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  • Air Force Academy to remain silent on athletic department issues

    The Air Force Academy says leaders have said all they can about a review of the school's athletic department that came after a player misconduct scandal. A spokesman, Lt. Col. Brus Vidal, says Air Force regulations mandate that the review, called an "inspection" in the service's language, be kept secret. Vidal said superintendent Lt. Gen...

  • Pearson's TD toss helps Air Force beat Lobos

    A gut-check call from the coaching staff, two big plays in the passing game and yet another touchdown run from D.J. Johnson has propelled Air Force into a 35-28 lead against New Mexico heading into the fourth quarter. The Falcons, who have trailed 7-0, 21-14 and 28-14 finally moved around the Lobos in a highlight-filled third quarter. It...

  • Air Force's upset bid falters late at No. 19 Alaska-Fairbanks

    Host Alaska-Fairbanks scored twice down the stretch in the third period, including the game-winner with 2:25 remaining, to rally past Air Force in a 4-3 victory Friday night (early Saturday Mountain time). Nanooks captain Colton Parayko ripped a slap shot from the top of the slot to tie the Brice Goal Rush tournament game at 3-3 with 7:06...

  • Three subplots to watch when Air Force plays New Mexico

    Three subplots to keep an eye on when Air Force faces New Mexico.

  • Air Force vs. New Mexico: By the numbers

    A look at the Air Force vs. New Mexico game by the numbers.

  • Air Force spotlight player: Jalen Robinette

    Jalen Robinette sat down for a midweek chat with the media for the first time Tuesday. Except for immediately after games, freshmen are held off limits to media and sophomores were made available starting this week. The reasoning given is that the academy doesn't want to add to the rigors of the academic load for those perhaps still adjusting...

  • Air Force over the top in praise for New Mexico

    Troy Calhoun did more than talk about New Mexico this week, he painted verbal pictures. And they were glowing. In talking about the Lobos offensive line and quarterback, he compared it to recruiting in North Florida in May. "After three or four days you look at the front of your fender and you see all those splatters with smashed bugs trying...

  • Mountain West basketball media day comes to Air Force

    Media day came to Air Force basketball on Thursday, as opposed to the other way around. Rather than having Mountain West coaches use the time and money to gather in one location, men's and women's coaches and two players from each team stayed in-house with the Mountain West Digital Network streaming each conference live. "New format, but I...

  • Rushing numbers for Air Force have fluctuated with level of competition

    The numbers haven't taken a nosedive, but the rushing statistics for Jacobi Owens and Air Force have definitely trended downward. The sophomore tailback insists it's not the workload, which has seen him carry 21.2 times per game over his first six college games. "It's the running back position," Owens said. "I'm used to it. I'm fine." He...

  • How will rookie-laden Air Force handle Alaska road test?

    Air Force's freshmen passed their first test last weekend. Now, they face a tougher one when the Falcons travel north to the Brice Alaska Goal Rush tournament in Fairbanks. "Absolutely," AFA coach Frank Serratore said. "It's another test and it will be a tough test. Playing the Alaska schools on the road is not playing (exhibition foe)...

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