two teams have dominated the spotlight of the event as Athelite and UFV Cascades have captured back to back championships in their respective Men’s and Women’s divisions.  Winning one championship is a challenge in itself, but defending that title not only once by twice is something that very few teams do, no matter what level of sport you play.  Will...

10TH ANNUAL HOOPFEST BC

By on Aug 11, 2014 in HOOPFEST BC HISTORY | 0 comments

10TH ANNUAL HOOPFEST BC TOURNAMENT

By on Aug 8, 2014 in HOOPFEST BC HISTORY | 0 comments

  Over the course of ten years, there have been three teams to lay claim to the Hoopfest BC Men’s championship (The School 6, Runnin’ Rebels 2) and as of August 17, 2014, Athelite can proudly join the list as repeat champions.  Not to be outdone, the UFV Cascades matched Athelite’s accomplishments by becoming back to back champions in the Women’s Division, setting a precedence for any challengers in the second decade of the Hoopfest BC Tournament. With a batch of new faces and new teams, along with the ongoing contribution of the GET BUCKETS program,  the future of the Hoopfest BC Tournament looks promising. MEN’S DIVISION: Following an undefeated round robin schedule on Saturday, Athelite received the top seed in the Hoops Nation bracket, leading to a first round playoff victory over the NEC Nighthawks and a repeat semi final defeat over their...

9TH ANNUAL HOOPFEST BC

By on Aug 21, 2013 in HOOPFEST BC HISTORY | 0 comments

The 9th Annual Hoopfest BC Tournament presented a changing of the guard (pun slightly intended) as for the first time in tournament history a team other than The School or Runnin’ Rebels was crowned Men’s Division Champion, while on the Women’s side the continued growth leads to promise for local female ballers down the road.  Over the course of August 17/18th, 8 men’s and 5 women’s teams from throughout the Lower Mainland filled the Langley Events Centre Field House for the largest Hoopfest BC field  in  tournament history.  While the on court action was not only a resounding success, this talented collection of players came together to raise $710 for Kidsport Langley through the GET BUCKETS program. MEN’S DIVISION Last year, Athelite suffered a two point loss to the Runnin’ Rebels in the tournament championship game.  This year they extracted...

9TH ANNUAL HOOPFEST BC

By on Aug 16, 2013 in HOOPFEST BC HISTORY | 0 comments

8TH ANNUAL HOOPFEST BC

By on Sep 15, 2010 in HOOPFEST BC HISTORY | 0 comments

8TH ANNUAL HOOPFEST BC CROWNS NEW CHAMPS On August 18/19th, the Langley Events Centre played host to the 8th Annual Hoopfest BC Tournament and saw two new champions crowned on Sunday afternoon.  On behalf of our partner Basketball BC, the Hoopfest BC organizers would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the teams, participants, fans, sponsors (Cactus Club, St. John’s Ambulance, Baden Canada, McDonald’s, Punum Designs, Steve Nash/Fitness World, Vancouver Giants, Good4U, Langley Times and Fastsigns), BCBOA officials, all the game scorekeepers and the Langley Events Centre for helping make another successful weekend of basketball! WOMEN’S DIVISION After confidently completing their round robin schedule with a 3-0 record, the Flaming Mama’s captured the inaugural Women’s division championship with a convincing 97-69 victory over CapQuest.  Falling behind...