17 results for tag: alex davis

Riptide Win One Against the Growlers

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff BellIt's a win!The Vancouver Riptide (1-6) notched their first victory of the 2017 AUDL season in an overtime thriller against the San Diego Growlers (1-5). Overcoming a sloppy first quarter, the Riptide were able to fight their way back in the second and went one for one with the ... More

Riptide Aim to Tap Growlers at Swangard

by Scott LewisIf you want to understand one of the main reasons the Vancouver Riptide are having a tough start to the AUDL season, take a look at these numbers.The team has played six games, covering a total of 288 minutes. Multiply that by the seven players on the line and there have been a total of 2016 minutes of ... More

Riptide Caught in Spiders’ Web

By Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff BellOn Saturday April 29th, the San Jose Spiders (4-1) made the trek north of the border to take on the Vancouver Riptide (0-4). The Spiders were coming into Vancouver following a dramatic buzzer beater 27-26 victory against the Seattle Cascades the night before.Once again the Riptide ... More

Riptide Hope to Bite the Spiders

By Scott LewisAt 6 p.m. Saturday night at Swangard Stadium, the Vancouver Riptide will be trying to win their first game of the AUDL season when they host the San Jose Spiders for what should be a spirited game, in all senses of the word.San Jose has a proud history in the league. In their first season, in 2014, they ... More

Seattle Notches Wet Win Against Riptide

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellThere was a moment in the third quarter of the Vancouver Riptide’s AUDL home opener when it looked like they were going to take the lead against the Seattle Cascades for the first time since early in the game, grabbing the momentum that goes with fighting back from a deificit.But, ... More

Riptide Looking to Beat San Francisco on Saturday Night

By Scott LewisDuring last week’s Bay Area double-header, the Vancouver Riptide played seven good quarters and one stinker, but all their hard work netted them only losses against San Francisco FlameThrowers and San Jose Spiders and dropped their record to 3-4. This Saturday they get another crack at the still unbeaten ... More

Riptide to Host San Jose Spiders on Saturday Night

By Scott LewisLast week’s showdown against the still-unbeaten San Francisco Flamethrowers may have been an important game for Vancouver, but so is this Saturday’s AUDL match-up at Swangard Stadium with the San Jose Spiders. The 2-2 Riptide need to win against the 1-3 Spiders to cement their hold on a Western Division ... More

Riptide Fall to Unbeaten FlameThrowers in Victoria

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellOn Saturday afternoon the Vancouver Riptide faced their biggest test so far this AUDL season, fielding pretty well their full line-up against the unbeaten San Francisco FlameThrowers. They stayed with San Francisco for most of the game, but a bad spell sandwiched around half-time meant in ... More

Riptide Head to Victoria Home (Game) Away From Home

By Scott LewisIt's likely that one or two of the Riptide players would prefer to be preparing for this Saturday’s AUDL game against the unbeaten San Francisco FlameThrowers by snoozing on their couches rather than riding the ferry to Vancouver Island, but I am sure once they hit the field and hear the crowd in the ... More

Riptide Welcome Cascades for Home Opener

By Scott LewisThis Saturday night at 6 p.m. the Vancouver Riptide will be looking to avenge their season-opening defeat by Seattle when they host the Cascades at Swangard Stadium for their AUDL home opener.After losing what was an even game save for a short stretch in the 3rd quarter that decided the outcome when the ... More