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Air Force wide receiver Dontae Strickland tries to break away from Army defensive back Chris Carnegie after catching a pass during the NCAA Football game between Falcons and Black Knights at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., Nov. 3. Army defeated Air Force 41-21, earning their first victory over Air Force since 2005. (U.S. Army photo/Tommy Gilligan) Falcons shot down in West Point, 41-21
Turnovers made the difference in the Air Force's 41-21 loss to Army Nov. 3 at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y.The Falcons, unable to establish an offensive rhythm after two solid drives in the first quarter, gave up three interceptions and two fumbles that cost them 17 points against the opportunistic Black Knights and any hope of retaining the
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2012
Cadet 1st Class Samantha Morrison gets ready to swim with the 2,000 other swimmers at the Iron Man Triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Oct. 13, 2012. Morrisson is assigned to Cadet Squadron 06 and is the Air Force Academy's 102 triathlete. (Courtesy photo) Cadet places 3rd among her age group at Ironman World Championship
The first cadet to qualify in the Ironman World Championship, Cadet 1st Class Samantha Morrison, placed third in the 18-24 age competition Oct. 13 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.Morrison, a behavioral science major from Fredericksburg, Va., finished a 2.4-mile swim race, 112-mile bike race and 26.2-mile marathon in 10 hours and 35 minutes.Morrison
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2012
Falcons running back Cody Getz, right, follows his blockers during the Navy-Air Force football game at Falcon Stadium Oct. 6, 2012. Getz had 27 rushes for 206 yards, making him the first player in Air Force history and the second player in Mountain West Conference history with three 200-yard games in one season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Raymond McCoy) AF running back Getz added to Doak Walker Award watch list
Air Force senior Cody Getz has been added to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award, which is presented annually to the nation's top college running back.Getz leads the nation in rushing with a 177.4 per-game average and is the first Falcon in school history to record three 200-plus yard rushing games in one season. Getz has surpassed the
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2012
Air Force senior linebacker Austin Niklas stops Navy quarterback Trey Miller during the Navy-Air Force game at Falcon Stadium Oct. 6, 2012. The Midshipmen defeated the Falcons in overtime, 28-21. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mark Watkins) Navy torpedoes Falcons, 28-21, in OT
Three fumbles and two missed field goals cost Air Force the win, and likely the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy, in a 28-21 overtime loss to Navy at Falcon Stadium Oct. 6.Navy captured the momentum in the second quarter, forcing three turnovers on three successive Air Force drives, and never gave momentum back even after the Falcons took a 21-13 lead
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2012
Paul Weisgarber tries to push past two Boston College Eagles during the NCAA Hockey Championship Tournament Saturday, March 24, 2012. The Falcons came up short against the Eagles 2-0. This was the Falcons' fifth trip to the tournament in the last six years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Raymond Hoy) Falcons fall to Eagles in another tournament heartbreaker
"I feel like Bill Murray in 'Groundhog Day.' Here we are again."Those were the words of a frustrated Coach Frank Serratore who's Falcons came up short in another close game against another top-ranked hockey team in the first round of the NCAA Hockey Tournament after losing to the Boston College Eagles 2-0 Saturday. They played in five of the last
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Air Force running back Mike DeWitt practices catching and securing the football during a spring football practice drill at the Air Force Academy's Holaday Athletic Center Feb. 27, 2012. DeWitt carried 117 times for 567 yards and 12 touchdowns during the 2011 season, finishing third on the team in rushing. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Van Winkle) Spring football practice kicks off
The face of Falcons Football's 2012 team is being forged with the start of spring football practice.Spring ball started Feb. 24 and runs through March 22.That face will be mostly new, with only three starters returning on offense, and two on defense. Special teams skill positions will be solid, with punter David Baska and placekicker Parker
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2012
Parachutists with the Air Force Wings of Blue Parachute Competition Team attempt to set a three-point, 32-way college record during a jump competition over Eloy, Ariz. Wings of Blue teams won multiple medals at the competition, held Dec. 28, 2011 to Jan. 2, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Mike Love) Wings of Blue wins national championship, drops into bowl games
The Air Force Wings of Blue Parachute Team won the 2011 National Collegiate Parachuting Championships, held in Eloy, Ariz., Dec. 28-Jan. 2, and represented the U.S. Air Force at two nationally televised bowl games Dec. 30 and Jan. 4.Wings of Blue bowl game appearances included the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz., and the Orange Bowl in Miami. Jumping
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Tim Jefferson turns the corner at RFK Stadium Dec 28, 2011 in Washington DC.  The Falcons played the Toledo Rockets in the Military Bowl.   (Air Force photo/Ray McCoy) Toledo edges Air Force in 42-41 shootout
A failed two-point conversion gave the Toledo Rockets a 42-41 win over Air Force in the Military Bowl Dec. 28.The game was an expected offensive shootout featuring two teams that scored a combined 920 points this season. The two teams gave just that to a national television audience, with 35 points scored just in the first quarter and a first half
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2011
Cadet’s speak with U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brian Mast in the rehabilitation room of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda. The Air Force Academy cheerleaders and a few football players went to WRNMMCB on 27 Dec. to meet with wounded warriors. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Leslie Finstein) Cadets visit wounded warriors
Sitting at tables, working with physical therapists, lifting weights, the wounded warriors worked out. Some were alone, while others had family around them. It's Dec. 27 and a quiet day at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda's rehabilitation facility. On this day, a few members of the Air Force Academy football team and the entire
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2011
U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School point guard and San Antonio native Cole Martinez receives the Joe Hall Sportsmanship award from Mabel Hall. (Courtesy photo) Prep School cadet, San Antonio native helps Huskies capture Joe Hall tourney title
Cadet Candidate Cole Martinez idolizes Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry for his shooting. In fact, he tries to emulate his game after the NBA star.Martinez, a San Antonio native, played just as well as his idol Dec. 11, scoring 18 points off of six field goals to help the Air Force Academy Preparatory School defeat Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.,
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2011
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