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How’s Business – BubbleBall World Record – 4/25/2016

Hub Sports Center Breaks Bubbleball World Record On Friday, April 22, the HUB Sports Center broke the world record for the longest game of BubbleBall. The final time was 6 hours, 51 minutes, and 16 seconds; breaking the previous record by 2 hours. Twenty teams from different companies, corporations, and organizations came out to play [...]

How’s Business – BubbleBall World Record – 4/25/20162016-04-29T12:34:06-07:00

Journal of Business Article – HUB draws big donation 1/28/2016

HUB Sports Center draws big donation Kim Crompton January 28th, 2016 The HUB Sports Center, the 66,000-square-foot multipurpose facility at 19619 E. Cataldo in Liberty Lake, has gotten a sizable financial boost from an anonymous donor. Executive Director Phil Champlin says the donor has contributed a building and land valued at an estimated $1.1 million [...]

Journal of Business Article – HUB draws big donation 1/28/20162016-01-28T09:33:20-07:00

Spokesman Article – Special Olympics Project Unify 1/13/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13, 2016, 6 A.M. Special Olympics unites disabled, able-bodied peers on basketball court Central Valley’s Mitchell Vanslotten hi-fives coach Mandy Cripps during a Special Olympics basketball game Jan. 6 at Hub Sports Center. (Tyler Tjomsland) By Pia Hallenberg piah@spokesman.com (509) 459-5427 The cheers are as loud as at any youth basketball game and it takes [...]

Spokesman Article – Special Olympics Project Unify 1/13/20162017-07-21T04:49:04-07:00

Journal of Business – HUB Sports Center seeks more donors as clock ticks – 12/3/2015

HUB Sports Center seeks more donors as clock ticks Supporters need to raise $3.2 million by end of ’16 Kim Crompton The HUB Sports Center, shown here, includes about 66,000 square feet of floor space, including about 50,000 square feet of court space. The facility opened in 2007. The HUB Sports Center, a 66,000-square-foot multipurpose [...]

Journal of Business – HUB Sports Center seeks more donors as clock ticks – 12/3/20152017-07-21T04:49:04-07:00

Spokesman Review Article – Capital Campaign Underway 8/16/2015

Capital campaign underway to keep HUB open for years to come Greg Lee The Spokesman-Review Phil Champlin calls it a hidden gem. If you’re driving along Interstate 90 near Barker Road in Liberty Lake, you have to crane your neck to see where the HUB Sports Center is located. The view of the building is mostly covered [...]

Spokesman Review Article – Capital Campaign Underway 8/16/20152015-08-26T13:12:39-07:00

How’s Business – HUB Sports Center Positive Impact 8/3/2015

The HUB Sports Center provides events that have a positive impact on youth and the community by Ed Clark (How's Business e-newsletter) Whether it's an airport, a train station or a computer network, a 'HUB' is a place to connect. The HUB Sports Center, at 19619 E. Cataldo, off I-90 and Barker Road in Liberty [...]

How’s Business – HUB Sports Center Positive Impact 8/3/20152015-08-03T16:30:13-07:00

Spokesman Review Article – Bubble Ball at the HUB 9/29/2014

Bubble soccer is Liberty Lake’s newest, strangest sport Scott Maben The Spokesman-Review Colin Mulvany photo On the Web: Watch a video of bubble soccer at: www.spokesman.com/video What else is left in the world of wacky sports than to turn people into rolling, bouncing balls? And so they took turns doing just that Sunday at the HUB Sports Center in [...]

Spokesman Review Article – Bubble Ball at the HUB 9/29/20142017-07-21T04:49:06-07:00

The Current Article – Resource for the Community – September 2014

Please take a look at this article from the September edition of the Spokane Valley Current.  It's titled, "Resource for the Community" and discussed some of our history as well as our future.  It highlights the upcoming HUB-apalooza Family Fun Festival and All-Star Breakfast fundraiser.   CLICK HERE to view the article.

The Current Article – Resource for the Community – September 20142017-07-21T04:49:07-07:00

Spokesman Review Article – Dads & Dudes Night 5/30/2014

Don’t Miss: Event emphasizes fun for fathers and sons Our Weekly Pick For Families The HUB Sports Center’s Dads and Dudes event offers sports and other activities for fathers – or uncles or grandfathers – and sons. The photo shows participants at the 2013 event in Liberty Lake. (Full-size photo) Dads and Dudes night Saturday at the [...]

Spokesman Review Article – Dads & Dudes Night 5/30/20142014-06-13T10:19:16-07:00

Spokesman Review Article HUB Futsal 1/2/2014

Futsal helps soccer players stay sharp during the winter January 2, 2014 in Washington Voices Lisa Leinberger The Spokesman-Review You may not have heard of it, but kids in Spokane Valley are lining up to play it. Futsal has been around since the 1930s. Invented in Brazil and Uruguay as a solution for a lack of soccer fields, it’s becoming [...]

Spokesman Review Article HUB Futsal 1/2/20142017-07-21T04:49:07-07:00

The Current Article – Senior Pickleball Players – December 2013

A terrific piece from the Spokane Valley Current about two of our senior pickleball players and their exploits on the courts at the HUB Sports Center.  This was in the December 2013 edition of The Current. Click Here to read the article.

The Current Article – Senior Pickleball Players – December 20132017-07-21T04:49:07-07:00

Spokesman Review Article HUB Corn Maze 10/17/2013

October 17, 2013 in Washington Voices HUB Sports Center creates corn maze Lisa Leinberger The Spokesman-Review Colin Mulvany photo Left to right, Brooklyn Werther, 8, Brooke Swenhaugen, 7, Carson Wood, 6, mom, Connie Werther and dad Shane Swenhaugen, navigate the Hub Sports Center Corn Maze in Liberty Lake on Oct. 13. During the day, the sports-themed corn maze is [...]

Spokesman Review Article HUB Corn Maze 10/17/20132017-07-21T04:49:08-07:00

KHQ – USA Boxing Championships Announcement 2/19/2013

Spokane Scores Knockout With 4-Year USA Boxing Deal Updated: Feb 19, 2013 1:31 PM  PST Northern Quest Resort & Casino hosted the USA Olympic Team Trials last year (Photo: SWX) SPOKANE, Wash. -Spokane will be home to the USA Boxing Championships for the next four years, the Spokane Sports Commission announced Tuesday.The 2013 championships will be [...]

KHQ – USA Boxing Championships Announcement 2/19/20132017-07-21T04:49:08-07:00

HUB 360 After-school Program

Great article about the HUB 360 after school program for middle school students in the January 2013 edition of The Current where it is the nonprofit spotlight article. […]

HUB 360 After-school Program2017-07-21T04:49:08-07:00

Spokesman Review Article HUB 360 Program 11/17/2012

A HUB for after-school fun Program allows students to learn, expend energy November 17, 2012 in Washington Voices By Lisa Leinberger The Spokesman-Review A group of middle-schoolers bounded through the doors of the HUB Sports Center after school Tuesday. They were laughing and joking and full of energy, but most of all, they were excited for their [...]

Spokesman Review Article HUB 360 Program 11/17/20122017-07-21T04:49:08-07:00

Liberty Lake Splash 5-year Anniversary Article 9/19/2012

  HUB turns 5, turning the corner   9/19/2012 9:30:10 AM By Josh Johnson Splash Staff Writer When Phil Champlin took the reins of the HUB Sports Center early in 2010, the building the nonprofit leased was about to go back up for sale, and the cities of Liberty Lake and Spokane Valley were being [...]

Liberty Lake Splash 5-year Anniversary Article 9/19/20122017-07-21T04:49:08-07:00

Spokesman Review 5-year Anniversary Article 9/22/2012

September 22, 2012 in Washington Voices HUB of activity again Sports and events center turns things around, director excited for future Lisa Leinberger The Spokesman-Review Two years ago, the HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Road, almost closed its doors. The building was for sale and executive director Phil Champlin was booking activities on a month-to-month basis. Since then, the HUB [...]

Spokesman Review 5-year Anniversary Article 9/22/20122013-01-29T17:14:19-07:00