West Point Wins the Day With Halloween Inspired Band

The Air Force Academy won the game against Army Saturday afternoon. With the victory the Falcons took home their first Commander-in-Chief Trophy (for the best team between Army, Navy, and Air Force) since 2011. However, the winner of the fan favorite/internet award goes to Army--but not the football team.The band.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UND vs. Air Force: Bryn Chyzyk game-winning, overtime goal

University of North Dakota junior forward Bryn Chyzyk picked a heck of a good time to get his second goal of the season. Chyzyk's game-winning goal was his second goal of the season.From the fancy stat department: UND and Minnesota-Duluth lead the nation with five shorthanded goals each. UND has five shorthanded goals in seven games and that leads the nation in .071 shorthanded goals...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Water Boy Takes His Job Very Seriously

The water boy for the Air Force Academy football team might be the fastest water boy in history. Seriously, the dude looks like he worked on his acceleration prior to
Via Stack
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons run wild in 48-21 win over Rebels

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jacobi Owens returned to his hometown and rushed for 135 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries to lead Air Force to a 48-21 victory over UNLV on Saturday. Air Force (7-2, 3-2 Mountain West) scored on eight of its 13 drives, while two of them were kneel-down possessions to end the first half and the game. The Falcons' high-powered rushing game led an offensive charge...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Re-Ranking the AP College Football Top 25: Most All-Time Wins vs. Service Academies

There is a tremendous amount of responsibility placed upon student-athletes and an even larger amount placed upon students at the United States Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy, but what about those that fall in both demanding populations? Furthermore, there is an unquestionable level of competitive disadvantage given to each of these service academies due...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Defying Incredible Heights: Amy Chmelecki Dives In To The Red Bull Air Force Team

VIDEO: In Miles Above, Amy Chmelecki takes the challenge as the first woman on the Red Bull Air Force team, a group of adrenaline-driven men who compete whilst in free fall. The post Defying Incredible Heights: Amy Chmelecki Dives In To The Red Bull Air Force Team appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Davern scores in OT, Air Force beats Nevada 45-38

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Shayne Davern ran for two touchdowns, including the decisive score in overtime, and Air Force hung on to beat Nevada 45-38 on a snowy Saturday for its fourth win in a row. Kale Pearson matched his career high with three touchdown passes, two to Jalen Robinette, and ran for a key fourth-quarter score for Air Force (8-2, 4-2 Mountain West), helping the...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft’s Special Edition Nike Air Force 1’s Sold Out In One Minute

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is basically the hip grandfather you never had, dating models less than half his age while staying up-to-snuff with the latest fashion trends. Kraft’s newest signature look – custom-branded Patriots Air Force 1’s – is also arguably his most popular, evidenced by the fact that the shoes went on Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

AFA says Jon Lee no longer cadet in good standing

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) The Air Force Academy says senior kick returner Jon Lee is no longer a cadet in good standing and will not play in its home finale against No. 21 Colorado State. In a statement Friday, Air Force said, ''cadets must meet Air Force and Academy standards, including honor, physical fitness, academics and military aptitude, in order to be a cadet in good...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force to face W. Michigan in Potato Bowl

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Air Force of the Mountain West Conference will face Western Michigan of the Mid-American Conference in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The matchup was announced on Sunday. Air Force (9-3, 5-3 MWC) finished with five wins in its final six games. The Falcons were unbeaten in non-conference play and feature one of the top running attacks in the country averaging nearly...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds return for Daytona 500 flyover

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are set to provide the flyover for the 57th annual Daytona 500 in February. 
Via Shake and Bake
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

VMI picks Scott Wachenheim as next football coach

  Virginia Military Institute hired Virginia offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim as its football coach Sunday, hoping his Air Force Academy background will help turn around the Keydets. VMI has not had a winning season since the 1981 team finished 6-3-1. Athletic director David Diles said he was looking to meet three criteria in his search. ''First, we needed a coach with great...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

W. Michigan-Air Force Preview

With a combined three victories in 2013, fans of Air Force and Western Michigan probably didn't expect a return to the postseason to happen this quickly. The Falcons and Broncos are each coming off the best single-season turnarounds in the history of their programs and will meet Saturday in Boise for the 17th edition of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Air Force (9-3) is making its...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview and Prediction: Western Michigan vs. Air Force

Two of the nation’s most improved teams – Air Force and Western Michigan – meet for the first time in program history in the...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho Potato Bowl: Western Michign vs. Air Force betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will take place on Saturday when the Western Michigan Broncos take on the Air Force Falcons. Western Michigan (8-4) and Air Force (9-3) will each be looking to end their season with a win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 5:45 pm ET from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID. The Odds: Air Force is...
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl – Western Michigan vs. Air Force

The 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl features a surprising Western Michigan team who finished with an 8-4 record and went 6-2 in the MAC.   While the best player on the field may be Freshman Running back Jarvion Franklin, there are a few players to keep your eye on in the secondary for Western Michigan who have impressed this season. Air Force also had a bounce-back season looking...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force player mocks Western Michigan's team motto in win

Western Michigan has this thing with boats. Specifically, coach P.J. Fleck has built a team motto around the concept of "rowing the boat" -- as in, everybody helping push forward in one direction. Hey, whatever works. Coaches come up with odd things all the time. And the stranger the battle cry, the more likely it is to get mocked by an opponent, which is what happened in the Idaho...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: UMass, Providence Earn Victories At Catamount Cup

This embed is invalid" /> The UMass men’s hockey team scored four unanswered goals Monday night to cruise past Air Force 5-1 at the Catamount Cup in Burlington, Vt. Each of the Minutemen’s five tallies were scored by a different player, and nine skaters registered at least a point in the contest. Powering the UMass attack was sophomore winger Frank Vatrano...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Birmingham Bowl Preview and Prediction: East Carolina vs. Florida

Bowl season has a funny way of changing uninteresting September matchups into must-see TV.That Western Michigan-Air Force game in the Famous Idaho...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Colorado State and Air Force Basketball Teams Get in to Nice Little Scuffle

It makes no sense to me when football players fight since the only thing they can do is hurt the team with penalties or by getting ejected. When basketball players throw down you are talking about the potential for some actual damage being done.So--was there any when Air Force and Colorado State got in to a small fight during Saturday's game?Read more »
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Mooney, J.J. Avila suspended after fracus between Falcons, Rams

  The Mountain West Conference has suspended two basketball players involved in a scrum in the Colorado State-Air Force game Saturday night. Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney and Colorado State senior forward J.J. Avila were both issued one-game suspensions Sunday. Mooney punched Avila in the back after Avila grabbed an Air Force player around the neck after falling to the floor...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Wrap: RIT Tigers clawing back up

The gap is gone between Atlantic Hockey’s top five and bottom six. Air Force and the Rochester Institute of Technology swept their respective opponents this past weekend, allowing them to close within one point of fourth place, where Holy Cross and Bentley are tied. This means that, after struggling through November and December, the Tigers and Falcons have redeemed their...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson tour MacDill Air Force Base

A three-time NASCAR champion and one of the sport's biggest rising stars made a stop at Florida's MacDill Air Force Base on Tuesday to help promote the 2015 Daytona 500. 
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Shafer’s Hire of Moreland Strengthens Midwest Ties

Earlier in the weekend, Syracuse Athletics announced that Scott Shafer had brought in Jake Moreland to mentor the tight ends and tackles. In addition to Moreland’s hire, SU also announced that Bobby Acosta would coach the wide receivers, as well as take over as the recruiting coordinator.  Acosta coached wide receivers at his previous jobs before coming to Syracuse.  George McDonald...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sponsorship Extension With Air Force

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Richard Petty Motorsports announced Wednesday that the U.S. Air Force will return to sponsor the No. 43 Ford in two Sprint Cup Series races in 2015. The two race deal will include the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway in July. Air Force has been a loyal sponsorship of the Richard Petty Motorsports...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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