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  • Shock out for first win of the season

    Spokane head coach Andy Olson has an interesting take on the Shock’s 0-3 record. “We’re really trying to focus on ourselves,” Olson said. “We feel like we’ve lost every game. …


  • Shock look for first win

    The Shock are winless no matter how you slice it, but a healthier roster provides an opportunity to start digging out of an early season hole, beginning with Saturday night’s …


  • Orlando hires ex-Shock coach Keefe

    The Orlando Predators have named Rob Keefe the team’s new head coach for the upcoming season. Keefe has coached in the Arena Football League for five seasons, most recently as …


  • Keefe returns to Spokane, healed from split

    In the last 10 months, Rob Keefe has been fired twice, moved across the country twice and visited with countless coaches and executives in the business world. He’s seen, heard …


  • Utah Blaze hire Keefe as defensive coordinator

    AFL: Former Spokane head coach Rob Keefe (pictured above) is the new defensive coordinator for the Utah Blaze, one of the Shock’s West Division rivals. Keefe, 31, was fired as …


  • New Orlando coach Keefe looks back fondly on Spokane

    It’s official – Rob Keefe has moved on from Spokane. The former Spokane Shock player and coach was announced last week as the new offensive coordinator for the Arena Football …


  • Shock will hire Olson as head coach

    The Spokane Shock will promote offensive coordinator Andy Olson to head coach, The Spokesman-Review has learned. Olson was offered the position late Friday and he immediately accepted, sources said. A …


  • Blanchette: Shock continued puzzling trend by firing Keefe

    Here’s a sports marketing tip for one of the local clubs: It is not a good thing when the palace intrigue permeating your operation becomes a more compelling amusement than …


  • Shock shocker

    Rob Keefe, who helped the Spokane Shock win arena football titles as a player, assistant coach and head coach, is out as the team’s head coach. The Shock announced Thursday …


  • Keefe out as Spokane Shock coach

    Rob Keefe, who helped the Spokane Shock win arena football titles as a player, assistant coach and head coach, is out as the team’s head coach.


  • Shock can make playoffs by winning out

    Four teams, two games remaining, one playoff spot, all sorts of possibilities. Spokane can eliminate the guesswork and numerous what-if scenarios by winning its last two Arena Football League games, …


  • Another battle at QB for Spokane Shock

    A week ago, the Spokane Shock had three players competing for the starting quarterback job and lost a standout receiver to the UFL. Same thing this week.


  • Rowley may supply magic vs. VooDoo

    When Kyle Rowley sprained the AC joint in his right (throwing) shoulder six weeks ago, some thought it could be a season-ending injury. Best-case scenarios had him returning late in …


  • Rowley, Shock eager to take on VooDoo

    When Kyle Rowley sprained the AC joint in his right (throwing) shoulder six weeks ago, some thought it could be a season-ending injury. Best-case scenarios had him returning late in …


  • Spokane Shock play host to No. 3 Chicago

    Spokane Shock head coach Rob Keefe has seen enough quality play to be encouraged, but he needs to see more consistency to be completely sold on his 5-7 Arena Football …


  • New Shock quarterback Hansen learns as he goes

    Spokane hopes the old football adage about teams making their biggest improvement from Week 1 to Week 2 applies to the quarterback position. Casey Hansen, out of football for more …


  • Shock search for quarterback to fill injuries

    The Spokane Shock were 30 minutes into practice Tuesday when quarterback Bill Stull approached head coach Rob Keefe with a smile on his face. Stull, still on crutches after injuring …


  • Spokane Shock coach Keefe seeks big fixes

    Concentration, discipline, focus. Playing not to lose instead of playing to win. Relying on the franchise’s successful tradition to win games. Expecting somebody else to make the key play. Spokane …


  • Shock’s Keefe looking clutch play

    Spokane Shock head coach Rob Keefe was asked several times by media members earlier this week to diagnose the problems with his 3-5 Arena Football League team. His responses indicate …


  • Shock bench Rowley in favor of Stull

    Head coach Rob Keefe has benched veteran quarterback Kyle Rowley and named Arena Football League rookie Bill Stull the starter against Dallas on Saturday.


  • Keefe continues to pull out all stops for Shock

    Rob Keefe has demonstrated in 26 games as Spokane’s head coach that he’s willing to take a chance with several bold decisions regarding roster moves, assistants and game strategy. Keefe …


  • Keefe’s gamble pays off for Shock

    Rob Keefe has demonstrated in 26 games as Spokane’s head coach that he’s willing to take a chance with several bold decisions regarding roster moves, assistants and game strategy.


  • Shock take on No. 1 Arizona

    The Spokane Shock and Arizona Rattlers only have a three-game history, but they’ve been packed with close outcomes, memorable finishes, controversial calls and a postgame rant by the Arizona coach …


  • Fan favorite McCullough returns to Spokane with unbeaten Arizona

    If there was a Mount Rushmore for Spokane Shock players based on performance and fan popularity, the four faces might be Raul Vijil, Rob Keefe, Kyle Rowley and Kevin McCullough. …


  • Live chat with Spokane Shock Head Coach Rob Keefe

    Rob Keefe has had a huge impact on the Spokane Shock arena football team, as both a player and coach. With a bye this week, Keefe has agreed to take …


  • Spokane Shock should look familiar on offense

    The Spokane Shock are close to finalizing their opening-day roster and it should look pretty familiar on offense, quite a bit different on defense. Spokane, which visits San Jose on …


  • Shock bring back all-time receiving leader Vijil

    Raul Vijil, the Spokane Shock’s all-time leader in receiving yards, receptions and touchdowns, has been added to the Arena Football League team’s roster, the Shock announced Tuesday. Vijil suffered a …


  • Spokane Shock: Geathers joins CFL’s Lions

    The Spokane Shock announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Jeremy Geathers has signed with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League. In only nine regular-season Arena Football League games, …


  • AFL expands schedule

    The Arena Football League will play an 18-game regular season in 2011. The change from a 16-game slate was approved at the league’s board of directors meetings last week in …


  • Shock’s ArenaBowl focus on Tampa Bay rush

    Beyond the point-fests and general madness that is the arena game, there is one truism at every level of football that figures to have the biggest impact on the Spokane …

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