Houston Dynamo fall to Colorado Rapids 3-2 in preseason scrimmage

Cascio and Barnes score for Houston in back-and-forth scrimmage
Dynamo 2, Rapids 3
Scrimmage Recap

The Houston Dynamo fell to the Colorado Rapids, 3-2, in a preseason scrimmage on Sunday morning at Methodist Champions Field at Houston Sports Park. Tony Cascio and Giles Barnes scored goals for the Dynamo, who will travel to Tucson, Ariz. on Tuesday to continue preseason.

Houston Dynamo's David Horst welcomes a new opportunity in Orange: "I couldn't ask for anything better right now"

Horst comes to Houston ready to bounce back from injury setbacks
Ready to play
David Horst


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Anthony Vasser/Houston Dynamo

One of the worst moments of David Horst's career came against Houston. Now a member of the Dynamo, the defender is looking forward to creating some happy memories wearing orange.

The Dynamo traded with the Portland Timbers last December for the rights to the tall and strong center back, filling a vacancy opened by Bobby Boswell 's departure for D.C. United.

Houston Dynamo young Designated Player Alexander López hoping for more productive 2014

With a full preseason of training, López looks to improve fitness to make an impact in MLS
What's it going to take?
Alexander López


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Anthony Vasser/Houston Dynamo

Alex López knows his Houston Dynamo career did not get off to the start anyone envisioned.

Better late than never: Midfielder Andrew Driver makes his way back to Houston to finish what he started

It took a while, but Driver came back to the Dynamo after finishing '13 on an unsatisfying note
Better late than never
Andrew Driver

The 2013 Dynamo Newcomer of the Year was almost a latecomer this year. Andrew Driver's return to Houston was only announced last Friday, three days before the start of preseason training.

Pile it on: Houston Dynamo looking to manage games more comfortably in 2014

Dynamo want more runaway wins in 2014: "If you have a one goal lead make that two or three"
Pile on
Pile on

HOUSTON – No one can argue with the Houston Dynamo's playoff success. Two MLS Cups, four Eastern Conference titles and an additional two appearances in conference title games speaks for itself.

The regular season, however, has often been a grind. While they have used their gritty style for playoff success, it makes for a long 34-game season. In addition, they haven't done themselves any favors with playoff seeding in recent years.

Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 4, Dynamo Academy 0

Three second half goals power first team past Academy U-18s in opening preseason scrimmage
Dynamo 4, Academy 0
Match Recap

The Houston Dynamo got their preseason match schedule started on Wednesday with their annual scrimmage against the Dynamo Academy U-18s, cruising to a 4-0 win with three goals in the second half.

Preseason opening sparks new hope for another MLS Cup run in 2014

Dynamo aim to build off of 2013 run to reach their ultimate prize: another MLS Cup
Fresh start
Fresh start

The weather was wintry at Houston Sports Park on Monday but spring is closer than it seems. It is 65 days since the end of last season and only 41 days until the first kick of the 2014 MLS campaign. For the players, it is time to get back to work.

Stay the course: Though they won't rule out more moves, Houston Dynamo's roster largely complete

With the core of conference finalists still intact, Canetti & Co. aren't rushing for major deal
Stay the course
Stay the course

HOUSTON – While many MLS teams were busy making plenty of changes to their rosters during the offseason, the Houston Dynamo largely stood pat. As a team that has made the MLS Cup or Eastern Conference Championship three years running, they know they have plenty of quality.

And although Dynamo coach Dominic Kinnear did not indicate any moves were on the horizon for his club, he admitted he is always looking to help the team.

27 January 6:30 pm

After the first day of 2014 training, midfielder Andrew Driver spoke about his return to the Houston Dynamo.

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