Air Force Falcons
College bowl season is here, and this year marks the debut of the new College Football Playoff and “New Year’s Six.”
Air Force of the Mountain West Conference will face Western Michigan of the Mid-American Conference in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
Air Force upset No. 21 Colorado State 27-24 on Friday to snap the Rams’ nine-game winning streak.
Xavier Johnson scored 15 points and nine rebounds, and Josh Scott scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half.
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 hit tight end Garrett Griffin for a 54-yard touchdown early in the third quarter to break open a tense game, Will Conant kicked three field goals, and Air Force beat Army 23-6 on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy for a record 19th time.
Kale Pearson’s short TD pass to Garrett Brown sealed the game with 35 seconds remaining as Air Force held off Navy 30-21 on Saturday.
As much as coach Troy Calhoun wanted to reject the notion that this was a signature win for his recovering program, the Air Force players didn’t deny their 28-14 domination of Boise State was the kind of statement that will reverberate across the country.
Air Force Academy leaders are asking coaches to take a bigger role in preventing sexual assaults by talking with athletes about the issue.
Daniel Bejarano drilled back-to-back 3-pointers to give Colorado State the lead and push the Rams to a 74-68 win over rival Air Force Saturday.