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ARMY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Team USA Basketball Puts on a Show for the Cadets

(Photo Credit via U.S. Army IMCOM) The USA Basketball tour continued Monday afternoon in New York, where the team visited the West Point academy.  Unlike previous stops around the United States, the NBA’s biggest stars were not being honored or praised this afternoon.  In fact, stars like Derrick Rose, Rudy Gay, and Kyrie Irving were the ones in awe of the daily activities...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Army PG Kelsey Minato Challenges Steph Curry to Very Uneventful Shooting Contest

Stephon Curry was challenged to a 3-point shooting contest by Kelsey Minato, a junior point guard on the Army women’s basketball team. Despite leading the Black Knights in scoring average and 3-pointers made last season, the matchup appeared to be a tad unfair. While the concept appeared interesting it proved to be closer than expected, this shooting contest was extremely uneventful...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-year offensive line starter leaves Army

Here’s a pretty good representation of the height/weight limitations the service academies have for their players: Army senior offensive lineman Ryan Powis has left the team, according to the Times Herald-Record’s Sal Interdonato. Powis stands at 6-foot, 248 pounds and started at center for Army the last three years.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Army women's hoops team in bus accident

Army coach Dave Magarity knows his team was lucky. None of the Black Knights were seriously hurt when their bus was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on the way back to their hotel before a game against Lehigh on Wednesday afternoon. ''We were really fortunate,'' Magarity told The Associated Press in a phone conversation Wednesday night. ''I think I got the...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Monken, Black Knights eager to start new era

When Jeff Monken arrived for his interview during Army's coaching search, he brought with him impressive credentials, an offensive mindset, and a driven determination. He also knew exactly what to say and when to say it. ''What you will find with Jeff is that there aren't a whole lot of details that he doesn't already know the answer to,'' Black Knights...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Army fires head coach Rich Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan said in a statement released by the school that Ellerson was notified that he would not be retained about 24 hours after the Black Knights (3-9) finished the season with a 34-7 loss to Navy. "Rich Ellerson has represented West Point and...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Army fires Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

Army has fired coach Rich Ellerson after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan says Ellerson was notified that he would not be retained Sunday night, about 24 hours after the Black Knights (3-9) finished the season with a 34-7 loss to Navy. Ellerson went 20-41 at the U.S. Military Academy and couldn't snap the Black Knights...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Army cadet gives priceless facial expression in loss to Navy

Saturday's annual clash between Army and Navy can be summed up with this facial expression worn by an Army cadet at the game.The Black Knights lost 34-7 to the Midshipmen, marking the 12th year in a row they have wound up on the losing side of the scoreboard against their arch rival.As you can see, this cadet is still soaking it all in.Via Bleacher Report
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Awesome Images From the 114th Army/Navy Game

Only one game was on Saturday. It wasn't the best played game of the season. Nor is it going to factor into the bowl game picture or the national championship. More than likely no one is going to be in camp for NFL teams, and even if they do get invited they have a service commitment that will make playing NFL ball kind of hard--if they make the team.However, it was the 114th...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Army Hype Video for Army/Navy Game is Hands Down the Best One of the College Football Season

Saturday will see the 114th edition of the Army/Navy game being played, or as I like to see it--the most respected football game of the year. Yeah, I know that it doesn't have any future NFL stars, Heisman winners, or social media darlings. What it does have is something so much better--Men that are playing for the love of the game and when they are done will be putting their...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Army and Navy unveil new uniforms for their rivalry game

Army and Navy are once again going with special uniforms for their rivalry matchup in 2013.  Nike set them up nicely this year, even though Navy’s uniforms are quite similar to last years and the helmets are the exact same.  Personally, the helmet should be their full-time helmet because it is that awesome; definitely no reason not to use it again.  Army’s jerseys, as per...
Via Diehardsport
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bizarre triple-play by UNC Wilmington eliminates Army from NCAA tournament (VIDEO)

A wonderful season of Army baseball came to a bizarre close against UNC Wilmington in the NCAA tournament Saturday on a rare triple-play that ended the game. On the last play, Jon Crucitti struck out with two runners on – and both running on the pitch. Lead runner Michael Sands was caught between second and third, and third baseman Ryan LaGrange chased him back to second, where...
Via The Other Paper
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia beats Army 2-1 in pitchers' dual

Brandon Waddell and Kyle Crockett combined on a five-hitter and Virginia opened the NCAA tournament with a 2-1 victory against Army. Waddell (6-2) allowed three hits and a run in seven innings while striking out eight. Crockett finished for his 11th save, striking out the side in the ninth. The Cavaliers trailed 1-0 entering the bottom of the fifth when Kelly Towns doubled and...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Army and Navy will wear specialty uniforms for Saturday's game

Whenever the debate about college football’s best rivalry comes up, fans are always quick to point out matchups like Ohio State-Michigan, Auburn-Alabama, South Carolina-Clemson and games like that. However, in terms of sheer honor, tradition and history, nothing beats Army-Navy. Of course for all that honor and tradition, there are certain things that have changed through...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Army’s Nike Uniforms for Saturday’s Navy Game Look Incredible

This Saturday, Army and Navy will take the field for their 113th annual Army-Navy game and it looks like Army will have the better uniforms. Pictures of the uniforms were released today and a press release detailed the inspiration behind the new kits. For the second straight season, Army will be wearing uniforms specially designed by Nike Football when it takes the field against...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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