22 results for tag: Gagan Chatha

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 Lose to San Diego But Win Over Surrey

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff Bell and Robert EngelbrechtDespite having displayed some of their best offense of the season, in the end fatigue caused the Vancouver Riptide to fall to the San Diego Growlers in the two teams' third AUDL matchup in less than a month. Last Saturday, Surrey, an hour south of Vancouver, ... More

Riptide Rolling into Surrey

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellFor their last Home Away From Home Game, the Vancouver Riptide gave Victoria its first taste of professional ultimate. This weekend, they’ll be bringing the AUDL experience to Surrey for the first time.In fact, this might as well be Ultimate Week in Surrey.Last Saturday, 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 Head Back to LA for a Must Win Rematch

By Scott LewisWith their playoff hopes on life support , the 6-6 Vancouver Riptide head to Los Angeles to play the 7-5 Aviators this Saturday night, oddly their third meeting in three weeks.The Riptide need to win in Los Angeles and then next weekend beat the Cascades in Seattle in the last game of the season, and hope ... More

Riptide Lose Heartbreaker to Aviators

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellThe Vancouver Riptude had a stranglehold on the final West Division playoff spot in their grasp late in Saturday night’s AUDL game against the LA Aviators, but they let it slip away. Or perhaps more accurately, they threw it away.Handicapped by having half the team and almost all of ... More

Riptide Look for Revenge in Rematch with Aviators

By Scott LewisIt’s going to be a tad tense with a lot on the line on Saturday night at Swangard Stadium when the Vancouver Riptide host the LA Aviators for a key AUDL match-up.At this point of the 14-game season, the Riptide hold third place, the last playoff spot, with a 6-5 record, with the Aviators close behind at ... More

Riptide End Cascades’ Winning Streak

By Eric Wilkins Photos by Jeff BellThe Vancouver Riptide (5-4) were coming off a huge win over the division-leading San Francisco FlameThrowers, ending their eight-game winning streak, when the Seattle Cascades (8-4) rolled into Swangard Stadium looking to continue a seven-game winning streak of their own. Head Coach Tasia ... More

Riptide Look to End Seattle Winning Streak

By Scott LewisAs the Riptide look forward to hosting the Seattle Cascades at Swangard Stadium for yet another key AUDL match-up this coming Saturday night, you couldn't blame them for looking back a bit to their thrilling 29-27 win over the till then unbeaten San Francisco FlameThrowers last weekend.And what a game it ... More

Riptide Inflict First Loss on FlameThrowers

By Paul Wang Photos by Jeff BellThe San Francisco FlameThrowers traveled to Swangard Stadium on June 4th for their fifth road game of the AUDL season and their third game of the year against the Vancouver Riptide. The teams were welcomed by a a noisy crowd of 450 in the stands enjoying a beautiful summer evening, and the ... More