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Observations: Mountain West basketball schedule includes some breaks for Air Force
Observations: Mountain West basketball schedule includes some breaks for Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

A Mountain West men's basketball slate favorable for Air Force was released on Monday. Here are some highlights:   - The Falcons will not travel...

David Ramsey: Mountain West football on the rise, despite probable loss of Las Vegas Bowl
David Ramsey: Mountain West football on the rise, despite probable loss of Las Vegas Bowl

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

The Mountain West appears on its way to losing the Las Vegas Bowl, but MW football is not in a free fall. It’s on the rise, actually. A slow rise, but...

The day JFK became a member of Air Force's graduating class
The day JFK became a member of Air Force's graduating class

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Jun 8, 2018

John F. Kennedy strolled through his brief life as a charismatic dreamer who persuaded fellow believers to join him in peeking around the bend. He...

David Ramsey: Warrior Games' John Meyer survived motorcycle crash. Now, the Air Force staff sergeant takes calm road to archery victory.
David Ramsey: Warrior Games' John Meyer survived motorcycle crash. Now, the Air Force staff sergeant takes calm road to archery victory.

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Jun 8, 2018

In the moments after John Meyer Jr. won the open compound archery competition at Thursday’s Warrior Games, he showed virtually no emotion. He waved at...

Paul Klee: Transition a common challenge for uncommon athletes at Warrior Games
Paul Klee: Transition a common challenge for uncommon athletes at Warrior Games

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Jun 6, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS — His wife sent the video that made Jason Melo’s Tuesday. Melo, a member of Team Canada, had just completed three attempts in the...

Air Force basketball coach Dave Pilipovich teaming with in-state rival for charity event
Air Force basketball coach Dave Pilipovich teaming with in-state rival for charity event

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Jun 4, 2018

Air Force basketball coach Dave Pilipovich will step out of his comfort zone and onto the golf course on June 11 for a charitable cause. “My handicap...

Paul Klee: 'I had a small piece of my brain taken out': Now, retired Air Force captain is busy setting Warrior Games records
Paul Klee: 'I had a small piece of my brain taken out': Now, retired Air Force captain is busy setting Warrior Games records

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Jun 3, 2018

After Lawrence “Rob” Hufford had a chunk of his brain surgically removed from his skull, the only record he considered breaking was the one spinning...

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

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 3, 2018

No. 10 NASCAR's top teams converge on Michigan International Speedway on Sunday No. 9 The USA Hockey annual Congress is held in Colorado Springs...

Paul Klee: Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine and Warrior Games athletes earned this round of applause at Air Force Academy
Paul Klee: Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine and Warrior Games athletes earned this round of applause at Air Force Academy

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Jun 2, 2018

The reason I’m going to watch Ross Alewine at the Warrior Games is pretty simple. Everything the Army staff sergeant has done in...

UCCS' Skylyn Webb becomes first UCCS women's outdoor track and field NCAA champ
UCCS' Skylyn Webb becomes first UCCS women's outdoor track and field NCAA champ

By: - 0 Sat, May 26, 2018

UCCS D2 track and field Charlotte, N.C.: University of Colorado Colorado Springs sophomore Skylyn Webb is the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track &...

What's next: Active-duty assignments for Air Force athletes graduating today
What's next: Active-duty assignments for Air Force athletes graduating today

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

Air Force’s class of 2018 is graduating today (if you had forgotten, the air show from the Thunderbirds will surely remind you). Here’s a look at...

Tournament in Bahamas added to Air Force's upcoming basketball schedule
Tournament in Bahamas added to Air Force's upcoming basketball schedule

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

Air Force basketball was supposed to spend part of the upcoming November in Alaska. Instead, the Falcons have found a considerably warmer climate....

Air Force Falcons 2018 football schedule
Air Force Falcons 2018 football schedule

By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

The 2018 football schedule for the Air Force Falcons. Saturday, Sept. 1, TBD, Stony Brook Saturday, Sept. 8, TBD, at Florida Saturday, Sept....

WATCH: Air Force, New Mexico baseball team up to provide memorable moment to young cancer patient
WATCH: Air Force, New Mexico baseball team up to provide memorable moment to young cancer patient

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

Lio Ortega had to be coaxed by his father to step into the batter’s box. It took a little redirecting from the third base coach to keep him from...

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

By: - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

No. 10 Local college highlights include Air Force baseball at home Tuesday and any playoffs or tournaments remaining No. 9 The Colorado Pride women's...

Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore reflects on 5-year contract extension
Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore reflects on 5-year contract extension

By: Kate Shefte - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

As long as he’s still having fun, Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore is sticking around. Serratore, who recently wrapped up his 21st season at...

Air Force, hockey coach Frank Serratore agree to five-year deal
Air Force, hockey coach Frank Serratore agree to five-year deal

By: - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

Frank Serratore guided an injury-riddled Air Force Falcons hockey team to the doorstep of the Frozen Four this past season. He’ll get more chances to...

David Ramsey: Former Air Force leader Jeff Bzdelik deserves another shot as NBA head coach
David Ramsey: Former Air Force leader Jeff Bzdelik deserves another shot as NBA head coach

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 7, 2018

Jeff Bzdelik is the only coach to lead the Falcons of Air Force Academy, the Buffs of Colorado and the Nuggets of Denver. He delivered so-so work in...

Air Force signs women's basketball coach Chris Gobrecht to extension through 2022-23
Air Force signs women's basketball coach Chris Gobrecht to extension through 2022-23

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, May 5, 2018

Air Force did not wait for a new athletic director to reward one of its top coaches. Women’s basketball coach Chris Gobrecht, who appears to have the...

Air Force graduate Griffin Jax can resume pro baseball career after acceptance into World Class Athlete Program
Air Force graduate Griffin Jax can resume pro baseball career after acceptance into World Class Athlete Program

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 2, 2018

Air Force graduate Griffin Jax’s professional baseball career is on again. The right-handed pitcher was granted a spot in the military’s World Class...

Former Air Force standout earns mini-camp invitation from Green Bay Packers
Former Air Force standout earns mini-camp invitation from Green Bay Packers

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Jacob Onyechi’s pro football hopes live on, as the 2017 Air Force graduate will get another opportunity with the Green Bay Packers this weekend....

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

By: - 0 Sun, Apr 29, 2018

No. 10 Gennady Golovkin boxes Vanes Martirosyan on Saturday No. 9 World championship men's ice hockey starts Friday in Denmark No. 8 Colorado...

Banner day for Mountain West as 3 players taken in first round of NFL Draft
Banner day for Mountain West as 3 players taken in first round of NFL Draft

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Apr 27, 2018

The Mountain West enjoyed a banner day in the first round of the NFL Draft. Three players from the conference were taken in the first round – Wyoming...

Air Force baseball, powered by slugger Nic Ready, on track for a record season
Air Force baseball, powered by slugger Nic Ready, on track for a record season

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Nic Ready’s childhood summers were spent in professional baseball clubhouses. Born the year his father, Randy, finished his 13-year major league...

Air Force's Troy Calhoun teams up with Hall of Famer Fisher DeBerry to raise funds to charity
Air Force's Troy Calhoun teams up with Hall of Famer Fisher DeBerry to raise funds to charity

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will raise funds for Home Front Cares at the 11th annual Colorado Coaches for Charity event May 11 at Denver's...

Air Force catcher Rob Dau is unlikely owner of nation's longest active hitting streak
Air Force catcher Rob Dau is unlikely owner of nation's longest active hitting streak

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Apr 25, 2018

The longest hitting streak in NCAA Division I college baseball belongs to a most unlikely player. Before hitting safely in 27 consecutive games, Air...

Air Force releases football schedule, will face CSU on Thanksgiving, fewer late night home games
Air Force releases football schedule, will face CSU on Thanksgiving, fewer late night home games

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Air Force will play Colorado State on Thanksgiving Day, compete twice on Fridays and only one game at Falcon Stadium could be slotted in the dreaded...

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

By: Jim O - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

No. 10 The Colorado Springs Switchbacks visit Orange County on Saturday No. 9 NASCAR's top teams converge at Talladega on Sunday for the Geico 500...

Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame class of 2018
Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame class of 2018

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Aaron Smith, NFL defensive end – The Sierra graduate played 13 seasons for Pittsburgh Steelers, winning two Super Bowl rings and earning a Pro...