More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Schedule: Air Force football has little control over kickoff times

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Air Force added uncertainty to its football schedule on Tuesday when the Mountain West announced the remainder of its television assignments for the 2015 season. The Falcons home games against San Jose State, Army, Wyoming, Fresno State and Utah State were selected by ESPN, this...

  • Air Force athletics still finding its way through the complicated world of social media

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    Troy Garnhart's message boils down to one simple tenant: When in doubt, don't post. So far, the Air Force associate athletic director for communications has avoided the ramifications for reckless use of social media. But it doesn't mean he's any less wary. Garnhart's preseason...

  • Sculpture to honor Air Force Academy POWs in Vietnam captures 'spirit of defiance'

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    There's a hidden message in the Air Force Academy's newest sculpture that alumni who became prisoners of war say is as profound as it is profane. The 1-ton bronze depicts life at the Hanoi Hilton, Vietnam's infamous prisoner of war camp. The prisoner shown in the work is bound at the...

  • Calhoun, state coaches, part of Home Front Cares

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will raise funds for Home Front Cares at the 8th annual Colorado Coaches for Charity event May 1 at Coors Field. Home Front Cares provides support for Colorado service members, veterans and family members who have been impacted by deployment. The...

  • Colorado Springs Sports 2015 Hall of Fame inductees announced

    The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2015 class Friday. The class features a lineup of five individuals and two teams. The inductees include the 1985 Air Force Academy Football Team, Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club, triathlete Michelle Blessing, sports...

  • Glider pilots to compete at Air Force Academy this weekend

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY — About 30 glider pilots are expected to compete in an aerial acrobatics competition at the Air Force Academy. The Ben Lowell Aerial Confrontation runs Friday through Sunday at the school outside Colorado Springs. The competition will take place above the...

  • Memorial bench for Air Force Academy cadet, mother to be placed in Colorado Springs

    BY BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Jose Quiros has politely declined strangers' offers of help since his Air Force Academy cadet son died mysteriously, and his wife apparently committed suicide three weeks later. Quiros said he and son Peter "are well cared for by our neighbors and friends." He suggested people could...

  • Scheduling rival service academies a priority for Air Force

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    It was a neutral site tennis match played on the West Coast. Yet it was the most exciting day of the season for Air Force's Grant Taylor. That's what happens when service academies play each other. "When we get to play Army, it's all out," said Taylor, who won at No. 1 singles on...

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