AIR FORCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Photo: President Obama Receives Navy ’44′ Jersey During White House Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy Ceremony

Navy has won back-to-back Commander-in-Chief’s trophies by sweeping rivals Army and Air Force, and as reward they made the short trip from Annapolis to the White House to receive their trophy. They brought President Barack Obama a gift as well, a No. 44 Navy jersey, for this afternoon’s ceremony. Midshipmen honored at White House: http://t.co/2q1boZtrTv pic.twitter.com/GH8mr2GVlh...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pigalle x Nike Air Force 1 Collection

Today the swoosh dropped a first look at their highly anticipated Pigalle x Nike Air Force 1 Collection. Founding member of the Pigalle, Stéphane Ashpool got a chance to speak about the collaboration with Dazed Digital. I’ve worked with Nike in one way or another for a while. Seven or eight years now: time goes fast. They came out with the idea, it’s the first of a few. It’s...
Via Hooped Up
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kale Pearson and his repaired knee should start at QB for Air Force

Kale Pearson wants to make an announcement to all those wondering about Air Force's starting quarterback position. "This is my senior year, and this is going to be my job," Pearson said Wednesday a few minutes after watching the Falcons engage in a spirited, and sloppy, scrimmage at District 20 Stadium. Pearson believes a struggling Air Force football program needs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force football looks for improvement with O-coordinator Mike Thiessen

Offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen isn't just looking for Air Force to be better this fall. The former Falcons quarterback is looking for Air Force to show dramatic improvement from last season's 2-10 record, the worst in Academy history. "Coming off the season we had, 3-9 would be better, but that's not enough," Thiessen said. "Our expectations aren...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball overcomes early deficit to defeat Air Force

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Scott Kingery and Zach Gibbons had three hits apiece to pace the University of Arizona baseball team to a 10-2 victory over Air Force as the Wildcats completed a two-game midweek sweep Wednesday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. The sophomore duo of Kingery and Gibbons combined to hit 6-for-9 with four runs scored and one run batted in for the Wildcats, overcame an...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball cruises to 14-2 win over Air Force

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team benefitted from sloppy play by Air Force to score seven first-inning runs, and freshman pitcher Morgan Earman threw eight strong innings on the mound as the Wildcats won the first game of a two-game midweek series by a score of 14-2 on Tuesday evening at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (9-9) jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning when it...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons shake up responsibilities for football coaching staff

Titles and responsibilities received a thorough makeover as Air Force released its new coaching roster in advance of the beginning of spring practice. Mike Thiessen will take over as the sole offensive coordinator - a position he split with three others last year - and Steve Russ will be the defensive coordinator. The major position shifts include Matt Weikert from defensive line...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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
AIR POWER

Airman throws down windmill jam in fatigues

A member of the U.S. Air Force threw down a windmill jam…in full fatigues and boots during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas on Thursday night:
Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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