Shock, Arena reach multi-year agreement

The Spokane Shock and the Arena put an end to rumors that have been circulating for nine months about the…

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Shock hold off Rattlers

Spokane trailed by 21 points in the first quarter and quarterback Erik Meyer was uncharacteristically wild early.

Somehow, the Shock…

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Shock, Rattlers resume rivalry

One of the AFL's best rivalries, if not thee best, resumes tonight at the Arena: Spokane vs. Arizona.

With…

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Shock want to prove themselves against Rattlers

Spokane-Arizona has been as good as rivalries get in the Arena Football League since 2010. The latest installment comes tonight at the Arena, but it’s maybe not so much Spokane vs. Arizona as Spokane vs. Spokane. Read more

Shock want to prove themselves against Rattlers

Spokane-Arizona has been as good as rivalries get in the Arena Football League since 2010. Read more

Spokane gets back to work

Spokane is back on the practice field after last week's bye. We checked in with the Shock on the…

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Shock notes: Spokane to host West best Rattlers

Depending on whom you ask, Spokane’s showdown Saturday with Arizona is a monster game, just another game, or somewhere in between. The two rivals are coming off a bye week. Spokane (8-7) went into the break in a better mood, thumping L.A. 64-46 while Arizona suffered its first loss, a 62-33 setback at San Jose. Read more

Shock notes: Spokane to host West best Rattlers

Depending on whom you ask, Spokane’s showdown Saturday with Arizona is a monster game, just another game, or somewhere in between. Read more

Shock beat Kiss, clinch spot in playoffs

ANAHEIM – Spokane picked up another road win over the L.A. Kiss and this time Shock quarterback Erik Meyer was able to enjoy it to the end. The Shock dominated on both sides of the ball and thumped the Kiss 64-46 Saturday at the Honda Center. Spokane crushed L.A. 70-21, despite losing Meyer to a broken collarbone late in the first half, in early May. Read more

Shock beat Kiss, clinch spot in playoffs

Spokane picked up another road win over the L.A. Kiss and this time Shock quarterback Erik Meyer was able to enjoy it to the end. Read more

Spokane takes down L.A. again

Spokane thumped L.A. 64-46 on Saturday to clinch a playoff berth. The Shock (8-7) advanced to the AFL playoffs…

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Subplots aplenty as Shock take on Kiss in California

Spokane quarterback Erik Meyer returns to the venue where he suffered a broken collarbone nearly eight weeks ago. Brandon Thompkins, the Shock’s leading receiver in that game, now suits up for the opposing L.A. Kiss. Subplots are easy to find for tonight’s Spokane-L.A. matchup at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Read more

Area roundup: Shock quarterback Erik Meyer voted Week 15 MVP

Spokane Shock quarterback Erik Meyer was voted AFL MVP for Week 15 of the 2014 Arena Football League season. Meyer (Eastern Washington) tossed three touchdown passes and rushed for three more in Spokane’s 70-30 victory over the San Antonio Talons on Friday. In his first start since suffering a shoulder injury on May 4, the 6-foot-2 Meyer returned to break his own single-season franchise record for rushing scores by recording his 16th of the year last week. Read more

Williams back in the game

I went into the way-back machine yesterday for a profile on 2006 Shock coach Chris Siegfried. I left that door…

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Williams thrilled to play football again

Jimmy Williams makes it a point to say thanks to Shock offensive lineman Ryan Cave nearly every day. Andy Olson, too. And that was long before Williams made his debut with the Spokane Shock last week. Prior to last Friday, more than six years had passed since Williams suited up for a football game. In 2007 he played for the Atlanta Falcons, the team that drafted him 37th overall in 2006. Read more

Shock DB Jimmy Williams thrilled to play football again

Jimmy Williams makes it a point to say thanks to Shock offensive lineman Ryan Cave nearly every day. Andy Olson, too. And that was long before Williams made his debut with the Spokane Shock last week. Read more

Siegried leaves coaching carousel

I caught up with Chris Siegfried, who coached Spokane to the 2006 arenafootball2 championship in the franchise's inaugural season…

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Former Shock coach Chris Siegfried jumps off the coaching carousel

The well-traveled Chris Siegfried is a homebody these days. Home is Orlando, where the coach who helped make arena football an instant success in Spokane in 2006 is no longer a coach. He sells real estate and helps with the family cigar/tobacco business, but his most important job is being a full-time husband and father. “My stress level is down,” Siegfried said in a recent phone interview. “After I left Spokane for Kansas City in 2007, those were the last two seasons that my family came with me. We bought the (cigar) business in 2007 and my wife has been here in Orlando running it ever since. Read more

One-time Shock coach now full-time family man

The well-traveled Chris Siegfried is a homebody these days. Home is Orlando, where the coach who helped make arena football an instant success in Spokane in 2006 is no longer a coach. Read more

Infusion of hope

The Spokane Shock needed a pick-me-up. They got it with quarterback Erik Meyer’s return to the starting lineup and a visit from the struggling San Antonio Talons. Meyer accounted for six touchdowns and the Shock cruised to a 70-30 Arena Football League victory in front of an announced crowd of 8,489 Friday at the Arena. Read more

Shock roll past Talons, 70-30

It seemed like old times for the Spokane Shock.

Erik Meyer was back at quarterback, the defense continued its strong…

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