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Pearre leads Utah State to 74-60 win over Air Force

Julion Pearre hit five three-pointers for 21 points, both career highs, to lead Utah State to a 74-60 win over Air Force on Saturday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
2 days ago

Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling the seeds

This is the final weekend of the regular season in Atlantic Hockey, and as it stands, not one position between second and seventh place is set in stone. Canisius sits in second, but only one point above third-place Bentley, and will have a tough road test in the desperate Air Force Falcons. The Golden Griffins will most likely walk […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling...
Via Along the Boards
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada cold from line, helps Air Force beat Wolf Pack 75-70

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) Marek Olesinski and Zach Kocur scored 18 points apiece to lead Air Force to a 75-70 victory over Nevada on Wednesday night. Air Force took the lead for good at the 14:17 mark, and stretched it to 12 points with 1:44 left. Michael Perez made a 3 and Eric Cooper Jr. hit a jumper to pull Nevada within 69-62. But the Wolf Pack then let 30 seconds tick away...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blane Morgan leaves Air Force to become assistant at San Diego State

After 17 years as a player and a member of the coaching staff, Blane Morgan has left the Air Force Academy football program to join the coaching staff at San Diego State.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
5 days ago

Atlantic Hockey Preview: RIT Tigers saving tests for last

The Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers hold a precarious grip on the fifth and final first-round bye to the 2015 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals. Both Air Force and Holy Cross are nipping on the Tigers’ heels, trailing them by one and two points, respectively, entering the penultimate weekend of the regular season. The Tigers will not get […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview...
Via Along the Boards
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran accuses 2 Auburn football players of harassment

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has apologized for the behavior of two players who allegedly harassed a military veteran and her service dog as she walked to class. Shari Duval, president of K9s for Warriors, said Thursday that Malzahn called the Air Force veteran after the incident on Tuesday. The woman, 25-year-old Ashley Ozyurt, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn apologizes to Air Force vet who was verbally assaulted by Auburn players.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has personally apologized to an Air Force veteran who was harrassed (along with her service dog) by two unnamed members of the Auburn football team.Ashley Ozyurt, an Air Force non-combat veteran and Auburn University student,  alleges that two Auburn football players taunted herself and her service dog while she was on her way to class. The service...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force holds off UNLV 76-75

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Marek Olesinski scored 19 points, Zach Kocur had 18, making five of his six 3-pointers in the second half, and Air Force held off UNLV 76-75 on Saturday. Kocur's final trey, with 43 seconds left, put the Falcons (12-13, 5-9 Mountain West) ahead 71-66. The Runnin' Rebels (14-11, 5-7) missed the next shot but scored on their final four possessions, including...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Klynyk sports custom Air Force Ones in Brooklyn

@kellyolynyk Rising Star Game PE's the OG (Orange Grain) Forces. #youreluckywereus #reconamerica @a_hart85 A photo posted by #youreluckywereus (@reconbeatlab) on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:47pm PST Kelly Olynyk rocked some very fresh kicks tonight to the BBVA Rising Stars game in Brooklyn. The folks from Recon in Beaverton, Oregon created this sick pair of custom Nike AF1 for...
Via Red's Army
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Air Force QB Jaleel Awini to play linebacker for Colorado

Former Air Force starting quarterback Jaleel Awini will be a linebacker at Colorado, CU coach Mike MacIntyre said Wednesday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
19 days ago

Kocur perfect from floor; Air Force rolls past Wyoming 73-50

Zach Kocur did not miss a shot on his way to 14 points and Air Force knocked off Mountain West Conference leader Wyoming 73-50 on Saturday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
23 days ago

Kocur perfect from floor; Air Force rolls past Wyoming 73-50

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) Zach Kocur did not miss a shot on his way to 14 points and Air Force knocked off Mountain West Conference leader Wyoming 73-50 on Saturday. Wyoming (19-5, 8-3) drops a half game behind San Diego State (18-5, 8-2) in the conference, and faces the Aztecs on Wednesday night. Air Force (11-12, 4-8) remains five games back. Kocur was 6 of 6 from the field...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Knowlton vows to bring "fresh eyes" as new AD at Air Force Academy

In less than two months, Jim Knowlton will take his place as the 11th athletic director at the Air Force Academy.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
23 days ago

Troy Calhoun calls incoming class a "quality group"

A couple of common threads binding together the high school athletes who expressed intentions of going to the Air Force Academy to play football for coach Troy Calhoun were a liking of the coaching staff and a desire to do something positive for their country.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
25 days ago

Robert Kraft Rocks Bedazzled Air Force 1s After Pats’ Super Bowl Win (Photo)

The New England Patriots picked up some shiny hardware Sunday, so Robert Kraft made sure to put on some equally shiny kicks. The Pats owner rocked custom bedazzled Nike Air Force 1s after his team’s Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks. The red, white and blue sneakers are complete with the Patriots logo below the laces and his initials on the back. When the Patriots...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Wrap: Colonials creating separation

After this past weekend, Atlantic Hockey once again has a deadlock surrounding the all-important fourth and fifth spot in the conference standings. Holy Cross and Mercyhurst, both of whom are seriously struggling right now, are in a tie for fourth with 23 points apiece. Just one point behind them, Air Force and the Rochester Institute of Technology […] The post Atlantic Hockey...
Via Along the Boards
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force Pilot’s Gators Helmet Is Too Cool

This Air Force pilot's Gators helmet is an awesome tribute to his alma mater.
Via Gamedayr
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: LaMarcus Aldridge Clowns Barkley For Still Wearing Air Force 1s

Last night on TNT’s Inside the NBA, Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge was in-studio to talk everything from all-star snubs, his thumb injury and fashion. Towards the end of the segment, Charles Barkley got on Aldridge for wearing Italian shoes since he’s […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force master sergeant reunites with family during Lightning game

TAMPA, Fla. -- A father and his family enjoyed a memorable reunion Thursday. Master Sgt. Chris McKeen was reunited with his wife, Christi, and three children -- C.J., 18, Katelyn, 15, and Sophia, 2 -- near center ice after the first period of the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena. McKeen, who's based at nearby MacDill Air Force Base, had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force beats San Jose State 66-52

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Matt Mooney scored 20 points off the bench to lead Air Force to a 66-52 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night. Hayden Graham added 16 points and six rebounds for the Falcons (9-11, 2-7 Mountain West Conference). Trevor Lyons had 11 points. San Jose State led early in the first period with the help of a trio of 3-pointers by Rashad Muhammad. But Air Force...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: U.S. Air Force, Twisted Tea and R-N Partner with Richard Petty Motorsports

With the NASCAR media tour in full swing, Richard Petty Motorsports made a slew of announcements on Wednesday, January 28th. The U.S. Air Force will once again be a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports, sponsoring Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Ford Fusion for the seventh straight year. Aric Almirola will once again be behind the wheel following a victory in last year’s Coke...
Via On Pit Road
January 28, 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...
Via Rubbings Racing
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Air Force Returns to Iconic No. 43 for the 2015 Season

Following a breakout year by the No. 43 team, including a historic win in the Coke Zero 400, the U.S. Air Force will once again join Richard Petty Motorsports and the iconic No. 43 Ford team as a primary partner.  Using the sponsorship as a vehicle to connect with America's best young adults, this will be the seventh consecutive season the Air Force logo will be on the No. 43. Aric...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
January 28, 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...
Via Orange Fizz
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Women's Tennis Opens 2015 with Tight 4-3 Setback to Air Force

The Creighton women's tennis team suffered a tight 4-3 setback to Air Force in its 2015 season opener at the Hanscom Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
January 22, 2015
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