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MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

GU reaches No. 1

An historic day for Gonzaga, which earned the No. 1 ranking for the first time in school history. The Zags topped the AP and USA Today polls by fairly comfortable margins. We had an early story on the website Monday morning (find it below) and...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011

Shock No. 1, SaberCats No. 2

The AFL preseason poll has added more interest to Spokane's season opener against San Jose State on Friday. It'll be No. 1 (Spokane) vs. No. 2 (San Jose). Arizona, another division rival, is No. 6. Complete rankings here.

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4, 2010

Shock hang on to top spot

Spokane, which dropped its regular-season finale to Jacksonville, barely hung on to the top spot in the latest AFL coaches poll. The Shock (13-3), who open the playoffs at home against Arizona at 8 p.m. Friday, received nine first-place votes and 123 points. Jacksonville (12-4)...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010

Shock stay No. 1 in poll

Spokane held on to the top spot in yet another curious edition of the weekly coaches poll, but there will not be a 1-vs.-2 showdown against Jacksonville on Friday. Spokane picked up 11 of 15 first-place votes. Tampa Bay climbed from fifth to second, apparently...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010

Spokane back on top of poll

The always entertaining AFL coaches poll is out for Week 16 and the Spokane Shock climbed back into the top spot. That makes sense, given that the Shock have a 10-game winning streak and the best record in the league by two games. Former No....

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010

Shock finally reach No. 1  

After three weeks at No. 2, Spokane has finally moved up to the top spot in the AFL coaches poll released Wednesday.The Shock, winners of six straight, replaced Jacksonville at No. 1. The Sharks dropped to No. 3. Spokane had 10 first-place votes, No. 2...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009

Shock still No. 1, despite first loss

I figured Saturday's showdown between Spokane and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton would be a battle of No. 1 and No. 2, but I expected the Pioneers to be No. 1. Turns out Spokane held the top spot in the weekly poll by a comfortable margin, despite losing to...

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