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Looking Back on the Season So Far

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellAs the Vancouver Riptide prepare to head to California for another weekend doubleheader, this time against San Francisco and San Jose, their 2017 season is half over. The 1-6 record doesn’t look so hot, and certainly isn’t something to be proud of, but let’s dig a little deeper into ... 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

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 Look Forward to Home Opener

By Scott LewisAfter losing their two games of the AUDL season on the road in Seattle and Los Angeles, Vancouver Riptide are eagerly anticipating their home opener on Saturday night against Seattle Cascades“I'm looking forward to going through my normal pregame routine without feeling rushed, rediscovering the routine ... 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

Invitation to Swangard (and Surrey)

By Brian Gisel, Riptide Manager Photos by Jeff BellWith both April and Spring arriving in Vancouver, it’s time to start thinking about the Riptide home schedule. The ‘Tide will once again be hosting AUDL games at Swangard Stadium on the Burnaby/Vancouver border, and we look forward to the push we get from our home town ... More

Vancouver Riptide 2017 Season Preview

By Scott LewisLast summer was a season of changes for the Vancouver Riptide. The AUDL team had new management, new coaches, and an influx of seasoned veterans. The results showed both off the field, with increased attendance and a better fan experience, and on, with an improved record and more competitive games. If so many ... More