Air Force Academy Sports | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

Local News

Air Force junior pitcher Griffin Jax signs with Twins, military future remains unclear

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 - 9:45 PM 0

Griffin Jax's Twitter profile now simply reads: Minnesota Twins Baseball. How the U.S. Air Force factors into his future remains unclear....



Air Force Academy Sports Headlines

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
As Pat Summitt nears end of Alzheimer's fight, Air Force coach fondly recalls her longtime peer
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 3 hr ago

Count Chris Gobrecht among those checking for frequent updates on Pat Summitt, as the longtime Tennessee women's basketball coaching legend has...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
MW hoops schedule is out, CSU not visiting Air Force next year
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Colorado State will not visit Clune Arena this season, as the Mountain West’s conference basketball schedule was released on Tuesday.

Because...

Air Force, Colorado move basketball game to December
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Air Force will host Colorado in basketball on Dec. 19, according to a schedule released Friday afternoon by the Buffaloes.

The game is part of...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force junior Jax drafted by Twins in third round
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jun 10, 2016

The Minnesota Twins called Griffin Jax’s name in the third round of the MLB Drat on Friday, setting up a series of major decisions for the Air Force...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
NHL stage for Air Force at Arizona State this October
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jun 10, 2016

Air Force will play at the Arizona Coyotes’ Gila River Arena Friday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 16 when they take on NCAA Division I independent...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
USA Hockey picks Air Force's Miller as junior coach
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

Air Force director of hockey Steve Miller, a veteran college assistant with three NCAAtitles (Denver 2, Providence), was named as an assistant...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force graduate, Olympian Higgins recalls Obama's command
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Jun 7, 2016

Early in Barack Obama's graduation speech Thursday at the Air Force Academy, the president thanked 2016 graduate Cameron Kistler for his service in...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Ramsey blog: Obama mentions Air Force Olympian David Higgins in graduation speech
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Barack Obama singled out Air Force Academy competitive shooter David Higgins Thursday morning during his presidential graduation address.

...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Mountain West baseball honors include a few program firsts for Air Force
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

Griffin Jax shared Pitcher of the Year honors and third baseman Nic Ready was co-Freshman of the Year, highlighting a haul of Mountain West awards...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force pitcher Jax earns MW award as MLB Draft looms
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Air Force’s Griffin Jax picked up Mountain West pitcher of the week honors on Monday morning, serving as a reminder of what could be a pivotal news...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force freshman selected to tour Europe with MW volleyball all-stars
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

Freshman Elizabeth Pennington will be the first Air Force player to travel to Europe as a member of the Mountain West All-Star Volleyball Team.

...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
New Orleans Saints sign Air Force tight end as rookie free agent
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

Air Force tight end Garrett Griffin has signed with the New Orleans Saints, according to media reports and multiple social media posts from Griffin...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force loses NCAA men's lacrosse opener at Notre Dame
By: - 0 Sat, May 14, 2016

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Air Force's 15-game men's lacrosse win streak came to an end Saturday as the Falcons fell to Notre Dame 15-7 in the first round of...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Ramsey: Air Force ready to shock the lacrosse nation
By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, May 13, 2016

Don't be shocked if the confident, surging, talented, tough Air Force Falcons defeat Notre Dame on Saturday night in the first round of the NCAA...

Air Force men, CC women and men get NCAA lacrosse tourney matchups
By: - 0 Sun, May 8, 2016

Air Force men's lacrosse

The NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Committee announced the field for its championship tournament Sunday. Notre Dame,...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Ramsey: Air Force Academy senior employs belief to shoot his way to Rio Olympics
By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, May 6, 2016

Belief.

The word is at the core of the rise of Air Force senior David Higgins.

He believed he could earn a place on the United States...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force's Troy Calhoun will speak at annual Coaches for Charity dinner
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will raise funds for Home Front Cares at the ninth annual Colorado Coaches for Charity event May 11 at Sports...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Report: Wichita State has approached Mountain West about membership
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

Wichita State is eyeing the Mountain West, according to a report from CBS Sports on Tuesday night.

The report said individuals representing...

Air Force Academy Sports Headlines
Air Force pair earn invitations to NFL rookie minicamps
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

A pair of Air Force seniors will get the chance to attend NFL minicamps this spring.

Defensive end Alex Hansen was invited to Bears rookie...