With kickoff to the 2020 college football season around the corner, two local teams found out their playing fate for the 2020 campaign.
Earlier today, the Mountain West Conference announced every team, including Air Force, would be slated to compete in eight conference and potentially two non-conference games.
This allows the Falcons to play their full MWC slate plus Navy and Army as part of the annual Commander-In-Chief Trophy.
Updates regarding 2020 Football and Fall Sports have been announced. pic.twitter.com/tONFKLWlCC— Mountain West (@MountainWest) August 5, 2020
Unfortunately, it was a different outcome for the CSU-Pueblo football program, after the NCAA canceled the Championships for the 2020 Division II fall sports season.
Conferences can still decide to play a regular-season but without the playoffs to follow, it seems highly unlikely.
Following the announcement, the RMAC President's Council will meet Thursday to discuss plans for the conference moving forward.
The Thunderwolves athletic department released a statement saying they were "disappointed" by the decision.
"We are disappointed in the NCAA's decision to cancel fall sports championships.— CSU Pueblo Athletics (@gothunderwolves) August 5, 2020
First and foremost, we will move forward as a Pack family and support the educational pursuits of our student-athletes."
Full statement & NCAA release - https://t.co/NovBLwfb9S pic.twitter.com/mrMrNh3OrY
News 5 Sports will have continued coverage on these two major decisions throughout the week in our 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.