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Shift to center ultimately a snap for Hugenberg

Shift to center ultimately a snap for Hugenberg

The play starts with the snap from center to quarterback. It’s not going anywhere if the quarterback is grasping or fumbling the ball. So it was puzzling even to Jeff Hugenberg why new Army head coach Jeff Monken stuck with him when he made an experimental move to center in...

Center becomes snap for Army O lineman Hugenberg

Center becomes snap for Army O lineman Hugenberg

The play starts with the snap from center to quarterback. It’s not going anywhere if the quarterback is grasping or fumbling the ball. So it was puzzling even to Jeff Hugenberg why new Army head coach Jeff Monken stuck with him when he made an experimental move to center in...

Football newcomer Johnson climbs learning curve at Army

Football newcomer Johnson climbs learning curve at Army

Among the issues battering the NFL Shield in recent days and years have been safety concerns surrounding concussions and other injuries that have debilitated former players at an early age. The league and groups such as USA Football have responded by implementing education and...

Monken confronts reversing Army trends

Monken confronts reversing Army trends

First-year Army football coach Jeff Monken pointed out you have to look back to Raymond Maples as a rare fifth-year varsity player – atypical for academy football that is – for a Black Knights’ player with bowl game experience in 2010. And that’s only the beginning. Army has to...

Arm missing but heart intact

Arm missing but heart intact

In sports, heroes, warriors and courage are words thrown around too loosely in an effort to explain that athletics build character. But Capt. Dawn Halfaker (U.S. Army retired), a women’s basketball star at the Army as a West Point cadet from Rancho Bernardo High, understands the...

The Son also Rises for Army and Shafer Swann

The Son also Rises for Army and Shafer Swann

Hall-of-Famer Lynn Swann’s football career at USC and with the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers has taken him to his sport’s grandest stages. Swann has one Rose Bowl win and four Super Bowl victories. He has crisscrossed the continent to venerable stadiums from the Orange Bowl to...

West Point was first dream for Byers

West Point was first dream for Byers

The 21st-century Army football recruit is attracted to West Point by more than the opportunity to play Division I football. There is the value of an Ivy League-caliber education without accumulating college loan debt and a desire to serve his country. The 9/11 terrorists...

American New Era academy recruits

American New Era academy recruits

College football coaches typically express equal amounts frustration and respect as they prepare their teams to face Army, Navy or Air Force.The frustration is directed at defending the confounding triple-option offense that the service academies utilize to compete against...

Army recruit with new view of rivalry

Army recruit with new view of rivalry

For as long as Trey Ratliff can remember, the week of the Army-Navy Game was the time of year when the phone at home rings nightly. The calls for his father are from old Army teammates and friends. And the phone continues ringing until the Army-Navy Game is played. William...

McNary provides NFL and Army advertising they cant buy

McNary provides NFL and Army advertising they cant buy

A USAA commercial aired during the 2013 football season that featured three service academy alums — Army’s Collin Mooney, Navy’s Eric Kettani and Air Force’s Chad Hall — that have served their country as military veterans and now NFL players.They “took the road less traveled,” as...