More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Scrappy Air Force can't overcome No. 25 Boise State

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - Nick Duncan hit seven 3-pointers and finished with 23 points as No. 25 Boise State pulled away for an 80-68 quarterfinal victory over Air Force in the Mountain West Conference tournament. The top-seeded Broncos (24-7) used a 13-6 run over the final five minutes to seal...

  • Air Force freshman Trevor Lyons excels on stage that saw his brother's career end

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - Trevor Lyons may have been a newcomer to the Mountain West Tournament on Wednesday, but he was already haunted by memories of the event. Air Force's freshman point guard was a high school senior when he sat in the Thomas & Mack Center and watched his brother, Michael,...

  • Air Force basketball notes: Lobos settle for outside shots

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Lobos settle for outside shots New Mexico attempted 25 3-pointers Wednesday, and Air Force was happy about most of them. Knowing it would have its hands full with 7-foot center Obij Aget, the Falcons compacted their zone and dared every Lobos shooter except Hugh Greenwood to beat...

  • Air Force beats New Mexico, advances in MWC tournament

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    LAS VEGAS – It was only a matter of time before the percentages corrected themselves. Air Force was eventually going to improve on its 2-15 mark in the Mountain West Tournament, sharpshooter Zach Kocur was going to break out of his slump and Hugh Greenwood – as accomplished as he is...

  • Air Force judge to review academy sex assault case involving informant

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    An Air Force judge on Thursday will weigh testimony on whether prosecutors wrongly withheld evidence that could have aided the defense of an Air Force Academy cadet convicted of sexual assault. Lawyers for former cadet Stephan H. Claxton argue that his 2012 conviction is void because...

  • Air Force not renewing women's basketball coach Andrea Williams

    News services -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    Air Force women's basketball coach Andrea Williams will not have her contract renewed, according to an announcement Tuesday from Air Force athletics. Williams' contract expires June 30, 2015. "We feel it is necessary to find new leadership for our women's basketball program to move...

  • MW Tourney foes Air Force, New Mexico experienced similar circumstances this season

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    Scrape away the history, program expectations, resources and all other peripherals, and Air Force and New Mexico are experiencing similar seasons. The teams that will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round of the Mountain West Tournament have both been thrust into rebuilding...

  • Safety Hays Linn brings veteran's perspective even as a newcomer to the Air Force lineup

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    On consecutive plays in a recent scrimmage, Air Force free safety Hays Linn zoomed around the end to make tackles in the backfield so quickly that it seemed safety blitzes had to have been called. But they hadn't been. Linn just diagnosed the plays and got there. "I've had two...

  • Despite Jimi Blagowsky's 14 points, Falcons lose to Wyoming

    News services -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - The eleventh-seeded Air Force women's basketball team dropped a 70-48 contest to sixth-seeded Wyoming (16-13) in the opening round of the Mountain West Tournament at Thomas & Mack Center. Senior Jimi Blagowsky led Air Force (2-28) with 14 points. The Falcons started...

  • Air Force football samples technology used to measure, track collisions to the head

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Lochlin Deeks has no idea how many times he bangs his head during a typical practice. "I'm always in the middle," the Air Force nose guard said. "I can't really tell what all happens." On Saturday, a computer was counting for him. Deeks was one of six Falcons players - three on...

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