• Air Force cross-country team to run at CU-Boulder Oct. 3

    Several members of the Air Force cross country team will travel to Boulder, Colo., for the 24th annual Rocky Mountain Shootout Oct. 3. The Falcons will compete against several Division I schools from along the Front Range, as well as other local programs. The meet, which will be held at the Buffalo Ranch Cross Country Course on the campus of CU,
  • Baseball: Air Force announces 2010 schedule

    Air Force baseball is slated to play 56 games, 20 at home, for its 2010 schedule, announced Sept. 25 by head coach Mike Hutcheon. The road schedule includes three trips to California, two to Georgia and a spring break series in Hawaii. "Our schedule this year is very interesting in that it consists of not only new opponents but very interesting
  • Soccer: Falcons blank Army 1-0 in overtime

    Zane Dydasco scored the first goal of his career two minutes and 16 seconds into the first overtime period Saturday night to lift the Air Force men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over service academy rival Army before a capacity crowd of 2,132 at Cadet Soccer Stadium. Air Force, off to its best start since the 2004 campaign, improved to 3-1-1 this
  • 'Falcon Eyes' seeks to improve base appearance

    The 10th Air Base Wing is asking Academy personnel to go the extra mile to keep the Academy in tip-top shape. A new program called "Falcon Eyes," with its kindred verb "Falcon-ize," is now underway and in high gear. It is, in its simplest form, good housekeeping to ensure construction sites, unit facility areas, gates, roads, parking lots, and work
  • Board of Visitors to meet in Washington, D.C.

    The Air Force Academy's Board of Visitors is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., Oct. 1 to discuss a variety of issues, including diversity, a USAFA Metric Review and messages from the superintendent and Academy liaison officers. Members of the Board include Charles Garcia, BoV chairman and a 1983 Air Force Academy graduate; A.J. Scribante, BoV
  • Academy physics payload conducts experiments in low-Earth orbit

    An Academy physics experiment recently went to work in space aboard a Navy microsatellite. The experiment was created by the Space Physics and Atmospheric Research Center, better known as SPARC, in the Academy's Department of Physics. It went into space Aug. 6 aboard the Naval Research Laboratory's Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment 2, better
  • Rampart Lodge garners Innkeeper Award

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz recently announced the annual winners of the Innkeeper Award and the Academy's Rampart Lodge rose to the top in its category. The Innkeeper Award is the Air Force's way of recognizing bases that excel in running lodging operations. "I am pleased to announce that the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., is the
  • Football: Defense carries Falcons to 26-14 victory over Aztecs

    Air Force won its second straight Mountain West Conference game on the strength of its defense, which scored two touchdowns in Air Force's 26-14 victory against San Diego State University at Falcon Stadium Sept. 26. Both teams' offenses had trouble finding a rhythm. The San Diego State Aztecs scored the first offensive touchdown with less than four
  • Air Force to take on San Diego State Sept. 26

    Air Force will return to Falcon Stadium Sept. 26 after a two-game series on the road against the University of Minnesota Sept. 12 and the University of New Mexico Sept. 19.Air Force lost to the Minnesota Gophers 20-13 but defeated the New Mexico Lobos 37-13 in their first Mountain West Conference game of the season.The Falcons have won three of the
  • CFC kicks off in Arnold Hall

    Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould spoke of areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the help various agencies provided during the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign kick-off at Arnold Hall Ballroom Sept. 22. Displays and more than 90 representatives of non-profit groups who aid military members in need assembled for the occasion. The CFC is