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MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014

Spokane rallies past the Storm

Spokane won its fourth straight game, this one a hard-earned 55-52 victory over visiting Tampa Bay on Monday night. Erik Meyer tossed five touchdown passes and added another rushing. Terrance Sanders scored on a kick return and interception return and the Shock defensive line pretty...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

Spokane snags road win against Tampa Bay

Spokane took control in the fourth quarter, holding Tampa Bay scoreless on its last three possessions, to register a 53-41 AFL road win Saturday. Erik Meyer tossed six touchdown passes and added two more TDs rushing. Brandon Thompkins had 127 yards receiving and three touchdowns....

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SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013

Shock rally past Storm, 63-49

It looked like a repeat of the first meeting for a while, but Spokane found its stride late in the first half and rallied for a 63-49 road win over Tampa Bay on Saturday. Erik Meyer tossed seven touchdown passes, five to Brandon Thompkins, as...

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Shock back to work in Tampa Bay

Spokane returns to the field tonight against Tampa Bay in a rematch of an April game that was won by the Storm, 70-62, in Spokane. Here's my game preview and another from Florida. The big question: Will Storm quarterback Adrian McPherson play? He missed Tampa...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2013



Shock, Storm set for AFL clash

Good evening from the Arena where No. 1 Spokane (5-0) and No. 4 Tampa Bay (3-2) meet at 7. The Shock will be without 'Jack' linebacker Terence Moore (shoulder). DB Patrick Stoudamire will step in as the starter. WR Jeffrey Solomon (shoulder) is suited up...

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SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012

Shock finish season with home victory 

Spokane closed the AFL season with a 63-53 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday at the Arena. The victory gave Spokane a 10-8 record and put an end to the playoff hopes of Tampa Bay (8-10). Here's a link to my game story that will...

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SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011

FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011

Shock, Storm tangle

It should be an interesting one tonight when Spokane, with Casey Hansen under center, and Tampa Bay, with Brian Zbydniewski at the controls, collide tonight at the Arena. Hansen joined the Shock earlier this week after the team lost quarterbacks Bill Stull and Kyle Rowley...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

Tampa Bay coach steps down

Tampa Bay's Tim Marcum, the winningest coach in AFL history, stepped down this morning, three days before the beginning of training camp. Last month, it was reported that Marcum had pornographic and racist emails on his work computer, after he was deposed in a lawsuit...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 21, 2010

Day after ArenaBowl  

I just exchanged text messages with Shock majority owner Brady Nelson, who spent the night in the hospital while his team was winning ArenaBowl XXIII. Texted Nelson: "Just heading home. A win sure helps." Nelson said NFL Network wasn't available at the hospital, so he...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 20, 2010

Shock leave no doubt in ArenaBowl

The Spokane Shock finished off the Arena Football League season in style Friday, thumping Tampa Bay 69-57 in ArenaBowl XXIII at the Arena. The Shock earned the AFL title in their first season in the league, which returned from a one-year absence in 2009. Spokane...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2010

Shock put it all on the line

All kinds of stuff to post tonight. First, here's my game preview that will run in tomorrow's S-R. Here's the view from the St. Petersburg Times and Tampa Tribune, Here's a look at the starting quarterbacks for Friday's game.If you have an ArenaBowl ticket, then...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 15, 2010

More on the incoming Storm

The ArenaBowl matchup is set: AFL neophyte Spokane vs. AFL traditional power Tampa Bay.The Storm, seeking their sixth AFL title, beat Orlando 63-62 in a wild finish that underscored the value of accurate kickers and the nuances of the arena game (a late Predators touchdown...

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