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  • Track, field teams finish 3rd at invitational

    Highlighted by numerous outstanding performances, the Air Force track and field team wrapped up competition at Missouri's Tom Botts Invitational Saturday in Columbia, Mo. The men accounted for 175.50 points to finish third, while the women placed third with 130 points. In all, the Falcons claimed six first-place finishes and one meet record. The
  • Inaugural 'Clash of the Titans' challenges competitors in speed, strength, endurance

    Armed with grit and determination, squadrons from the 10th Air Base Wing pitted their best athletes against one another during the inaugural Clash of the Titans competition May 15 at the Preparatory School track and football field. During the event organized by the Academy Fitness Center and Health and Wellness Center, 17 teams vied for prizes in
  • Have gun, will travel: Cadet earns national title

    Cadet 1st Class Brian Vickers has been awarded the National Riflemen Association's Second Team All-American for Standard Pistol; Second Team All-American for Air Pistol, First Team All-American for Free Pistol and First Place, Individual Aggregate Championship in March and appointment to the National Pistol Development Team pending approval of the
  • Baseball: Falcons wrap up season with loss vs. New Mexico

    Air Force dropped a 19-6 Mountain West Conference baseball game to New Mexico Saturday at Falcon Field ending the season with a 14-37, 3-18 record, while the Lobos improved to 37-18, 15-8. New Mexico plated runs in eight of nine innings and racked up 24 hits on the day. The Lobos broke open a 9-6 ballgame with eight runs in the eighth inning. Brian
  • Outstanding athletes earn recognition

    The Air Force Academy athletic department concluded a very successful 2008-09 sports season recently and several cadet-athletes were recognized by the Academy at the individual awards ceremony. Sophomore hockey player Jacques Lamoureux and senior gymnast Abbey Rogers took home the most valuable male and female athlete, respectively. Senior cross
  • Softball action launches after two-week delay

    The intramural softball program finally got its first night of regular season games in since 20 May. There was a two-week delay with graduation and a week off due to rain. The 10th Civil Engineer Squadron started the season off right winning their first game of the season 14-8 over 10th Communications Squadron. The firefighters scored four runs in
  • Irving named assistant coach of the year

    Scott Irving, the associate head coach for the Air Force track and field team, was named the Division I Mountain Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year. Irving, who coaches the throwing events for the Falcons, is the first Air Force coach to earn such an honor. Under Irving's direction, the Air Force throwers made a tremendous impact on the
  • Air Force wrestlers receive NWCA academic awards

    The Air Force wrestling team was named to the Division I All-Academic Top 30 Team by the National Wrestling Coaches Association, while recent Academy graduate Stephen Crozier was named to the NWCA Individual All-Academic wrestling team, as announced by the organization. As a team, the Falcons ranked 22nd on the list with a combined GPA of 2.975. It
  • Buckley retires as AF women's soccer coach

    After 17 years as the head of women's soccer at the Air Force Academy, Marty Buckley has announced his retirement from coaching. Buckley will stay at the Academy as the area coordinator for lifetime sports in the department of physical education. Buckley just completed his 23rd season as a coach at the Academy after serving as an assistant men's
  • Air Force loses to Vermont in double overtime, 3-2

    In a bizarre finish involving video replay, Vermont advanced to the Frozen Four with a 3-2 double overtime win over Air Force in the NCAA East Regional Final Saturday at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. Vermont was the No. 3 seed while Air Force was the No. 4. Vermont improved to 22-11-5 overall and advances to the Frozen Four in