David Ramsey

Local Sports Columnist

  • Ramsey: Will Air Force's Troy Calhoun exit his alma mater?

    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    Troy Calhoun proved this season he belongs at Air Force for the next decade. We will soon find out how much he wants to remain at his alma mater. From 2007-10, it was an annual ritual for Calhoun's name to be dangled as a candidate for vacant coaching jobs. The ritual took a...

  • Ramsey: Will Pine Creek rule 4A football in 2015? (probably)

    Updated: Sun, Nov 30, 2014

    DENVER - When this football season began, Pine Creek's march to a second straight Class 4A title was the safest sports bet in our state. I'm sorry to share this news with the rest of 4A. Pine Creek will again be the favorites in 2015. A Pine Creek party started immediately after...

  • Ramsey: CSU loses to Air Force's transformed football team

    Updated: Sat, Nov 29, 2014

    Colorado State needed to move the football 60 inches against Air Force's defense. Remember, this is a Falcons defense that surrendered 58 points to CSU a year ago, almost to the day. But this is a defense and a team that has undergone a stunning, uplifting, entertaining...

  • Ramsey: Four reasons why Air Force can conquer CSU

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    The Falcons believe, despite a mountain of contradictory evidence, they can defeat Colorado State. Yes, the Rams just dropped 58 points on New Mexico. And, yes, these Rams have won 10 of 11. Air Force players fail to care. They cling to a steely belief in their ability to bend...

  • Ramsey blog: Join me in rooting against Valor Christian

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Valor Christian's football team has won five straight state titles, starting at 3A and moving up to 5A. The Eagles are 26-0 in playoff games. Valor belongs in its own class, 6A, where it could - and should - play all by itself. So, please, join me in rooting for Dave Logan's Cherry...

  • Ramsey blog: Broncos center reveals secret to surviving long NFL season

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Broncos center Will Montgomery and the rest of his brethren on the offensive line emerged from the shadows last week, and it was not not a happy emerging. Fans were upset by the line's performance in a bumbling 22-7 loss to the Rams. After the Broncos offense scored 39 points, and...

  • Ramsey: Broncos' C.J. Anderson, recently Mr. Anonymous, bulldozes Dolphins

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    DENVER - The end zone beckoned, and C.J. Anderson wanted to answer the call. After dancing into the open field, he could see the destination where every running back yearns to roam. "Oh, it was very tempting," Anderson said. "In my head I was saying, 'Go, go, go.'" But in the back...

  • Ramsey: It appears the Falcons have finally caught Tigers

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    The horn sounded, and Air Force fans rose in unison at Cadet Ice Arena for a brief, loud moment of celebration. The Falcons had accomplished what once would have been unthinkable. They had thumped Colorado College, 3-1. Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh stood on the edge of the...

  • Ramsey: Brothers, now opponents, brace for Pine Creek-Falcon playoff game

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Talk about complicated. On Saturday, Tim and Chaundra Toussaint will lead a group of 15 to 20 family and friends into Falcon High School's stadium, where this group will face a convoluted afternoon of high school football. Tanner, the Toussaint's 15-year-old son, starts at center...

  • Ramsey blog: Air Force's Calhoun says Pumphrey resembles Barry Sanders? Here we go again

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Barry Sanders is one of the top half-dozen running backs in football history. Donnel Pumphrey of San Diego State is one of the top half-dozen running backs currently laboring in college football. Is there a comparison between the two? Well, sure. You can compare Sanders to Pumphrey...