SWX Shock Saturday: 3/15/2014 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SWX Shock Saturday: 3/15/2014

The Spokane Shock are set to begin the Arena Football League season vs. the Iowa Barnstomers tonight, Mar. 15, at 7:00 p.m. at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. The game will be live on KHQ. 

Throughout the week a range of Spokane's players and coaches joined SWX for Shock Talk. Below is a list of links to all of our Shock Talk segments from this week. Take a minute to get to know the team before the 2014 Arena Football League season kicks off! 

The above photos are from our Best Shock Photo Fan Challenge with special congratulations to the winner Sean Farr, who won two free tickets to tonight's game!

Go Shock!

Commentators Sam Adams and Mike Peterson: http://bit.ly/OrkHDj

Quarterback Erik Meyer- http://bit.ly/1d0Mshy

Head coach Andy Olson: http://bit.ly/1o4AswN

Strength and Conditioning Coaches/APX: http://bit.ly/1lEdxa0

Wide receiver Brandon Thompkins: http://bit.ly/1glcYwJ
  • Spokane Empire

    • Spokane Empire RB Trevor Kennedy thanks Spokane for their support

      On Wednesday, the Spokane Empire announced that they will cease operations and not play football in 2018. This news came as a surprise to many players, including running back Trevor Kennedy, who said he was appreciative for all the support Spokane has given the Empire.

    • Spokane Empire to cease operations and will not play football in 2018

      The Spokane Empire have announced that they will cease operations and will not be be playing football in the 2018 season. The Empire's franchise began as the Spokane Shock in the summer of 2005 as a part of the af2 league. During their time in the af2, the Shock won the league championship in 2006 and 2009, while also making the playoffs every year in the league (2006-2009).

    • Spokane native Brett Rypien nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

      Spokane native Brett Rypien was one of 146 student-athletes nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the American Football Coaches Association announced on Monday. The former Shadle Park Highlander and current Boise State Broncos quarterback has made a name for himself on the field.

    • Two Spokane Empire defensive players named to All-IFL team

      Spokane, Washington – The Indoor Football League announced the All-IFL First and Second Team honors for the 2017 regular season. Two Empire players were selected. Both Empire players selected were members of the Empire defense that proved dominate throughout the 2017 season.

    • Spokane Empire prepare for biggest game of season

      The Spokane Empire (8-7, 7-4) will travel to Salt Lake on Friday to take on the Screaming Eagles (4-11, 3-8) and wrap up the 2017 regular season. This is a must-win game for the Empire if they want to make the Intense Conference playoffs.

    • Empire fall short against Barnstormers 58-28; suffering 3rd straight road loss

      Spokane Empire SPOKANE, WA - The Spokane Empire (8-7, 7-4) were defeated by the Iowa Barnstormers (13-2, 8-2)  in Week 17 of the 2017 IFL regular season at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA by a score of 58-28. It only took three snaps for the Barnstormers to score, as quarterback Travis Partridge connected with Brady Roland to quickly go up 7-0. Spokane signal caller Aaron Wilmer took over and though having success running the ball himself, he could not connect with a pass t...