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  • Air Force hopes to end two seasons of home hockey playoff losses this weekend

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Air Force hockey team enters the playoffs looking to reverse a two-year trend of home-ice struggles. For the past two postseasons, the Falcons got the coveted first-round bye only to be eliminated at home during the Atlantic Hockey Conference quarterfinals. This weekend, the...

  • Air Force Academy to conduct emergency management drill

    Associated Press
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    The Air Force Academy is conducting an emergency management exercise that might cause delays at both entrance gates. The exercise is planned Thursday and will involve much of the campus north of Colorado Springs. Officials say some of the activities might be visible to the public.

  • Air Force duo second to play 100-plus men's basketball games for academy

    BY BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Historic combo Senior Marek Olesinski played in his 100th game with Air Force on Wednesday, as he continued his streak of starting all 28 games this season. Olesinski moved to No. 8 on the all-time games played for the Falcons - one behind teammate Max Yon, who played game No. 101...

  • Air Force's comeback at Fresno State falls short when layup bounces out at the buzzer

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    FRESNO, Calif. - Air Force sought a victory and a jolt of confidence in its regular-season finale. It got one of those. The Falcons fell 68-66 to Fresno State on Wednesday, but that score scarcely tells the story of a game that Air Force trailed by 15 points in the second half...

  • Five questions for Colorado college hockey fans this week

    Joe Paisley, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    The Magic 8-Ball makes its final appearance of the season with the Atlantic Hockey Conference playoffs getting underway and the National Collegiate Hockey Conference teams jockeying for postseason positioning this weekend:   Can CC avoid a letdown and build off its recent...

  • Progress for 6-foot-11 Zach Moer has been slow for Air Force basketball team

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    For Air Force fans, it must be so tantalizing. Zach Moer, who at 6-foot-11 is a rare giant in a Falcons uniform, keeps showing brief hints of his potential. He scored four points Saturday against Utah State, including a reverse layup. He's got soft hands, connecting of 5-of-10...

  • Claude Alexander, soon-to-be junior class have been a big hit for Air Force this spring

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    It was the hit heard 'round Air Force spring practice. On Saturday morning in a full-tackle situational scrimmage, linebacker Claude Alexander III met tailback Benton Washington in the hole on a third-and-2 play with a collision that left Washington on his back with a split lip and...

  • Air Force readies for first-round home playoff hockey series

    By JOE PAISLEY The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    Air Force readies for first-round home playoff series No. 7 playoffs seed Air Force will need to bounce back quickly as it prepares to host No. 10 American International College for a best-of-three Atlantic Hockey Conference first-round home series Friday through Sunday (if...

  • New hearing set for Air Force Academy cadet in sexual assault case

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    A new hearing will air evidence against an Air Force Academy cadet charged with sexual assault on a classmate. The case against junior cadet Brock Mangum stalled last fall after the woman told a military hearing officer that she considered Mangum a friend and didn't want to see him...

  • Air Force Academy rocket club members learn from failures

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    In the space business, even the best plans have the potential to become spectacular failures. Air Force Academy cadets learned that lesson last week as they fired off handmade rockets at Fort Carson. An 8-foot-tall machine named Colossus was supposed to fly as high as 15,000 feet...

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