CURRENTS: AMATEUR

Cities across Colorado feature leagues and tournaments for men’s and women’s amateur teams

Patcast Mobile #17: Harpo’s, Switchbacks, LHUSOC, Rapids, and wildlife on the road

Colorado and New Mexico — The first 500 fans through the gates of Switchbacks Stadium on Friday night will receive a cowbell courtesy of Penrose St. Francis, an easy way to intimidate the Portland Timbers 2 (7:00 p.m. kickoff, MT). Learn about the cowbell special, the First Round win for Harpo’s FC in the Lamar […]

Colorado soccer pros launch mental toughness training with Pro Performance

In 2015, Luke Vercollone, James Riley, and Jordan Burt combined forces to create a mental strengthening program called Pro Performance. This Current of Colorado video runs over 14 minutes with explanations from the three players, along with pictures and videos of Pro Performance mentors in action in Colorado. But the Pro Performance Web site includes even more content based […]

Current of Colorado hosts never-ending song-writing contest

The FCC, ASCAP, and Katharine Lee Bates estate asked me to stop singing. But until we amend the First Amendment to stifle bad vocalists, I will continue clearing my throat. Why not listen to nine noisy songs if it gives us that terrific tenth? I’m not a member of any supporters groups, so I apologize for bypassing […]

Harpo’s FC beats Colorado Blizzard 11-8 in PASL season opener

Longmont Indoor Soccer — Harpo’s FC started slow against an experienced Colorado Blizzard squad from Colorado Springs, but the Boulder-based team prevailed 11–8 to kick off the winter Premier Arena Soccer League season on Friday night. Video: Watch all 19 goals (almost five minutes of action). Since the PASL season opener was on the 44th anniversary of […]

Premier Arena Soccer League thrives in Colorado

The Denver Thunder and Colorado Lightning may be gone, but the indoor soccer storm continues in Colorado today. The Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) features dozens of teams from coast to coast, including five in the Rocky Mountain Division. PASL action along the Front Range starts on Friday, December 4, with Harpo’s FC hosting the Colorado Blizzard […]

PASL (Rocky Mountain Division) starts Friday in Longmont

Longmont Indoor Soccer — Harpo’s FC will host the Colorado Blizzard at Longmont Indoor Soccer on Friday night to kick off the Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) winter season in Colorado (8:00 kickoff, $5 tickets). Both teams have enjoyed success in the past. Harpo’s FC lost the national championship game last year after winning the Rocky Mountain Division. […]

Harpo’s FC advance in 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (Field #8) — Harpo’s FC scored early and sustained a comeback from Colorado Rush to win 3-1 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Sunday afternoon. Hoping to continue another Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup run, Harpo’s FC hit the net in the fifth minute, a flying side-volley from Kyle Luetkehans. Captain […]

FC Denver wins 2015 CASL Fall Championship

Broomfield Commons (Broomfield, Colorado) — FC Denver won the Colorado Amateur Soccer League (CASL) men’s championship for the fall season on Sunday, beating Azteca 3–1 in overtime at Broomfield Commons. FC Denver scored off a free kick in the first half, and Azteca equalized with a long diagonal ball, individual footwork in the box, and […]

2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Colorado Recap

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup never really stops. Amateur teams in Colorado already started battling for qualification for 2016, and the long road continues with the CONCACAF Champions League in 2017. The next game is scheduled for November 22, 2015 (Colorado Rush vs Harpo’s FC). Boulder’s Harpo’s FC qualify for Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Lamar […]