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1 week 23 hours ago

AFA lacrosse closes out home season

This Week... The Air Force lacrosse team closes out its 2014 home slate this Saturday, April 12, when it hosts 11th-ranked Fairfield in an ECAC match-up. The contest is slated to begin at 12:00 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. GaMe Information Live Stats: goairforcefalcons.com Live Video:...

1 week 6 days ago

Four Falcons advance to NCBA Finals

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Four members of the Air Force boxing team picked up semifinal victories on Friday, April 4, as the Falcons continued action at the 2014 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships in West Point, N.Y. Air Force accounted for a 4-5 record during the second night of...

2 weeks 22 hours ago

Air Force opens NCBA Tournament with 5-3 record

WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Air Force boxing team collected five victories in eight quarterfinal bouts during the opening night of competition at the 2014 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships on Thursday, April 3, at West Point's Eisenhower "Ike" Hall. Air Force opened the night with back-to-back...

4 weeks 22 hours ago

Falcons wrap up opening day at NCAA Championships

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Four Air Force wrestlers wrapped up the opening day of competition at the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, being held at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Leading the way for the Falcons were Josh Martinez (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Devin Hightower (Sr., Colorado Springs, Colo.), who...

4 weeks 1 day ago

Air Force Track and Field weekly notes

The Air Force track and field heads outside this weekend to begin the second half of the season. The majority of the squad will travel to Tempe, Ariz., on March 21-22 for the Baldy Castillo Invitational, while other members of the program will compete at various meets around the country...

4 weeks 2 days ago

Air Force Downed 4-0 at Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 4-0 ballgame at Kansas State Wednesday afternoon in front of 2,649 fans at Tointon Family Stadium. The Falcons dropped to 4-15 on the season and the Wildcats improved to 13-7. Kansas State plated a run in the third, two in the...

1 month 5 days ago

Air Force to send five fencers to the NCAAs

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee has announced the field of 144 competitors who will participate in the 2014 National Collegiate Men's and Women's Fencing Championships. Ohio State will host the championships at French Fieldhouse in Columbus, Ohio. Air Force will...

1 month 6 days ago

AFA loses to Fresno State in MW 1st Round

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tyler Johnson scored 19 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in the final two minutes, as Fresno State defeated Air Force 61-59 in a Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday. The victory over the 10th-seeded Falcons sent the seventh-seeded Bulldogs (17-15) into a Thursday semifinal...

1 month 1 week ago

AFA's Coggins earns 3rd-team all MWC

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West announced its 2013-14 men's basketball awards today. The league's 11 men's head coaches, along with a select media panel, picked the All-Conference teams, as well as the coach, player, newcomer, freshman, sixth man and defensive honors. San Diego State head coach...

1 month 1 week ago

AFA rugby team makes playoffs

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo., -- The Air Force Academy mens rugby team competes for the Varsity Cup Rugby Championship April 12, when it hosts Utah here at the Air Force Academy in the first round of playoffs. The winner of the Utah-Air Force match advances to play Central Washington...

1 month 1 week ago

No. 21 New Mexico beats Air Force 80-52

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Seniors Cameron Bairstow and Kendall Williams put on a show in their final home game for No. 21 New Mexico, combining for 34 points Wednesday night to lead the Lobos to an 80-52 victory over Air Force. Bairstow finished with 21 points and seven rebounds and...

1 month 2 weeks ago

Falcons claim 12 all-conference selections

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Air Force track and field team received 12 all-conference selections at the 2014 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, the league office announced Monday afternoon. By finishing within the top three of their respective events at the conference meet, which was held last weekend...

2 months 2 weeks ago

Boise State tops Air Force 69-58

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Ryan Watkins had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Anthony Drmic also scored 16 points as Boise State defeated Air Force 69-58 on Wednesday night. Thomas Bropleh and Jeff Elorriaga added 13 points apiece as the Broncos (15-6, 5-3 Mountain West) won for the fourth time...

2 months 2 weeks ago

Air Force hosts UConn, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

This Week Air Force (14-8-4, 9-5-3 AHA) hosts a two-game Atlantic Hockey series against the UConn Huskies (12-7-4, 10-4-3 AHA), Friday-Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Friday's game starts at 7:05 p.m. MT while Saturday's faceoff is at 5:05 p.m. MT. Air Force is in...

2 months 2 weeks ago

AFA men's basketball notes for Boise State

GAME #19 Air Force Falcons vs. Boise State Broncos Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 7:05 p.m. at Boise, Idaho ROOT Sports SITE Location........................................ Boise, Idaho Arena...................................... Taco Bell Arena Capacity.................................................. 12,480 RADIO Network....... Air Force / IMG Radio Network...

3 months 17 hours ago

Air Force Game Notes at Colorado State, 1-18-14

GAME #17 Air Force Falcons vs. Colorado State Rams Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 4:05 p.m. at Fort Collins, Colo. ROOT Sports SITE Location.............................. Fort Collins, Colo. Arena............................................. Moby Arena Capacity.................................................... 8,745 RADIO Network....... Air Force / IMG Radio...

3 months 1 day ago

Air Force-SJSU postgame notes

Air Force Notes: Tre' Coggins (27 points) became the first Falcon to score at least 20 points in four consecutive games since Otis Jones did it in the last four games of the 1994-95 season Coggins tied his career high with five 3-pointers made Air Force shot a season-best 56-8...

3 months 6 days ago

Air Force beats Army, 3-1

Air Force beats Army, 3-1 Freshman Chris Truehl made a career-high 20 saves 4 3 1 0 print email font + font - A.J. Reid A.J. Reid Jan. 10, 2014 Box Score Get Acrobat Reader WEST POINT, N.Y. - Three Falcons scored and freshman Chris...

3 months 1 week ago

Fresno State beats Air Force 71-65

Tyler Johnson scored 25 points with 8 rebounds and four assists to lead Fresno State to a 71-65 victory over Air Force Wednesday night. Cezar Guerrero had 18 points and three assists for the Bulldogs (8-8, 1-2 Mountain West Conference). Marvelle Harris added 13. Fresno State went on an 18-7...

3 months 1 week ago

Air Force hockey travels to Army, Jan. 10-11

This Week Air Force (10-6-4, 5-3-3 AHA) travels to West Point, N.Y., for a two-game Atlantic Hockey Association series against the Army Black Knights (3-14-0, 3-10-0 AHA), Friday-Saturday, Jan. 10-11, at Tate Rink. Friday's game will start at 6:05 p.m ET while Saturday's game will start at 7:05 ET....

3 months 4 weeks ago

LaCoste, Husar, Jr. earn all-Colorado honors

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Air Force senior tailback Anthony LaCoste and junior offensive lineman Michael Husar, Jr., were each named first-team all-Colorado by the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter. LaCoste led the Falcons in rushing with 890 yards and six touchdowns. He averaged 74.2 yards per...

4 months 1 week ago

Air Force defeats South Dakota 94-86

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Max Yon scored a game-high 24 points, and his 3-pointer sparked a 13-8 final run to lead Air Force to a 94-86 victory Thursday night over South Dakota. With the game tied at 78, Yon's 3-pointer capped his scoring and gave Air Force (4-4) an...

4 months 4 weeks ago

AFA hockey triples up CC

Scott Holm scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period as Air Force beat Colorado College 3-1 Tuesday night at World Arena. The win gave Air Force the inaugural Pikes Peak Trophy.

5 months 1 week ago

New Mexico runs past Air Force, 45-37

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Kasey Carrier ran for 179 yards, and Cole Gautsche added 140 yards and two touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to help New Mexico beat Air Force 45-37 on Friday night. New Mexico (3-6, 1-4 Mountain West) snapped a four-game losing streak, piling up 451 yards...

5 months 2 weeks ago

Army braces for struggling Air Force team

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - From high-ranking officers to first-year cadets, Army players have received all sorts of random pep talks over the week. This isn't your ordinary game. This one is for service academy supremacy and everyone is fired up. The Black Knights (3-5) kick off their quest...

5 months 3 weeks ago

Air Force to play at Michigan in 2017

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The Air Force football team will be returning to Michigan to take on the Wolverines in Michigan Stadium on Sept. 16, 2017. In addition to the football meeting, the men's basketball team will play a future scheduled game at Michigan as part of the...

6 months 1 week ago

Military ball games will go on

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided that football games and other sports will go on at the military service academies this weekend, and continue through the end of the month, despite the government shutdown. Col. Steve Warren, Pentagon spokesman, says that Hagel will reassess the issue later...

6 months 1 week ago

Air Force, San Diego State game on for Thursday

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The football game between Air Force and San Diego State will be played on Thursday night despite the partial government shutdown. Officials at the academy announced on Wednesday the school has been advised that "all Air Force Academy intercollegiate athletics may resume immediately." The...

11 months 4 days ago

Air Force looking to "Trim the Fat"

The Air Force looks to trim the fat, calling on airmen for cost-cutting ideas. The campaign is called "Every Dollar Counts." It's a month-long open call for thoughts from uniformed and civilian Air Force members on how the service can save money. No idea is too small, not when...

11 months 1 week ago

Air force sex scandal heats up

A troubling arrest in Virginia is pushing a decade old Air Force Academy sex scandal back into the headlines. An Air Force officer who ran the branch's sexual assault prevention unit is now charged with sexual assault. Following the 2003 nationwide scandal, the Department of Defense put mandatory...

1 year 1 month ago

UNLV beats Air Force 72-56 in MWC tournament

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anthony Bennett scored 23 points and UNLV defeated Air Force 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference on Wednesday. The third-seeded Rebels (24-8) will face the winner of the Colorado State-Fresno State game in Friday's semifinals. UNLV shot 51 percent, with Bennett making 10...

1 year 1 month ago

AFA's Lyons headlines All-Mountain West Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West announced its 2012-13 men's basketball awards today. The league's nine men's head coaches, along with a select media panel, picked the All-Conference teams, as well as the coach, player, newcomer, freshman, sixth man and defensive awards. New Mexico head coach Steve Alford...

1 year 1 month ago

New billboard calls out AFA

At 10-and-a-half feet wide and 36 feet long, a new billboard on Garden of the Gods Road - calling out the Air Force Academy - is hard to miss. It was put up Monday morning. The purchaser - the Military Religious Freedom Foundation - anticipates 90,000 people will pass...

1 year 1 month ago

Air Force beats No. 13 Niagara, 5-2

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Five different Falcons scored as Air Force came from behind for a 5-2 win over No. 13 Niagara in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Air Force improved to 16-11-7 overall and 14-7-5 in the league. Niagara...

1 year 1 month ago

Air Force hockey edged by RIT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - RIT's Matt Garbowsky broke a 1-1 tie with six seconds left in the second period as the Tigers beat Air Force, 2-1, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday at the Frank Ritter Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Air Force fell to 15-11-7 overall and 13-7-5 in the...

1 year 2 months ago

Conference football schedule announced by Mountain West

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday the rotational sequence and matchups, beginning with the first four-year cycle (2013-16). The scheduling format for the new 12-member football lineup was computer-generated and consists of five intra-divisional games and three cross-divisional contests annually. Each institution will play...

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