|March 23||vs Jacksonville||
|March 30||vs Cleveland||W 69-37|
|April 6||AT Utah||
|April 12||vs San Antonio||L 36-52|
|April 20||AT Orlando||
|April 27||AT Spokane||W 70-62|
|May 4||vs New Orleans||
|May 10||AT San Jose||L 34-64|
|May 18||AT Pittsburgh||
|May 25||vs Philadelphia||L 55-73|
|June 1||AT Iowa||
|June 8||vs Orlando||L 48-55|
|June 15||AT New Orleans||
|June 22||vs Chicago||L 49-50|
|July 6||vs Spokane||
|July 13||AT San Antonio||L 42-68|
|July 20||vs Pittsburgh||
|July 27||AT Jacksonville||7:00pm|
The Storm slowed down league-leading Spokane for a half, and then exchanged scores the rest of the way for a huge 70-62 road win late Saturday.
Spokane came in averaging 70 points per game coming in but it was 28-7 at half thanks to three stops by the Storm. The Shock had only been stopped twice all season in five full games.
Tampa Bay couldn't come up with a stop in the second half but the offense scored on every possession but one, when Adrian McPherson fumbled a snap. The touchdown that resulted pulled Spokane within 28-21 with 10:43 still left in the third quarter. But after a sack rattled McPherson and led to a timeout, he came out and threw a 42-yard TD to Joe Hills and the teams swapped touchdowns the rest of the night.
The teams combined for 97 points in the second half -- an Arena record.
McPherson threw for 310 yards and seven scores. Hills caught five of them and had 10 receptions for 177 yards.
Terrance Sanders, who like McPherson went to Southeast High School, had a monster night on kick returns for Spokane. He averaged nearly 30 yards per return and had a 58-yard score to end the third quarter.
After they pulled within 49-42 the Shock attempted the first of four onside kicks but Tampa Bay came up with every one. After the final score with :41 remaining Tampa Bay finally got a break from the refs with an illegal defense call on the Shock, making it so the Storm could run out the clock.
For the game Tampa Bay was flagged for 17 penalties compared to eight for the hosts.
All of the action aired on sister station 1250 WHNZ. Tampa Bay is now 4-2 for the year while Spokane fell to 5-1. The Storm host New Orleans (1-4) next Saturday at 9 p.m.