More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Air Force freshmen hockey players contributing in a big way

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Some of Air Force's freshmen are stepping up and seizing their opportunities. None more than goalie Connor Girard, who picked up a home win over Army on Saturday, and wing Dylan Abood, who has an assist in all three of his games. The Centennial native was injured during basic training...

  • 'Deflategate?' Air Force Academy had its own version

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Long before the New England Patriots thrust football inflation levels into the national conversation, Scott Richardson spent lots of time thinking about the issue. The Air Force equipment manager has kept a close eye on balls presented for game use since the Falcons, like the...

  • Ramsey: New Air Force Academy athletic director Jim Knowlton will find winning a challenge

    By david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson sat at a podium and talked confidently about "winning the right way." This was a jarring statement. Johnson, the 19th superintendent of the Air Force Academy, was sitting at center court of the basketball arena where the Falcons have been losing. Losing...

  • Boulder arrest affidavit details alleged sex assault by Air Force Academy cadet

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Boulder police claim DNA tests link Air Force Academy cadet Daniel Ryerson to the Nov. 1 rape of an academy classmate, court papers say. Ryerson, a 21-year-old junior, was arrested by Boulder authorities Friday in the alleged attack, which police say took place after a night of party...

  • First power struggle between new Air Force A.D., superintendent goes to the boss

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    The first power struggle between Air Force's new athletic director and his boss was decided in favor of the superintendent. Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson introduced Jim Knowlton on Wednesday in a press conference in Clune Arena. She joked that Knowlton, a standout hockey player, had...

  • New Air Force Academy AD introduced Wednesday

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Earlier this month, the Air Force Academy announced Jim Knowlton as its selection as the academy's new athletic director. Knowlton, a West Point grad, spent seven years as AD at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He replaces Hans Mueh. Knowlton will be introduced Wednesday with a...

  • San Diego State shoots Air Force out of its own gym

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    San Diego State reserve Dakarai Allen flicked the ball underhand toward the basket just after the buzzer on Tuesday night. Even that one went in. A San Diego State team built behind a suffocating defense that makes up for shaky shooting stunned Air Force by making 13 3-pointers in...

  • Retiring Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh recognized during final game

    BY BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Mueh recognized during final game Air Force recognized retiring athletic director Hans Mueh during a stoppage of play in the first half, reviewing his accomplishments in an 11-year tenure that will end later this week. Mueh said he didn't know about the announcement in advance....

  • Air Force takes on San Diego State 20 days later but with a vastly different team

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Dave Pilipovich's game notes from the last meeting with San Diego State are just 20 days old. In fact, most of us probably have Christmas leftovers that are older. But not even three weeks later, those notes are about as useful as some moldy mashed potatoes. Air Force entered that...

  • Max Yon takes leave of absence from Air Force basketball team

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Yon takes leave of absence from men's basketball team Leading scorer Max Yon, who has already missed two games with a deep thigh bruise, will continue to be away from the team for an undetermined amount of time while he deals with a personal situation. Coach Dave Pilipovich announced...

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