Sports in Spokane
The sports culture is rich and competitive in Spokane. You’ll find that locals are active in spectating and participating in sports around here. From summer baseball games to winter hockey games, to March Madness basketball and indoor football you’re sure to get your fill of sports in Spokane.
Head to the ballpark for America’s favorite pastime with the Spokane Indians. As the single-A affiliate team for the Texas Rangers, these guys know how to play ball. Make a trip to Avista Stadium for that familiar smell of fresh-cut grass and classic ballpark food. Enjoy the long summer nights along the baseline at Avista Stadium while the Indians take on teams in the Northwest League.
The Spokane Chiefs are one of many sports franchises that have captured our community. The major junior ice hockey team plays its home games at the Spokane Arena. Bundle up for some time rinkside! Games at Spokane Arena provide something for everyone, including the kiddos! There’s fun family entertainment and a cool mascot, Boomer the Bear.
The Spokane Shock compete in the Indoor Football League (IFL) at their home field in the Spokane Arena. Their home field is dubbed Deaf Valley for a reason-locals love their team and they make it known. With a rowdy fan base, the 9th Man Shock Wave will create an unmatched game day experience for all involved.
Spokane is a proud home of many collegiate athletic teams, so there’s always games to catch. The Gonzaga Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams are forever a Spokane favorite due to their many appearances at March Madness. Local bars fill up on Gonzaga Basketball game day, so get there early or get tickets and watch courtside at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
The Eastern Washington Eagles football team plays in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. The Eagles are members of the Big Sky Conference and play home games at Roos Field in Cheney, WA. Their field is known for being the only stadium in college football with red turf.