July 2012 Archives

    Three great community events coming soon

    Touchdowns and Tiaras  Ladies, grab your girlfriends and join Head Football Coach Troy Calhoun and his wife Amanda for an evening of drinks, food, fashion and football at the second annual Touchdowns and Tiaras event!  This year's event will be held at the Holaday Athletic Center tomorrow, August 1st.  The festivities will kickoff with cocktails at 5:30 pm, and dinner catered by Carrabba's Italian Grill at 6 pm.  The AFA coaching staff will break down into groups to talk a little about the game and what to look out for on the field this season.  To wrap up the night attendees will be treated to an athletic wear fashion show to help get geared up for the fall.  Everyone will receive a a special gift, commemorative tote bag and their own Touchdowns and Tiaras playbook to take home. Registration is available for only $40 per person and spots are still available.  For more information or to sign up please call 719-333-2122 or click here.

    Kids' Day at Falcon Stadium - August 11th Fans are invited to Falcon Stadium on Saturday, August 11th for a fun day with the Air Force football team to help kick of the 2012 season!  Preview the team during an open scrimmage at 10 am and then bring the kids down to the field to meet their favorite players for autographs and photos and some catch on the turf!  Admission is free and open to the public.

    Toast to the Host - August 11th  Celebrate the start of the Air Force Football season at the 3rd annual Toast to the Host party at Falcon Stadium.  The cost is $25 per person and fans in attendance can enjoy samples of beer, wine and food from restaurants across the Springs while catching an open scrimmage with the Falcons.  Children over the age of 6 and non-alcoholic drinking adults are only $10.  Fans can reserve their tickets for the 2012 event by contacting the AFA ticket office by phone at 719-472-1895 or by clicking here.  Tickets will also be available at the gate on the 11th.  The event will run from 11 am to 1:30 pm.

    Several Falcons earn preseason all-MW honors

    Seniors Jason Kons (OL), Parker Herrington (PK) and Alex Means (LB) were all named to the first-team preseason all-Mountain West Conference football team by College Sports Madness. Senior fullback Mike DeWitt was a second-team selection while senior offensive lineman Jordan Eason was a third-team selection. Go to collegesportsmadness.com for the full listing of the all-conference teams.

     

     

    Two Great Events, One Day

    Kids' Day at Falcon Stadium - August 11th Fans are invited to Falcon Stadium on Saturday, August 11th for a fun day with the Air Force football team to help kick of the 2012 season!  Preview the team during an open scrimmage at 10 am and then bring the kids down to the field to meet their favorite players for autographs and photos and some catch on the turf!  Admission is free and open to the public.

     

    Toast to the Host - August 11th  Celebrate the start of the Air Force Football season at the 3rd annual Toast to the Host party at Falcon Stadium.  The cost is $25 per person and fans in attendance can enjoy samples of beer, wine and food from restaurants across the Springs while catching an open scrimmage with the Falcons.  Children over the age of 6 and non-alcoholic drinking adults are only $10.  Fans can reserve their tickets for the 2012 event by contacting the AFA ticket office by phone at 719-472-1895 or by clicking here.  Tickets will also be available at the gate on the 11th.  The event will run from 11 am to 1:30 pm.

    Former Falcon Ben Garland mentioned in Peter King SI story

    6. Thanks, Broncos. A cadre of Broncos players -- tight end Jacob Tamme, tackle Ryan Clady, defensive end Ben Garland, wideout Eric Decker, linebacker Joe Mays, guard Chris Kuper and former Bronco Brian Dawkins -- visited the Medical Center of Aurora on Sunday to comfort the victims. Peyton Manning phoned several more of the 58 wounded in the attack. If you ever wonder about the meaning of a very popular team to a city, the emotion some victims felt to be remembered by the Broncos illustrates how important a franchise can be on days other than fall Sundays.

    Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/peter_king/07/22/mmqb/index.html#ixzz21XlQxHh7

    Air Force Football Media Guide Online

     

    The 2012 Air Force Football Media Guide is now online at the below link:

    http://www.goairforcefalcons.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/071912aab.html

    Calhouns to host second annual touchdowns and tiaras event

    U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - Air Force head football coach Troy Calhoun and his wife, Amanda, will host the second annual Touchdowns and Tiaras event on Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the Holaday Athletic Center at the Air Force Academy at 5:30 p.m. for cocktails and dinner at 6 p.m.

     

    Grab your friends and join the coach and his wife as they present the fundaments of football. Fans will get exclusive access to the Holaday Athletic Center and instruction from the Air Force football coaching staff. In addition, there will be an Air Force athletic wear fashion show and each attendee will receive a free gift, a commemorative tote bad and a Touchdowns and Tiaras playbook.

     

    Cost for the event is $40 per person and the event will sell out. You may register on the Air Force official website, goairforcefalcons.com, or by calling 719-333-2122. Dinner will be provided by Carrabba's Italian Grill. Casual game-day attire is suggested.