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Back at state

There are a few things I look forward to each year but the state B basketball tournament has to be the one that I plan for weeks in advance. The tournament has been in Spokane since 1958 starting at the old coliseum on Boone Avenue. For now it looks like the 2024 tournament will be the last one in Spokane. Costs for the tournament are escalating with arena rental being the biggest reason. So the future looks like it may end up in Yakima. Now I heard some stories as to the whys and wherefores but it looks like the community support in Yakima will be the downfall of Spokane’s lock on the tournam...


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