Shockers Leading Tackler, Leads Flag Team to Title.
Chris Ward, the Shockers #1 defender in 2005 took to the flag football fields in Auburn, Washington and helped lift his
team to the championship. More on this story to come.
Coach Love; You Can Call Me Captain...
Shockers Football Defensive Coordinator Thomas Love was recently promoted to Captain by the US Army. Capt. Love
is a Ranger stationed at Fort Lewis, WA. Congratulations Coach! You earned it!
Shocker V-Baller Ranked #10
The North Pacific Beach Volleyball Association has released its 2005 rankings and the South Sound's own Rico Rough is
#10 in the Men's "A" Division. Rico is a long time volleyball standout, having been a teammate in 2000 with Jana Freeman
where they took 2nd competing in a USA Volleyball tournament. Rough was also an outsider hitter for the WWU mens team
class of 2002, and now patrols the defensive backfield for the Shockers adult football team. Rico and brother Dan will
be sponsored by the SSSAA in 2006.
Linebacker Trades in Pads for Fight Gloves
Brandon Mike was a Shocker linebacker and longsnapper in 2005. Always looking for new challenges, Mike has turned
in his football gear in favor of a pair of shorts and padded gloves. Entering the world of ultimate fighting, Brandon
is training and sparring against some of the northwest's toughest in jiu jitsu, grappling, muy thai, and submission holds.
His intensity as a linebacker will translate well into the octagon!