Stories tagged: spokane empire football
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016
Spokane and former Arena Football League rival Arizona will meet three times in the 2017 Indoor Football League regular season.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
The Arizona Rattlers officially joined the Indoor Football League on Monday, a move that should have a positive impact on the Spokane Empire and the IFL.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
The Spokane Empire have signed quarterback Charles Dowdell to their 2017 IFL roster.
Fri., July 22, 2016
There is no question the two best teams in the Indoor Football League reached the United Bowl. There is little question Sioux Falls is the heavy favorite to secure its …
Thu., July 21, 2016
Cedar Rapids coach Mark Stoute has had more success against Sioux Falls than any coach in the Indoor Football League.
Sun., July 17, 2016
The Spokane Empire built a 28-point halftime lead and held off the Nebraska Danger 55-44 to win the Intense Conference championship on Sunday in front of a noisy crowd of …
Sat., July 16, 2016
Spokane defeated Nebraska 25-23 five weeks ago, but both teams have a different look entering Sunday’s clash for the Intense Conference championship at the Arena.
Wed., July 13, 2016
Andrew Pierce hasn’t suited up for a game since facing Nebraska on June 26, 2015, in the Intense Conference championship game.
Fri., June 24, 2016
A much-needed break is on the horizon but first the Spokane Empire must deal with the Billings Wolves.
Thu., June 23, 2016
Spokane Empire defensive coordinator Ameer Ismail admitted he did not serve as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s stunt double for the “Baywatch” movie.
Tue., June 21, 2016
Receivers JJ Hayes and Justin Helwege stood near the dasherboards and watched as Spokane Empire players warmed up for practice Tuesday at the Arena. Receivers Carl Sims and Samuel Charles …
Sat., June 18, 2016
Sioux Falls has dominated the Indoor Football League for the last five seasons and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. The five-time defending champion Storm duplicated their winning formula …
Tue., June 7, 2016
Trevor Kennedy won’t carry the football, make a catch out of the backfield or return another kick this season.
Mon., June 6, 2016
Spokane Empire standout Trevor Kennedy suffered a broken right leg in Saturday’s win over Billings and will miss the rest of the season, coach Adam Shackleford said.
Sat., June 4, 2016
It looked nothing like the last Spokane-Billings meeting. A 47-point blowout last month gave way to a physical, back-and-forth Indoor Football League scrap Saturday night at the Arena.
Fri., June 3, 2016
Spokane Empire coach Adam Shackleford isn’t wild about playing an opponent four times but he has few complaints about how his players have handled such situations.
Wed., June 1, 2016
Nick Haag, Worcester, Mass., native, Patriots and Red Sox fan. Pasquale Vacchio, Long Island, N.Y., native, Giants and Mets fan. Spokane Empire linebackers and roommates.
Wed., May 25, 2016
The Spokane Empire seems to be winning nearly everywhere but in the stands.
Fri., May 20, 2016
The Spokane Empire picked up a victory by a fairly comfortable margin but they were left feeling half satisfied.
Sat., May 14, 2016
Mistake-prone Spokane nearly came back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit. But the visiting Empire committed one more costly miscue, a turnover with less than a minute remaining and Sioux Falls …
Fri., May 13, 2016
The IFL’s two best teams, the Spokane Empire (8-1) and the Sioux Falls Storm (9-1), collide Saturday in South Dakota with the winner assuming pole position for hosting rights throughout …
Tue., May 10, 2016
Scan the receiving records lists in the Indoor Football League’s eight-year history and three names tend to pop up: Clinton Solomon, James Terry and the Spokane Empire’s Carl Sims.
Sat., May 7, 2016
Spokane decided revenge is a dish best served by the score of 75-28.
Fri., May 6, 2016
Spokane Empire players and coaches remember. And just in case they’ve forgotten there’s a not-so-subtle reminder on the front page of this week’s game-plan: Billings leads series 1-0.
Tue., May 3, 2016
Trevor Kennedy was just about convinced he’d reached the end of the professional football line.
Fri., April 29, 2016
Spokane Empire coach Adam Shackleford knows watching the videotape isn’t going to be pretty but the outcome will look just fine in the win column.
Thu., April 28, 2016
Spokane and nearest geographic rival Tri-Cities have played twice this season and they just saw each other last week in Kennewick. They collide again Friday at the Arena as the …
Tue., April 26, 2016
Quarterback Charles Dowdell hasn’t been sacked in Spokane’s last three games. The offense has scored at least 52 points in six of seven games and the average plays gains 5.6 …
Sat., April 23, 2016
Spokane built a big early lead and maintained it most of the game en route to a 52-39 Indoor Football League victory over the Tri-Cities Fever on Saturday at the …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016
Ready or not, the Spokane Empire’s season opener has arrived with built-in storylines.