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  • Air Force football unveils alternate uniform with two-tone helmet

    Air Force revealed its alternate football uniform for the 2014 season on Thursday. The new look features a lighter shade of blue jersey and a two-tone helmet. It has not yet been announced during which game the new duds will be worn.

  • Lunch plans? Air Force coach buying everyone lunch Thursday at Colorado Springs Chick-fil-A

    This press release issued by Air Force is fairly self-explanatory. Football coach Troy Calhoun will be at the Chick-fil-A on Powers and North Carefree from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday to greet fans and buy lunch for everyone in the restaurant. Here’s the full release: U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. – The Air Force head coach Troy...

  • Air Force to open fall camp loaded with questions

    The most wide-open fall camp in recent memory for Air Force begins Thursday. Fresh off a program-worst 2-10 season, nearly every position is up for grabs for the Falcons. In many cases, those battles will be between experienced players as injuries saw the reshuffling of the lineup at multiple spots last year for a program that lost little in...

  • Ramsey: Air Force football offers reason to believe and doubt

    A Falcons football fan was walking along the Santa Fe Trail on a glorious July morning. She was moving fast while wearing a T shirt that proclaimed "Air Force Thunder." Yes, many Air Force football seasons have been filled with been filled with entertaining thunder. The Falcons won nine games as recently as 2010. Last season will be...

  • Air Force hockey announces challenging schedule

    Air Force has won 20 or more games in five of the last seven seasons. It will not be easy to make that six out of eight, judging from the 2014-15 schedule announced by the Atlantic Hockey Association program. "There are a lot of questions coming into next season," Falcons coach Frank Serratore said, referring to an influx of 12 freshmen and...

  • Ramsey: Air Force basic training provides equal suffering for all

    The first sign this morning would be different than most mornings arrived at 7:13 a.m. While driving through back roads of the Air Force Academy, I looked into the distance and saw a couple dozen young women and men wearing combat fatigues. "Look," someone in the car shouted, "they're carrying each other!" Yes, they were. And not piggyback....

  • Mountain West: Utah State's Keeton getting Heisman hype

    LAS VEGAS — Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton got his junior season off to a superb start, only to have it derailed by a knee injury in Game 6. Back healthy as a senior, he's generating plenty of hype as the Mountain West's preseason offensive player of the year and, potentially, a dark horse Heisman Trophy candidate. The Utah State...

  • Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson doesn't fear five 'high-resource conferences,' under most circumstances

    LAS VEGAS - Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with "storm clouds." Most of those potential storms, for now at least, exist only in the abstract. Talk of the power five conferences - or "high-resource conferences," as Thompson preferred to call them - dominated the...

  • Mountain West notes: Air Force picked last in Mountain Division

    Preseason poll puts Air Force last The media's preseason Mountain West poll was predictably unkind to Air Force, placing the Falcons last in the Mountain Division behind (in order) Boise State, Utah State, Colorado State, Wyoming and New Mexico. Air Force, which went 2-10 last season and 0-8 in the conference, also failed to place a player on...

  • All-Mountain West preseason team

    Fresno State's Smith gets MWC defensive nod LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton has been chosen preseason offensive player of the year in the Mountain West Conference a media vote, with Fresno State safety Derron Smith taking defensive player honors. New Mexico return specialist Carlos Wiggins was tabbed preseason special...

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