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There are no more games at the Arena for fans of the Spokane Shock to attend, but they could own a piece of the team’s history – and probably at a great price.
As of 2:54 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, the Spokane Shock and the Public Facilities District (PFD) are in agreement to play a 2022 Indoor Football League season.
The Spokane Shock added length to their secondary and boosted local interest in their roster Sunday, when the Indoor Football League team announced the signing of former standout Washington State cornerback Sean Harper Jr.
Cedric Walker, one of the more successful defensive coordinators in indoor professional football in recent years, is getting his third opportunity as a head coach.
Spokane's offense was explosive in stretches, but spurts of inefficient play undermined the Shock in a season-ending 44-33 loss to Frisco in the quarterfinals of the Indoor Football League playoffs Saturday in Frisco, Texas.
The newest iteration of Spokane Shock football is back in familiar territory as the playoffs begin on Saturday.
Drew Powell is a problem for the Indoor Football League.
The Spokane Shock and Arizona Ratters have a long history within the confines of arena football.
Spokane leaned into a few early punches and the Frisco Fighters knocked out the Shock (6-5) in the Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas, on Saturday.
The Spokane Shock (6-4) have stumbled recently, dropping their last two games, including a double-overtime loss to the Massachusetts Pirates last week.
The Massachusetts Pirates sailed into the Spokane Arena and pillaged the Shock for three quarters before stormy seas moved in and impacted the bearing of the game.
A furious comeback against the Massachusetts Pirates in week 2 gave Spokane its first win of the season on May 22 in Worcester, Mass.