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FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016

Spokane Empire coach Adam Shackleford is pointing his team in a new direction on the first day of practice on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at the Spokane Soccer Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Spokane makes IFL debut at Tri-Cities

Spokane's 11th season of indoor football begins with a new league (the IFL), a new/familiar coach (Adam Shackleford, Shock coach from 2007-09) and the renewal of a regional rivalry with Tri-Cities (the franchises last squared off in 2009 as members of arenafootball2). After just two...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009

Shock await 1-10 Fever

Spokane returns to the Arena tonight for the first time in nearly a month. Visiting Tri-Cities provides the opposition at 7 p.m. About 500 tickets remain for Saturday's game.Read on for my unedited game preview that will run in Saturday's S-R.

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SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2009

Shock run record to 9-0

Spokane's two most lopsided wins this season have come against Tri-Cities. The Shock clobbered the Fever 61-20 on Saturday night to improve to 9-0. Spokane crushed Tri-Cities 62-32 six weeks ago in Spokane.More below.

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FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2009

SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2009

Ben McCombs of the Shock pressures Tri-Cities QB Joe Ayoob.  (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Shock, Fever, Burn, Cowbells

A follow-up post to Spokane's 62-32 win over Tri-Cities on Saturday. Find the game story I posted last night here, game stats, game photos from Dan Pelle and John Blanchette's column that brings together cowbells, Gene Frenkle and armpit farts. Tri-Cities coach Richard Davis declined...

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