More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Robert Green's return a good sign for Air Force's defensive front

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Robert Green's name was finally heard over the Falcon Stadium loudspeaker, and what a good sign that is for Air Force. Green, a senior defensive lineman, assisted on a pair of tackles against New Mexico in a 35-31 Falcons victory Oct. 18. It marked the season debut for a player who...

  • Air Force football roster built with multisport talents

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    Garrett Brown was in the locker room preparing for a high school basketball game when his coach informed him a college scout was in the building. "He told me, 'There's an Air Force coach here, you better play good,'" Brown said. The coach in the building that night in Marietta,...

  • Air Force hockey outplayed but escapes RIT

    by PAUL KLEE paul.klee@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    Have you heard the one about the hockey team that never held a lead but won the game? Introducing, Air Force. The Falcons were thoroughly outplayed again Saturday night at Cadet Ice Arena. Air Force coach Frank Serratore even described RIT as "the better team." So how exactly did...

  • Grayson's 5 TDs key CSU's 45-31 win over Wyoming

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Garrett Grayson threw for five touchdowns, pushing his career total to a school record 53, and Colorado State beat Wyoming 45-31 Saturday night for its sixth straight win. It is the longest winning streak in a season for Colorado State since 2002, when the...

  • Air Force Superintendent was a star for Falcons on court, in class

    News services -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson is the superintendent of the Air Force Academy, appointed this year and the first woman to hold that position. The general is a graduate of the academy's class of 1981 and one of the Air Force's most outstanding women's basketball players during her career....

  • Late-period goal deflates Air Force hockey in fourth-straight loss

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Air Force briefly recovered after giving up a goal in the first two minutes on Friday night. But when it gave up a goal in the final 2.6 seconds of the first period, RIT took charge. The Falcons couldn't stop the damage after that second goal and fell for the fourth time in a row...

  • Garrett Brown, Jalen Robinette a rare duo in Air Force passing game

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Garrett Griffin, from his tight end position, has the perfect vantage point to decipher how opposing defenses weigh the threats posed by the Air Force offense. Some weeks teams will cheat toward the side of wide receiver Jalen Robinette. Other times they'll lean toward slot receiver...

  • Five questions for state's college hockey teams this weekend

    By joe paisley joe.paisley@gazete.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Can Air Force control the puck better? 1 Turnovers, especially in their own zone, negated an overall decent performance in the past three Falcons losses. Some of the turnovers can be attributed to inexperience with nine to 10 freshman skaters playing regularly. But others, including...

  • Air Force hockey looks to avoid self-inflicted wounds

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    If Air Force hockey wants to see why it has lost its past three games it need only find a mirror. "We know the enemy and the enemy is us," AFA coach Frank Serratore said. "Before we can beat other teams we need to learn not to beat ourselves." Falcon turnovers and other miscues...

  • Air Force Academy to remain silent on athletic department issues

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Air Force Academy says leaders have said all they can about a review of the school's athletic department that came after a player misconduct scandal. A spokesman, Lt. Col. Brus Vidal, says Air Force regulations mandate that the review, called an "inspection" in the service's...

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