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Head Start outreach reminds Switchbacks players of their youth
Head Start outreach reminds Switchbacks players of their youth

By: Joe Paisley - 0 9 hr ago

Switchbacks captain Rony Argueta and midfielder Eddy Prugh both saw a little bit of themselves in the young faces gazing up at them on Thursday. “It...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks manage late tie in Reno
Colorado Springs Switchbacks manage late tie in Reno

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

RENO, Nev. - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC scored in stoppage time through Shane Malcolm to claim a 2-2 draw against Reno 1868 FC at Greater Nevada...

Switchbacks defense gets back on track with 2-1 win over Real Monarchs SLC
Switchbacks defense gets back on track with 2-1 win over Real Monarchs SLC

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks bounced back from Wednesday's embarrassing road loss with a dominant first half that helped knock the Real Monarchs...

Switchbacks' Dan Jackson overcomes odds en route to pro career
Switchbacks' Dan Jackson overcomes odds en route to pro career

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Dan Jackson remains grateful for the lessons his adoptive mother Leigh taught him that enabled him to become a 5-foot-9 pro goalkeeper. "I didn't...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks rally falls short in midweek road game
Colorado Springs Switchbacks rally falls short in midweek road game

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Edinburg, Texas - The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC fell 3-1 to Rio Grande Valley on the road Wednesday. A rough first half by the Switchbacks saw...

Video: Switchbacks midfielder Masta Kacher wins USL goal of the week vote
Video: Switchbacks midfielder Masta Kacher wins USL goal of the week vote

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Apr 6, 2017

Colorado Springs Switchbacks midfielder Masta Kacher won the fan online poll for Week 2’s United Soccer League goal of the week for his score against...

Remember the season-opening loss by the Colorado Springs Switchbacks? It's now a win, by forfeit
Remember the season-opening loss by the Colorado Springs Switchbacks? It's now a win, by forfeit

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks are now 1-0-1 after the United Soccer League ruled Monday that the Tulsa Roughnecks had used an ineligible player in a...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks get home-opening tie vs. OKC
Colorado Springs Switchbacks get home-opening tie vs. OKC

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Apr 1, 2017

Saturday night's 1-1 tie against Oklahoma City wasn't the result the Colorado Springs Switchbacks wanted in their home opener. But the defensive...

New Switchbacks captain Rony Argueta steps into larger role in third United Soccer League season
New Switchbacks captain Rony Argueta steps into larger role in third United Soccer League season

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Even with 12 new players signed for this season, Colorado Springs Switchbacks coach Steve Trittschuh wasn't done shaking things up. Third-year...

New Switchback Shane Malcolm looks to step it up in Saturday's home opener against Oklahoma City
New Switchback Shane Malcolm looks to step it up in Saturday's home opener against Oklahoma City

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Shane Malcolm was Colorado Springs' first new signing this offseason. "I always do my due diligence, talking to coaches about character and work...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks fall in road opener at Tulsa
Colorado Springs Switchbacks fall in road opener at Tulsa

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa Roughnecks FC gave Coach Dave Vaudreuil a victory in his first game at the club as it took a 4-1 win against Colorado Springs...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks coach hopes Chris James, eight other newcomers add depth, mental toughness
Colorado Springs Switchbacks coach hopes Chris James, eight other newcomers add depth, mental toughness

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Colorado Springs coach Steve Trittschuh went into this offseason looking to turn the Switchbacks into a mentally tougher team. He expects an...

5 games to watch: Colorado Springs Switchbacks schedule
5 games to watch: Colorado Springs Switchbacks schedule

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Switchbacks: Five Games to Watch The United Soccer League announced its 2017 regular-season schedule on Tuesday and there will be some familiar faces...

United Soccer League announces first two Colorado Springs Switchbacks games
United Soccer League announces first two Colorado Springs Switchbacks games

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jan 31, 2017

The United Soccer League announced Friday that the Colorado Springs Switchbacks home and season opener will be against Western Conference foe Tulsa on...

Division 2 promotion for USL, Colorado Springs Switchbacks should improve player caliber
Division 2 promotion for USL, Colorado Springs Switchbacks should improve player caliber

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

The United Soccer League's recent provisional promotion from Division 3 to D2 by the U.S. Soccer Federation adds more credibility to the growing league...

Two Switchbacks earn USL second-team awards
Two Switchbacks earn USL second-team awards

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Two Colorado Springs Switchbacks made the United Soccer League second team for their performance this past regular season. Goalkeeper Devala Gorrick...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks already working to improve team, revenue this offseason
Colorado Springs Switchbacks already working to improve team, revenue this offseason

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Oct 4, 2016

The process of building next year's Switchbacks team is well underway, only days after the coaches and front office saw the 2016 campaign cut short....

Switchbacks drop playoff heartbreaker to Vancouver
Switchbacks drop playoff heartbreaker to Vancouver

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 30, 2016

One bad bounce and the Switchbacks season was over. The winning goal was a tough-luck score with a shot by Kianz Froese from 18 yards out caroming...

David Ramsey: Playoff-bound Switchbacks should join soccer forces with Rapids
David Ramsey: Playoff-bound Switchbacks should join soccer forces with Rapids

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Sep 30, 2016

The Colorado Rapids should sign an affiliation agreement with the Colorado Springs Switchbacks and create a Front Range alliance. It's an ideal soccer...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks wipe slate clean heading into home USL playoff game
Colorado Springs Switchbacks wipe slate clean heading into home USL playoff game

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Colorado Springs enters the United Soccer League playoffs on a downward note, recording its poorest performance in a regular-season finale loss that...

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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...