May 23, 2013 5:46 PM
FRESNO, Calif. - Sixth-seed Air Force baseball dropped a 6-4 ballgame to fourth-seeded Fresno State and was eliminated from the 2013 Mountain West Baseball Championship Thursday afternoon at Beiden Field. The Falcons wrap up 2013 with a 15-39 record.
Despite 13 hits and six walks drawn, the Falcons stranded... more »
May 14, 2013 3:37 AM
The Air Force looks to trim the fat, calling on airmen for cost-cutting ideas. The campaign is called "Every Dollar Counts."
It's a month-long open call for thoughts from uniformed and civilian Air Force members on how the service can save money. No idea is too small, not when... more »
May 9, 2013 11:17 PM
A troubling arrest in Virginia is pushing a decade old Air Force Academy sex scandal back into the headlines.
An Air Force officer who ran the branch's sexual assault prevention unit is now charged with sexual assault.
Following the 2003 nationwide scandal, the Department of Defense put mandatory... more »
May 9, 2013 3:25 AM
The head of the Air Force's Sexual Assault and Response Unit is due in court in the day ahead for sexual assault.
Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski is charged with misdemeanor sexual battery for allegedly groping a woman early Sunday morning near Crystal City, Virginia. According to a police report,... more »
March 19, 2013 10:34 PM
U.S AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force senior forward Kyle De Laurell and junior defenseman Adam McKenzie were both named first-team all-Atlantic Hockey Association, as voted by the league's coaches.
De Laurell was the top goal-scorer in AHA games with 17 goals in 27 games. He also tied... more »
March 17, 2013 12:37 AM
U.S AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Canisius defenseman Duncan McKellar scored the game-winning goal 1:08 into overtime as seventh-seeded Canisius beat second-seeded Air Force, 4-3, in game two of the Atlantic Hockey Association best-of-three quarterfinal series, Saturday at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Canisius won the series after winning game... more »
March 16, 2013 12:50 AM
U.S AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Canisius' Kyle Gibbons scored the game-winner with nine seconds left in the third period as the seventh-seeded Golden Griffins beat second-seeded Air Force, 4-3, in game one of the Atlantic Hockey Association best-of-three quarterfinal series, Friday at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Canisius improved... more »
March 13, 2013 5:22 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anthony Bennett scored 23 points and UNLV defeated Air Force 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference on Wednesday. The third-seeded Rebels (24-8) will face the winner of the Colorado State-Fresno State game in Friday's semifinals. UNLV shot 51 percent, with Bennett making 10... more »
March 11, 2013 8:12 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West announced its 2012-13 men's basketball awards today. The league's nine men's head coaches, along with a select media panel, picked the All-Conference teams, as well as the coach, player, newcomer, freshman, sixth man and defensive awards.
New Mexico head coach Steve Alford... more »
March 5, 2013 8:24 PM
At 10-and-a-half feet wide and 36 feet long, a new billboard on Garden of the Gods Road - calling out the Air Force Academy - is hard to miss.
It was put up Monday morning. The purchaser - the Military Religious Freedom Foundation - anticipates 90,000 people will pass... more »
March 5, 2013 7:54 PM
The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced Tuesday the names of 77 players and five coaches who comprise the 2013 Football Bowl Subdivision Ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
"Having a ballot and a voice in the selection of the inductees is one of the most... more »
March 2, 2013 12:38 AM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Five different Falcons scored as Air Force came from behind for a 5-2 win over No. 13 Niagara in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena.
Air Force improved to 16-11-7 overall and 14-7-5 in the league. Niagara... more »
March 1, 2013 12:18 AM
Republicans and democrats continue to point the finger at one another for not reaching an agreement on spending.
President Barack Obama wants more revenue raised from taxing the wealthiest, while republicans want deeper spending cuts from the President and democrats in Congress.
The impact of Friday's possible cuts... more »
February 26, 2013 11:51 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Kamryn Williams had a career-high 25 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead Air Force to a 72-66 win over Wyoming Tuesday night. The Falcons (16-10, 7-6 Mountain West) completed a season sweep of the Cowboys (18-10, 4-10), their first against a... more »
February 23, 2013 10:41 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - RIT's Matt Garbowsky broke a 1-1 tie with six seconds left in the second period as the Tigers beat Air Force, 2-1, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday at the Frank Ritter Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Air Force fell to 15-11-7 overall and 13-7-5 in the... more »
February 22, 2013 11:15 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Kyle De Laurell scored two goals as Air Force beat RIT, 5-3, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday, at the Frank Ritter Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Air Force improved to 15-10-7 overall and 13-6-5 in the league. RIT fell to 12-14-5 overall and 10-10-4 in the... more »
February 20, 2013 10:04 PM
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Anthony Drmic scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half to lead Boise State to a 77-65 victory over Air Force on Wednesday night. Jeff Elorriaga scored 14 of his 17 points in the first half and made five of the Broncos' 10 3-point... more »
February 13, 2013 11:32 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Michael Lyons scored 27 points and Mike Fitzgerald added 18, helping Air Force snap an 11-game skid against UNLV with a 71-56 win over the Runnin' Rebels on Wednesday night. The Falcons (15-8, 6-4 Mountain West) broke out a snazzy, seldom-used look for the... more »
February 12, 2013 9:05 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday the rotational sequence and matchups, beginning with the first four-year cycle (2013-16). The scheduling format for the new 12-member football lineup was computer-generated and consists of five intra-divisional games and three cross-divisional contests annually. Each institution will play... more »
February 11, 2013 6:27 PM
The Air Force is trying to trim back; they're asking for voluntary retirements across the board. It would be a reduction of 3,340 airmen; the goal is by September.
Right now the retirements are voluntary, according to the Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs.
Here are the reductions;... more »
February 8, 2013 7:47 PM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force Academy announced its fourth class for induction into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame. The six inductees, swimmers Karen Burton and Patty Martinez, legendary football coach Fisher DeBerry, multi-sport athlete Parker Hinman, track star Eric Mack and football consensus All-American Carlton... more »
February 6, 2013 11:40 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Jamal Fenton scored all five of his points in a late surge for No. 15 New Mexico to help the Lobos beat Air Force 81-58 on Wednesday. With New Mexico (20-3, 7-1 Mountain West) leading 57-51, Fenton started a 14-1 run with a time-clock beating, turnaround... more »
February 1, 2013 9:01 AM
For the fourth year in a row, athletes from all of the military branches train and compete in Olympic style games. But these are no ordinary competitors. Injured veterans are currently in training for the 4th annual Wounded Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.
Scott Palomino joined the US Air... more »
January 31, 2013 6:13 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Air Force was represented by nine players on the Mountain West Conference fall academic all-conference team.
Seniors Chris Jordan (Biology) and Jordan Eason (Foreign Area Studies), juniors Moshood Adeniji (Biology), Briceton Cannada (Management) and Ty MacArthur (Systems Engineering Management), sophomores Miles Fisher (Biology)... more »
January 30, 2013 11:24 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Todd Fletcher scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting including three 3-pointers and dished out five assists to lead Air Force to a 62-50 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night. Air Force (13-6, 4-2 Mountain West) trailed 13-10 mid-way through the first half but... more »
January 23, 2013 11:10 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Mike Fitzgerald scored 16 points and Todd Fletcher and Michael Lyons added 14 each to lead hot-shooting Air Force to a 90-48 victory against New Orleans on Wednesday night. Kamryn Williams had 10 points for the Falcons (11-6), who made 36 of 56 (64.3... more »
January 16, 2013 11:46 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Wes Eikmeier scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half to lead Colorado State past cold-shooting Air Force 79-40 Wednesday night. Colton Iverson added 15 points and seven rebounds for Colorado State (14-3, 1-1 Mountain West). Pierce Hornung had 12 points and nine... more »
January 14, 2013 10:26 PM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force senior forward Kyle De Laurell was named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey Association Player of the Week as he helped lead Air Force to a win and a tie against Army, Jan. 11-12.
The senior from Mission Viejo, Calif., scored... more »
January 12, 2013 12:39 AM
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Air Force senior forward Kyle DeLaurell scored three of the Falcons four goals in their victory at home over Army. Leading 1-0 in the 2nd period thanks to an earlier Ben Persian goal in the 1st, DeLaurell tipped in a pass from Stephen Carew on... more »
January 9, 2013 11:48 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Mike Fitzgerald scored a career-high 30 points, making four of Air Force's 10 3-pointers, and the Falcons defeated Nevada 78-65 Wednesday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both schools. Fitzgerald, whose previous career best was 19 points, scored 23 in the second... more »
January 2, 2013 10:04 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Kendall Anthony made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points Wednesday night, leading Richmond to a 91-68 rout of Air Force. The 5-foot-8 Anthony, inserted into the starting lineup in place of injured big man Derrick Williams, missed only twice from beyond the arc in... more »
December 28, 2012 9:36 PM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Troy Calhoun has exceeded some people's expectations as Air Force's coach. After becoming the first academy graduate to become the Falcons head coach, the team was coming off three consecutive losing seasons. He was told by some it'd be an accomplishment to get to one... more »
December 18, 2012 9:25 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Air Force senior linebacker Alex Means was named National Football Foundation-Colorado Chapter (NFFCC) defensive player of the year, according to a vote of sports information directors from 10 institutions in Colorado. Means was joined on the all-Colorado first-team by senior running back Cody Getz,... more »
December 12, 2012 8:18 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Air Force senior linebacker Alex Means and senior offensive lineman Jason Kons have been selected for post-season all-star games. Means has been selected to the College All-Star Game in Montgomery, Ala., on Saturday, Jan. 19 while Kons is scheduled to play in the East-West... more »
December 7, 2012 11:19 PM
WATERTOWN, Mass. - Stephen Carew and Chad Demers each scored two goals as Air Force beat Bentley, 7-4, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday, Dec. 7 at the John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown, Mass. Air Force won for the second straight time and improved to 5-7-3 overall and... more »
December 2, 2012 11:37 PM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Stephen Carew scored 61 seconds into overtime as Air Force beat RIT, 3-2, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. With the win, Air Force ended its four-game losing streak and improved to 4-7-3 overall and... more »
December 2, 2012 9:56 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Converting on just two of 12 extra-man opportunities, the 10th-ranked Air Force water polo team fell to No. 11 St. Francis Brooklyn, 14-8, Sunday afternoon in the third-place game of the 2012 National Collegiate Water Polo Tournament, being held at McDonald's Swim Stadium.
St. Francis,... more »
December 2, 2012 8:22 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Carl Hall scored 21 points to lead Wichita State over Air Force 72-69 Sunday after being tied at 32 at halftime. Hall made a layup at 11:53 in the second half, putting the Shockers up 51-49. They led the rest of the game. Michael Lyons... more »
November 25, 2012 10:19 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Freshman Josh Scott, formerly of Lewis-Palmer High School, helped break open a tight game by scoring 13 of his 20 points in the second half, and No. 23 Colorado handed Air Force its first loss of the season with an 89-74 victory on Sunday night. Andre... more »
November 24, 2012 8:18 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - Sean Ambrosie scored 35 seconds into overtime as Connecticut beat Air Force, 3-2, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday, Nov. 24, at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. UConn swept Air Force in the two-game league series. The Huskies improved to 4-5-1 overall and 3-4 in... more »
November 24, 2012 8:13 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Derek Carr passed for 452 yards and four touchdowns, two of them to Davante Adams, as Fresno State thrashed Air Force 48-15 on Saturday to capture a share of the Mountain West Conference championship. Carr threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Adams on the Bulldogs' second... more »
November 11, 2012 9:22 PM
The Air Force men's soccer team capped an incredible four-day run Sunday with a shootout victory over #9 New Mexico in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament championship game at the UNM Soccer Complex in Albuquerque, N.M. The Falcons, who got a game-tying goal with 16 seconds left in regulation... more »
November 11, 2012 8:19 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Michael Lyons set career highs with 33 points and seven 3-pointers as Air Force overcame abysmal first-half shooting to defeat The Citadel 77-70 in a nonconference affair Sunday. Lyons was 11 of 16 from the field, including 7 of 12 on 3-point tries. Air Force (2-0)... more »
November 11, 2012 6:40 PM
On this day, many veterans say the world stops just to remember the sacrifices they made. Many of them laid their brothers to rest decades ago during wars overseas, and to this day they do not forget why they served their country.
We went out in search of veterans... more »
November 11, 2012 12:59 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Arthur Lute's arduous journey from his days as a U.S. Marine to his nights sleeping on the streets illustrates the challenge for the Obama administration to fulfill its promise to end homelessness among veterans by 2015. Lute has post-traumatic stress disorder from the 1983 bombing... more »
November 10, 2012 10:47 PM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State goalie Matthew Skoff made 31 saves and the Nittany Lions added two empty-netters late in the third for a 5-1 win over Air Force in a non-conference college hockey game at the Greenberg Ice Pavilion in University Park, Pa Saturday. PSU improves to 6-3... more »
November 10, 2012 8:08 PM
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Adam Muema ran for two touchdowns and Everett Beed returned a fumble 52 yards for a score, leading San Diego State to a 28-9 win over Air Force on Saturday. San Diego State (8-3, 6-1 Mountain West) ran its winning streak to six as it reached... more »
November 10, 2012 8:06 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Michael Lyons led four Air Force players in double figures with a game-high 19 points, including a career-high 12 from the free-throw line, and the Falcons defeated Army 76-65 Saturday in Charleston, S.C., the season opener for both teams. The Falcons rallied from a 15-point deficit... more »
November 4, 2012 12:49 AM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Jason Torf recorded his first shutout of the season and eighth of his career as he made 23 saves in a 7-0 win over Holy Cross in an Atlantic Hockey Association game, Saturday, Nov. 3, at Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. The two teams split... more »
November 3, 2012 8:08 PM
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Trent Steelman rushed for 101 yards and scored twice, the Army defense held Air Force's high-powered offense in check for three quarters, and the Black Knights beat the Falcons 41-21 on Saturday to snap a six-game losing streak in the series. Army (2-7) also stopped... more »
October 27, 2012 10:30 PM
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Air Force earned its first win of the season with a 4-1 victory over Robert Morris Saturday in an Atlantic Hockey Association game at the 84 Lumber Arena in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Air Force improved to 1-2-3 overall this season and 1-0-1 in the league. Robert Morris... more »
October 21, 2012 12:42 AM
DENVER (AP) - Nick Shore's hat trick was more than enough offense for Denver as the Pioneers beat Air Force 5-2 Saturday in men's college hockey. Shore also assisted on a goal as Denver (2-0-0) completed a two-game season-opening sweep of Air Force and Massachusetts-Lowell. Shore scored the Pioneers' first... more »
October 20, 2012 10:15 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Wes Cobb scored on a trio of 1-yard runs and Air Force overcame Kasey Carrier's Mountain West Conference-record 338 yards rushing with a 28-23 win over New Mexico on Saturday night. The Falcons (4-3, 2-1) won despite losing Cody Getz, the nation's second-leading rusher,... more »
October 13, 2012 11:07 PM
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Backup quarterback Kale Pearson scored on a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter on his only play of the game, lifting Air Force over Wyoming 28-27 Saturday night. Connor Dietz, who left the game for one play because of an injury, passed for 141 yards and... more »
October 6, 2012 7:51 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Right guard Jake Zuzek recovered quarterback Keenan Reynolds' fumbled snap in the end zone and Navy beat Air Force 28-21 in overtime Saturday. After the weird touchdown, Navy defensive end Wes Henderson knocked down Connor Dietz's pass on fourth-and-6 from the 21 to seal... more »
September 29, 2012 8:25 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Cody Getz had 222 of Air Force's 459 yards rushing to lead the Falcons to a 42-21 win over in-state rival Colorado State on Saturday. Getz's career-high mark made him the first player in Air Force history to begin a season with four consecutive... more »
September 8, 2012 8:05 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Denard Robinson ran for 218 yards, threw for 208 and scored four times to help No. 19 Michigan hold off Air Force for a 31-25 win Saturday. Robinson became the first player in major college football since at least 1996 to have at least 200... more »
September 1, 2012 9:23 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Cody Getz ran for 218 yards and three touchdowns, Connor Dietz rushed for 74 and a score and had 142 yards passing, and Air Force beat Idaho State 49-21 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Jon Lee and Mike DeWitt also... more »
August 1, 2012 5:21 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force Academy is conducting an exercise designed to test its ability to work with local hospitals and civil authorities to contain a disease. The drill is taking place Wednesday and Thursday on the campus outside Colorado Springs. Memorial Health System hospitals and... more »
July 31, 2012 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel has approved a $604 billion defense spending bill that reverses proposed Pentagon cuts in Air Force personnel and equipment. The Appropriations defense subcommittee approved the bill by voice vote Tuesday. The measure would provide $511 billion for the base budget and $93.3 billion for... more »
July 22, 2012 4:58 PM
Among the 12 people killed in the tragic shooting were two members of the military.
One of those was Staff Sergeant Jesse Childress.
He was an Air Force Reservist assigned to a squadron at Buckley Air Force Base. "Jesse was an invaluable part of the 3-10th family. He literally... more »
June 25, 2012 8:02 PM
You've probably seen the C-130's flying over the fire or maybe even in Pueblo. We were there for their arrival and departure and have more on how they will help fight the fire.
The big message they want to send about the C-130's is the fact that there are only... more »
May 30, 2012 10:03 PM
It was a very special day Wednesday for former Air Force football player Ben Garland. Garland, who's now competing to make the Denver Broncos, was sworn-into the Colorado Air National Guard, after football practice, of course.
Broncos Coach John Fox and Garland's former Falcons Coach Troy Calhoun were part... more »
May 15, 2012 8:31 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Scott Thomas, a 1986 graduate of the Air Force Academy and former All-American safety, has been elected into the College Football Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2012. Thomas is the fourth former Falcon to be elected to the HOF, players... more »
April 25, 2012 7:50 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force Academy says at least seven cadets who were investigated after reports of cadets using banned substances are being disciplined. The investigation was announced in January and has since grown to include 31 cadets. The academy said Wednesday that so far three... more »
April 20, 2012 7:54 PM
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Defensive tackle Ben Garland has rejoined the Denver Broncos for offseason workouts after getting an early release from his commitment to the U.S. Air Force. Garland was a training camp phenom two years ago, impressing the coaches with his work ethic and regularly outracing even quarterback... more »
April 16, 2012 5:02 PM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force senior defenseman Tim Kirby was named to the InsideCollegeHockey.com All-America third-team, as selected by Inside College Hockey editors and staff, with input from media and coaches from around the country. Kirby was also named to the AHCA/CCM Hockey All-America East second team... more »
March 23, 2012 12:21 PM
DENVER (AP) - Eight barbers at an Air Force base outside Denver say their private employer wants them to take a cut on their paychecks, so they're on strike. The barbers set up a picket line Thursday outside Buckley Air Force Base. They say Gino Morena Enterprises wants to shave... more »
March 21, 2012 5:12 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Volunteer searchers using metal detectors have recovered a Texas woman's engagement ring after she lost it at her husband's grave in Colorado. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports Gayle Zompa of Galveston got her ring back last week. It slipped off her finger four months... more »
March 18, 2012 8:57 PM
Boston College is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA hockey tournament, where they will play No. 4 seed Air Force. Michigan, Union (N.Y.) and North Dakota also received top seeds for the tournament, which starts on March 24 and 25. Hockey East champion B.C. will open against Air... more »
March 8, 2012 11:20 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Demetrius Walker scored 13 of his 19 points during a 22-3 run in the first half that helped carry New Mexico to a 79-64 victory against Air Force in the Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday night. No. 2 seed New Mexico (25-6), which shared the... more »
March 7, 2012 7:49 PM
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The eighth-seeded Air Force women's basketball team dropped a 68-58 decision to top-seed San Diego State Wednesday afternoon in the opening game of the 2012 Conoco Mountain West Women's Basketball Championship.
Junior Katie Hilbig scored a team-best 15 points to lead the Falcons, while classmates... more »
March 7, 2012 12:18 PM
A funeral service for a Colorado Springs native killed in Africa will be held March 12 at 10 a.m. in the Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel, followed by a graveside service at the Academy cemetery.
Capt. Ryan Hall, 30, was one of four Airmen killed Feb. 18 when their... more »
March 6, 2012 6:29 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force Academy has won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The contest was held Friday and Saturday in Denver. The academy team advances to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio next month. In the Rocky Mountain regional competition,... more »
March 5, 2012 5:10 PM
The Air Force Academy's cyber competition team won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition at Regis University in Denver.
The seven teams competing in the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition were Regis University, Fort Hays State University, Colorado State University, University of Colorado, University of New Mexico,... more »
February 29, 2012 10:23 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Drew Gordon scored 12 of New Mexico's first 18 points and Hugh Greenwood opened the second half with 14 straight points as the Lobos defeated Air Force 86-56 on Wednesday night. Greenwood finished with a game- and career-high 22 points with six rebounds, and Gordon had... more »
February 27, 2012 6:38 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - A hearing to determine whether the last of three Air Force Academy cadets charged with sexual misconduct will be court-martialed is scheduled to begin Monday. An Article 32 hearing, which is equivalent to a civilian grand jury proceeding, had been scheduled earlier for Robert... more »
February 24, 2012 10:45 AM
Peterson Air Force Base will conduct an emergency exercise next week which may cause delays at all entrance gates.
Traffic disruption is expected from from February 27 to March 2 as exercises happen. The drills allow personnel to train for future possible crisis situations.
February 22, 2012 10:46 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Amric Fields hit a long 3-pointer with 18 seconds remaining to propel TCU to a 65-62 come-from-behind win over Air Force Wednesday night. Taylor Broekhuis' game-tying 3-point attempt missed high on the glass as time expired. Fields' basket came after Connell Crossland grabbed the... more »
February 20, 2012 10:32 AM
A 30-year-old airman from Colorado Springs had died while in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Capt. Ryan P. Hall was killed Saturday near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa after their aircraft was involved in a crash.
Hall was assigned to the 319th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
... more »
February 17, 2012 5:45 AM
DENVER (AP) - An Air Force Academy instructor is being honored for rushing to the aid of injured spectators after a plane crash killed 11 people at an air race in Nevada last year.
Lt. Col. Ryan Osteroos was at the Reno Air Races in September when the plane... more »
February 15, 2012 11:27 PM
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Michael Lyons sank six 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Air Force to a 58-53 win over Wyoming on Wednesday night, snapping the Falcons' seven-game losing streak and handing Dave Pilipovich his first win as a college head coach. The Falcons (12-11, 2-7 Mountain West)... more »
February 13, 2012 9:56 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Steve Russ, a 1995 Air Force Academy graduate and four-year football lettermen, has been named assistant head coach/co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach at the Academy, according to an announcement today from head coach Troy Calhoun. Russ returns to the Academy from Wake Forest, where... more »
February 5, 2012 12:36 AM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force scored four goals in the third period as the Falcons swept RIT with a 4-2 victory in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. The Falcons improved to 14-7-6 overall and 12-4-5 and all alone... more »
February 4, 2012 8:02 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Pierce Hornung scored a career-high 23 points and matched a career best with 17 rebounds in leading Colorado State past Air Force 67-49 on Saturday. Hornung posted his second double-double of the season and third of his career. He had nine offensive rebounds. He had... more »
January 22, 2012 12:08 AM
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chase Tapley scored 16 points and Jamaal Franklin had 14 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 16 San Diego State beat Air Force 57-44 Saturday night for its 10th straight win. Tapley had two quick baskets in the final minute for the Aztecs (17-2, 3-0... more »
January 21, 2012 10:21 PM
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Jason Fabian scored two goals and Air Force never trailed in a 4-2 win over Army in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday at a sold out Tate Rink in West Point, N.Y. The win ended a six-game winless skid for the Falcons and was the... more »
January 20, 2012 11:44 PM
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Army's Mark Dube scored a short-handed goal with 3:39 remaining in the third period as Air Force and Army skated to a 3-3 overtime tie in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday at a sold out Tate Rink in West Point, N.Y.
Army, 2-13-7 overall... more »
January 19, 2012 7:55 AM
BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - Authorities at Buckley Air Force Base say they believe a 19-year-old man did not pose a serious threat when he crashed his car at a military base near Denver.
Aurora police say 19-year-old Adrian Moya is facing charges of felony menacing, eluding... more »
January 15, 2012 12:33 AM
.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Brett Switzer scored a power-play goal early in third period as Bentley defeated Air Force 2-1, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Bentley took three of the four points in the series. Air Force, 10-7-4... more »
January 14, 2012 8:22 PM
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Mike Fitzgerald scored 16 points and Taylor Broekhuis had 15 points and 10 rebounds to help Air Force to a 74-59 victory over Boise State on Saturday in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams. Todd Fletcher scored 13 points and Taylor Stewart added 12... more »
January 14, 2012 12:34 AM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Kyle De Laurell and John Kruse each scored as Air Force and Bentley skated to a 2-2 overtime tie in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday at a sold out Cadet Ice Arena. De Laurell's team-leading 14th of the season tied the game at... more »
January 7, 2012 11:57 PM
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross scored two power-play goals and beat Air Force, 4-3, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Saturday, at the Hart Center in Worcester, Mass. Holy Cross, 9-9-1 overall and 7-4-1 in the AHA, struck first on an odd-man rush as Erik Vos scored at 4:47 from... more »
January 6, 2012 11:36 PM
WORCESTER, Mass. - Air Force and Holy Cross skated to a 3-3 overtime tie in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Friday at the Hart Center in Worcester, Mass. Air Force, 10-5-3 overall, is in a tie for first place in the AHA with 18 points and an 8-2-2 record. Holy... more »
January 6, 2012 11:32 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Taylor Broekhuis and Taylor Stewart each scored 16 points, and Air Force survived a slow start in a 68-54 victory over Chicago State on Friday night. The Falcons (9-4) trailed by five early against the Cougars (0-15) but hit 65 percent in the second... more »
January 5, 2012 5:44 AM
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The commander of a reserve medical squadron at Peterson Air Force Base is retiring. Col. Sheldon Omi is stepping down this month after almost 30 years in the military. Omi is a dentist. He joined the 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron in 2008 and... more »
January 4, 2012 3:53 AM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - A matchup against in-state NAIA opponent Johnson & Wales was just what Air Force needed to begin the New Year. The Falcons hit a season-high 13 3-pointers and had four players in double figures in an 83-53 rout Tuesday night. After two tough Cable... more »
December 31, 2011 10:59 PM
DENVER (AP) - Drew Shore had two goals and two assists to lead Denver to a 7-1 drubbing of Air Force in men's college hockey on Saturday. Luke Salazar added two goals and an assist. Shore scored twice on the power play for the Pioneers (10-7-3), who led 4-0 after... more »
December 31, 2011 12:10 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Casey Kleisinger scored the game-winning goal late in the second period as Air Force hung on to beat Colorado College 2-1 in men's college hockey on Friday. The game between two of the top-scoring teams in college hockey, was low-scoring thanks to tight defense and... more »
December 28, 2011 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Air Force's attempt at a 2-point conversion went awry with 52 seconds to play Wednesday, giving Toledo a 42-41 win in the Military Bowl. Air Force lined up to kick the extra point after Zach Kauth's 33-yard touchdown catch pulled the Falcons within a point. But holder... more »