More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Air Force Superintendent was a star for Falcons on court, in class

    News services -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson is the superintendent of the Air Force Academy, appointed this year and the first woman to hold that position. The general is a graduate of the academy's class of 1981 and one of the Air Force's most outstanding women's basketball players during her career....

  • Late-period goal deflates Air Force hockey in fourth-straight loss

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Air Force briefly recovered after giving up a goal in the first two minutes on Friday night. But when it gave up a goal in the final 2.6 seconds of the first period, RIT took charge. The Falcons couldn't stop the damage after that second goal and fell for the fourth time in a row...

  • Garrett Brown, Jalen Robinette a rare duo in Air Force passing game

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Garrett Griffin, from his tight end position, has the perfect vantage point to decipher how opposing defenses weigh the threats posed by the Air Force offense. Some weeks teams will cheat toward the side of wide receiver Jalen Robinette. Other times they'll lean toward slot receiver...

  • Five questions for state's college hockey teams this weekend

    By joe paisley joe.paisley@gazete.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Can Air Force control the puck better? 1 Turnovers, especially in their own zone, negated an overall decent performance in the past three Falcons losses. Some of the turnovers can be attributed to inexperience with nine to 10 freshman skaters playing regularly. But others, including...

  • Air Force hockey looks to avoid self-inflicted wounds

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    If Air Force hockey wants to see why it has lost its past three games it need only find a mirror. "We know the enemy and the enemy is us," AFA coach Frank Serratore said. "Before we can beat other teams we need to learn not to beat ourselves." Falcon turnovers and other miscues...

  • Air Force Academy to remain silent on athletic department issues

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Air Force Academy says leaders have said all they can about a review of the school's athletic department that came after a player misconduct scandal. A spokesman, Lt. Col. Brus Vidal, says Air Force regulations mandate that the review, called an "inspection" in the service's...

  • Air Force outscores New Mexico behind fullbacks, passing game and late defense

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Jalen Robinette reached up over his head at about the 15-yard line and hauled in a pass in stride. From there, he just played by feel. He shrugged off an attempted tackle when a cornerback tried to grab his shoulders, he then stopped on a dime, sending another defensive back flying...

  • Ramsey: Air Force could make noise in less-than-mighty Mountain West

    By David Ramsey, The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    The Mountain West is stumbling through a down football year. Meanwhile, Air Force celebrates a rise, partially because the Falcons could only climb after a horrific 2013 season. This football revival has weight. The Falcons are hungry and surprisingly versatile on offense. Suddenly,...

  • Fullbacks finally in the middle of the action for Air Force

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Fullback Shayne Davern ran for 8 yards on Air Force's first play Saturday. He ran for 3 more on the second play, giving the Falcons a first down and quickly revealing a key component of the game plan: This was going to be the week that Air Force involved its fullbacks. "We...

  • Pearson's TD toss helps Air Force beat Lobos

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A gut-check call from the coaching staff, two big plays in the passing game and yet another touchdown run from D.J. Johnson has propelled Air Force into a 35-28 lead against New Mexico heading into the fourth quarter. The Falcons, who have trailed 7-0, 21-14 and 28-14 finally moved...

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