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Hundreds Gather for HoopsFest

Hundreds of basketball players and fans descended on Altoona Saturday for Hoopsfest.

Two hundred teams from six states were entered in the three-on-three competition.

This is the 21st year for the annual event. The first 19 years were in Tyrone.

This year's theme was "Elevate."

"HoopsFest continues to solidify its position as the go-to three-on-three basketball destination in the state," said Founder Jim Kilmartin. "We are thrilled that, for the second year in a row, downtown Altoona will benefit from the presence of thousands of players and fans. As our region flourishes, our goal remains to...


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