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From the JV team to standing next to the President

From the JV team to standing next to the President

Each year the nation’s championship professional and collegiate teams parade through the White House to meet President Obama. They present him with an official ball and a jersey to represent their championship season. It’s a safe to say, though, that Air Force Academy football...

Air Force honored at White House

Air Force honored at White House

President Obama honored Air Force's football team Thursday at the White House for winning the 2014 Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.."This was quite a season for the Falcons," Obama said. "But my favorite thing about the Air Force and all the academies who come here, it's not just...

Krah springs into new role on Navy defense

Krah springs into new role on Navy defense

Antonio King’s reaction to Navy’s spring football experiment moving Myer Krah from the secondary to an outside linebacker role known as “striker” was full support. “That’s basically the position he played for us,” said King, the head coach at Durham (N.C.) Hillside, where...

Cardona joins elite company as Navy draft pick

Cardona joins elite company as Navy draft pick

Navy long-snapper Joe Cardona now shares a distinction with two Naval Academy Heisman Trophy winners and another prominent Heisman candidate. The Midshipman is an NFL draft pick. The New England Patriots selected Cardona in the fifth round on the third and final day of the...

Joe D in gold to present Army and Hall prep award

Joe D in gold to present Army and Hall prep award

Michigan State's Joe DeLamielleure is identified by more than just green and white these days. Green and white, of course, represent his time as a Spartans All-American offensive lineman his senior year in 1972, which was the final season for College Football Hall of Fame head...

Monken believes less can equal more in 2015

Monken believes less can equal more in 2015

Army West Point football lined up three senior 1,000-yard rushers in last year’s backfield, but second-year Black Knights head coach Jeff Monken believes his team can be better this year despite the graduation of Raymond Maples, Larry Dixon and Terry Baggett. If that’s sounds...

Army West Point program Monken envisions evolving

Army West Point program Monken envisions evolving

The steps Army West Point head coach Jeff Monken takes to shape his own program are coming into focus with the completion of his second spring football. That’s evident from the number of young players moving into the two-deep depth chart and veteran players changing positions....

Bradshaw works at balancing act with Army offense

Bradshaw works at balancing act with Army offense

A quick analysis of Army West Point football’s four-year bowl drought is to compare the Black Knights' anemic passing game to numbers Air Force and Navy posted the past two years while they split the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. For the 2014 season, Air Force earned the trophy...

Army offensive line gaining ground

Army offensive line gaining ground

Matt Hugenberg, Army's senior returning starting center, provides an interesting contrast of how far the Black Knights have progressed at the critical need of improving their size on the offensive line. “I think I’m the only one they told to lose weight,” said Hugenberg, listed...

Army debuts rebranding West Point athletics

Army debuts rebranding West Point athletics

Army's efforts to rebrand the West Point athletic program with logo and uniform identity reminds of Michigan State's successful effort a few years ago.Athletic Director Mark Hollis noted that several schools are known for a Black "S" that Michigan State used. But now the...