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2 months 3 weeks ago

Air Force Academy Named as Possible Terror Target

The U.S. Air Force Academy was named as a suggested terror-attack target in an online Al-Queda magazine. The publication, called "Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience," is written in English and published by Al Queda in the Arabian Peninsula. The articles center on jihadi operations and instruct readers on how...

4 months 3 weeks ago

Air Force pair earns Academic All-America status

AUSTIN, Texas - Junior Rebecca Esselstein and senior Josh Nielsen were named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team for Track and Field and Cross Country. Both Falcons were honored with second-team Academic All-America distinction. A third-team honoree in 2013, Esselstein becomes the program's first athlete since CoSIDA...

5 months 3 weeks ago

17 Falcons travel to NCAA West Prelims

Seventeen members of the Air Force track and Field team will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend for the West Preliminary of the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The three-day event, which will be held at the University of Arkansas' John McDonnell Stadium, will run from Thursday, May...

5 months 3 weeks ago

Air Force athletics announces major award winners

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force athletics recognized several cadet-athletes as the end of the 2013-14 sports season at the Academy's annual awards ceremony recently. Senior track and field star Annette Eichenberger and senior golfer Kyle Westmoreland were named female and male athlete of the year, respectively. Senior...

6 months 1 week ago

AFA's Meredith Carpentier finished ranked 6th in Rifle/Pistol Spring Selection Match

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - During three-days of intense competition in the Rifle/Pistol Spring Selection Match in Ft. Benning, Ga., Air Force cadet Meredith Carpentier finished as the sixth-ranked competitor in the 10m air rifle women's championship, May 11-14. Carpentier's three-day scores totaled 1247.3 points. On day 1, Carpentier...

6 months 1 week ago

Evan McDowell finishes 4th in MW Decathlon

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The Air Force track and field team earned its first points of the 2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday afternoon (May 15), as junior Evan McDowell wrapped up competition in the decathlon. McDowell, who battled injury throughout the day, collected a career-best 6,508 points...

6 months 1 week ago

3 Falcons named Academic All-District

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Three Air Force Falcons were named to the Capital One Academic All-District at-large teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Senior diver Rachel Kennedy, senior hockey player Adam McKenzie and senior lacrosse player Michael Curran were all named to...

6 months 1 week ago

Evan McDowell opens competition at MW Championships

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Junior Evan McDowell opened competition for the Air Force track and field team Wednesday afternoon at the 2014 Mountain West Outdoor Championships in Laramie, Wyo. McDowell, the Falcons' lone competitor in the meet's multi-event competition, is currently fifth in the decathlon. McDowell recorded one career-high...

7 months 1 week ago

AFA lacrosse closes out home season

This Week... The Air Force lacrosse team closes out its 2014 home slate this Saturday, April 12, when it hosts 11th-ranked Fairfield in an ECAC match-up. The contest is slated to begin at 12:00 p.m. in Falcon Stadium. GaMe Information Live Stats: goairforcefalcons.com Live Video:...

7 months 2 weeks ago

Four Falcons advance to NCBA Finals

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Four members of the Air Force boxing team picked up semifinal victories on Friday, April 4, as the Falcons continued action at the 2014 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships in West Point, N.Y. Air Force accounted for a 4-5 record during the second night of...

7 months 2 weeks ago

Air Force opens NCBA Tournament with 5-3 record

WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Air Force boxing team collected five victories in eight quarterfinal bouts during the opening night of competition at the 2014 National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Championships on Thursday, April 3, at West Point's Eisenhower "Ike" Hall. Air Force opened the night with back-to-back...

8 months 2 days ago

Falcons wrap up opening day at NCAA Championships

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Four Air Force wrestlers wrapped up the opening day of competition at the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, being held at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Leading the way for the Falcons were Josh Martinez (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Devin Hightower (Sr., Colorado Springs, Colo.), who...

8 months 3 days ago

Air Force Track and Field weekly notes

The Air Force track and field heads outside this weekend to begin the second half of the season. The majority of the squad will travel to Tempe, Ariz., on March 21-22 for the Baldy Castillo Invitational, while other members of the program will compete at various meets around the country...

8 months 4 days ago

Air Force Downed 4-0 at Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 4-0 ballgame at Kansas State Wednesday afternoon in front of 2,649 fans at Tointon Family Stadium. The Falcons dropped to 4-15 on the season and the Wildcats improved to 13-7. Kansas State plated a run in the third, two in the...

8 months 1 week ago

Air Force to send five fencers to the NCAAs

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee has announced the field of 144 competitors who will participate in the 2014 National Collegiate Men's and Women's Fencing Championships. Ohio State will host the championships at French Fieldhouse in Columbus, Ohio. Air Force will...

8 months 1 week ago

AFA loses to Fresno State in MW 1st Round

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tyler Johnson scored 19 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in the final two minutes, as Fresno State defeated Air Force 61-59 in a Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday. The victory over the 10th-seeded Falcons sent the seventh-seeded Bulldogs (17-15) into a Thursday semifinal...

8 months 1 week ago

AFA's Coggins earns 3rd-team all MWC

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West announced its 2013-14 men's basketball awards today. The league's 11 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 honors. San Diego State head coach...

8 months 2 weeks ago

AFA rugby team makes playoffs

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo., -- The Air Force Academy mens rugby team competes for the Varsity Cup Rugby Championship April 12, when it hosts Utah here at the Air Force Academy in the first round of playoffs. The winner of the Utah-Air Force match advances to play Central Washington...

8 months 2 weeks ago

No. 21 New Mexico beats Air Force 80-52

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Seniors Cameron Bairstow and Kendall Williams put on a show in their final home game for No. 21 New Mexico, combining for 34 points Wednesday night to lead the Lobos to an 80-52 victory over Air Force. Bairstow finished with 21 points and seven rebounds and...

8 months 2 weeks ago

Falcons claim 12 all-conference selections

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Air Force track and field team received 12 all-conference selections at the 2014 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, the league office announced Monday afternoon. By finishing within the top three of their respective events at the conference meet, which was held last weekend...

9 months 3 weeks ago

Boise State tops Air Force 69-58

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Ryan Watkins had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Anthony Drmic also scored 16 points as Boise State defeated Air Force 69-58 on Wednesday night. Thomas Bropleh and Jeff Elorriaga added 13 points apiece as the Broncos (15-6, 5-3 Mountain West) won for the fourth time...

9 months 3 weeks ago

Air Force hosts UConn, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

This Week Air Force (14-8-4, 9-5-3 AHA) hosts a two-game Atlantic Hockey series against the UConn Huskies (12-7-4, 10-4-3 AHA), Friday-Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Friday's game starts at 7:05 p.m. MT while Saturday's faceoff is at 5:05 p.m. MT. Air Force is in...

9 months 3 weeks ago

AFA men's basketball notes for Boise State

GAME #19 Air Force Falcons vs. Boise State Broncos Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 7:05 p.m. at Boise, Idaho ROOT Sports SITE Location........................................ Boise, Idaho Arena...................................... Taco Bell Arena Capacity.................................................. 12,480 RADIO Network....... Air Force / IMG Radio Network...

10 months 5 days ago

Air Force Game Notes at Colorado State, 1-18-14

GAME #17 Air Force Falcons vs. Colorado State Rams Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 4:05 p.m. at Fort Collins, Colo. ROOT Sports SITE Location.............................. Fort Collins, Colo. Arena............................................. Moby Arena Capacity.................................................... 8,745 RADIO Network....... Air Force / IMG Radio...

10 months 6 days ago

Air Force-SJSU postgame notes

Air Force Notes: Tre' Coggins (27 points) became the first Falcon to score at least 20 points in four consecutive games since Otis Jones did it in the last four games of the 1994-95 season Coggins tied his career high with five 3-pointers made Air Force shot a season-best 56-8...

10 months 1 week ago

Air Force beats Army, 3-1

Air Force beats Army, 3-1 Freshman Chris Truehl made a career-high 20 saves 4 3 1 0 print email font + font - A.J. Reid A.J. Reid Jan. 10, 2014 Box Score Get Acrobat Reader WEST POINT, N.Y. - Three Falcons scored and freshman Chris...

10 months 1 week ago

Fresno State beats Air Force 71-65

Tyler Johnson scored 25 points with 8 rebounds and four assists to lead Fresno State to a 71-65 victory over Air Force Wednesday night. Cezar Guerrero had 18 points and three assists for the Bulldogs (8-8, 1-2 Mountain West Conference). Marvelle Harris added 13. Fresno State went on an 18-7...

10 months 2 weeks ago

Air Force hockey travels to Army, Jan. 10-11

This Week Air Force (10-6-4, 5-3-3 AHA) travels to West Point, N.Y., for a two-game Atlantic Hockey Association series against the Army Black Knights (3-14-0, 3-10-0 AHA), Friday-Saturday, Jan. 10-11, at Tate Rink. Friday's game will start at 6:05 p.m ET while Saturday's game will start at 7:05 ET....

10 months 2 weeks ago

Gazette report: AFA QB Awini leaves Academy

The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Monday that Air Force quarterback Jaleel Awini has left the Academy. Awini was suspended from the team in September after being declared "a cadet no longer in good standing." The Academy has never revealed why Awini lost his good standing. He took over as...

11 months 2 days ago

LaCoste, Husar, Jr. earn all-Colorado honors

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Air Force senior tailback Anthony LaCoste and junior offensive lineman Michael Husar, Jr., were each named first-team all-Colorado by the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter. LaCoste led the Falcons in rushing with 890 yards and six touchdowns. He averaged 74.2 yards per...

11 months 2 weeks ago

Air Force defeats South Dakota 94-86

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Max Yon scored a game-high 24 points, and his 3-pointer sparked a 13-8 final run to lead Air Force to a 94-86 victory Thursday night over South Dakota. With the game tied at 78, Yon's 3-pointer capped his scoring and gave Air Force (4-4) an...

1 year 2 days ago

AFA hockey triples up CC

Scott Holm scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period as Air Force beat Colorado College 3-1 Tuesday night at World Arena. The win gave Air Force the inaugural Pikes Peak Trophy.

1 year 1 week ago

New Mexico runs past Air Force, 45-37

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Kasey Carrier ran for 179 yards, and Cole Gautsche added 140 yards and two touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to help New Mexico beat Air Force 45-37 on Friday night. New Mexico (3-6, 1-4 Mountain West) snapped a four-game losing streak, piling up 451 yards...

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