Tag Archives: Colorado


Rapids hang on after Doyle, Lucho, Jones orchestrate game-winner over Real Salt Lake

Photos by John Babiak/Interviewing, reporting, and writing courtesy of Brian Jennings Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Saturday night was a match MLS fans could have expected in Commerce City — two teams almost a mirror image of each other sitting atop the Western Conference. A Jermaine Jones game-winning goal for the Rapids came early in the second half, […]

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Cronin, Rapids focus week-to-week, not on standings

Photos by John Babiak/Written by Brian Jennings Heading into Colorado’s huge rivalry match with next-door neighbors Real Salt Lake at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Saturday (7:00 p.m. kickoff, MT), both sides sit atop the Western Conference in a “whouda-thunk-it” matchup early in 2016. Level-headed midfield general Sam Cronin said none of the early-season success will […]

Patcast #17: Bobby Burling talks Rapids, Switchbacks FC postpone until June 29

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Bobby Burling provides keen insight into the 2016 Rapids. Also in this episode, Switchbacks FC postponed hosting Real Monarchs until Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (7:00 p.m. kickoff, MT). Two birds visited the Current of Colorado office to discuss their favorite Switchbacks FC goals (and share a goal from the Denver South Rebels). […]

Thompson subs early, records shutout for Switchbacks FC

Switchbacks Stadium — With more than 70 minutes to play between Switchbacks FC and San Antonio FC, starting goalkeeper Devala Gorrick got his bell rung. It rang enough for backup net-minder Billy Thompson to start stretching, find his gloves, and step onto the field to face immediate pressure from the visitors. Thompson held strong to record the 1-0 […]

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 […]

Switchbacks FC head to Washington for 2015 playoff rematch

Pride Soccer Complex, Colorado Springs — On Thursday, Switchbacks FC head coach Steve Trittschuh ran his players through muscle-memory movements during the calm before the storm. His team heads to Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila to face Seattle Sounders FC 2 on Sunday night (8:00 p.m., MT). After beating S2 2–0 in the playoffs last season, […]

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Rapids can’t sustain pressure in 1-0 loss to RSL

Rio Tinto Stadium (Sandy, Utah) — After a great start for the Rapids in Salt Lake City last Saturday night, a late-game mistake turned to a heartbreaking 1-0 loss in a stadium where Colorado has never won. Jumping out to a dominating advantage in both possession and shots on goal, Colorado looked to have the home side reeling on […]