Sharpe Knows Howard-Era Doesn’t Stop Yet

By Brian Jennings Colorado fans can see the pride Rapids Goalkeeper Coach Chris Sharpe exudes when he talks about the club, whether it involves a legend of the game or the kids coming up trying to emulate said legend.   “I love my job,” says Sharpe, something that not everyone can honestly say let alone believe….

Rapids Assistant Coach Makes the Most of his Time

By Brian Jennings Talk with Chris Sharpe for just a few minutes and his enthusiasm, dedication, and sheer love for what he does is apparent.  As far as exactly what that is takes a bit longer, but one part comes out if you pay attention to the Rapids sideline prior to the match, or before…

Gashi’s Game Resurrected to End 2018

by Brian Jennings Colorado’s arguably most effective scoring threat re-established himself as a starter for six of the last eight MLS matches in 2019, helping the side go unbeaten in the last three.  Seeing Shkelzen Gashi contributing not necessarily in the scoring column, but as a dangerous part of the Rapids attack, is one important…

Hudson Hoping Colorado Gives Fans Hope for the Future

By Brian Jennings With Colorado officially eliminated from playoff contention in 2018, Head Coach Anthony Hudson continues instilling in the Rapids that there is plenty of work to be done in the ongoing rebuilding project within this team.  “We’re all aware it’s not been a good year,” states Hudson beginning with the frustration of fans…

McBean:”I Feel Confident in Front of Goal”

By Brian Jennings  Jack McBean has been asked to shoulder much of the Colorado scoring as a lone striker recently for the Rapids.  As attackers come and go from Commerce City, Jack has been the constant as someone willing to do the work oftentimes unnoticed in a stat sheet but definitely counted on by the…

Pre-Game: Rapids v New York red Bulls

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are back at home to play host to New York Red Bulls.  The Rapids have the edge overall against NYRB with an 18-16-7 record going 11-6-3 at home. The Red Bulls are 5th in the Eastern Conference, with a 5-3-0 record; just one of 3 teams in the league who…

Late Lapse Takes Points from Rapids

By Brian Jennings Colorado surprised the home fans with two early goals in the opener at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Both starting forwards, Dominique Badji and newcomer Joe Mason, got behind the Sporting Kansas City defense and opened their 2018 accounts for the big lead after just 10 minutes. However, for the second match in…

Pre-Game: CCL Game 2 Rapids v Toronto FC

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are in Toronto to play game two of the CONCACAF Champions League with the odds stacked against them.  Having lost 0-2 at home last week, the Rapids would need an onslaught of goals and a clean sheet to ensure passage on to the next round.  In all seriousness the Rapids…

He of Little Faith

  https://t.co/NTAX7XK916 — The Voice Of C38 (@TheVoiceOfC38) February 8, 2018 We went, we played…we lost. Twice. We know pre-season results don’t matter but can’t they not matter with a win once in a damn while? We talk about what we saw from Casa Grande–it ain’t much. And we talk a bit about what we…

Powers, Gatt Talk About Moving on After RSL Collapse

By Brian Jennings  In a heartbreaking loss to Rocky Mountain Cup rivals Real Salt Lake Saturday night at home, Colorado was both stunned and gutted at the result.  However, as professionals in a long MLS season, players like Joshua Gatt know they don’t have a lot of time to stew over the mistakes and rue…