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Army FB Darnell Woolfolk finds many niches

Army FB Darnell Woolfolk finds many niches

We know fullbacks as football’s gritty down-in-the-dirt guys.For confirmation, look no further than last week’s Army highlights of a 21-13 win over Wake Forest. Fullback Darnell Woolfolk scored the game-clinching touchdown when he plowed a pile of bodies – Wake Forest defenders...

Air Force and Army opposite ends of records

Air Force and Army opposite ends of records

Air Force is 5-3 and disappointed.When the Falcons beat Navy a month ago, they were 4-0 and in the driver’s seat for the Commander-In-Chief ’s Trophy. But that was before they lost three straight, a skid they ended with a 31-21 win last week at Fresno State. ... Click here...

Army controls ball to beat Wake Forest

Army controls ball to beat Wake Forest

Army’s promising season-opening win over Temple means something again, thanks to a second-half comeback at Wake Forest.The Black Knights, who dropped three of four after their 3-0 start, controlled the ball for 35:57 to beat the Demon Deacons 21-13 Saturday in Winston-Salem. The...

Army offensive lineman enjoying extra semester

Army offensive lineman enjoying extra semester

Army offensive lineman Justin Gilbert’s knee injury two years ago seemed to come at such a bad time.The 6-foot-5, 295-pounder had started 12 games as a sophomore in 2013. That made him a key building block for new head coach Jeff Monken to launch his rebuilding program in 2014....

Army playing for memory of teammate

Army playing for memory of teammate

Army senior safety Xavier Moss says the Black Knights take the field each week with added inspiration. They play for the memory of teammate Brandon Jackson.Army is wearing No. 28 helmet stickers to honor Jackson. He was a sophomore starting cornerback from nearby Queens, N.Y.,...

Commander in Chief series opens this weekend

Commander in Chief series opens this weekend

We finally appear to have a three-team race for the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy round-robin series, which opens this weekend. Navy plays Air Force on Saturday at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs.Army (3-1) has lagged behind Air Force (3-0) and Navy (3-0) this decade and the...

Army offense on the run with unlikely candidate

Army offense on the run with unlikely candidate

College football fans who tuned out Army – it’s a big club, due to five straight losing seasons topped by a 2-10 disaster in 2015 – must look at this year’s 3-0 start and guess the Black Knights landed a top fullback recruit.Through three games, sophomore Andy Davidson leads the...

Army copes with death of teammate

Army copes with death of teammate

It’s been said a strong Army football team is good for the country’s psyche. That may not be as true in the 21st century with the end of the draft two generations ago and 0.5 percent of Americans serving in the armed forces.The belief probably started with the World War II years....

Andrew King honors with inspired play

Andrew King honors with inspired play

Americans pause and remember 9/11 in many ways today, the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the crash of a fourth plane in a Pennsylvania field.Army linebacker Andrew King’s method was a stirring...

Army returns home after signicant win

Army returns home after signicant win

A Youtube video making the Internet rounds features Rice offensive tackle Calvin Anderson solving a Rubik’s Cube — behind his back. It’s impressive, but it’ll be nothing if Jeff Monken solves the Rubik’s Cube that is Army football.The Black Knights’ third-year head coach is on...