18 results for tag: William Vu

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

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 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

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 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

Vancouver Heads South for Another Vital Road Trip

By Scott LewisAs they travel to Los Angeles for Saturday’s key AUDL matchup, the Vancouver Riptide have the LA Aviators right where they want them; a game behind Vancouver in the race for the final West Division playoff spot, and coming off a winning streak.Unlike San Francisco’s eight- game winning streak the ... 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