More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Mountain West basketball media day comes to Air Force

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Media day came to Air Force basketball on Thursday, as opposed to the other way around. Rather than having Mountain West coaches use the time and money to gather in one location, men's and women's coaches and two players from each team stayed in-house with the Mountain West Digital...

  • How will rookie-laden Air Force handle Alaska road test?

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Air Force's freshmen passed their first test last weekend. Now, they face a tougher one when the Falcons travel north to the Brice Alaska Goal Rush tournament in Fairbanks. "Absolutely," AFA coach Frank Serratore said. "It's another test and it will be a tough test. Playing the...

  • Touchdowns needed: Air Force's red-zone performance a major factor

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Jalen Robinette would like to be a Calvin Johnson-type, catching fades in the end zone and beating defenders for jump balls and touchdowns. But that's just not what Air Force does. "We can always pull that out, but we're all about having possession," said Robinette, Air Force's...

  • Review: Air Force Academy athletics makes some improvements, but morale an issue

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The Air Force Academy's athletic department got a passing grade in an inspector general's review of programs that followed a player misconduct scandal. The rating of "effective" is essentially a C on the Air Force's grading scale. The program earned accolades for hosting events and...

  • Officer in viral marriage proposal to NFL cheerleader is Air Force Academy grad

    Tom Roeder, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The airman who brought the bloom of romance to the sidelines of an NFL game Sunday in Glendale, Ariz., learned some of his suave moves at the Air Force Academy.  Academy officials confirmed that Capt. Eric Straub, who popped the question to Arizona Cardinals cheerleader...

  • Five questions for Front Range college hockey this weekend

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Here are five questions Front Range college hockey fans should consider heading into this weekend's games: Will Colorado College's power play be effective against No. 3 North Dakota? 1 With only a few practices before the home-opening series against Alabama-Huntsville, it was easy...

  • QB Kale Pearson's health not a concern for Air Force, but two areas are

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    LOGAN, UTAH - It was early morning Sunday when Kale Pearson spoke with media outside the locker room at Utah State. His left shoulder was encased in ice, but the right-hander wasn't concerned about it after a 34-16 loss to the Aggies. Pearson had sprained it before this season, so he...

  • Terrible start, second-quarter stretch spell doom for Air Force at Utah State

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    LOGAN, Utah - Air Force lost 34-16 at Utah State late Saturday, but in so many ways it could have been much, much worse. The Falcons trailed by 25 points at halftime and had lost quarterback Kale Pearson to an injury. But Pearson came back and, to a large extent, so did the Falcons....

  • Ramsey: Goalie Chris Truehl gives Air Force hockey reason to believe

    By DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    For slightly more than two minutes on Saturday, Chris Truehl's hockey life fell to pieces. He usually serves as a human wall, defending the Air Force net. That's his usual role. During 123 horrific seconds at Cadet Ice Arena, the wall collapsed. Mercyhurst (1-1) scored three goals in...

  • Air Force has chance for redemption at Utah State

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    To grasp the emotional undercurrent for Air Force as it faces a rematch with Utah State on Saturday, it's important to know what occurred Sept. 7, 2013 at Falcons Stadium. The Aggies were playing their first Mountain West game that day. They had won the Western Athletic Conference...

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