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Empire Announces 2017 Radio Broadcast Schedule

January 20, 2017 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Spokane Empire News Release

SPOKANE, Washington - The Empire announced today their radio broadcast schedule featuring regular season games, the Empire Coach's Show, and game night partnerships for the 2017 season with KXLY Radio Group of Spokane.

The Empire's sixteen-game regular season schedule, eight home and eight away games, will be broadcast live via 700 ESPN and 105.3 FM.

Larry Weir, the longtime voice of EWU basketball and the Shock, will return for the 2017 season for game broadcasts and as the featured host of the Empire Coach's Show. There will also be appearances by Dennis Patchin and special guests throughout the season.

Game broadcasts will begin thirty minutes before kickoff featuring weekly interviews with Empire Head Coach Adam Shackleford and players. A post-game recap will follow each match-up.

The weekly radio show will be live on 700 ESPN from The Swinging Doors located at 1018 West Francis Avenue. Larry Weir, Coach Shack, players, and special guests will bring you the latest team news and updates throughout the 2017 IFL season.

The Coach's Show will be broadcast live on Tuesday nights with the first show airing on Tuesday, February 14 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

In Week 5 of the season, the show will take place on Wednesday, March 15 due to travel schedules as the team plays in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, March 13.

Empire Coach's Show Regular Season Schedule:

February 14, 21, 28

March 7, 15 (Wednesday), 21, 28

April 4, 11, 18, 25

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

June 6, 13, 20

Post-season dates for the Empire Coach's Show will be announced at the end of the regular season.

The Empire's 2017 home schedule will also feature KXLY Radio Group's stations as presenting game night partners. Tune into each station throughout the season and leading up to home games for special promotions, contests, and giveaways.

Thursday, February 23 : Rock 94.5 FM

Friday, March 24: 92.9 ZZU FM

Saturday, April 1: Rock 94.5 FM

Friday, April 14: 700 ESPN

Sunday, April 30 : Big 99.9 FM Coyote Country

Friday, May 12: Hot 96.9 FM

Friday, May 26 : Rock 94.5 FM

Saturday, June 3 : 92.9 ZZU FM

Empire single game tickets are now on sale via TicketsWest box office locations, by phone at 800-325-SEAT (7328), and online via .

Season and Group Tickets are also available through the Empire Ticket Office. For more information visit or call 509-242-7462.

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