The Mountain West has launched a giveaway in which fans can submit what they think should be the official Twitter and Instagram hashtag of the 2013 Reese's MW Basketball Championships. The conference will narrow down the field to a handful of finalists next Tuesday, March 5, where fans can then vote on their favorite. The Conference office will announce a winner after 3 p.m. MT on Friday, March 8, and the person who submitted the winning hashtag will win a pair of tickets to next year's tournament. To learn more about the promotion and for fans to submit their desired hashtags, please visit http://www.facebook.com/MountainWestConference/app_275777965887899.
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The Mountain West Digital Network has just posted a feature story of Air Force's pole vaulting corps to the Conference website at http://www.themwc.com/allaccess/index.html?media=372409. This footage can be played directly on the index and track & field pages of TheMWC.com. It can also can be found on the MW's YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xasLMhlWJsI&feature=youtu.be and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=829306012179 and we have also tweeted a link to this video to our followers at @TheMWCOlySports.
The link below is to a New York Post story on Air Force lacrosse team manager Garrett O'Hanlon and how he saved a man's life.
The Falcons open the season at UTSA today.
Men's Basketball - Air Force men's basketball enters another important stretch in the Mountain West conference this week with two of the league's upper tier teams coming to Clune Arena and a chance to make up ground in the standings. A talented UNLV team comes calling tomorrow night, boasting a lineup that features Freshman phenom and projected NBA lottery pick Anthony Bennett along with All-Conference performer and another future pro, Mike Moser. Air Force currently sits deadlocked with the Rebels in fourth place in the conference. The last time the two teams met was just one month ago in an overtime thriller that saw the Falcons relinquished a late lead to falter down the stretch. Tickets are still available for the UNLV game for as low as $9 by clicking here. The first 100 fans in attendance will receive a free meal card from Qdoba. This Wednesday will also be Military Appreciation Night at Clune Arena which means $5 upper level tickets for all Military personnel and accompanying guests. If you are an active or retired serviceman or woman you are eligible for the discount and can take advantage of the $5 offer by clicking here or contacting the AFA ticket office at 472-1895. $5 tickets will also be available on game night by presenting a valid military i.d. at the Clune Arena box office. Tip-off is set for 7 pm.
On Saturday, the Falcons will welcome in another of the MWC's elite when #24 Colorado State visits the Springs. The Rams have reeled off four straight and currently reside just a half game back of first place in the league. CSU is just two games up on Air Force, providing a golden opportunity for the Falcons to continue their climb in the conference. Tickets are still available for this Saturday's 2 pm tip. To reserve your seats visit the ticket page on goairforcefalcons.com or contact the AFA ticket office at 472-195. Upper level admission starts at just $9. Scout Day tickets are also available for just $5 for all boy scouts and girl scouts and family members. For more information about Scout Day tickets please contact the AFA ticket office at 472-1895. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free foam Lightning Bolt at the gate courtesy of the Gazette.
Hockey vs. Canisius - Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th - Lightning tickets are available for a special discount that allows fans admission to the game and $5 in bonus cash to spend at the concession stand. Lightning tickets are just $10 on both nights. Click here for more information. The first 400 fans in attendance on Friday will also receive a commemorative foam lightning bolt at the gate.
Coach Pilipovich Show Presented by People's Bank - Live at Back
East Bar and Grill - Thursday,
February 14th - Catch up with Coach P and host Jim Arthur for
your weekly Falcon men's basketball update. Enjoy an hour of hoops talk
and great food and drink specials after work this Thursday. The show
begins at it's regularly scheduled time of 6:30 pm.
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