Colorado Rapids Podcast: D.C. United Preview

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PODCAST – Hello Rapids Fans! It’s here! MLS is back! The Colorado Rapids open regular season play this Saturday! This week on Holding The High Line, we have a full D.C. United preview match. Rabbi and Red talk a little CCL Fever (some of it in real time). We discuss some of the Rapids loan […] READ MORE


Colorado Rapids Expansion Draft Preview

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EDITORIAL – The 2019 MLS Expansion Draft is upon us. MLS has released the list of all protected and available players. This coming Tuesday, expansion sides Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF will each get to select five players from the list of players available. Let’s take a look at the Colorado Rapids expansion draft […] READ MORE


Anthony Hudson can be hard on young Colorado Rapids players and it’s a good thing

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Editorial (January 26, 2019) – Colorado Rapids Head Coach Anthony Hudson is very careful about what he says publicly about a particular player. He rarely throws anyone under the bus, preferring to express criticism behind closed doors. In picking through the coach speak, one can see that he’s particular with young players with potential who […] READ MORE


2018 Colorado Rapids Independent Press Corps Season Awards

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Editorial (October 28, 2018) – Last Word on Soccer in conjunction with the Colorado Rapids independent media are excited to announce the first ever Colorado Rapids Independent Press Corps Season Awards. As the independent media covering this team, we take seriously the opportunity to cover 2018 Colorado Rapids and constructively criticize without burgundy-tinted glasses. And […] READ MORE



What is the Colorado Springs Switchbacks Plan of Attack?

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Editorial – A quarter of the way through the 2018 USL season and we find the Colorado Switchbacks in a largely unfamiliar territory. What is the Colorado Springs Switchbacks Plan of Attack? Historically, the club has struggled to score on the road. On their travels this season, though, the Switchbacks have scored 1 more goal than at […] READ MORE


Elbow Grease and Swagger: Striker Niki Jackson Working Hard and Staying Fearless

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Editorial (March 16, 2018) – Last weekend, rookie striker Niki Jackson scored his first goal in Major League Soccer, just one minute and 22 seconds after subbing into the game. He’s already made two appearances in official competition for Colorado Rapids, surpassing all expectations for a SuperDraft 4th Round draft pick. But he still has […] READ MORE


Forward Depth Highlights Colorado Rapids 2018 SuperDraft Picks

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PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 22, 2018) – Five players joined the ranks of the Burgundy and Blue this week. The Colorado Rapids 2018 SuperDraft picks are highlighted by three forwards. Forward Depth Highlights Colorado Rapids 2018 SuperDraft Picks The Colorado Rapids draft picks are as follows: Forward Alan Winn from the University of North Carolina, forward […] READ MORE