More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Veteran assistant coaches fitting in as hoped for the Air Force defense

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Troy Timmerman marvels at Tim Cross's communication skills. On the fly, the new Air Force defensive line coach can launch into a story about running away from a dog as a child with his bother and sister - and the story will always relate exactly to what Air Force is working on at...

  • Canceled military air flight puts wrinkle in big Air Force volleyball trip

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Air Force volleyball coach Matt McShane was set to board a United Airlines plane at Denver International Airport on Wednesday evening, hoping that the rest of his traveling party would, in fact, arrive in Las Vegas within 20 minutes of him. The volleyball team, setting out on a key...

  • A top Air Force Academy official announces January retirement

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Air Force Academy Athletic Director Hans Mueh will step down in January, months ahead of his planned retirement, academy officials said Wednesday. The academy said Mueh's move to retire early has nothing to do with an Inspector General's review into the misconduct of athletes and the...

  • Freshmen growth may determine Air Force hockey's season

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    How the 12 freshmen develop over the next few months will likely determine Air Force's finish this season. With seven seniors and only seven juniors and sophomores combined, the pressure is on the rookies to contribute. Falcon hockey fans will need to be patient. "You can't rush...

  • Air Force AD Hans Mueh will leave projects, praise behind when he leaves in January

    By brent briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Long after Hans Mueh retires as Air Force's athletic director in January, projects he has worked to establish figure to benefit Falcons athletics. It was under Mueh's watch that the academy built the Holaday Athletic Center, a $15.5 million, 92,000-square-foot indoor practice...

  • Ramsey: Coach's son revives Air Force football

    By david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    The play diagram showed imagination, especially coming from a third-grade mind. As Preston Pearson, football coach, watched 8-year-old Kale plot offensive strategy on a chalkboard, he was impressed. Sure, Kale mimicked his father, but there was promise in the imitation. This play...

  • Air Force football ditches charter flight, returns to military roots

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Air Force will travel to Saturday's game at Utah State through military air, the first time the football team will have traveled via that mode since the mid-1990s. Air Force will take a C-17 based out of March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif., into Hill Air Force Base, which is...

  • Blog: Air Force football coach talks athletic director salaries, kangaroos and kittens

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Troy Calhoun’s weekly Tuesday press conference, which in recent weeks has taken some odd detours, stuck pretty well to the basics this time around. The Air Force football coach didn’t discuss bears and deer serving on scout teams, as he had in the past two weeks, but he still managed...

  • Air Force keeping emotions in check despite impressive two-game stretch

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Air Force football players had just completed the best two-game stint in their time at the academy. They were excited, yet they were so calm. "We're happy with it, but we move on," cornerback Jordan Mays said. Nick Fitzgerald essentially said the same thing, though he at least...

  • Ramsey: Mueh disagrees with ejection call against Navy

    David Ramsey
    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh disagreed with officials’ decision to eject defensive back Justin DeCoud in the second quarter. DeCoud was penalized  for targeting Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds.  “I still believe it was a clean hit,” Mueh said. “He’s a great young...

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