• Academy flying team wins safety competition

    Colorado's quirky fall weather may have stalled some events a bit but it didn't stop the Academy from hosting District 1 competition of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference. "Weather has been a problem, but overall, we've been very competitive," said Cadet 1st Class Spencer Bell, captain of the
  • 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
  • Academy Band performs for near-capacity audiences in Great Falls, Mont.

    The U.S. Air Force Academy Band performed "Celebration" to a near-capacity audience in the Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts here Oct. 13 and 14 under the direction of 2nd Lt. Jason Plosch.Col. Anthony Cotton, vice commander for the 341st Missile Wing at nearby Malmstrom Air Force Base, introduced the band, and the Malmstrom AFB Honor Guard
  • Academy receives bust of WWII, Korea ace at dedication ceremony

    Relatives of World War II and Korean War ace Col. Francis "Gabby" Gabreski, including the vice commander of Air Force Materiel Command, came to the Air Force Academy Sept. 30 to take part in a ceremony dedicating a bust to the Air Force legend. "Gabby's" son, retired Col. Don Gabreski, Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski, and Chester Lipinski were among the
  • Football: Air Force falls to 10th-ranked TCU, 20-17

    Air Force fought hard against 10th-ranked Texas Christian University but lost 20-17 at Falcon Stadium Oct. 10. An 8-yard rush by Falcons quarterback Connor Dietz brought the Falcons within three points with less than a minute to play, but the Horned Frogs recovered the onside kick and ran out the clock. "Both teams played their hearts out," said
  • Hockey: Bemijdi State defeats Air Force 3-1 in season opener

    Bemidji State scored a goal in each period to beat Air Force, 3-1, in a non-conference college hockey game Oct. 9, at the John Glas Fieldhouse here. The game was the season opener for both teams. Bemidji State, 1-0, dominated the first period and out-shot Air Force 12-6. The Beavers got on the board at the 7:21 mark when Chris McKelvie scored the
  • Life-saving cadets receive commendation medals

    Six cadets received Air Force Commendation Medals during the noon meal Monday for actions that saved the lives of a man in Salt Lake City Jan. 18 and three Panamanian citizens June 13. Second Lt. Christopher Tulk, Cadet 1st Class Benjamin Garoutte and Joshua Lapso, and Cadets 2nd Class Alan Foote, Bryan Koenig and Derrick Rowe were recognized for
  • Air Force wins its 13th Service Academy Golf Classic

    The Air Force golf team captured first place at the Service Academy Golf Classic, held at the par-72, 6,883-yard East Course at the Courses at Andrews AFB Oct. 5-6, with junior Kyle Bailey winning medalist honors.The Falcons, competing against Army, Navy and the Merchant Marine Academy, compiled a team score of 1093 (+13) to win its 13th-straight
  • Falcon defensive lineman to be featured on CBS College Sports

    A senior defensive lineman for the Air Force Academy's Falcons football team will be featured on "Inside Academy Football," a 30-minute CBS College Sports Network program that debuts Oct. 9 from 5-5:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.The segment on Cadet 1st Class Ben Garland was filmed the week of Sept. 21 and includes shots of him attending class,
  • Hockey: Lamoureux scores two in 3-1 win over Calgary

    Jacques Lamoureux scored two goals as Air Force beat the University of Calgary 3-1 in an exhibition college hockey game Oct. 5 at the Academy's Cadet Ice Arena. Lamoureux, who led the nation in goals last season, opened the scoring at the 3:46 mark of the first period. His goal from Derrick Burnett and Jeff Hajner gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead.