Shock players benefit from change in training

Football practice concluded Tuesday morning for Spokane Shock players but their work wasn’t quite done. Read more

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Shock players benefit from change in training

Football practice concluded Tuesday morning for Spokane Shock players but their work wasn’t quite done. Their next appointment was with former Shock standouts Raul Vijil and Kevin McCullough, who assist players with strength and conditioning, not Xs and Os. Read more

Shock fall victim to last-gasp Hail Mary

The Spokane Shock knew what was coming. Pretty much everyone among the 8,597 at the Arena knew what was coming. Read more

Shock lose on last play

Losses don't come much tougher than the one Spokane experienced Saturday night.

The Shock scored with 10 seconds left…

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Shock clash with unbeaten Gladiators

Spokane concludes a two-game homestand when Cleveland (4-0) visits the Arena tonight.

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The well-traveled Kyle…

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Shock offense faces big challenge vs. Gladiators

The Spokane Shock sports a 3-1 record. Broken down by units, the offense is probably in the 2-2 range, the defense closer to 3-1 and special teams roughly 3-1. Spokane’s offense, one of the Arena Football League’s best in 2013, has yet to find its stride and faces a serious challenge against unbeaten Cleveland tonight at the Arena. Read more

Shock offense faces big challenge vs. Gladiators

The Spokane Shock sports a 3-1 record. Broken down by units, the offense is probably in the 2-2 range, the defense closer to 3-1 and special teams roughly 3-1. Spokane’s offense, one of the Arena Football League’s best in 2013, has yet to find its stride and faces a serious challenge against unbeaten Cleveland tonight at the Arena. Read more

Shock get loose

Spokane’s first series was telling: penalty, fumble, incompletion, dropped pass, 43-yard gain, penalty, penalty, penalty, 1-yard run, 1-yard touchdown run. Nothing pretty about it – except the end result. Read more

Shock pull away for 55-27 win

Spokane won a sloppy, penalty-filled AFL game on Saturday night, pulling away with a big second half for a 55-27…

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Shock roll past Thunder in second half

Spokane’s first series was telling: Penalty, fumble, incompletion, dropped pass, 43-yard gain, penalty, penalty, penalty, 1-yard run, 1-yard touchdown run. Read more

Spokane Shock defeat Portland 55-27

The Spokane Shock defeat Portland, 55-27, at home in the Arena, Saturday, April 12, 2014. Read more

Shock prepare for division rival Portland

There are several possible routes to winning an Arena Football League championship, but the first priority is usually winning your division. It was that way in the Spokane Shock’s championship season in 2010, Jacksonville in 2011 and Arizona the last two seasons. Division supremacy takes on added importance this season with Spokane playing Pacific brethren San Jose three times and Portland, a new AFL team, three times. The Shock (2-1), after a 73-62 win over San Jose last week, entertain Portland (0-3) tonight. Read more

Shock prepare for division rival Portland

There are several possible routes to winning an Arena Football League championship, but the first priority is usually winning your division. Read more

Thompkins take turn on defense

One of the charms of the AFL for years was Ironman players, guys who lined up on both sides of…

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Shock notes: Brandon Thompkins makes impact on other side of ball

Brandon Thompkins is used to catching passes but he proved last week he can defend the pass, too. Paul Stephens’ leg injury prompted the Shock to move Thompkins from his customary spot at wide receiver to defensive back, where he’s seen minimal playing time during his four Arena Football League seasons. Read more

Shock notes: Brandon Thompkins makes impact on other side of ball

Brandon Thompkins is used to catching passes but he proved last week he can defend the pass, too. Read more

Shock have way with SaberCats

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Spokane Shock continued their recent dominance over the San Jose SaberCats with a 73-62 Arena Football League victory Friday night at the SAP Center. Spokane is 5-2 all-time against San Jose and has won the last four meetings by an average of 22.5 points. The Shock improved to 2-1 with the road win and took over the top spot in the Pacific Division. San Jose dropped to 2-2. Read more