14 results for tag: Tasia Balding

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

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 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

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

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 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 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

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 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