Casey Has Rapids Focusing Daily

By Brian Jennings When a team is mired in the lengthy losing streak that Colorado has endured to begin 2019, it’s hard not to think of how big of a hole is being dug and the fading hope of digging out of it.  However, since Head Coach Conor Casey took over in the interim, the…

Bad Decisions

by Matt Bell I’ve searched online for Anthony Hudson’s whereabouts but have so far come up empty. He seems to have absolutely no internet presence, just as he had no locker room presence. While not being on social media is annoying for me trying to track him down, it’s kind of enviable that he’s able…

Centennial 38 Highlights

by Juan Fernandez                 What does it mean to be a supporter? Ask anyone in Centennial 38 and you’ll get a variety of answers. Supporting the Rapids is never going to be an easy thing to do: everyone know this. From the sarcastic quips, to the #[Insert Name Here]Out, to the self-deprecating chants and tifos:…

Hudson Working at Turning Rapids’ Fortunes

By Brian Jennings 2019 has not been kind to Colorado so far as the Rapids remain winless after their first seven matches, with just 2 points from four at home.  However recently, in losses to Orlando City and DC United, the Rapids have shown their prowess on the offensive side of the ball which is…

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…