• 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
  • 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
  • Visiting faculty program fosters academic diversity

    The Academy's Dean of Faculty organization consists of 542 faculty and staff members, including 16 visiting faculty from senior government posts, nationally and internationally known scholars, and renowned scientists who come to teach here as part of the Visiting Faculty program. Seven visiting faculty positions are funded by the Endowed Chair
  • 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
  • Artist builds scale-model chapel from toothpicks

    Sooner or later, something like this had to happen.Earlier this month, artist Stan Munro called Stephen 'Pete' Peterson, the Cadet Chapel's public relations director, regarding a 1:164 scale model of the famed chapel made of toothpicks. The artist is currently working on the world's largest toothpick structure, Mr. Peterson said. Called "Toothpick
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Air Reserve component personnel support breast cancer awareness

    Above the shimmering horizon, skydivers jumped from nine aircraft into a perfect blue sky. The massing formation of 181 women traveling at 120-mph to their destination 17,000 feet below set not only a skydiving world record they also used the jump to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. These women, caught in a current of