More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Air Force safety Weston Steelhammer benefits from focusing on football

    BY BRENT BRIGGEMAN
    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    Weston Steelhammer feels his sacrifice paying off on a daily basis. The Air Force sophomore free safety, battling Jamal Byrd for a starting spot, helped himself earn that position by giving up baseball last year. To him, that was a big deal. He was recruited more heavily in baseball...

  • Blog: Air Force won't visit Wyoming in 2014-15 basketball season

    Brent Briggeman
    Published: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    Air Force will not play at Wyoming – one of the few places in the Mountain West it has found recent success – and will not host Fresno State during the upcoming basketball season. Those were the major announcements to come from the release of the 2014-15 basketball schedule on...

  • Between the Lines Live: The Gazette's Tom Roeder and Eric Singer discuss Broken Code: AFA calls for investigation of athletic transgressions

    The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    Live Video Chat: Join The Gazette's Tom Roeder and Eric Singer for a discussion Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Roeder will answer questions related to his recent story, Broken Code: AFA superintendent calls for investigation of athletic transgressions Tag photos on Twitter with...

  • Academy superintendent tells Air Force athletes to read story on misconduct

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    The Air Force Academy hasn't shied away from revelations in a Gazette article of past misconduct among cadets, particularly those on the football team. In a meeting of intercollegiate cadet-athletes Sunday night, superintendent Gen. Michelle Johnson discussed the investigative...

  • Ramsey: Football Falcons vow 'never again' after 2013 horror film

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    Broam Hart was recently watching one of those alien attack movies. You know the plot: A band of evil intruders from the far reaches of the universe invade our world, hoping to obliterate every last one of us. The aliens never succeed in complete obliteration. The death of all humans...

  • Broken Code: Well-paid coaches

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Aug 3, 2014

    In 2009, Air Force Academy coach Troy Calhoun signed a $4 million, five-year deal. By 2013, his base salary was $882,000 per year before bonuses that could push it past $1 million. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is paid $200,000 per year. Hired in 2013, academy basketball coach Dave...

  • Air Force football notes: Linebacker Jones discusses departure

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    Linebacker Jones discusses departure Jared Jones became the first of the four linebackers who left the Air Force football team this summer to comment on his departure. Jones, Reggie Barnes and Steven Sumpter each left the team for injury or academic reasons but remain cadets,...

  • Managing the assault course made for a busy summer for Air Force defensive lineman

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    Battling a crowded group for a spot on the Air Force defensive line will not be the most difficult thing Dillon Beschel has done this summer. Beschel, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound senior from Spokane, Wash., was in charge of the assault course at basic training, which turned into an...

  • Jon Lee's senior season at Air Force begins with unexpected move to receiver

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Jon Lee's senior year at Air Force isn't turning out as he expected. And the season is only two practices old. On Thursday, the running back was told he was moving to the Z-receiver position and away from the tailback position he has occupied for three years. "I just do what they...

  • Air Force football notes: WR Gagliano no longer with team

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Gagliano no longer on team Wide receiver Sam Gagliano has been dropped from the Air Force football team for reasons that coach Troy Calhoun would describe only as a "coach's decision." "He's not on our team right now," Calhoun said. "That's a coach's decision. Right now he's not on...

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