06/08/2013 7:00 AM
SPOKANE, WA - The 2012 South Division Champion Jacksonville Sharks (8-3) will play the first leg of their two-game West Division road trip on Saturday, June 8, traveling to face the Spokane Shock (8-3). Kickoff from the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena is set for 10:00 p.m.
The Sharks head into this week's game as winners of two straight, including a 70-48 victory over the Pittsburgh Power on Sea Best Field in Week 11. For their part, Spokane has won each of its last three games. This is the fifth all-time meeting between the two teams, and each squad holds a 2-2 record in the series. Spokane won the most recent meeting, 56-48, in Week 8 of the 2012 season. This is the Sharks' first trip to Spokane since 2010.
Please see below for details regarding the many methods that you may use to keep up with the game. Note that tonight's game will not be broadcast on television in the Jacksonville area.
Tonight's contest will air live on AM 600 WBOB, with Steve Berrey on play-by-play. The Sea Best® Countdown to Kickoff will begin at approximately 9:05. You may listen to the broadcast by either tuning your radio to AM 600, or visiting www.wbobradio.com and clicking the "Listen Live" button at the top of the screen. Due to the late local kickoff time, the call-in portion of the Florida Transfer and Storage Postgame Show will take place prior to the game. Those who wish to share their thoughts on the matchup are asked to call in to 904-854-1320.
"AFL Live" Webcast
Tonight's game will be broadcast on the "AFL Live" video player on the League website. To view the webcast, visit THIS LINK. If the game does not start playing immediately, look for "Jacksonville Sharks at Spokane Shock" under Live Events. The standard definition webcast (labeled LoDef) is available free of charge, while the high definition broadcast carries a small fee. For more information about how to sign up for HD webcasts, please click HERE.
If you cannot watch or listen to the game by any of the above methods, you may keep track of all the action via live stats on the AFL website. To access stats for tonight's game, visit the front page of arenafootball.com. At the top of the screen, just to the right of the league logo, you should see a menu that lists tonight's games. Once you've found the listing for "Jacksonville Sharks", click the "Gametracker" button to launch the live stats window.
Social Media Updates
Finally, keep up with the Sharks all throughout the game on our social media platforms. Be sure to visit our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @jaxsharks to stay up on what's happening in Spokane!
Next week, Sharks will head to Utah for a showdown with the Blaze on Saturday, June 15. That game kicks off at 9:00 p.m. ET and will air live on CBS Sports Network as part of the league's "Net10 Wireless Arena Football Saturday" series. The Sharks return home on Saturday, June 22 to square off against the Cleveland Gladiators on Sea Best Field. Kickoff for that game is set for 7:00 p.m.
About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and back-to-back-to-back South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2013 season are still available, two tickets as low as $105. To reserve your season tickets, or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased its fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. CBS Sports Network will broadcast an AFL National Game of the Week on Saturday nights for the entire regular season and postseason through the semifinal round. The ArenaBowl XXVI Championship Game will air on the CBS Television Network on August 17, 2013.