More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Lot at stake as Air Force, Colorado College start up league women's soccer rivalry

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 57 min ago

    A budding Mountain West Conference rivalry between Air Force and Colorado College gets off to a strong start Friday with both women's soccer teams battling for their playoff futures. "It's going to be a very interesting game with 22 players giving their all with a lot on the line,"...

  • Air Force senior returns to site of high school glory

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    This Saturday's game gives Air Force senior Chad Demers one more chance to create another lasting memory at one of his favorite places to be; Ralph Engelstad Arena It was there about six years ago that he scored the game-winner in triple overtime to lift Grafton-Park River past Red...

  • Air Force football talks up Army's ground game

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Air Force faces a ground-based attack for the third time in four weeks Saturday, but in finding a running game as good as Army's Troy Calhoun had to look beyond the past month and into college football history. "Best running team we've played so far this season, and I think we've...

  • Air Force athletes, including Broam Hart, look back at Halloween

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Broam Hart somehow knew the picture of himself at Batman on Halloween was taken in 1999. - It would have been easy for him to confuse it with any other year, since the Air Force senior fullback dressed as the Caped Crusader every year. - I've been watching the cartoons every year since...

  • Commandant says giving AFA cadets more responsibility will improve behavior

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Hours ahead of a national news broadcast recounting athlete misconduct at the Air Force Academy, the school's commandant of cadets told Colorado Springs business leaders that a tiny fraction of cadets get into trouble. Brig Gen. Stephen Williams said 3.7 percent of cadets are facing...

  • Air Force's productive Class of 2017 avoiding a sophomore slump

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Sophomores on the Air Force football team typically toil on scout teams, help in the kicking game and occupy reserve roles. The challenges facing this year's Falcons sophomore are a bit different. "I would say that the sophomores, we really just talk about staying together, staying...

  • Five questions for area college hockey fans to consider this week

    By name newspaper -
    Yesterday

    Can Air Force avoid turnovers against a potent North Dakota offense? 1 It's a question that should be asked of the Falcons against every foe until they improve their defensive zone coverage. Mistakes could prove very costly against No. 3 North Dakota, which is in a four-way tie for...

  • Air Force offense on guard against timing problems after another off week

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Everything Air Force runs on offense relies on the timing of multiple people. From a run-heavy scheme that requires team blocks and reads from running backs to take place in an instant, to a newfound reliance on the passing game that demands cohesion between the quarterback and...

  • Former Air Force Academy player, now a registered sex offender, emerges as star player

    By MEGAN CHUCHMACH and BRIAN ROSS, ABC News
    Yesterday

    A registered sex offender has emerged as a star player on a top tier college football team, resuming his athletic career after being expelled from the Air Force Academy where he was court-martialed for sexual assault. No NCAA rule prevents a person with a criminal conviction from...

  • 'Blue Bolt' delivers speedy water to Air Force football team

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    They call him the Blue Bolt. If you've watched Air Force play football during the past four years, you've probably noticed him, and you understand the nickname. Chris Woychak is the guy who flies around the huddle, offering players water at a dizzying pace. He's a team manager. But...

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