<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - sports >> air-force-academy]]> http://gazette.com/rss/sports/air-force-academy Sat, 27 May 2017 02:07:20 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Air Force football star Jalen Robinette's graduation placed on hold]]> http://gazette.com/air-force-football-star-jalen-robinettes-graduation-placed-on-hold/article/1603808?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/air-force-football-star-jalen-robinettes-graduation-placed-on-hold/article/1603808?custom_click=rss

Football standout Jalen Robinette did not graduate with his Air Force class on Wednesday.

The academy released a statement, saying his graduation and commission were on hold for reasons unrelated to his professional football pursuits or any criminal wrongdoing.

“Cadet Robinette was removed from the graduation lineup after academy leadership became aware of information that called into question cadet Robinette’s eligibility/qualification to graduation and commission,” the statement read. “Cadet Robinette’s graduation and commissioning will be placed on hold while we further evaluate.”

Air Force public affairs told The Gazette there would be no further comment and would not accept

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<![CDATA[David Ramsey: DU's powerhouse lacrosse team defeats Air Force, again]]> http://gazette.com/david-ramsey-dus-powerhouse-lacrosse-team-defeats-air-force-again/article/1603081?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/david-ramsey-dus-powerhouse-lacrosse-team-defeats-air-force-again/article/1603081?custom_click=rss

DENVER – Air Force’s lacrosse team has traveled far in the past four seasons.

On Saturday, Denver’s Pioneers revealed how far the Falcons must travel to join the nation’s elite.

DU, also known as The Evil Empire of the North, dominated Air Force, 17-10, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in front of a sell-out crowd at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium.

Dozens of fans in the crowd were wearing freshly made shirts proclaiming the Pioneers 2017 supremacy in college hockey. Others wore shirts that announced DU’s status as the “capital” of western lacrosse.

Pioneer fans have long excelled at the art of being highly irritating, but give them credit: Both of the shirts

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