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  • Air Force QB Kale Pearson making most of last chance

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    When Kale Pearson first realized he would have just one season to start at quarterback for Air Force, he said a flip switched in his mind. This occurred last winter when Pearson, injured in the 2013 season opener, was told he was an unlikely candidate to receive an extra semester - an...

  • Air Force beats Nevada in frigid overtime thriller

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    In a game that saw a 83 points worth of big plays on each side, it was an offensive lineman jumping on a loose ball that made the difference. Air Force right tackle A.J. Ruechel covered up teammate Devin Rushing’s fumble in overtime, and three plays later the Falcons scored the...

  • Air Force notes: Injured Nevada receiver stays in Colorado Springs

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    Nevada kept Hasaan Henderson in Colorado Springs for observation after a hit kept him on the ground and led to a stoppage of about 8 minutes before he was carted off on a stretcher. Henderson had movement in all limbs and was alert, but the team kept him behind to be safe....

  • Ramsey: Air Force wins in a classic, but something big missing

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    During a recent visit to Seattle, I was engulfed by Seahawks fans wearing No. 12 jerseys. You know, the 12th man. An allegedly important piece of Seattle's march to NFL supremacy. These deluded fans overrate their importance. They never made a tackle, caught a pass or scored a...

  • Competition between Air Force, Nevada quarterbacks lives up to its billing

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    With the ease in which he's secured the reins of his position, it's easy to forget that senior Kale Pearson is enjoying his first and only ride as Air Force's quarterback. With Nevada's Cody Fajardo on the other side, Pearson looked forward to what looked like it might be a shootout...

  • Air Force hockey hands Robert Morris first loss of season

    News services -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Scott Holm scored 29 seconds into overtime, and Chris Truehl made a career high 44 saves, as Air Force beat 17th-ranked Robert Morris, 2-1, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday. Holm's overtime game-winner was his second of the season. Air Force...

  • Air Force basketball beats The Citadel for season's first win

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. — Max Yon hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead Air Force past The Citadel 68-55 in the All-Military Classic on Saturday. Justin Hammonds and Hayden Graham added nine points apiece for Air Force (1-1). The Falcons made 24 of 43 shots, including 9 of...

  • Army hands Air Force season-opening loss

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. — Kyle Wilson scored 24 points, Tanner Plomb added 22 more, and Army beat Air Force 84-78 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Kevin Ferguson added 10 points for the Black Knights as well as a team leading six boards. Dylan Cox finished with a team high...

  • Air Force hockey team ties Robert Morris

    New services -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Air Force and 17th-ranked Robert Morris skated to a 3-3 tie in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday at the 84 Lumber Arena. Air Force has tied each of its last two games and is 2-6-2, 2-2-1 in the AHA. Robert Morris remains undefeated (7-0-2/ 5-0-2). "It...

  • Willingness to make difficult personnel decisions has benefited Air Force

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Air Force coaches have been credited for pushing the right buttons during a resurgent football season. Defensive coordinator Steve Russ has earned praise for his aggressive defense. Offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen has pleased fans by calling games that include the running success...

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