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Falcons senior defensive lineman Ben Garland tries to beat a block by Cougars offensive lineman Roy Watts during the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. Air Force's defense held Houston to 331 total yards and intercepted Houston quarterback Case Keenum six times in the Falcons' 47-20 victory. Garland is a native of Grand Junction, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Evans) Falcons' Garland signs with Denver Broncos
Air Force senior defensive lineman Ben Garland has been signed a professional contract with the Denver Broncos, according to an announcement today from the National Football League team.Garland is required by Department of Defense policy to serve at least 24 months active duty before applying for an early release. If granted, his remaining three
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Academy graduate 2nd Lt. Roni Yadlin, right, played for University of Oxford during the school's 2010 season. Here, the 2009 Holaday Scholar dribbles the ball upfield in a game against Cambridge in February. 2009 Grad wins British national championship
NCAA eligibility rules are very specific: scholar-athletes are limited to four years of intercollegiate athletic eligibility. Luckily for 2009 Air Force Academy graduate Roni Yadlin, the NCAA's authority ends at the water's edge. Yadlin, the 2009 Holaday Scholar studying at the University of Oxford's Exeter College, is now a proud member of the
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2010
Cadet 1st Class Ridge Flick is one of the finalists in the 2010 Senior Class Awards. Cadet Flick, an attacker with the Air Force Falcons lacrosse team, was named the team's offensive MVP in 2009 and is the 2010 season team captain. (U.S. Air Force photo courtesy of Cadet Wing Media) Your vote counts: Academy cadet in running for 'senior class' award
A senior at the Air Force Academy and native of Plano, Texas, is one of 10 finalists for the Senior Class Award for lacrosse.Fans can vote once per day until May 17 for Cadet 1st Class Ridge Flick to win the award by going to www.seniorclassaward.com/vote/lacrosse_2010.Fan balloting counts for one third of the total, with the remaining two thirds
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2010
Default Air Force Logo Seven Air Force baseball players suspended
Seven Air Force baseball players have been suspended indefinitely from the team for a violation of Academy standards. The suspensions begin immediately, prohibiting the student athletes from representing the Academy in any outside activities. Suspended were seniors Addison Gentry and Michael Ruvolo, sophomore Blair Kessler and freshmen John
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2010
The Air Force Academy received a $5-million donation through the USAFA Endowment March 15 to fund the construction of an indoor training facility. Shown here is an artist's conception of the facility, which is scheduled to be completed in 2011. (courtesy image/USAFA Endowment) Academy receives $5 million for indoor athletics facility
The Air Force Academy received a $5-million contribution March 15 through the USAFA Endowment from 1965 graduate Bart Holaday and his wife, Lynn, toward the construction of a new indoor athletic training facility.The contribution marks the largest gift from a graduate to the Academy in the institution's history."This athletic facility will allow
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2010
Falcons quarterback Tim Jefferson hands the ball to fullback Jared Tew during the 2009 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl. Air Force defeated the University of Houston 47-20 on Dec. 31. The Falcons will launch back into action for the 2010 season Sept. 4 against Northwestern State. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Bill Evans) Air Force football schedule announced for 2010
Ten nationally televised games and visits to Falcon Stadium by league rivals BYU, CSU, Utah and New Mexico and a service academy rival highlight the 2010 Air Force football schedule released today by the Mountain West Conference. The Falcons will play five games on CBS College, three games on The MountainWest Sports Network (The Mtn) and two games
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Default Air Force Logo 44 Falcons named to all-MWC team
Forty-four Air Force athletes were among 384 student-athletes named to the fall 2009 Academic All-Mountain West Conference team, the MWC's communication division announced Feb. 11.Fall sports include men's and women's cross-country, football, women's soccer and women's volleyball. Student athletes were selected based on their academic and athletic
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Matt McShane accepted the head volleyball coach position at the Air Force Academy Tuesday. He previously coached for the University of California Golden Bears. (Golden Bear Sports photo/Kelley Cox) Volleyball: Former Cal coach accepts position at Academy
Matt McShane has agreed to become the head volleyball coach at the Air Force Academy, athletic department officials announced Jan. 26.McShane, recently selected as one of Volleyball Magazine's 10 Best Assistant Coaches, joins the Falcon program after a five-year stint as an assistant coach at Cal. Details of the contract are still being worked and
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Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun issued a statement Jan. 14, 2010, that he will remain at the Air Force Academy for the 2010 football season, in contrast to rumors that he had accepted a position as head coach for the Tennessee Volunteers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dave Armer) Calhoun to remain at Air Force
Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun released a statement today in response to rumors that he would accept a job with the Tennessee Volunteers. "We are more than grateful and proud to be closely involved with the character building of our cadets and the mission of the United States Air Force Academy," Coach Calhoun said. "We are diligently recruiting
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Air Force senior center Mike McLain goes for a layup in the Falcons' 72-65 victory over Texas-Pan American at the Air Force Academy's Clune Arena Jan. 2, 2010. McLain, a native of Portland, Ore., led Air Force with 25 points and seven rebounds.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Johnny Wilson) Basketball: Falcons rein in Broncos, 72-65
Air Force defeated Texas-Pan American 72-65 at Clune Arena Jan. 2 on a career-high 25 points by center Mike McLain.McLain, a native of Portland, Ore., also led Air Force in rebounds with seven. Other high scorers for the Falcons were junior forward Derek Brooks, with 16, and junior guard Evan Washington, with 13.View the slideshow.
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