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Falcons cornerback Anthony Wright Jr. returns a punt for a touchdown during action against Army at Falcon Stadium Nov. 7, 2009. Wright's touchdown was the only Falcons score in the first half, as Army's defense held the Falcons to 39 total yards in the first two quarters of play. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Football: Air Force rallies in 2nd half to crush Army, 35-7
A linebacker's halftime rant and an unexpected aerial attack gave the Air Force Academy a 35-7 over Army today. The battle of service academy rivals was "bone against bone, knuckles rubbing against knuckles," said Falcons head football coach Troy Calhoun. The first score came from special teams, when Falcons cornerback Anthony Wright took a punt at
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U.S. Air Force Academy quarterback Tim Jefferson keeps the football and attempts to run for the first down in their 16-7 defeat of the U.S. Military Academy Nov. 1 at West Point, N.Y. (Defense Department photo/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley) Football: Tickets still available for Air Force-Army game Nov. 7
Tickets are still available for the Air Force-Army game at Falcon Stadium Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m. Mountain Time.Fans can buy tickets through the Athletics Ticket Office by calling 719-472-1895 (locally) or 800-666-8723 (toll-free) or going online to www.goairforcefalcons.com.The Falcons lead the Black Knights with an overall record of 29-13-1 in the
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Default Air Force Logo Boxing: Air Force set to host Army in annual showdown
The Air Force boxing team will host defending national champion and service academy rival Army in its annual showdown in the Cadet Gym Boxing Room Nov. 6 at 4:30 p.m. The two academies will send 22 boxers into ring of the Cadet Gym Boxing Room for 11 bouts, ranging from 130 pounds to the heavyweight division. Admission is free. Sophomore Rainer
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Falcons fullback Jared Tew bulls his way through the CSU defense for a gain. Tew was a mainstay of the Air Force Academy rushing game, carrying the ball for 20 of the Falcons' 59 rushing attempts, in a 34-16 win over CSU Oct. 31, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Denise Navoy) Football: Reenergized Falcons offense smashes CSU 34-16
The Falcons' offense got back on track Halloween night, gaining 382 yards in a convincing 34-16 win over the Colorado State University Rams. The Falcons have out-rushed their opponents in all eight previous games this season, and made that nine straight games, grinding out 271 yards while allowing CSU to rush for 187 yards. A third of the Air Force
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ESPN College GameDay host Chris Fowler, left, cracks up at the antics going on behind the set, while cohost Lee Corso is on-camera explaining why fans should "wait a minute" during their first live broadcast from the Academy Nov. 2, 2001. ESPN College GameDay returns to the Air Force Academy Nov. 7, and will broadcast live from the Terrazzo before for the Air Force-Army football game. The Academy cheerleaders in this photo are, left to right: Karen Jelke, Sabrina Kingston and Bernadette Lavarrada-Perez. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Van Winkle) ESPN College Gameday to return to USAFA Nov. 7
ESPN's College GameDay crew will broadcast live 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 7 from the Terrazzo here for the Air Force vs. Army football game. The event is open to the public. This will be College GameDay's third visit to the Academy, and a return home for one of the College GameDay anchors. ESPN College GameDay first visited the Academy Nov. 2-3, 2001,
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Air Force goalie Andrew Volkening, seen here (right) blocking a shot by Alabama-Huntsville forward Tom Train during the Falcons-Chargers game at the Cadet Ice Arena Oct. 17, 2009, was selected as the Atlantic Hockey Association's goalie of the week for earning two wins against the Rochester Institute of Technology Oct. 23-24. This is the 10th time Volkening, a senior and native of Genoa, Ill., has received the award. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Hockey: Volkering named AHA's goalie of the week
Air Force senior goaltender Andrew Volkening was named the Atlantic Hockey Association Goalie of the Week for earning two wins against the Rochester Institute of Technology Oct. 23-24. Volkening, from Genoa, Ill., led the Falcons to their first two wins of the season and to four points in AHA play. In the two games against RIT, he posted a 2.88
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Default Air Force Logo AFA cadets win 1st place in service academy chess tournament
The U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chess team brought home a first-place trophy Oct. 21 after winning the 50th Annual Armed Forces Open held Oct. 10-12 in Gettysburg, Pa. A team of six Air Force Academy cadets outmaneuvered a team of 13 players from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to claim the Commander-in-Chief trophy. The Air Force
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Falcon defensive back Jon Davis reaches for the ball after Utah punt returner Luke Matthews fumbled the wet ball. Davis' fumble recovery on the Utah 11-yard line led to the Falcons' first touchdown and gave the Falcons a 10-6 lead. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Van Winkle) Football: Falcons lose to Utes 23-16 in OT
Seven yards was the margin of victory for Utah as the Utes' defense held off Air Force on a fourth down in overtime to seal a 23-16 win. Utah entered the game ranked 19th and 20th by the nation's two college football polls and 18th in the Associated Press poll. It is the second nationally ranked team Air Force has played in three weeks. The Air
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Falcons junior defensive end Rick Ricketts sacks Cowboys quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels during the Air Force-Wyoming game at Falcon Stadium Oct 17, 2009. Ricketts, a native of San Jose, Calif., had one of the Falcons defense's six sacks on the day. (U.S Air Force photo/Rachel Boettcher) Football: Air Force shuts out Wyoming, 10-0
Air Force posted its first shutout against a Mountain West Conference opponent in 12 years, defeating Wyoming 10-0 at Falcon Stadium Oct. 17 to end a two-game losing streak. The Falcons' defense held Wyoming to 174 yards of total offense, keeping the Cowboys out of the red zone and sacking quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels six times for 46
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Default Air Force Logo Soccer: Women Falcons drops 1-0 match to UNLV
The Air Force women's soccer team dropped a 1-0 match to UNLV Oct. 15 at the Cadet Soccer Stadium. The loss dropped the Falcons to 2-12-1 (0-4) and improved the Rebels to 5-6-4 (1-2). Steamboat native Kelly Labor scored the game-winning goal just seconds after substituting into the match, off a pass from LaChere Anglin, in the 62nd minute. Anglin
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