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Colorado Springs Switchbacks lose key home game late
Colorado Springs Switchbacks lose key home game late

By: Vinny Benedetto - 0 1 hr ago

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks lost an opportunity to salvage a point against LA Galaxy II in the final minutes of Friday night's game at Weidner...

Switchbacks remain confident heading into Friday's game against LA Galaxy II
Switchbacks remain confident heading into Friday's game against LA Galaxy II

By: Vinny Benedetto - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC went into Saturday’s game against Real Monarchs on a tear, scoring 10 goals in a three-game win streak. While that run...

Switchbacks get ball rolling with 4-1 win over Timbers 2
Switchbacks get ball rolling with 4-1 win over Timbers 2

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 5, 2017

In the 37th minute, the Portland Timbers 2 lined up for a penalty kick. Switchbacks goalie Moise Pouaty took a deep breath and waited for the visiting...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks seek to build momentum as they host Portland
Colorado Springs Switchbacks seek to build momentum as they host Portland

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Fri, Aug 4, 2017

Build momentum. That is the Switchbacks' goal this weekend. After going winless in four straight games (three losses and one tie), Colorado Springs...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks grab home victory after four winless games
Colorado Springs Switchbacks grab home victory after four winless games

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Wet conditions at soaked Weidner Field were not about to stop the Switchbacks from a needed victory. As the final whistle blew Saturday, Colorado...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks, Jordan Burt looking for home victory Saturday
Colorado Springs Switchbacks, Jordan Burt looking for home victory Saturday

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Jordan Burt's position may read as defender on the player's guide, but he is much more than that for the Switchbacks. Coach Steve Trittschuh likes...

Switchbacks sign Arvada native Damen Marcu
Switchbacks sign Arvada native Damen Marcu

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Fri, Jul 28, 2017

The Switchbacks have signed 18-year old Real Colorado Academy midfielder Damen Marcu pending league and USSF approval, according to a news release by...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks' Taesong Kim playing a strong defensive midfield
Colorado Springs Switchbacks' Taesong Kim playing a strong defensive midfield

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Taesong Kim has experienced what it is like to play with a big league team. And he strives to be with one again someday. Kim, a midfielder for the...

Switchbacks 'frustrated' with first-half performance in tie
Switchbacks 'frustrated' with first-half performance in tie

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 8, 2017

The Switchbacks rallied from a two-goal deficit to earn a tie, but still weren't happy with the result. "A little frustrated," said Colorado Springs...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks goalie Moise Pouaty continues to improve
Colorado Springs Switchbacks goalie Moise Pouaty continues to improve

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Fri, Jul 7, 2017

Multiple soccer saves can be looked at two ways: either the defense is letting up a lot of shots or the goalie plays position well and makes the saves....

Switchbacks defensively sound, but lose to Rio Grande Valley on late PK
Switchbacks defensively sound, but lose to Rio Grande Valley on late PK

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Sat, Jul 1, 2017

The Switchbacks' defense allowed just one shot on goal. Unfortunately that shot was a penalty kick and Rio Grande Valley FC captain Ruben Luna...

Switchbacks veteran Luke Vercollone has had to deal with injuries
Switchbacks veteran Luke Vercollone has had to deal with injuries

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Luke Vercollone could not catch a break. First he rolled his ankle and then after almost being 100 percent healthy, Vercollone pulled his gluteus...

Sean McFarland's goal lifts Switchbacks over San Antonio
Sean McFarland's goal lifts Switchbacks over San Antonio

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

When Sean McFarlane’s soccer-playing days conclude, he might look into becoming a soothsayer. The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC defender scored off...

Colorado Springs Switchback Kevaughn Frater flirts with USL stardom, seeks consistency
Colorado Springs Switchback Kevaughn Frater flirts with USL stardom, seeks consistency

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Jamaican forward Kevaughn Frater has shown flashes of brilliance. Now, the Colorado Switchbacks coaches are looking for that caliber of play on a more...

Kevaughn Frater's goals lift Colorado Springs Switchbacks to 1st USL road win over LA Galaxy II
Kevaughn Frater's goals lift Colorado Springs Switchbacks to 1st USL road win over LA Galaxy II

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Jun 11, 2017

The Colorado Springs Switchback defeated the LA Galaxy II for the first time on the road after forward Kevaughn Frater scored the second of a...

Last-minute goal gives Colorado Springs Switchbacks important lift, USL win over OKC
Last-minute goal gives Colorado Springs Switchbacks important lift, USL win over OKC

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Jun 3, 2017

It was only a single win, but the Switchbacks are hoping that prevailing on a last-minute goal in Saturday's 1-0 win may be the spark needed to turn...

Colorado Springs forward Aaron King, others hope to provide scoring spark for Switchbacks
Colorado Springs forward Aaron King, others hope to provide scoring spark for Switchbacks

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jun 2, 2017

Colorado Springs coach Steve Trittschuh is looking for one of his forwards to rise up and become the potent finisher the sixth-place Switchbacks need....

Oklahoma City outplays Colorado Springs Switchbacks to record U.S. Open Cup victory
Oklahoma City outplays Colorado Springs Switchbacks to record U.S. Open Cup victory

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

Saturday's United Soccer League game may not come soon enough for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks after a lackluster performance doomed the hosts...

Soccer provides balance for Switchbacks reserve Jack Jones' entreprenurial efforts
Soccer provides balance for Switchbacks reserve Jack Jones' entreprenurial efforts

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

Former Wall Street stock trader, new wine company owner and bartender Jack Jones didn't need the extra work. But the Golden native's love of soccer...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks rally twice to salvage home tie versus Reno
Colorado Springs Switchbacks rally twice to salvage home tie versus Reno

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, May 28, 2017

The Switchbacks needed a strong second-half performance to overcome a tentative first and salvage a 3-3 home tie versus Reno. "I don't know why we...

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VIDEO: Meet the Colorado Springs Switchbacks

Wed, Feb 18, 2015 - 7:49 PM 0

A brisk day didn't dissuade the Colorado Springs Switchbacks from honing and sharpening their soccer skills at the Pride Soccer Complex east of Colorado...

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Colorado Springs Switchbacks soccer team unveils logo

Fri, Jun 6, 2014 - 7:08 AM 0

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC revealed their official logo Thursday night. Local marketing firm Vladimir Jones came up with eight different designs...