Houston Dash Hit the Road to Portland

Former Portland Thorn, Jessica McDonald, nearly scores against Chicago. Credit: Ray Escamilla

Two teams coming off of disappointing results meet in Portland on Saturday night. The Thorns were underwhelming at Boston last week, but nearly took a point from the match anyway. A stoppage time goal from Kristie Mewis, however, handed Portland a 1-0 loss. The Dash, for their part, took a 2-0 lead against Chicago in […]

NWSL Power Rankings Post Week Six

Chicago's Sofia Huerta in another Player of the Week performance against Houston. Credit: Ray Escamilla

A slightly busy week in Houston with the signing of Ellie Brush and Camila along with the decision to waive Stephanie Roche means that the Keeper Notes Power Rankings arrive slightly later than normal. Some separation is beginning to emerge between the top three or so teams in the league and the bottom four in the […]

Houston Dash Rebuild Back Line

Toni Pressley warms up ahead of the Chicago game. Credit: Ray Escamilla

During this past off-season, the Houston Dash set about revamping what was the most anemic attack in the league in 2014. The team cleaned house and brought in players like Carli Lloyd, Morgan Brian, Rachael Axon and Jessica McDonald. The early season return on those moves has been positive with the Dash raising their goals scored average […]

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