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  • Air Force defends its refusal to back away after another game with multiple technical fouls

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Hayden Graham made a hard but clean foul on David Collette, batting the ball away just as Utah State's 6-foot-8 freshman made his way toward the basket. The foul itself wasn't the issue. The problem was that Collette reacted by shooting a look at Graham, and Graham didn't shy away....

  • Air Force basketball notes: Hayden Graham's double-double feat a rare one

    By brent briggeman The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Graham's double-double feat a rare one By scoring 16 points and grabbing 12 rebounds, Hayden Graham notched his second consecutive double-double for Air Force. It had been 14 years since a Falcons player had done that in two straight games, dating back to Tom Bellairs against...

  • Cole Gunner's hat trick propels Air Force on senior night

    Neal Reid, The Gazette
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Cole Gunner and his fellow seniors weren't about to let their class go out with a loss on senior night. The Richfield, Minn., native notched his first career hat trick in Air Force's 4-1 win over Canisius on Saturday night. Gunner and his classmates combined for six points to help...

  • Discomfort comes with leadership, VA undersecretary tells Air Force Academy cadets

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Allison Hickey told an Air Force Academy crowd Friday that her time as a cadet there taught her how to be uncomfortable. And learning that skill, the undersecretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs said, made her the leader she became. Hickey was the recipient of the academy's...

  • Fate has often been unkind to this group of Air Force seniors

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    eLovell Earls looked back on his playing career at Air Force and knew it was best summed up with one word. Disappointing. "I just feel like I have a lot more to give and my leg isn't letting me give it," said the senior forward who will play at home for the final time Saturday. "From...

  • Canisius too much for Air Force on Friday night

    by NEAL REID sports@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Air Force will begin the Atlantic Hockey Conference playoffs a week earlier than it would prefer. Cody Freeman scored twice, and Tyler Wiseman had a goal and an assist to lead Canisius to a 4-1 win over the Falcons at Cadet Ice Arena on Friday night. The loss stamped out any hopes...

  • Air Force seniors can make another mark on program history with strong finish

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    The Air Force seniors have a chance to add to their legacy during what (they hope) will be their final home hockey games this weekend. The injury-depleted Falcons, led by a strong senior class, must elevate their game. They may need to sweep second-place Canisius to move up from a...

  • Air Force capitalizes on Nevada's horrific night at the free-throw line

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Dave Pilipovich emerged from the Air Force locker room confident of at least one thing on Wednesday night - this game wasn't bound for ESPN Classic. Nevada missed 18 of its 32 free throws. The teams combined for 30 turnovers. Air Force gave up 17 offensive rebounds, tried and missed...

  • Air Force notes: Yon looks like the player of old

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    In five games since returning from an extended absence, Max Yon had become a secondary figure in Air Force's offense. The senior is still the team's leading scorer at 13.1 points per game, but he hadn't reached double figures since his return. He got there on Wednesday with 13...

  • Five questions for the state's college hockey fans to consider this weekend

    By JOE PAISLEY The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Here are questions for the state's college hockey fans to consider this weekend: Can the CC power play take advantage of its opportunities? 1 Western Michigan comes into this weekend's National Collegiate Hockey Conference series leading the nation in penalty minutes (16.6) so host...

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