AIR FORCE FALCONS NEWS

Air Force/Michigan to play in 2017

The Air Force football team will return to Michigan in 2017 under a deal that also has the men's basketball team visiting the Wolverines at an undetermined date. The Falcons football team lost at Ann Arbor last season 31-25 in front of the largest crowd -- 112,522 -- Air Force has ever played in front of. Their Sept. 16, 2017, game will be the third between the schools. Michigan...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Air Force Falcons: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty   The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday. While they are not the team from 2012, Notre Dame is 5-2 and still dreaming of a BCS Bowl. Entering Saturday’s game Air Force is 1-6. Coverage of the game between Notre Dame and Air Force will air on the CBS Sports Network beginning at 5:00 pm ET from Falcon Stadium in the United States Air Force...
Via Tireball.com
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Riskus to Air Force

2014 Hinsdale South (Ill.) linebacker Antanas Riskus made his college decision, and chose Air Force. He talks about it inside.
Via recruiting.scout.com
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Following Army vs. Air Force

Army clashes with Air Force on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
Via army.scout.com
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

LaCoste scores 3 TDs, Air Force beats Army 42-28

Anthony LaCoste rushed for a career-high 263 yards and scored three touchdowns, helping Air Force snap a seven-game skid by holding off Army 42-28 on Saturday. LaCoste finished with the second-most yards rushing for a program that's known for its ground game. He was just shy of the school record held by Chad Hall, who had 275 yards against Army in 2007. The elusive LaCoste...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Army-Air Force As it Happened

Army lost to Air Force 42-28 on Saturday in Colorado Springs. Look inside for in-game commentary as the rival match happened.
Via army.scout.com
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons vs. New Mexico Lobos: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The Air Force Falcons will travel to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Friday night in a game that features two Moutain West Conference schools looking for their third win of the season. Both Air Force (2-7) and New Mexico (2-6) have yet to win a conference game this season, a trend that will end for one at the conclusion of this contest. Coverage of the game between Air...
Via Tireball.com
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 12 UNC women roll past Air Force 87-26

Freshman Diamond DeShields scored 16 points to help No. 12 North Carolina beat Air Force 87-26 in the opener for both teams. Fellow rookie Stephanie Mavunga added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Tar Heels (1-0), who were without recently inducted Naismith Hall of Fame coach Sylvia Hatchell as she focuses on treatment for leukemia. With longtime assistant Andrew Calder in charge...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force blows past Colorado Christian 78-51

Darrius Parker scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Air Force to a 78-51 victory over Colorado Christian on Wednesday night. Parker was 7 of 8, including a 3-pointer, and was among four Falcons hitting double digits. Max Yon had 13 points and seven steals, which tied a school record. Justin Hammonds added 12 points and eight rebounds, and Tre' Coggins with 10 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UNLV Rebels vs. Air Force Falcons: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The UNLV Rebels and Air Force Falcons will meet on Thurday night in a match-up of two Moutain West schools. UNLV (5-5) will be looking to climb above .500 with a win while Air Force (2-8) is still searching for its first win in the Mountain West. Coverage of the game between UNLV and Air Force will air on ESPNU beginning at 9:30 pm ET from Falcon Stadium at the US Air Force Academy...
Via Tireball.com
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cadet: I was a snitch for Air Force

The Air Force Academy defended its use of confidential informants after a former football and soccer player said he was expelled because of misconduct linked to providing information. The academy said informants provide vital information about criminal activity, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported this week. They are instructed to deceive classmates, professors and commanders...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

US Air Force Band flash mobs museum goers with mini-Christmas concert.

It's the week of the Army-Navy Game. That didn't stop the Air Force from trying to steal some attention at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC recently. There, surrounded by the greatest collection of aircraft and spacecraft in the world, the Air Force Band held what is being called the military's first official flash mob. (Well, where else would you expect...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force runs past Western State (Colo.) 94-53

Justin Hammonds had 14 points, 10 rebounds and Air Force scored 55 second-half points on Monday night in a 94-53 victory over Western State. Marek Olesinski led Air Force (5-4) in scoring with 16 points, including three 3-pointers. Max Yon added eight points, nine rebounds and six assists and Tre' Coggins had 13 points. Zach Kocur and Hayden Graham came off the bench to score...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

One to watch: Ashley Salazar, Playboy model, Air Force vet, MMA fighter

Via Guyism
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Paula Creamer gets engaged

That sound you hear is the hearts of hundreds of male golf fans breaking across the country. Paula Creamer is engaged. The 27-year-old LPGA star, ranked 13th in the world, posted the big news on Twitter on Monday after boyfriend Derek Heath apparently proposed while sky diving. Creamer and Heath, a 33-year-old Air Force pilot, reportedly were introduced by their fathers, who flew...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Watlington Sees Opportunity At Air Force

Newest Air Force commit Caine Watlington from Clarkston (Mich.) talks about his decision to pledge to the Falcons.
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 13 San Diego State beats Air Force for 13th straight win

Air Force guard Tre' Coggins did everything he could Sunday to extend the Falcons' home winning streak against San Diego State to three games. His 29 points, however, were not enough to stop the 13th-ranked Aztecs from beating Falcons 79-73. ''SDSU played us very well and they are a very good team,'' Coggins said. ''They caused us to turn the ball...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force pulls away for 77-62 win over SJSU

Tre' Coggins scored 27 points and Marek Olesinski added 19 as Air Force pulled away in the latter part of the second half for a 77-62 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night. Air Force (9-7, 3-2 Mountain West Conference) shot 56.8 percent from the field, with Coggins hitting 9 of 13 field goals and Olesinski sinking 7 of 11. Both Coggins and Olesinski were 5 of 8 on 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana confirms Brian Knorr’s move from Air Force

Just 10 days ago, Air Force announced that Brian Knorr was returning to the service academy as an assistant coach. Monday morning, that return officially became short-lived. Following up on reports that surfaced Sunday, Indiana confirmed via a press release that Knorr has been added to head coach Kevin Wilson‘s IU staff. Knorr will serve as defensive coordinator, replacing Doug...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force assistant basketball coach Drew Long on leave, fighting cancer

For two months, Air Force men's basketball has been without one of its assistant coaches. On Monday coach Dave Pilipovich at last addressed the long absence of Drew Long, but not before taking a deep breath and choking back a wave of emotion. "He's having his personal battle with cancer right now," Pilipovich said. Long, 32, has been in Houston with his wife...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks cheerleader Alicia Quaco also kicks butt in the Air Force

Seahawks cheerleader Alicia Quaco is much more than a pretty face on the sidelines. The "Sea Gal" is also an Air Force first lieutenant.
Via Gamedayr
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks cheerleader doubles as Air Force first lietuenant

Seattle Seahawks cheerleader Alicia Quaco is more than meets the eye. When she's not shaking pom poms on Sundays, she is serving her country valiantly, as a first lieutenant in the Air Force.Quaco, 25, graduated from the Air Force Academy and soon thereafter decided she wanted to pursue a part-time profession as a "Sea Gal." It took some serious convincing on her part...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Discovery Canyon's Alec Wirtjes says he will play for Air Force

Alec Wirtjes has spent plenty of time studying the Air Force Falcons offense. And that was before he decided to play for them. On Friday, Wirtjes told The Gazette he would be signing a letter of intent to play with Air Force on Wednesday, national signing day. "I live right across the street (from the academy)," Wirtjes said. "Since I moved here in seventh grade...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force braces for second game without its point guard

Kamryn Williams gives interviews with the same confidence in which he plays basketball for Air Force, rarely hesitating the slightest bit. But he gave a long pause after being asked how the Falcons, missing their point guard, matched their lowest turnover margin of the conference season. "I feel like we really took care of the ball because J-Hamm (Justin Hammonds), really...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force adds Vanderlinden, Cross to staff

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has added new assistants Ron Vanderlinden and Tim Cross to his staff. Titles and coaching assignments haven't been determined. Vanderlinden joins the Falcons after 13 years at Penn State, where he coached linebackers, and Cross joins Air Force after spending the last three years as strength and conditioning coach at Texas. Before that,...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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