Oh Rapids… Why do you keep doing this to me?

Oh Rapids… Why do you keep doing this to me? by Colin Peterson We are approaching the halfway point of the season. And my god, what a season it has been. Tremendous highs, the lowest of lows. Injuries aplenty, a rapidly changing lineup (see what I did there? Ha…). A horrendous start, and a triumphant…

Patience Pays Off For Hairston’s Rapids

Patience Pays Off For Hairston’s Rapids By Brian Jennings Colorado continued their run of keeping fans in the seats until the final whistle Saturday night with a thrilling, at-the-wire, Gordo-time victory over Portland at home.  In this fourth straight MLS win at home, the Rapids again timed their comeback perfectly with a pretty chipped goal…

Pre-Game: Portland

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are back in MLS action tonight as they take on the Portland Timbers at home.  Just in case you missed the announcement a few months back this game was originally scheduled for Father’s Day.  TV scheduling conflicts required it to be moved to today. The other time change is that…

Results Follow as Gatt’s Role Increases

Results Follow as Gatt’s Role Increases By Brian Jennings Finding his place within the Rapids has taken some time for midfielder Joshua Gatt since he came across from Minnesota United FC early in 2017.  However, fans can see him settling into his role and the comfort level with teammates increasing which is not a coincidence…

Patient Colorado Cashes In For Latest Home Win

Patient Colorado Cashes In For Latest Home Win By Brian Jennings After showing their willingness to work to spring the attack forward with Dominique Badji in the first half, the Rapids stayed cool in the second half and pounced on their better chances late for their third straight home win. Badji was denied repeatedly by…

Pre-Game: Columbus Crew

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are home against The Crew tonight and the trend of changing the lineup will continue.  With international duty, injury concerns and suspensions the Rapids will be putting together another mixed bag of a lineup. Tim Howard is with the USMNT, Mekeil Williams is with Trinidad & Tobago, Bobby Burling is…

Pre-Game: Sporting KC

by Brendan Wyatt Sporting Kansas City is in town for the rubber match with the Rapids.  The burgundy boys didn’t do so well in KC last time, but that doesn’t mean that the Rapids can’t take care of business at home.  With a 17-5-8 at home against Sporting KC the Rapids have done well against…

Watts Knows Rapids Eager to Begin Home Stand

By Brian Jennings After a long road trip with two matches heading further East and further behind in the Western Conference, Colorado now begins a crucial stretch with 6 of the next 7 matches at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.  If ever there is a time to make up ground this time period will be it….

Pre-Game: @ Chicago

by Brendan Wyatt Tonight’s match-up between the Rapids and Fire is the first of three games in a ten day stretch for the burgundy boys.  The biggest question is will the Rapids stay with the formation change that was implemented on Saturday against San Jose, will it remain the same? My gut and sources tell…

Rapids Win with Complete Performance

Rapids Win with Complete Performance By BrianJennings True to his hints last week, Colorado Head Coach Pablo Mastroeni went with a couple of changes for Saturday’s match with San Jose and it paid off handsomely in the convincing 3-0 win. By bringing Dominique Badji and Alan Gordon forward together, along with starting normal-winger Marlon Hairston…