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David Ramsey: Air Force football great Chad Hennings wonders about Jalen Robinette's rapid road to NFL
David Ramsey: Air Force football great Chad Hennings wonders about Jalen Robinette's rapid road to NFL

By: David Ramsey - 0 16 hr ago

Chad Hennings could have been a first-round pick in the 1988 NFL Draft. He collected 24 sacks as a senior for Air Force. He was 6-foot-6 and 275 pounds...

Tuesday weather causes Sky Sox, Air Force baseball games to be postponed
Tuesday weather causes Sky Sox, Air Force baseball games to be postponed

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Tuesday's 6:40 p.m. contest between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Nashville Sounds was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled as part of...

David Ramsey: Air Force's Bradley Haslam seeks to increase his epic 42-game hit streak
David Ramsey: Air Force's Bradley Haslam seeks to increase his epic 42-game hit streak

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Air Force coach Mike Kazlausky is a devout baseball man, which is another way of saying he suffers from superstitions. Bradley Haslam, his best player,...

David Ramsey: Tim Howard's soccer suspension reveals dangerous downside of drunken fandom
David Ramsey: Tim Howard's soccer suspension reveals dangerous downside of drunken fandom

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Tim Howard is an American sports hero, the man who has long protected the soccer net for our national team. He's a stingy, courageous, world-class...

David Ramsey: Air Force's Billy Christopoulos prepares for the massive hockey task of replacing Shane Starrett
David Ramsey: Air Force's Billy Christopoulos prepares for the massive hockey task of replacing Shane Starrett

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Billy Christopoulos is trying to convince me, and everyone else, the task ahead is a breeze. Replacing Shane Starrett as Air Force's lead goaltender...

David Ramsey: The NBA's all-time-best coaches—Where does AFA's Popovich rank?
David Ramsey: The NBA's all-time-best coaches—Where does AFA's Popovich rank?

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

Gregg Popovich arrived at Air Force Academy in 1967 with only the vaguest idea of the agony ahead. He arrived with a strong sense of himself, a sense...

AFA's Jalen Robinette tries to maintain focus as cadet with NFL Draft two weeks away
AFA's Jalen Robinette tries to maintain focus as cadet with NFL Draft two weeks away

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Jalen Robinette found a quiet corner during medical testing at the NFL Combine and pulled out his Critical Decisions in Space homework. The Air Force...

David Ramsey: Nate Romine will be blessed with another day as Air Force's lead quarterback
David Ramsey: Nate Romine will be blessed with another day as Air Force's lead quarterback

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Nate Romine will enjoy another day as Air Force's lead quarterback. He will run on the field blessed and burdened with the task of directing the...

Air Force's Pilipovich moves closer to top of MW coaching tenure list with Fisher's retirement
Air Force's Pilipovich moves closer to top of MW coaching tenure list with Fisher's retirement

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

With the retirement of San Diego State’s Steve Fisher, Air Force’s Dave Pilipovich moved to within a few months of being the longest-tenured men’s...

Paul Klee: Sierra's Terry Dunn, C.J. Jennings are how high school sports can work
Paul Klee: Sierra's Terry Dunn, C.J. Jennings are how high school sports can work

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

On the nights he's working, taking admission tickets at the Tinseltown theater, Sierra High basketball star C.J. Jennings often runs into a familiar...

Air Force assistant Nick Toth brings close ties to program, football coaching staff
Air Force assistant Nick Toth brings close ties to program, football coaching staff

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Apr 11, 2017

If Nick Toth wasn't technically already on a branch of Troy Calhoun's coaching tree, he was at least on a vine that had weaved its way through it....

David Ramsey: Air Force hockey star Shane Starrett makes mistake in signing pro contract
David Ramsey: Air Force hockey star Shane Starrett makes mistake in signing pro contract

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Shane Starrett is a towering collection of hockey potential who might have carried Air Force to the Frozen Four next season. Instead, he signed a...

AFA hockey goalie Billy Christopoulos transforms from reserve to probable starter
AFA hockey goalie Billy Christopoulos transforms from reserve to probable starter

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Departing Air Force goaltender Shane Starrett offered a strong endorsement to junior-to-be Billy Christopoulos, who is the leading candidate to succeed...

Shane Starrett, Air Force hockey star, signs contract with Edmonton Oilers
Shane Starrett, Air Force hockey star, signs contract with Edmonton Oilers

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Shane Starrett, Air Force’s sophomore hockey goalie, has signed a two-year entry level free agent contract with the Edmonton Oilers, according to the...

Air Force hockey finishes season ranked No. 12 in national poll
Air Force hockey finishes season ranked No. 12 in national poll

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Air Force hockey was ranked No. 12 in the final U.S. College Hockey Online poll of the season. It is the Atlantic Hockey Conference program’s highest...

Christian Mallard emerges from crop of tailbacks at Air Force spring football game
Christian Mallard emerges from crop of tailbacks at Air Force spring football game

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Apr 9, 2017

CASTLE ROCK - Christian Mallard needed 3 yards for a first down. The freshman tailback picked up about 3 yards and an inch. On his next carry, he...

Links: Brushing up on Air Force football before Saturday's scrimmage
Links: Brushing up on Air Force football before Saturday's scrimmage

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Apr 7, 2017

Air Force plays its spring football game at Castle Rock on Saturday morning. Here are links to our full spring practice coverage to familiarize...

Air Force set for spring scrimmage that has propelled offensive stars in its brief history
Air Force set for spring scrimmage that has propelled offensive stars in its brief history

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Apr 7, 2017

Arion Worthman's introduction to Air Force football fans didn't occur in the second half at Fresno State this past season when he checked in at...

Longtime backup LB Ja'Mel Sanders trying to seize starting shot with Air Force in spring football
Longtime backup LB Ja'Mel Sanders trying to seize starting shot with Air Force in spring football

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Ja'Mel Sanders has waited long enough. The Air Force "spur" linebacker suffered an injury at the prep school, another as a freshman, traveled to just...

Television assignments leave unanswered questions for Air Force football
Television assignments leave unanswered questions for Air Force football

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Air Force enters the football season with no guarantee of bonus television money, but in position to play itself into several paydays. The Falcons...

Air Force coach sees competitive women's NCAA tourney and UConn upset as launching point to grow sport
Air Force coach sees competitive women's NCAA tourney and UConn upset as launching point to grow sport

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Chris Gobrecht overheard an airport conversation about Mississippi State's upset of UConn in the women's NCAA Tournament, and the Air Force coach...

College hockey notes: Air Force, Colorado College name team honorees
College hockey notes: Air Force, Colorado College name team honorees

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Apr 2, 2017

AFA announces honorees Air Force hockey defenseman Dylan Abood was the only multiple winner at the Falcons annual team awards banquet on Sunday...

Marcus Bennett remains part of Air Force's crowded battle at wide receiver
Marcus Bennett remains part of Air Force's crowded battle at wide receiver

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Apr 2, 2017

Marcus Bennett has that certain knack that comes in handy for a wide receiver - being in the right place at the right time. After his junior year in...

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 1, 2017

No. 10 Local college home highlights include Air Force baseball Tuesday, Friday-Sunday, and women's tennis Friday and Sunday; UCCS women's lacrosse...

David Ramsey: March Madness lifts the lowly and humbles the mighty, including Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich
David Ramsey: March Madness lifts the lowly and humbles the mighty, including Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Air Force basketball coach Dave Pilipovich started his children early in the family tradition of selecting a bracket for the NCAA Tournament. We're...

Historic season raises Air Force hockey's expectations sky high
Historic season raises Air Force hockey's expectations sky high

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Fans have good reason to hope that the days of Air Force hockey making the NCAA Tournament regularly are back. But that will depend on if the vast...

Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman hopes spring break trip will provide mental rest
Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman hopes spring break trip will provide mental rest

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Arion Worthman has put some thought into his spring break menu. There will be hot dogs and a shake at Portillo's. A deep dish pepperoni and sausage...

Falcons iced out of first Frozen Four berth as Harvard hangs on for 3-2 victory in regional final
Falcons iced out of first Frozen Four berth as Harvard hangs on for 3-2 victory in regional final

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Air Force hockey's season may be over, but it left the NCAA Tournament feeling defiantly proud after pushing another of the nation's...

Adding Steve Miller big reason behind Air Force march to NCAAs
Adding Steve Miller big reason behind Air Force march to NCAAs

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Air Force director of hockey Steve Miller introduced a new penalty kill system to the Falcons coaches two years ago that has paid big dividends this...

Micah Capra follows steady course to Air Force defensive line
Micah Capra follows steady course to Air Force defensive line

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

With his background, Micah Capra seemed predestined for service academy football. The Air Force defensive lineman, the youngest of six children, is...

David Ramsey: Chad Hall, former Air Force star, takes his defiant will to Buffalo Bills coaching staff
David Ramsey: Chad Hall, former Air Force star, takes his defiant will to Buffalo Bills coaching staff

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Chad Hall became an offensive force at Air Force largely because of his preparation and defiant will. His mind was, and is, his most vital asset....

Air Force hockey hangs on to beat Western Michigan, advances to NCAA East Regional final
Air Force hockey hangs on to beat Western Michigan, advances to NCAA East Regional final

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In a playoff run full of nail-biters, Air Force hockey held on in another for its second NCAA Tournament win in program history....

Q&A: Conversation with Air Force defensive line coach Tim Cross

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Air Force's defensive line will undergo a nearly full transformation, with all three starters departing and only Santo Coppola returning among players...

Air Force hockey notes: Unfamiliar territory for Saturday's opponents
Air Force hockey notes: Unfamiliar territory for Saturday's opponents

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Unfamiliar territory for both teams Air Force last advanced to a regional final in 2009 when the Atlantic Hockey Conference program recorded its...

Rapid Reaction: Air Force hockey holds off Western Michigan for 2nd NCAA tournament win
Rapid Reaction: Air Force hockey holds off Western Michigan for 2nd NCAA tournament win

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Note: Follow @Paisleyhockey on Twitter for updates from Friday's 5:30 p.m. Air Force-Western Michigan game in the NCAA hockey tournament....

Nose tackle Mosese Fifita tips the scales at more than 300 pounds, a first for Air Force
Nose tackle Mosese Fifita tips the scales at more than 300 pounds, a first for Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Size-challenged Air Force has something in nose guard Mosese Fifita that it has never featured - a player weighing in at more than 300 pounds. "He's...

How Air Force hockey can continue advancing in the NCAA Tournament
How Air Force hockey can continue advancing in the NCAA Tournament

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Winning the Atlantic Hockey Conference tournament championship gives Air Force coach Frank Serratore reason to believe his Falcons...

Shane Starrett, last year's experience propels Air Force hockey into NCAAs a year ahead of schedule
Shane Starrett, last year's experience propels Air Force hockey into NCAAs a year ahead of schedule

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

The biggest reason why Air Force hockey is back in the NCAAs a year earlier than expected is 6-foot-5 goalie Shane Starrett. The former Boston...

Going deeper with Jacob Onyechi, Air Force's Pro Day standout performer
Going deeper with Jacob Onyechi, Air Force's Pro Day standout performer

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Jacob Onyechi seemed to be the breakout performer on Tuesday as Air Force hosted Pro Day, as he ran an unofficial 4.41 40-meter dash and recorded a...

Jalen Robinette improves marks on Pro Day as another Air Force player emerges as NFL prospect
Jalen Robinette improves marks on Pro Day as another Air Force player emerges as NFL prospect

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Jalen Robinette improved his numbers from the NFL Combine and Weston Steelhammer had a chance to provide the measurables to go with what scouts have...

Air Force Pro Day notes: Results kept hidden, Robinette's plan and Owens displays hands
Air Force Pro Day notes: Results kept hidden, Robinette's plan and Owens displays hands

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Imagine taking a college entrance exam where results were known to universities, but not you. Then you are forced to wait around to see if your score...

Thanks to Jalen Robinette and pro policy, spotlight will shine on Air Force football at Pro Day
Thanks to Jalen Robinette and pro policy, spotlight will shine on Air Force football at Pro Day

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Air Force hosts a Pro Day every year, giving its senior football players a chance as their last act as academy athletes to make a first impression with...

College hockey notes: Air Force climbs rankings, Serratore savoring championship
College hockey notes: Air Force climbs rankings, Serratore savoring championship

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Falcons ranked 15th in national poll Air Force climbed up to No. 15 in Monday's national poll for its highest rating since reaching No. 11 during the...

Ramsey blog: Air Force's Dave Pilipovich expected to be given 2-season contract extension
Ramsey blog: Air Force's Dave Pilipovich expected to be given 2-season contract extension

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton and basketball coach Dave Pilipovich will meet this month to work on an extension for Pilipovich’s contract....

David Ramsey: Air Force's Frank Serratore, back in NCAAs, deserves applause for superb hockey labor
David Ramsey: Air Force's Frank Serratore, back in NCAAs, deserves applause for superb hockey labor

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Joe, who performs wonders in the complex art of plumbing, is devoted to his family, the Lord, doing the job right and the sport of hockey. (Hockey is...

Air Force hockey to play Western Michigan in NCAA Tournament opener
Air Force hockey to play Western Michigan in NCAA Tournament opener

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Air Force hockey is headed to the East Regional as the No. 3 seed and will face Western Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The...

Air Force football looks at Castle Rock for spring game
Air Force football looks at Castle Rock for spring game

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Nothing has been officially announced yet but indications are that Air Force football intends to play its spring game at Douglas County High School in...

Big plays highlight Air Force's extended scrimmage at Falcon Stadium
Big plays highlight Air Force's extended scrimmage at Falcon Stadium

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Arion Worthman turned the corner and raced about 50 yards for a touchdown on a sun-drenched Saturday at Falcon Stadium. The quarterback's scamper...

Air Force hockey hangs on to narrow lead to win Atlantic Hockey tournament, automatic NCAA Tournament bid
Air Force hockey hangs on to narrow lead to win Atlantic Hockey tournament, automatic NCAA Tournament bid

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Air Force hockey is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years after a heart-pounding 2-1 win over Robert Morris...

Air Force linemen enjoyed transformation last year
Air Force linemen enjoyed transformation last year

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Air Force's offense averaged more than 14 passes per game over the first seven contests of the season with quarterback Nate Romine taking snaps. The...