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David Ramsey: Air Force, doomed by lousy defending, loses to San Jose

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Brandon Clarke ended his magnificent, efficient night with a dunk at the buzzer. He had no reason to dunk. His San Jose State Spartans had already clinched...

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Jordan Himley, Luc Gerdes are Air Force, Colorado College hockey players of week
Jordan Himley, Luc Gerdes are Air Force, Colorado College hockey players of week

By: Joe Paisley - 0 8 hr ago

Air Force player of the week Junior Jordan Himley scored two of the Falcons' three goals last weekend to garner The Gazette's Air Force player of the...

Basketball player Matt Mooney regrets comments he made as he left Air Force Academy
Basketball player Matt Mooney regrets comments he made as he left Air Force Academy

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 10 hr ago

Matt Mooney regrets his word choice when he levied bullying accusations at the Air Force Academy after announcing his intention to transfer two years...

Air Force transfer Matt Mooney steps into starring role for South Dakota basketball team
Air Force transfer Matt Mooney steps into starring role for South Dakota basketball team

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 10 hr ago

Trey Burch-Manning arrived at South Dakota this past summer as a junior college transfer who carried a lot of confidence in his defense. Then he...

Basketball player Matt Mooney regrets 'bullying' comments but not decision to leave Air Force
Basketball player Matt Mooney regrets 'bullying' comments but not decision to leave Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 10 hr ago

VERMILLION, S.D. - Posted speed limits on South Dakota interstates invite motorists to zoom by at 80 mph. On the southeastern edge of the state there...

Air Force star Michael Lyons pursuing hoop dream through NBA D-League
Air Force star Michael Lyons pursuing hoop dream through NBA D-League

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Though he tried, Michael Lyons couldn't convince his wife to name their son Simba. Simba Lyons would be the perfect name, the new...

NBA D-League teammates embrace Air Force graduate Michael Lyons
NBA D-League teammates embrace Air Force graduate Michael Lyons

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - It was only during the national anthem Friday that Michael Lyons stood out from his NBA D-League teammates. It wasn't during the...

Air Force ties visiting Canisius after losing two-goal lead
Air Force ties visiting Canisius after losing two-goal lead

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Canisius goalie Charles Williams made 46 saves as the Griffs came back from a 2-0 deficit to force a 2-2 tie with Air Force in an Atlantic Hockey...

Clarke's 35 points help San Jose St get past Air Force
Clarke's 35 points help San Jose St get past Air Force

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS — Brandon Clarke scored a career-high 36 points on 16-of-22 shooting, adding five rebounds, assists and blocks, and San Jose State...

Air Force hockey's six-game winning streak snapped

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Canisius scored four goals in the first period and held off Air Force for a 4-1 win in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Friday at Cadet Ice Arena....

Near-discarded player Tyler Rostenkowski finds place as Air Force battles to stay atop Atlantic Hockey Conference
Near-discarded player Tyler Rostenkowski finds place as Air Force battles to stay atop Atlantic Hockey Conference

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Jan 12, 2017

The player Air Force coaches weren't sure would fit in only two years ago could be the insurance policy the team needs. Forward Tyler Rostenkowski,...

Air Force puts it all together in victory over defending Mountain West champs
Air Force puts it all together in victory over defending Mountain West champs

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

As a movie buff, Dave Pilipovich was reminded of a scene from "For Love of the Game" as he watched Air Force take out defending Mountain West champion...

Air Force basketball notes: Lyons returns to starting five
Air Force basketball notes: Lyons returns to starting five

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Lyons roars back into starting lineup Trevor Lyons accepted the move when Air Force removed him from the starting lineup in early December. But it...

RAPID REACTION: Air Force notches needed victory over Fresno State
RAPID REACTION: Air Force notches needed victory over Fresno State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Air Force desperately needed this win. They had come within two points in four straight losses to Fresno State. But more than that, this is a team that...

'Turning the Titanic' continues to be enormous undertaking for Air Force women's basketball program
'Turning the Titanic' continues to be enormous undertaking for Air Force women's basketball program

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Changing the momentum of a program that has long been among the worst in Division I sports has been every bit as challenging as it sounds for Air Force...

Air Force football team outside Top 25 in final AP rankings
Air Force football team outside Top 25 in final AP rankings

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

The final Associated Press poll – released hours after Clemson’s thrilling final-second victory over Alabama in the national championship game – had...

Air Force hoop notes: Graham uncertain for Fresno as hives clear
Air Force hoop notes: Graham uncertain for Fresno as hives clear

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Air Force uncertain if Graham will return for Fresno State as hives clear Air Force may again wait until shortly before game time to decide if...

Notebook: Colorado College Tigers hope road surge will lead to first home hockey win
Notebook: Colorado College Tigers hope road surge will lead to first home hockey win

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Tigers hope road surge will lead to first home win After Saturday's 2-1 upset win at top-ranked Minnesota-Duluth, Colorado College paused to savor...

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun signs contract extension
Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun signs contract extension

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Troy Calhoun signed a 1-year contract extension Monday in a move that is becoming as routine as the Air Force coach taking his squad to a bowl game....

Air Force hockey director Steve Miller remains excited about winning gold medal with Team USA juniors
Air Force hockey director Steve Miller remains excited about winning gold medal with Team USA juniors

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Jan 9, 2017

Air Force director of hockey Steve Miller is still coming down from the emotional high of helping lead Team USA to its fourth world junior...

Mountain West men's basketball appears down, wide open
Mountain West men's basketball appears down, wide open

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

Colorado State walloped Air Force on Saturday and then danced on the floor in celebration of its coach's milestone victory. As the calendar switched...

Air Force rallies at Mercyhurst, takes over first in Atlantic Hockey
Air Force rallies at Mercyhurst, takes over first in Atlantic Hockey

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Jan 7, 2017

Despite competing with an injury-depleted lineup, Air Force rallied late and recorded its sixth-straight Atlantic Hockey Conference victory Saturday...

Air Force women's basketball player switches numbers to honor cadet killed in crash
Air Force women's basketball player switches numbers to honor cadet killed in crash

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Jan 7, 2017

Air Force women’s basketball player Erika Chapman switched jersey numbers on Saturday to honor a freshman cadet killed in a New Year’s Eve plane crash...

Air Force hoop notes: Dane Norman finds late rhythm in first start
Air Force hoop notes: Dane Norman finds late rhythm in first start

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Jan 7, 2017

Norman finds late rhythm in first start Dane Norman looked very much like a player making his first career start in the first half for Air Force on...

Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy reflects with humor, self-deprecation after win No. 500
Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy reflects with humor, self-deprecation after win No. 500

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Jan 7, 2017

FORT COLLINS - Larry Eustachy did a bit of reflecting in his own humorous, self-deprecating manner after notching career victory No. 500 on Saturday as...

Colorado State suffocates Air Force basketball with dominant second half
Colorado State suffocates Air Force basketball with dominant second half

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Jan 7, 2017

FORT COLLINS - Air Force has endured its struggles this year, to be sure, but it was always competitive. Colorado State changed that with 22...

Goalie Starrett buys Air Force hockey time to get moving in road victory
Goalie Starrett buys Air Force hockey time to get moving in road victory

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jan 6, 2017

Mercyhurst could not take advantage of Air Force hockey's slow start thanks to another standout performance by goalie Shane Starrett. The visiting...

Air Force looking to end 10-game skid to Colorado State
Air Force looking to end 10-game skid to Colorado State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jan 6, 2017

Zach Kocur has seen a bit of everything against Colorado State. The Air Force senior personally enjoyed hot shooting against the Rams (7 of 11 from...

Senior standout Hayden Graham questionable as Air Force basketball heads to Colorado State
Senior standout Hayden Graham questionable as Air Force basketball heads to Colorado State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jan 6, 2017

Air Force will likely wait until game time before deciding if standout forward Hayden Graham can play on Saturday at Colorado State. Graham broke out...

Notebook: Holiday hockey tourney title has Colorado College confident entering road trip
Notebook: Holiday hockey tourney title has Colorado College confident entering road trip

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Jan 2, 2017

Colorado College confidence surging entering second half Hoisting a regular-season tournament trophy has Colorado College far more confident heading...

Air Force men's basketball holds off Utah State for league home-opener victory
Air Force men's basketball holds off Utah State for league home-opener victory

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Dec 31, 2016

Air Force wasn't about to head into 2017 with another disappointing basketball loss. The Falcons made enough clutch plays and staved off a...

Matt Wiley: Saying goodbye in 2016 was easy in sports
Matt Wiley: Saying goodbye in 2016 was easy in sports

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Sat, Dec 31, 2016

If you're not good with goodbyes, 2016 wasn't for you. The year started with the Broncos making a run to a Super Bowl title and it became obvious...

Air Force hockey rallies for road sweep at Sacred Heart

By: - 0 Sat, Dec 31, 2016

Air Force dominated the third period to score twice and upend host Sacred Heart for the Atlantic Hockey Conference road series sweep in Bridgeport,...

Air Force enters offseason with plenty of momentum after strong finish to season, bowl
Air Force enters offseason with plenty of momentum after strong finish to season, bowl

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Dec 31, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. - Troy Calhoun typically chooses not to acknowledge the existence of momentum in a game, let alone a season. Yet even the Air Force...

David Ramsey: Arion Worthman rescues Air Force's season with clutch Arizona Bowl performance
David Ramsey: Arion Worthman rescues Air Force's season with clutch Arizona Bowl performance

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Dec 31, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. - Air Force was getting pulverized, but Arion Worthman's faith, mostly in himself, remained stubbornly untouched. The Falcons trailed...

South Alabama vs. Air Force: By  the numbers
South Alabama vs. Air Force: By the numbers

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

1 Luke Strebel’s spot on Air Force’s all-time field goal percentage list at .889 (32 of 36). The junior, for now, passes Will Conant .882 (30 of 34)....

Arizona Bowl: Subplots we watched
Arizona Bowl: Subplots we watched

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

The deep ball South Alabama coach Joey Jones was obviously correct in saying Davis had a knack for throwing an accurate deep ball, as he burned Air...

Air Force Player of the Game
Air Force Player of the Game

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Arion Worthman, Air Force QB Worthman’s 49-yard completion to Jalen Robinette sparked Air Force’s offense when it needed life in the second...

Arizona Bowl notes: Falcons' Williams thrives in homecoming
Arizona Bowl notes: Falcons' Williams thrives in homecoming

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Tucson native Williams enjoys successful homecoming Tyler Williams doubled his season catch total, ran for 42 yards and scored a touchdown by diving...

Falcons send seniors off on high note with dramatic Arizona Bowl win
Falcons send seniors off on high note with dramatic Arizona Bowl win

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. - When Troy Calhoun met with his Air Force team on Thursday night, he reminded an emotional group led by 32 departing seniors to stay...

Air Force hockey scores three goals in final 10 minutes to down Sacred Heart
Air Force hockey scores three goals in final 10 minutes to down Sacred Heart

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

All four goals were scored in the final 10 minutes of Air Force's 3-1 road win over Sacred Heart on Friday afternoon. Falcons senior A.J. Reid and...

Air Force rattles off 42 unanswered points to defeat South Alabama in Arizona Bowl
Air Force rattles off 42 unanswered points to defeat South Alabama in Arizona Bowl

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Air Force scored the final 42 points in a runaway finish to the Arizona Bowl, dominating South Alabama after falling in an 18-point...

Air Force enters Arizona Bowl in uncomfortable position as heavy favorite
Air Force enters Arizona Bowl in uncomfortable position as heavy favorite

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Dec 29, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. - With recruits who are often undersized or overlooked and generally overachievers by nature, casting Air Force as an underdog just has...

Widefield grad Alan Herndon leads Wyoming past Air Force in basketball
Widefield grad Alan Herndon leads Wyoming past Air Force in basketball

By: - 0 Wed, Dec 28, 2016

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Widefield graduate Alan Herndon scored 15 points with three blocks, Hayden Dalton scored 15 with four assists, and Wyoming used a big...

Air Force sells out its allotment of tickets to Arizona Bowl
Air Force sells out its allotment of tickets to Arizona Bowl

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Dec 28, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. - Air Force has moved all 5,000 tickets it was provided for the Arizona Bowl. Because the payout structure of the bowl game was...

Prospect of 10th win is motivating factor for Air Force football
Prospect of 10th win is motivating factor for Air Force football

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Numbers rarely serve as chief motivators in sports, but that's not the case for Air Force as it prepares for the Arizona Bowl. The Falcons really...

Air Force opens Mountain West play against new-look Wyoming
Air Force opens Mountain West play against new-look Wyoming

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Air Force hits the conference season running on Wednesday in a place where there hadn't been much running in recent years. Wyoming employed one of...

Air Force, Colorado College hockey programs hope this week's games spark second-half surge
Air Force, Colorado College hockey programs hope this week's games spark second-half surge

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Dec 26, 2016

Air Force and Colorado College players hope to start off a second-half surge this week. The Falcons (9-6-3, 6-3-1) enter the second half tied for...

Younger players will get a chance to impress Air Force coaches during bowl practices
Younger players will get a chance to impress Air Force coaches during bowl practices

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Dec 24, 2016

The new year begins on Christmas Day for Air Force. One of the perks of playing in a bowl is obviously the extra practice time. The Falcons will put...

Rise to prominence was hardly a given for Air Force safety Brodie Hicks
Rise to prominence was hardly a given for Air Force safety Brodie Hicks

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Dec 23, 2016

Brodie Hicks has been in a reflective mood lately. The Air Force senior safety has been thinking about when he first played football as a third...

Toohey scores 17, Air Force downs UC Davis
Toohey scores 17, Air Force downs UC Davis

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 22, 2016

AIR FORCE ACADEMY — Frank Toohey scored 17 points and Air Force held off UC Davis 77-67 on Thursday to end a three-game losing streak. Jacob Van and...