Tag Archives: Dillon

Mile High Juggle Try: Dillon Powers for America SCORES

If you can juggle, you can raise money for America SCORES along with Colorado Rapids midfielder Dillon Powers. Solicit sponsors to pay a per-juggle rate, and then keep the ball up as long as possible. Check out this video of Powers juggling 2,824 times and describing the #MileHighJuggleTry fundraiser for America SCORES. The challenge runs […]

Colorado Rapids fans? What do you want?

Dear Colorado Rapids fans: The text, links, and pictures below show all our stories about the Burgundy Boys on CurrentOfColorado.com this year. From Pat Shea’s preseason in Las Vegas to a five-point end-of-season essay by Brian Jennings, we covered every home game, multiple training sessions, and a few road matches. John Babiak captured almost every home goal […]

Kevin Doyle juggles in his new locker room. Photo by Brian Jennings.

Brian Jennings offers five off-season considerations for Colorado Rapids

The Return of Dillon Powers With his postseason trial at Reading, and his possession of an Italian passport, I’ve heard from more than a few voices that the 2013 MLS Rookie of the Year isn’t long for the Rocky Mountain state. However, in 2016 I think the return of Dillon Powers is vitally important for a club looking […]

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Colorado’s Dillon Serna: From Rio Tinto to Rio de Janeiro

Colorado’s Dillon Serna is looking to book a trip to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with his U-23 USMNT teammates this weekend after successfully winning Group A on his home field in Commerce City this week. Serna, a mainstay at left back for U.S. head coach Andreas Herzog, said the pressure isn’t too great if […]

Colorado’s Serna, Horvath striving for Rio

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (October 6, 2015) — Dillon Serna and Ethan Horvath grew up playing soccer in Colorado, and they took different paths to be among the top U.S. players battling CONCACAF opponents to qualify for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next summer. Growing up in Brighton, Serna played for the Colorado Rapids Academy and became a […]

Devin Doyle retains the ball while Dillon Powers supports against D.C. United.

Powers ready to lead Rapids in their “final”

Sitting 9th and 10th in the Western Conference, Real Salt Lake and Colorado might be disappointed with 2015, but Sunday night gives the Rapids a chance to tackle disappointment by winning the season series and returning the Rocky Mountain Cup to Colorado. Head coach Pablo Mastroeni sees this as a great motivator for what he hopes to be a dominating […]

Photo by John Babiak.

Dejected Rapids reflect on loss to Timbers

The list of problems for Colorado at home against the Portland Timbers on Saturday night hits double digits, but defender James Riley summed it up with one characteristic for his Rapids. “It’s just about competing,” Riley said, “and we need men out there from the get-go.” Colorado was on their heels for most of the […]

Marc Burch unleashes his signature lefty against NYCFC. Photo by John Babiak.

A tale of two energy levels: Rapids, NYCFC scoreless at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

Saturday’s home opener against visiting NYCFC set up perfectly for the Colorado Rapids and their faithful — pristine weather, sellout crowd, and a day dominated by Colorado’s 21 shots (seven on goal). Unfortunately, the Rapids couldn’t find the back of the net and had to settle for what was an impressive but disappointing 0-0 draw. […]