AIR FORCE FALCONS NEWS

Airline offers to fly AFA to Navy game

Recognizing the stupidity of Saturday's Air Force-Navy game possibly being cancelled due to the government shutdown , United Airlines thought it would step in and offer a free hand to the Falcons. We hate cancellations, so we're offering to fly @AF_Academy to this year's Air Force-Navy game. Retweet if you agree. http://t.co/h4WMvRgN9n -- United (@united) October 2,...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

United Airlines Offers to Fly Air Force Football Team to Annapolis for Navy Game for Free After Government Shutdown

United Airlines has a pretty quick-thinking PR department, it seems. The commercial airline has swooped in to save a college football game in the most public way possible. United posted on its Twitter account Wednesday an offer to fly the Air Force football team to their game on Saturday against Navy after Tuesday’s government shutdown put the game in jeopardy. We hate cancellations...
Via NESN.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force-Navy will play Saturday despite shutdown

The Air Force-Navy football game will be played Saturday after receiving the approval of the Department of Defense. Naval Academy public information officer Commander John Schofield confirmed the decision Wednesday night. The DOD suspended sports competition at the service academies on Tuesday due to a partial government shutdown stemming from the budget impasse in Congress. But...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Army, Air Force, Navy Games Will Go On As Scheduled

We reported earlier this week that the government shut down could affect the Air Force/Navy football game. The Department of Defense has now announced that service academies will be allowed to play their games scheduled this week, but emphasized that the decision only affects games held this weekend. The teams will play because they are funded by outside sources not needing Congressional...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force video comes up lame

The Air Force at Navy game nearly was a casualty of the government shutdown. And maybe that also explains what happened to Air Force's spirit video this weekend in advance of the game. You know how these things go, you and a few of your friends are really pumped for the big game and you think let's turn Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," into an awesome music video...
Via Fox Sports
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Air Force Cadets Create ‘Sink Navy’ Rendition Of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’

After all of the fear that the government shutdown would interfere with the Navy-Air Force game this week was alleviated last night, the hype machine for the matchup is cranking back up. Several Air Force cadets have created a song, titled ‘Sink Navy’,to the tune of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’. Of course, they made a music video and put it on YouTube: This comes less than...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Keys - Navy vs. Air Force

Maybe that line would have worked better before last weekend, but the fact that this game is going on at all is a reason to be joyful. Whether they are flying for free on United or not, the Air Force Falcons will be in Annapolis this weekend to take on the Mids in a nationally televised contest. Though other varsity and club sports have unfortunately been cancelled football perseveres.
Via navy.scout.com
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Following Navy vs. Air Force

Navy clashes with Air Force on Saturday in Annapolis. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
Via navy.scout.com
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Following Air Force vs. Navy

Air Force clashes with Navy on Saturday in Annapolis, Md. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
Via airforce.scout.com
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force will suit up thanks to donor

It costs $230,000 to put on an Air Force-Navy football game these days. What with the government being shut down and all, that was going to be hard to come by. Fortunately, the United Services Automobile Association is picking up the tab. "They're picking up the bills for everything we need," Air Force Academy Athletic Corporation CEO Derm Coll told USA Today. If...
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy AD, fans happy to attend Air Force-Navy game

On a beautiful fall day, the parking lot at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium was filled with fans and tailgate parties. A record crowd of 38,225 showed up Saturday for the football game between Navy and Air Force. Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk looked at the activity around him and smiled. After tumultuous week, he was right where he was supposed to be Saturday. The Air...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo Story: Navy 28, Air Force 10 (part I)

Navy defeated Air Force 28-10 on Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. GoMids.com's Alison Althouse was there and captured these images. (part I)
Via navy.scout.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo Story: Navy 28, Air Force 10 (part I)

Navy defeated Air Force 28-10 on Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. GoMids.com's Alison Althouse was there and captured these images. (part I)
Via navy.scout.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force, San Diego State game on for Thursday

The football game between Air Force and San Diego State will be played on Thursday night despite the partial government shutdown. Officials at the academy announced on Wednesday the school has been advised that ''all Air Force Academy intercollegiate athletics may resume immediately.'' The academy said in a release that no appropriated funds will be used to fund...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force, San Diego State game on

The football game between Air Force and San Diego State will be played on Thursday night despite the partial government shutdown. Officials at the academy announced on Wednesday the school has been advised that ''all Air Force Academy intercollegiate athletics may resume immediately.'' The academy said in a release that no appropriated funds will be used to fund...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Academy Preview: Air Force's Main Issue

The Air Force Falcons don't need a sports psychologist, but they do need to accept what - and where - they are as a football team. Acknowledging the negative dimensions of a situation can enable the Falcons to turn the second half of the season into a positive, productive period.
Via army.scout.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego State Aztecs vs. Air Force Falcons: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The San Diego State Aztecs (2-3) will play against the Air Force Falcons (1-5) on Thursday night. Coverage of the game between San Diego St and Air Force will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 9:00 pm ET from Falcon Stadium at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado. // // The Odds: Entering Thursday’s game the San Diego State Aztecs are 4 point favorites against...
Via Tireball.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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
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