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  • Lot at stake as Air Force, Colorado College start up league women's soccer rivalry

    A budding Mountain West Conference rivalry between Air Force and Colorado College gets off to a strong start Friday with both women's soccer teams battling for their playoff futures. "It's going to be a very interesting game with 22 players giving their all with a lot on the line," Tigers coach Geoff Bennett said a few days before the 3 p.m....

  • Air Force senior returns to site of high school glory

    This Saturday's game gives Air Force senior Chad Demers one more chance to create another lasting memory at one of his favorite places to be; Ralph Engelstad Arena. It was there about six years ago that he scored the game-winner in triple overtime to lift Grafton-Park River past Red River High School (Grand Forks) in the North Dakota state...

  • Five questions for area college hockey fans to consider this week

    Can Air Force avoid turnovers against a potent North Dakota offense? 1 It's a question that should be asked of the Falcons against every foe until they improve their defensive zone coverage. Mistakes could prove very costly against No. 3 North Dakota, which is in a four-way tie for 12th nationally in scoring (3.50). "It's a huge concern," Air...

  • Air Force's productive Class of 2017 avoiding a sophomore slump

    Sophomores on the Air Force football team typically toil on scout teams, help in the kicking game and occupy reserve roles. The challenges facing this year's Falcons sophomore are a bit different. "I would say that the sophomores, we really just talk about staying together, staying humble and just keep working," defensive end Ryan Watson...

  • Commandant says giving AFA cadets more responsibility will improve behavior

    Hours ahead of a national news broadcast recounting athlete misconduct at the Air Force Academy, the school's commandant of cadets told Colorado Springs business leaders that a tiny fraction of cadets get into trouble. Brig Gen. Stephen Williams said 3.7 percent of cadets are facing discipline for all reasons and "96.3 percent, if I'm doing my...

  • Air Force offense on guard against timing problems after another off week

    Everything Air Force runs on offense relies on the timing of multiple people. From a run-heavy scheme that requires team blocks and reads from running backs to take place in an instant, to a newfound reliance on the passing game that demands cohesion between the quarterback and receivers, it's a machine where multiple parts must operate in...

  • Former Air Force Academy player, now a registered sex offender, emerges as star player

    A registered sex offender has emerged as a star player on a top tier college football team, resuming his athletic career after being expelled from the Air Force Academy where he was court-martialed for sexual assault. No NCAA rule prevents a person with a criminal conviction from playing college athletics, a spokesperson told ABC News. It is...

  • 'Blue Bolt' delivers speedy water to Air Force football team

    They call him the Blue Bolt. If you've watched Air Force play football during the past four years, you've probably noticed him, and you understand the nickname. Chris Woychak is the guy who flies around the huddle, offering players water at a dizzying pace. He's a team manager. But it's OK to call him the water boy, he doesn't mind. The...

  • Robert Green's return a good sign for Air Force's defensive front

    Robert Green's name was finally heard over the Falcon Stadium loudspeaker, and what a good sign that is for Air Force. Green, a senior defensive lineman, assisted on a pair of tackles against New Mexico in a 35-31 Falcons victory Oct. 18. It marked the season debut for a player who has been solid in spurts for the Falcons but plagued...

  • Air Force football roster built with multisport talents

    Garrett Brown was in the locker room preparing for a high school basketball game when his coach informed him a college scout was in the building. "He told me, 'There's an Air Force coach here, you better play good,'" Brown said. The coach in the building that night in Marietta, Ga., wasn't an Air Force basketball coach, but former Falcons...

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