Nope, not a Roald Dahl character. HooPalousa is a charity basketball tournament at the University of Idaho, and it's happening tomorrow night. The play-by-play could go something like this: Jess Walter brings the ball over the time line, kicks it right to Shann Ray (pictured) on the wing. He dumps it in to Sherman Alexie at the dotted line, Alexie, fakes middle, comes b
ack with the baby jump hook, GOOD!
Players from around the region—author All-Stars, former collegiate stars, television personalities, Tribal Heads and Department Heads and one poet P.A. announcer—will hit Memorial Gym in support of the U of I American Indian Graduate Fellowship Fund in Creative Writing. It's all for a good cause, but it's also serious hardcourt business. Check out the player bios for the Spokane Dirty Realists and the Moscow Supersonnets. We guarantee you, nobody wants to guard Jonathan Takes Enemy.