33 results for tag: Swangard Stadium

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

Barbieri and Riptide to Host Seattle

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellLooking at the Riptide’s record this AUDL season, you know there hasn’t been that much to celebrate. But one thing every player and fan can appreciate is the arrival on the team of of Ty Barbieri, who will lead Vancouver into battle against the Seattle Cascades this Saturday night at ... 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 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