More Air Force Academy Articles

  • 5 emerging players to watch at Air Force football's 'spring game'

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Five emerging players to watch at AFA spring game Spring practice concludes Wednesday at Falcon Stadium with a 45-minute scrimmage that will begin at around 4 p.m. (drills will begin at 3 p.m.). If last year's practice was any indication, this will be a semi-live situation where...

  • Ramsey: Air Force Academy has its man in QB Nate Romine

    By DAVID RAMSEY, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    For the first time since 2012, there's virtually no battle for the starting quarterback job at Air Force. Nate Romine won the role when he led the Falcons to a 27-24 win over Colorado State in the 2014 regular-season finale. Romine's job security is not as certain as the sun rising...

  • Air Force Falcons' hockey year comes swiftly to conclusion

    News services -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. - RIT winger Brad McGowan scored four goals as RIT defeated Air Force, 7-3, in game two of a best-of-three Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series Saturday. RIT, the No. 3 seed, swept the two-game series and advances to the AHC Final Four next weekend. Air Force's season...

  • Air Force Academy freshmen face test of brawn and brains to enter cadet wing

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Air Force Academy freshmen sweated and screamed through the school's biggest rite of passage Friday as upperclassmen pushed, cajoled and barked them through "Recognition." Freshmen who don't quit during the three-day trial earn their "prop and wings" pins signifying admittance into...

  • Air Force underclassmen figure to benefit from larger-than-expected roles this season on men's basketball team

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Hayden Graham has always been a 3-point shooter. That was the shot that accounted for more than 25 percent of his points as a high school senior and more than half of his attempts as a freshman at Air Force. But Graham attempted just one 3-pointer in two games at the Mountain West...

  • Falcons must win next game to continue season

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    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Matt Garbowsky and Josh Mitchell scored power play goals to lead RIT to a 2-1 win over Air Force in Game 1 of a best-of-three Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series Friday in Rochester, N.Y. RIT, the No. 3 seed in the tournament, improved to 16-14-5 this season. Air Force, the No. 7 seed,...

  • Hearing testimony reveals subterfuge of Air Force Academy informant program

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Testimony at a hearing at the Air Force Academy on Friday gave credibility to a former cadet's contention of long-term work as a spy for the Office of Special Investigations and showed that his allegations of cadet wrongdoing were backed up by a polygraph test. Testimony revealed that...

  • Finale for six Air Force men's basketball seniors

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Finale for Air Force seniors Six seniors for Air Force saw their careers end Thursday. Kamryn Williams watched from the bench and Ethan Michael from the stands, as both were out with injuries. DeLovell Earls, Justin Hammonds, Marek Olesinski and Max Yon played and, for the most part,...

  • Surging Air Force hooks up with former playoff rival, host RIT

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    It promises to be an exciting Atlantic Hockey Conference quarterfinal series when surging Air Force renews its playoff rivalry with red-hot Rochester Institute of Technology this weekend. The Tigers are 6-3-1 in their final 10 games to garner third place and a bye week. Now, RIT is...

  • Former cadet's appeal claims knowledge of academy informant would have changed conviction

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    An Air Force Academy confidential informant could have spun tales to save his own skin during a classmate's court-martial, defense attorneys said during an appeal hearing Thursday for former cadet Stephan Claxton. Claxton was convicted in 2012 on charges including unlawful sexual...

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