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  • Basketball: Women Falcons rally to 74-66 win over Western State

    Shooting a season-best 54.5 percent from the field, Air Force erased a halftime deficit to rally to a 74-66 win over Western State Jan. 2 at Clune Arena. The win improves the Falcons to 3-10 on the season and drops the Mountaineers to 4-10. The trio of junior guard Raimee Beck, freshman guard Alicia Leipprandt and freshman forward Dymond James
  • Football: 3rd try a charm for Falcons in 47-20 victory over Houston

    Six interceptions powered the Air Force Academy to a 47-20 win over the University of Houston Cougars in the Armed Forces Bowl here Dec. 31.This was the third time the Air Force Academy and University of Houston met on the gridiron in two years. The Academy defeated the Cougars 31-28 during the 2008 regular season, and Houston repaid the Falcons by
  • Basketball: Lumberjacks topple Falcons, 60-52

    Tim Fow scored a career-high 15 points, including nine points from three-point territory, but could not lift the Falcons to victory over the Lumberjacks of Northern Arizona in men's basketball action at Clune Arena here Dec. 19.Other performers were Evan Washington and Todd Fletcher, who had 11 points each, and Mike McClain, who had a career-high
  • Women's Basketball: Bradley defeats Air Force, 62-45

    Air Force dropped a 62-45 women's basketball game to Bradley Dec. 19 at Clune Arena here. The loss dropped the Falcons to 2-8 on the season and lifted the Braves to 3-6. After starting the game out neck-and-neck, Bradley pulled away late in the first half and never looked back. With the game tied at 16 with eight minutes left in the first half, the
  • Football: Air Force accepts bid to Armed Forces Bowl

    Air Force accepted a bid Dec. 6 as the Mountain West Conference representative to play in the 2009 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, scheduled to be held Dec. 31 in Fort Worth, Texas.Air Force will play against the 25th-ranked Houston Cougars of Conference-USA at Amon G. Carter Stadium beginning at 11 a.m. Central Standard Time. The game will air
  • Football: Rembert, 10 other Falcons named to all-conference team

    Air Force junior defensive back Reggie Rembert was named first-team all-Mountain West Conference in football, as announced Tuesday by the conference. Rembert was the lone Falcon to earn first-team honors.Senior offensive linemen Nick Charles and Peter Lusk, junior fullback Jared Tew, sophomore kicker Erik Soderberg, senior nose guard Ben Garland
  • Football: Falcons end season on a sour note with 38-21 loss to BYU

    The Falcons dropped their last game of the season to 22nd-ranked BYU 38-21 in the final game of the season here Nov. 21.The Cougars took advantage Air Force turnovers, scoring two touchdowns from a fumble and interception in the second quarter to take a decisive 24-7 lead at halftime. BYU took the first possession of the game and drove 60 yards to
  • Air Force triumphs in last 2009 home game, 45-17

    Air Force gained more than 550 yards of total offense and held the UNLV Rebels to less than 300 total yards in a 45-17 rout at Falcon Stadium here Nov. 14.The Falcons took a 7-0 lead on a 95-yard drive and never looked back. Running back Asher Clark capped the drive with a 24-yard touchdown run, the first of a career-high three rushing touchdowns
  • ESPN films 'College GameDay' from Air Force Academy

    The popular sports show ESPN "College GameDay" was filmed on location Nov. 7 at the U.S. Air Force Academy prior to the Falcons taking the field against service academy rival, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.About 1,000 Air Force and Army cadets crowded the terrazzo holding signs displaying their enthusiasm for their respective teams.This
  • Football: Geyer named MWC special teams player of the week

    Air Force senior punter Brandon Geyer was named Mountain West Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Falcons' 35-7 win over Army on Nov. 7. It is the first MWC player of the week honor for Geyer, who had punts of 71 and 63 yards versus the Black Knights.Geyer joined Max Hall and Jan Jorgensen from BYU and Andy Dalton