More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Air Force vs. Nevada: By the numbers

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

    A look at the Air Force vs. Nevada matchup "by the numbers."

  • Air Force spotlight player: Running back D.J. Johnson

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    It is not necessary to watch D.J. Johnson play football to identify his style. You don't even need to see him in pads. You just need to see him walk. Low to the ground with muscles coiled around his 5-foot-9, 227-pound frame, Johnson looks every bit as explosive strolling down a...

  • 5 things for Front Range college hockey fans to consider this weekend

    Joe Paisley, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Can Colorado College slow down No. 11 Denver's potent power play? 1 The best way to slow down a power play is to keep it off the ice. For CC, that means playing intense, disciplined hockey and keeping Denver's ninth-ranked power play (23.1 percent) idle during Friday's 7:37 p.m. game...

  • Air Force feeds off the energy provided by on-field success

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    When the ball went out of bounds at a recent Air Force practice, a businesslike coach could have simply blown the whistle. Defensive coordinator Steve Russ is something a bit beyond businesslike. "Da-da-da-da-da-da-da," his whistle blew, in the rhythm we all know and to which we all,...

  • Air Force basketball will likely go as far as Max Yon takes it

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Dave Pilipovich was reluctant to reply to the question, mostly because he didn't like the answer he was about to give. Does Air Force basketball go as Max Yon goes? Pilipovich, the team's coach, had to concur. "Max is probably our most competitive player, our top returning scorer,"...

  • Air Force hockey needs to get gritty to return to winning ways

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    The Air Force hockey team needs to return to its roots if it hopes to knock off No. 17 Robert Morris this weekend. The foundation of the Falcons (2-6-1, 2-2 Atlantic Hockey Association) under coach Frank Serratore in years past was built upon an aggressive, effective forecheck and the...

  • Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo a threat Air Force must take seriously

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    At some point, Air Force's praise of opponents is going to fall on deaf ears. Defensive end Nick Fitzgerald said the defense was told to expect a Michael Vick-type quarterback at UNLV. And when the backup came in, they were told he resembled Cam Newton. Those quarterbacks combined to...

  • Air Force men's basketball lands Texas forward on his 18th birthday

    By brent briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    American men are required to register for the Selective Service on their 18th birthday. Garrett Thibodeaux took that one step further, signing on with Air Force on his milestone birthday. Thibodeaux was one of 11 high school players to send their signed - but nonbinding - commitments...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's surprisingly diverse offense torments defenses

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen has a simple goal for his professional life: He wants to limit the restful nights of opposing defensive coordinators. "This offense is designed around seeing how many late nights we can give defensive coordinators," Thiessen said,...

  • CSU Rams ranked in the top 25 national college football polls

    Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    For the first time since 2010, a major-college football team in Colorado is ranked among the nation's top 25. Colorado State, 9-1 after beating Hawaii 49-22 at Hughes Stadium on Saturday night, cracked the top 25 in both major polls Sunday, coming in at No. 23 in The Associated Press...

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