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Locker room talk: Air Force reveals plan for next phase in Falcon Stadium renovations

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Air Force's locker room has such cramped quarters that some position coaches have been known to gather in the showers to strategize. Those days will soon...

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Air Force shoots, defends its way out of a three-game skid
Air Force shoots, defends its way out of a three-game skid

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Dec 3, 2016

The home rims were obviously a welcome sight for Air Force, as it made a run at a program-record 3-point shooting performance Saturday night in...

Fast start doesn't stick for Air Force Falcons, who fall in road hockey game
Fast start doesn't stick for Air Force Falcons, who fall in road hockey game

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WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross scored three unanswered goals and held off a Falcon rally for a 3-2 win in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game on Saturday...

Air Force hockey falls behind early, salvages tie against Holy Cross

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

WORCESTER, Mass. - Air Force scored two power play goals on the way to a 2-2 overtime tie with Holy Cross in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Friday...

Air Force men's basketball can't cut down lead, falls to New Mexico State on road
Air Force men's basketball can't cut down lead, falls to New Mexico State on road

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Air Force spent most of the second half battling back at New Mexico State, but Aggies reserve Joe Garza kept his team on the right side of the...

Rugged Air Force hockey forward Evan Giesler off to strong start to sophomore season
Rugged Air Force hockey forward Evan Giesler off to strong start to sophomore season

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Falcons forward Evan Giesler's confidence is soaring along with the faith his coaches have in him. That confidence, buoyed by a personal offensive...

Army coach: '(Air Force has) nothing that will ever come close to the Army-Navy game'
Army coach: '(Air Force has) nothing that will ever come close to the Army-Navy game'

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

An interesting exchange of public comments between Air Force and Army football coaches continued on Wednesday. Black Knights coach Jeff Monken, whose...

Air Force's Steelhammer joins standouts from Alabama, Michigan, USC as Lott Impact Award finalist
Air Force's Steelhammer joins standouts from Alabama, Michigan, USC as Lott Impact Award finalist

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Weston Steelhammer is keeping some impressive company. The Air Force safety and NCAA’s active leader with 17 interceptions on Wednesday was named one...

Former Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis had nearly triple legal alcohol limit at time of fatal crash
Former Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis had nearly triple legal alcohol limit at time of fatal crash

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Legendary Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis' blood alcohol content measured nearly three times the legal limit when he was killed in a traffic crash in...

Air Force men's basketball set to meet up with someone its own size at New Mexico State
Air Force men's basketball set to meet up with someone its own size at New Mexico State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Air Force basketball took the circuitous route to New Mexico State, flying from Denver to Phoenix to El Paso, Texas, before busing to Las Cruces, N.M....

Air Force defensive pair earn first-team all-Mountain West spots
Air Force defensive pair earn first-team all-Mountain West spots

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Weston Steelhammer earned his third consecutive All-Mountain West first-team selection, a first in Air Force history. The senior safety was joined on...

Air Force football great Carson Bird succumbs to bone cancer
Air Force football great Carson Bird succumbs to bone cancer

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Air Force football great Carson Bird died Saturday after a struggle with chondrosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. His wife, Brittany, was by...

David Ramsey: Goodbye, Carson Bird
David Ramsey: Goodbye, Carson Bird

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

The late Carson Bird was a mass of happy contradiction. He savored - truly and deeply - the violence of football. He chuckled when remembering...

Colorado College hockey looks to rebound during another rivalry weekend
Colorado College hockey looks to rebound during another rivalry weekend

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Air Force player of the week Falcons sophomore Jordan Himley surged into the team lead for goals (7) when he scored the empty-netter to clinch...

Kings of the Springs: Air Force earns hard-fought hockey win over Colorado College
Kings of the Springs: Air Force earns hard-fought hockey win over Colorado College

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

The Pikes Peak Trophy will remain in the only home the hockey hardware has ever had. Air Force earned a hard-fought 6-3 road win over Colorado...

Air Force beats No. 19 Boise State for third straight time
Air Force beats No. 19 Boise State for third straight time

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

A goal-line stand in the closing minutes pushed Air Force past No. 19 Boise State 27-20 in a thriller Friday afternoon at Falcon Stadium. It’s the...

Falcons close ranks, knock off No. 20 Boise State
Falcons close ranks, knock off No. 20 Boise State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Once. Twice. Three times? Crazy. Air Force's 27-20 win over No. 19 Boise State on Friday at Falcon Stadium was the third straight win for the Falcons...

Air Force vs. Boise State: Subplots we watched
Air Force vs. Boise State: Subplots we watched

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Subplots we watched Air Force all-in on speed? Turns out, no, it is not. The Falcons had become heavily reliant on the quick lineup of Tim McVey at...

Air Force Vs. Boise State: By the numbers
Air Force Vs. Boise State: By the numbers

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Numbers 3 Consecutive losses to Air Force for Boise State. Only Nevada (1996-98) had beaten the Broncos three straight years, and that came in...

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

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Brodie Hicks, senior safety The numbers didn’t pop off the page for anybody for Air Force, but on a day when the defense carried a good chunk of the...

Air Force football notes: Senior Weaver finally gets his moment
Air Force football notes: Senior Weaver finally gets his moment

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Blocked punt memorable for senior Weaver Tyler Weaver has spent his Air Force career waiting for an opportunity to play, and it just never...

No. 2 Denver hockey downs host Air Force in overtime
No. 2 Denver hockey downs host Air Force in overtime

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

In a hockey game full of momentum swings, it was No. 2 Denver that rode the final one to a road victory, 4-3 in overtime over Air Force. Denver...

Boise State at Air Force: In the know ... Dialed back pageantry
Boise State at Air Force: In the know ... Dialed back pageantry

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

With most of the cadet wing away on Thanksgiving vacation, Falcon Stadium will take on a different feel for Saturday's game. There will still be some...

David Ramsey: Is Arion Worthman becoming Air Force's version of Navy's Keenan Reynolds?
David Ramsey: Is Arion Worthman becoming Air Force's version of Navy's Keenan Reynolds?

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Arion Worthman wasted no time in announcing a new era of Air Force's football offense. In Fresno on Oct. 28, Worthman trotted on the field to replace...

Three subplots we'll watch when Air Force faces Boise State
Three subplots we'll watch when Air Force faces Boise State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Air Force all in on speed? The bruising fullback tandem of Shayne Davern and D.J. Johnson averaged 26 carries and 108 yards through the first seven...

Big Friday ahead for Air Force, Colorado College hockey as Saturday showdown looms
Big Friday ahead for Air Force, Colorado College hockey as Saturday showdown looms

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Nov 24, 2016

The Air Force hockey team has a knack for knocking off the nation's top-ranked opponents and the reason why is simple. When the Falcons (6-4-2) are...

By the numbers: Boise State at Air Force
By the numbers: Boise State at Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Nov 24, 2016

2 Consecutive wins for Air Force over Boise State. The only team to beat the Broncos (as an FCS program) in three straight seasons was Nevada...

A season of what-ifs for Air Force can find some balance against No. 19 Boise State
A season of what-ifs for Air Force can find some balance against No. 19 Boise State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Nov 24, 2016

It's been a season of what-ifs for Air Force. It's no accident that they're playing No. 19 Boise State in the regular-season finale. The Mountain...

Air Force's Jalen Robinette wouldn't be first prolific receiver from an option offense to get an NFL shot
Air Force's Jalen Robinette wouldn't be first prolific receiver from an option offense to get an NFL shot

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Jalen Robinette leads the nation with 27.7 yards per catch. He's Air Force's all-time leader with 2,528 receiving yards. But the number most likely...

Toohey's 22 points powers Air Force past Stetson
Toohey's 22 points powers Air Force past Stetson

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

AIR FORCE ACADEMY — Frank Toohey scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to power the Air Force Academy past Stetson, 85-72 on Tuesday night in a...

Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman sees potential for growth after monstrous performance
Air Force quarterback Arion Worthman sees potential for growth after monstrous performance

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Arion Worthman was excited after Saturday night's victory, and what sophomore in that position wouldn't have been? Worthman ran for 215 yards - fifth...

Pikes Peak Trophy on line as Air Force hockey battles Colorado College Thanksgiving weekend
Pikes Peak Trophy on line as Air Force hockey battles Colorado College Thanksgiving weekend

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Air Force player of the week Falcons sophomore forward Evan Giesler had four points (two goals) for Air Force during a 0-1-1 weekend at No. 18...

Western Michigan controls Air Force in hockey victory
Western Michigan controls Air Force in hockey victory

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The nation's second-leading goal scorer, Matheson Iacopelli scored two goals to lead 18th-ranked Western Michigan to a 4-1 win over...

Air Force routs Florida A&M to go to 4-0 in men's basketball
Air Force routs Florida A&M to go to 4-0 in men's basketball

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Jacob Van scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Air Force to an 87-62 win over Florida A&M on Sunday. Frank Toohey added 15 points,...

Air Force scores game-winning touchdown against San Jose State in final minute
Air Force scores game-winning touchdown against San Jose State in final minute

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jalen Robinette has relayed the message to his young quarterback many times. If all else fails, the Air Force record-setting senior...

Emptying the notebook: More on Air Force's win at San Jose State
Emptying the notebook: More on Air Force's win at San Jose State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

News and notes from Air Force's nailbiting 41-38 victory at San Jose State on Saturday... Defense clamps down by loosening up Air Force outside...

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

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

Arion Worthman, Air Force QB Wothman ran for the 215 yards and threw the game-winning touchdown pass. Let that sink in for a bit. The sophomore,...

Air Force football subplots we watched
Air Force football subplots we watched

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

Subplots we watched Rain in the forecast There was a steady mist throughout the first half, which marked the first time this year Air Force played...

Teams light lamp regularly in draw
Teams light lamp regularly in draw

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Air Force and Western Michigan skated to an official 5-5 tie in a nonconference game Friday at Lawson Arena. The teams played a...

Air Force non-seniors seek strong finish as catapult to the football future
Air Force non-seniors seek strong finish as catapult to the football future

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Those who stayed up late enough to watch Air Force outlast Colorado State last week might have noticed something about the 49 points...

By the numbers: Air Force at San Jose State
By the numbers: Air Force at San Jose State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

1 San Jose State's rank in the Mountain West in fewest penalty yards per game (38.6), a figure that puts it 10th in the nation. 3 Coaches on Air...

Three subplots we'll watch when Air Force plays at San Jose State
Three subplots we'll watch when Air Force plays at San Jose State

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Rain in the forecast None of Air Force's games have been played in extreme heat or cold and none have been met with precipitation. That could change...

Air Force at San Jose State: In the know ... Emotions likely to run high
Air Force at San Jose State: In the know ... Emotions likely to run high

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

It was one of the most bizarre scenarios of last season. Tyler Williams, a sophomore receiver playing in his second career game for Air Force, was...

Off-ice action amplifies buzz around Air Force-Western Michigan hockey series
Off-ice action amplifies buzz around Air Force-Western Michigan hockey series

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Nov 17, 2016

On Monday, Air Force hockey was setting aside equipment to mail and avoid airline baggage fees to its nonconference series at Western Michigan this...

Nothing automatic for Air Force against the Mountain West's weaker half
Nothing automatic for Air Force against the Mountain West's weaker half

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Nov 17, 2016

There are signs that the balance of power in the Mountain West is slowly working its way back to the lower elevations. And perhaps no one should be...

David Ramsey: If Troy Calhoun departs Air Force, here are 4 candidates to replace him as head coach
David Ramsey: If Troy Calhoun departs Air Force, here are 4 candidates to replace him as head coach

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Troy Calhoun is a mystery, even after a decade as head man of Air Force's football team. What is he thinking? Nobody knows. Well, except Troy...

Air Force sweating the small things when it comes to facing diminutive running backs
Air Force sweating the small things when it comes to facing diminutive running backs

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Nov 15, 2016

For a football team like Air Force that is perpetually undersized, it might seem that a big, bruising running back would be the nightmare matchup. In...

College hockey notebook: Air Force's tough schedule continues at No. 18 Western Michigan
College hockey notebook: Air Force's tough schedule continues at No. 18 Western Michigan

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Nov 15, 2016

AFA player of the week Sophomore defenseman Matt Koch scored his first career goal and made it count with the game-winner in Saturday's 4-3 win that...

Trevor Lyons returns to form, helps Air Force dismantle Jacksonville
Trevor Lyons returns to form, helps Air Force dismantle Jacksonville

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Trevor Lyons' rehab didn't happen on its own. Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich spotted Lyons and his brother, former Falcons great Michael, on the...

Arion Worthman continues to grow into role as Air Force's quarterback
Arion Worthman continues to grow into role as Air Force's quarterback

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Arion Worthman's 54-yard touchdown run for Air Force on Saturday night would have been a highlight with no context whatsoever. Add in the...

Air Force hoops freshmen hope to capitalize on more early opportunities
Air Force hoops freshmen hope to capitalize on more early opportunities

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Nov 13, 2016

Caleb Morris' comfort level grew exponentially from his first appearance in an exhibition last week through his regular-season debut Friday night....