This week in Air Force athletics

    Men's Tennis vs. South Dakota State and Saint Louis - March 14th and 15th- The Falcon men's tennis team will be hosting a pair of matches this week at the Cadet Gymnasium.  Admission is free to both contests.  Air Force will welcome in South Dakota State on Wednesday, March 14th @ 4 pm and then wrap up this week's play against Saint Louis on Thursday, March 15th @ 4 pm.

     

    Hockey vs. Mercyhurst - AHA Final Four - March 16th    Air Force hockey travels to Rochester, NY this weekend to battle for an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.  The Falcons are scheduled to face 4th seeded Mercyhurst on Friday, March 16th during the first game of the semis at 4:05 pm.  Tickets are available for this weekend's games at the Blue Cross Arena Box Office or ticketmaster.com.  The two-day, three-game pass is $32 for adults and $22 for students, and $10 for children under 12, single-day passes are $18, $12 and $6.25 based on seating areas.  No. 2 seed Niagara will play 3rd seeded RIT in the nightcap on Friday at 7:35 pm.

    Coach Calhoun - Grand Marshall in the Colorado Springs St. Patrick's Day Parade - Coach Calhoun will lead the festivities downtown this Saturday during the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Tejon St.  The parade will begin at St. Vrain and Tejon at noon this Saturday and continue South down Tejon to Vermijo.  Festivities will include marching bands, floats, classic cars, bagpipers and lots of leprechauns!  For  tickets to the grandstand seating, calll 719-635-8803.  Tickets include seating near the parade announcer, snacks, drinks and Irish baubles.

     

    The National Championship Boxing Tournament is Coming to the Air Force Academy - The Nation's best boxers will descend on the Air Force Academy April 5th through the 7th to compete for the national championship in a full range of weight classes.  Tickets are available by contacting the AFA ticket office at 719-472-1895.  Prices for admission are only $10 per day and $20 for an all session pass good for all three rounds.  Premium seating is available center ring for $15 a day and $30 all session.  Kids 10 and under are free.  Thursday and Friday bouts will run from 4pm - 8pm and the finals will be held on Saturday from 2-5 pm.