More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Ramsey: Zach Kocur leads Air Force past Vegas and its gifted giant

    BY DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Dave Pilipovich never had a chance to persuade Christian Wood to wear a military dress uniform by day and play college basketball by night. Wood has NBA ambitions and, most important, NBA talent. Pilipovich must defeat the Christian Woods of the college basketball world with...

  • Air Force completes season sweep of American International College with 3-1 victory

    Neal Reid, The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    After a pair of frustrating weekends, a series sweep couldn't have come at a better time for Air Force. Tyler Rostenkowski and Erik Baskin each had a goal and an assist to lead the Falcons to a 3-1 win over American International College on Saturday. The weekend sweep of the Yellow...

  • Air Force basketball notes: Legendary coaches honored

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Legendary coaches honored Air Force observed a moment of silence before the game to honor coaching legends Dean Smith and Jerry Tarkanian, who both died in the past week. Smith started his career as an assistant at Air Force in 1957 before moving to North Carolina and winning a pair...

  • Late free throws push surging Air Force past UNLV

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Matt Mooney seized his chance at redemption and, in the process, helped Air Force continue to climb. Mooney had missed a pair of free throws in embarrassing fashion in the final minute Saturday, but knocked down a pair with four seconds left in Air Force's 76-75 victory over UNLV. The...

  • Max Hartner nets first hat trick as Air Force hockey team rolls AIC

    by Neal Reid sports@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    Max Hartner experienced a first Friday. The Air Force junior completed his first hat trick with 1.9 seconds remaining to help propel the Falcons to a 9-3 win over American International College at Cadet Ice Arena. Air Force (12-17-3, 11-10-2 Atlantic Hockey Conference) snapped a...

  • UNLV to travel to Air Force without star who is projected first-round pick

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

    A Mountain West season plagued by injuries and illness has taken another hit, and Air Force again stands to benefit from it. UNLV will travel to Clune Arena on Saturday without leading scorer Rashad Vaughn, a 6-foot-6 freshman who is averaging 17.8 points and has been projected by...

  • Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore wants his team to pay attention to detail

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore had a long flight home from Connecticut to consider his challenge to his team this week. It was short and pointed. "It's February," he said. "It's time to start executing." The four problem areas Serratore identified was giving up two-goal...

  • Former QB, longtime coach Blane Morgan explains departure from Air Force

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Blane Morgan wasn't going to leave without saying goodbye. In the middle of packing, Morgan took time the night of Feb. 5 to host Air Force's quarterbacks at his home for dinner together. He had already met with each of them, as with all of the other players he had recruited, so they...

  • Ramsey: Bad times just keep rolling for Air Force women's basketball team

    BY DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Andrea Williams accepted one of the most perilous college coaching jobs in America in 2010. When Williams arrived at the academy, she knew Air Force's women's basketball team had won only 12 conference games in 10 seasons. She knew she had to deliver improvement. She knew she had to...

  • Air Force's Justin Hammonds still out

    BY BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Hammonds still out At Boise, Idaho: Senior forward Justin Hammonds made the trip to Boise State with Air Force but did not dress for the game. It marked the second straight game he had missed because of a rib injury, and coach Dave Pilipovich suspects it won't be the last. "I'd be...

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