U.S. Open Cup Affords A Chance to Catch Up with Alumni

The Colorado Rapids came from behind last night from two goals to advance in the U.S. Open Cup. The Rapids defeated the OKC Energy (USL)  3-2. The win advances the MLS side Rapids to face Western Conference opponent FC Dallas in the next round. Being on hand for the match, there was a chance to […]

Switchbacks Face Rapids in US Open Cup

For the second year in a row, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks will face the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to see who will advance to the next round of the U.S. Open Cup, America’s oldest on-going soccer tournament. The Switchbacks won their 3rd round match up against Arizona United SC on June 1. […]

Fields of Dreams

It is the kind of special endeavor unique to soccer in the United States  – the U.S. Open Cup. It goes by other names in other places, but here is the opportunity for even the most casual of player, for the amateur, and lower-level soccer players and teams to gain fame and notoriety. Perhaps there […]