14 results for tag: Brendan Wong

Riptide Wrap Season at Winona

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellThe Vancouver Riptide’s final game of the 2017 AUDL season, against the San Francisco FlameThrowers, encapsulated the way the entire season in one game.First off, they lost, for the 13th time in 14 games this year.Of course there are various reasons for each of those losses, but ... More

Mere Millimetres from a Chance to Win

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff BellTrailing by four early in the second quarter, it was starting to seem that the AUDL game against the L.A. Aviators was too far out of reach for the Vancouver Riptide to win. Tremendous defensive pressure allowed the Riptide to get back in the game and even take the lead in the third ... More

Riptide Lose Close One to Cascades

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff Bell“We need to find a way to start games better. I don't know what it is going to take but we need to start out and get through the first quarter at least tied.”Those words were said by the Riptide’s Morgan Hibbert only a few weeks ago. Falling behind early in games has probably ... More

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

Rocky Road Trip for Riptide

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jason HehGiven the awful weather we have suffered through the last six months, it might have been a blessing for the Vancouver Riptide to start their AUDL season with two road games.And given that the team had not had much of a chance to practice as they are trying not to overuse the many team ... More

Riptide Pull Off a Close Win over San Jose

Story by Paul Wang Photos by Kurtis StewartOn Saturday night the Vancouver Riptide and San Jose Spiders met for the first time this AUDL season for an enjoyable evening at the office, also known as Swangard Stadium. The Riptide were able to take home the win 22-20 against the now 1-5 Spiders, improving their own season ... 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 Cruise to Win Over Growlers

By Eric Wilkins Photos by Jeff BellIt was another night, another win for the Vancouver Riptide when the San Diego Growlers paid a visit to Swangard Stadium on Saturday for the first match-up between the teams of this AUDL season. Even with some familiar faces missing for Team Canada duty, the Riptide capably handled their ... More

Riptide to Host Growlers on Saturday Night

By Scott LewisIt’s been a leisurely start to the AUDL season for the Vancouver Riptide, with only two games, both against the Seattle Cascades, played so far. But things pick up on Saturday night when the Riptide kick off a busy month by hosting the San Diego Growlers at Swangard Stadium.Maybe leisurely isn’t ... More