More Air Force Academy Articles

  • VA's mess remains: Sick veterans still facing delays, data shows

    By David B. Caruso, The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists - and months after the Department of Veterans Affairs instituted major reforms - government data shows that the number of patients facing...

  • No criminal investigation in death at Air Force Academy, officials say

    By Tom Roeder -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    The Air Force Academy said Tuesday that there is no criminal investigation into the death of a cadet found injured in a dorm at the school last week. Flags at the academy will fly at half-staff Wednesday in honor of senior cadet Alexandre Quiros, a 21-year-old Colorado Springs native....

  • Memorial for Air Force Academy cadet is scheduled

    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    An Air Force Academy cadet who died last week from injuries suffered in a school dormitory will be remembered with a Wednesday service in the Cadet Chapel. Alexandre Quiros, 21, of Colorado Springs was found injured in a Sijan Hall dorm room Thursday afternoon and later died from his...

  • Air Force Academy, social media rallies around cadet after heart attack

    Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    On March 23, Hailey Lane — a sophomore cadet home from the Air Force Academy for spring break — entered her parents' gym in Midlothian, Virginia, to train for an upcoming physical fitness test. The energetic, enthusiastic 19-year-old — a nationally ranked swimmer — knocked out a...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's Dave Pilipovich applauds rise of Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky

    BY DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    When Dave Pilipovich walked into a gym in Indiana 11 years ago to watch his son, Kyle, play in a tournament, he quickly noticed a lanky 11-year-old who stood over 6 feet. A friend pointed to the lanky kid's parents. The kid's father stood 6-foot-10 with a military-style crew cut, and...

  • 'Great young man:' Cheyenne Mountain coaches have fond memories of Air Force Academy cadet

    Updated: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Dave Adams remembers how excited Alex Quiros was when he gained acceptance into the Air Force Academy. The Cheyenne Mountain High School English teacher and boys' tennis coach said Quiros was a smart student and a hardworking tennis player who was up for any challenge. "He wasn't...

  • Air Force Academy provides little information about cadet death

    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Officials released few details Thursday about an Air force Academy cadet who died after he was found in a school dormitory. The male cadet, whose name has not been released, was found injured in a dorm about 2 p.m. and died about 3:45 p.m. An official said his death is not an...

  • Army, beefed-up nonconference foes highlight Air Force men's basketball schedule

    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Army is coming to Clune Arena next season. And there's a chance Navy could be following in the future. Air Force men's basketball coach Dave Pilipovich revealed much of what will be a beefed-up nonconference schedule Wednesday. It's a slate that includes home games against NCAA...

  • Another blow for Air Force basketball: Freshman guard Matt Mooney quits team

    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Air Force has lost another key basketball player, with guard Matt Mooney opting to walk away after his freshman year. Mooney returned from spring break and informed coach Dave Pilipovich early this week of his intention to leave, a move that came as a shock compared to...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's Frank Serratore plots return to college hockey mountaintop

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    When Frank Serratore awakens each morning, he thinks about the clear goal for his hockey future. His program is struggling, and this truth crashes into his thoughts the instant he opens his eyes. Don't worry. He's not depressed. He's determined. He's struggled with doubts for two...

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