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  • Falcons' 4th-quarter awakening comes up short against Aztecs

    The U.S. Air Force Academy showed some life in the fourth quarter, but came up short in a losing effort to San Diego State University today at Qualcomm Stadium here.The23rd ranked Falcons lost to the Aztecs 27-25.The game started off slow for both teams. Both quarterbacks threw interceptions in the first quarter and went into the second quarter
  • Academy Airman completes Ironman

    The air officer commanding for Cadet Squadron 02 at the Air Force Academy completed the Ironman World Championship here Saturday.Scott Poteet finished the race ranked 225th among more than 1,800 competitors in the race, which includes a 2.4-mile swim, a 110-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run, and finished 38th in his division."I'm very pleased with
  • 'I am Ironman': Academy AOC picked for top triathlon

    Forget about who's crazy enough to participate in a triathlon, who was crazy enough to come up with the over-the-top race in the first place? That's right, a Navy man.In 1978, following a running race around the Hawaiian island of Oahu, participants were sitting around arguing about who were the best overall athletes: swimmers, runners, or
  • Air Force defeats Navy 14-6 in ground battle

    In a game filled with flyovers, it was ground pounding that dominated as the Air Force Falcons sunk the Navy Midshipmen 14-6 today at Falcon Stadium here.The Falcons showed while they have the number one rushing offense in the country after racking up 292 yards on the ground. Their season average yards-per-game is 394.Air Force scored its first
  • Air Force baseball alumni share memories

    Former Air Force baseball players gathered to share memories, celebrate their heritage and inspire a new generation of athletes during an alumni reunion weekend Sept. 24-26 at the Academy."To get together every three or four years is a great opportunity to rekindle old friendships and get reacquainted with the program again," said Deke Winters, a
  • Cadets compete in Redman Triathlon

    Three cadets took a trip to Oklahoma City to compete in the sixth annual Redman Triathlon Sept. 25. Cadet 1st Class Alexander Milhous, Cadet Squadron 31, Cadet 2nd Class Nathan Betcher, CS 25, and Cadet 3rd Class Brad Phelan, CS 18, were among roughly 500 other triathletes to compete in the grueling course, which included a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile
  • Academy Airmen finish strong at AF Marathon

    Two Air Force Academy Airmen won big at the Air Force Marathon Sept. 18 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.Capt. Brian Dumm, an Academy English instructor, was the overall male and active military male winner, and Capt. Anne Marie Sibal, a judge advocate here, was the active military female winner.Although this was Captain Dumm's first Air
  • Turnovers carry Air Force to 20-14 win over Wyoming

    Junior defensive back Jonathan Davis sealed a 20-14 Air Force win over Wyoming with a first-quarter interception in the end zone and a fourth-quarter fumble recovery.Davis' first takeaway occurred during Wyoming's first drive, when Cowboys quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels led his receiver too much, and Davis grabbed the errant pass in the end zone.
  • Falcons scare Sooners in comeback, fall short 27-24

    Meeting for only the second time in school history, Air Force posted 351 rushing yards against the nationally-ranked Sooners in a close 27-24 defeat at Oklahoma University's Memorial Stadium, Sept. 18. The Sooners took an early lead with a touchdown by running back DeMarco Murray on an offensive drive within the first five minutes of play. Falcon
  • Falcons rout Cougars, 35-14, in Mountain West Conference opener

    Air Force's defense held BYU to just 126 yards of total offense in the final three quarters during the Falcons' 35-17 win in the teams' Mountain West Conference opener in front of a sold-out crowd of nearly 47,000 here Sept. 11.The rout breaks a six-game losing streak to BYU, who last lost to Air Force, 24-10, in 2003."Our defense was absolutely