More Air Force Academy Articles

  • What is the price tag for prying Troy Calhoun away from Air Force?

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Prying Troy Calhoun away from Air Force would come at a significantly lower price tag than what Florida had to pay to buy Jim McElwain out of his deal with Colorado State. Calhoun's buyout clause calls for him to repay 10 percent of the remaining balance of his contract, a five-year,...

  • 5 questions about Front Range college hockey this week

    By JOE PAISLEY The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Here are five questions for area college hockey fans to consider before the holiday break: Can CC's improved special-teams performance continue? 1 Overlooked in the sweep at No. 9 Minnesota-Duluth is the improved performance of the Tigers penalty kill. Colorado College (3-10, 0-7...

  • Quick prep for bowl game aided by familiarity on both sides

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Coaches from Western Michigan stayed up all night Sunday studying Air Force and creating the framework of a game plan. They had learned earlier that day that the Falcons would be their opponent in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, and they knew that time was of the essence because they...

  • Falcons excited to explore a familiar destination before bowl game

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    This was supposed to be just the second year since 2010 that Boise, Idaho, wasn't in Air Force football's travel plans. Instead, this will be the first chance the team will have a real opportunity to see the city. In accepting an invitation to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the...

  • Air Force football team 'phenomenal' opponent for Western Michigan in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

    David Drew, Mlive.com
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    KALAMAZOO, MI – The residents of Boise, Idaho are used to seeing Broncos play exciting football on blue turf and they can expect the same thing in 13 days. Albertsons Stadium is home to the Boise State University Broncos, but it will host another group of Broncos on Dec. 20 when...

  • Some Air Force Football fans share frustrations with Potato Bowl

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    It didn’t take long for some Air Force Football fans to show their displeasure with this year’s Potato Bowl announcement.  While almost 700 Facebook users “Liked” AFA’s post about playing Western Michigan in the Potato Bowl, others shared their frustration by commenting. The...

  • Air Force fans don’t share team’s excitement over bowl destination

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Even as its fan base seemed to scrunch its face in disgust, Air Force‘s coach, athletic director and a few players celebrated the bowl fate it received Sunday. The Falcons (9-3) are bound for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, where they will face Western Michigan (8-4) at 3:45 p.m. Dec....

  • Ramsey: Air Force's Hans Mueh embraces patience in age of impatience

    By David ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    A year ago, Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh insisted his football program would rise quickly from the ruins of a 2-10 season. He expressed utter faith in coach Troy Calhoun and remained, as always, a true believer in the virtue of patience. Mueh laughed as he remembered his...

  • Falcons fall on third-period goal

    News sources -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    WATERTOWN, Mass. - Andrew Gladiuk scored early in the third period to lead Bentley to a 2-1 win over Air Force at the John A. Ryan Center. Gladiuk, the Atlantic Hockey Conference's leading scorer with 12 goals, scored on a flurry in front of the Air Force net. The Falcons pulled...

  • Air Force's Max Hartner brings hard-working hockey game to Bentley this weekend

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    Study Air Force junior Max Hartner if you want to learn how to garner respect in a college hockey locker room. The forward from Greenwood Village simply does it the right way even if it does not always show in the stats for the converted defenseman. "Respect doesn't always come...

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