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    Fans, you can vote now for the Las Vegas Bowl player of the week by clicking the link below. Air Force senior running back Asher Clark is one of the nominees. Clark rushed for a career-high 169 yards and scored on a career-long run of 67 yards to lead Air Force past UNLV, 45-17, last week.

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    This week's Nominees:
    Tank Carder, TCU LB
    Asher Clark, AFA RB
    Kellen Moore, Boise State QB
    Brett Smith, Wyoming QB

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    CANNED FOOD DRIVE AT MEN'S AND WOMEN'S HOOPS THIS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 

    Air Force women's basketball opens up their home schedule vs. Denver this Thursday at Clune Arena.  The Falcons will tip-off play at 7 pm.  All fans donating a non-perishable food item at the gate will receive $2 admission and a free ticket voucher to the Air Force vs. Northern Colorado game on Friday, November 25th.  The men's basketball team will also be back in action this Friday when they host their annual food drive at Clune Arena before the Western State game @ 7 pm.  All fans donating a non-perishable food item at the gate will receive $2 admission to the game in upper baseline seating.  Family Friday seating is also available in all other sections of Clune Arena for only $40.  Family Friday packages include four tickets to the game and $20 in bonus cash to spend at the concession stand.   The Falcon men's team will then turn around for an in-state showdown with Colorado on Wednesday, November 23rd @ 7 pm.  All single game purchased tickets to the game will include $5 in bonus cash to spend at the Clune Arena concession stands on game night.  The first 450 fans will also receive a free pair of AFA mesh shorts at the gate.

     

    Football vs. UNLV - November 19th - The Falcons will be at Falcon Stadium for their home finale on Saturday in a big game for post-season implications.  Kick-off is scheduled for 4 pm.  $5 overlook tickets are available.  $5 youth tickets are also available in all sections - enter promo code "SCOUT".  $40 family packs are also available for only $40 in all sections.  Click here to reserve your seats. 

     

    Women's Basketball vs. Denver - November 17th - The Falcons open up their home schedule with a big game this Thursday vs. DU @ 7 pm.  All fans donating a non-perishable food item at the gate will receive $2 admission to the game and a voucher for free admission to the Northern Colorado game on November 25th.

     

    Friday Football Luncheon - November 18th - Stop by the Falcon Stadium Press Box for the final football luncheon of the year and a chance to hear from Coach Calhoun before heading into this weekend's must win for the Falcons.  Famous Dave's has a great menu on tap all for only $10!  Lunch includes: Buffalo Chicken Wings, BBQ Chicken Wings, Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, baked beans, mac and cheese, salad, bread pudding and fudge brownies along with beer and soda.  Doors open at 11 am and the program/door prizes start at noon.

     

    Boxing Friday Night Fights - November 18th  Air Force Boxing will host their Friday Night Fight series at the Cadet Gymnasium this Friday.  For a chance to preview this year's Wing Open contenders, stop by the Academy at 4:30 pm to catch a full lineup of bouts.  

     

    Men's Basketball vs. Western State - November 18th - Air Force men's basketball will look to improve on an impressive start as they welcome Western State to Clune Arena on Friday @ 7 pm.  All fans donating a non-perishable food item at the gate will receive $2 admission.  It's also Family Friday Night which means that four packs are available for only $40 with $20 to spend in concessions vouchers.  Click here to order your tickets.

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    Coach Calhoun's Radio Show - November 8th - Stop by Back East Bar and Grill tonight night for the Coach Calhoun Radio Show.  Enjoy great food and drink specials after work and then stick around for some Falcon football talk with Coach Calhoun from 6:30pm - 7:30pm as Air Force prepares for Front Range rival Wyoming this Saturday.

    Volleyball Thursday Night Tailgate - AFA Faculty Night - November 10th - Air Force volleyball hosts their final home series of the season this weekend.  Play from the Cadet Gymnasium starts on Thursday as the Falcons welcome in UNLV @ 7 pm.  All fans in attendance will receive a free ticket to the AFA vs. UNLV football game at the gate!  Noodles & Company will be providing the first 200 AFA faculty members and up to four accompanying guests with free food during a pre-game tailgate.  AFA faculty can present their prox card to receive admission to the tailgate.  Doors will open at 6 pm.  Tickets are only $2 for youth and $5 for adults.

    Football vs. Wyoming Scout Day - November 12th - Air Force would like to welcome local Boy and Girl Scouts to this Saturday's game for the annual "Scout Day" at Falcon Stadium.  Tickets for the game are available for all scouts and guests by clicking here.  Special discounts include a $10 ticket with $5 of concession vouchers included.

    Volleyball Fan Appreciation Night - November 12th The Falcons will wrap up their 2011 season with a home match this Saturday against San Diego State.  First serve is 5 pm.  Be sure to stop by after the Wyoming Football game and present your ticket stub at the gate for free admission.  All other admission will be available for only $1.  The first 200 fans in attendance will receive a free AFA stadium scarf at the gate.

    Men's Swimming vs. Utah - @ 6 pm - Men's swimming will be in action from the Cadet Gymnasium Natatorium this Thursday starting at 6 pm.  Admission is free and open to the public.

    Women's Basketball Season Tickets on Sale - Women's basketball will open up their season at home next Thursday, November 17th with in state rival Denver 7 pm.  To get in on all of the excitement at Clune Arena this winter be sure to reserve your 2011-12 season tickets soon!  Ticket packages are available for unbelievably low prices - youth $20, adult $40 and family packs are only $60!  To learn more please contact a ticket office representative at 719-472-1895.

    Men's Basketball Season Tickets and Mini-Game Plans Now Available- This season fans of Air Force men's basketball can pick their own 4 or 8 game mini-plans based off of the games they'd like to see in 2011-12.  Select your favorite matchups at Clune Arena this season and get in on some great discounted rates.  4 game mini-plans are available now and start at only $30 for upper baseline seating and $50 for upper courtside.  8 game plans are available for $50 for upper baseline and only $90 for all lower level seating.  Click here to find out more about this year's mini-game packages.  For this season's promotional schedule click here. 

     

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    WOMEN'S HOOPS OPENS UP WITH A FREE GAME AND MEET THE TEAM EVENT THIS WEDNESDAY 

    The Air Force women's basketball team returns four starters from last year to build on a successful first year under the helm of head coach Andrea Williams.  This season the young Falcons have all grown up.  After being thrown into the fire as underclassmen a core group starters will take leadership roles with this year's team, giving coach Williams a potent mix of experienced players and young talent.  To get your first preview of the Falcons, stop by Clune Arena this Wednesday as Air Force hosts UCCS to start things off.  Game time is set for 7 pm and admission is free for the general public.  Fans are invited to stick around after the game to hear from Coach Williams and select players about the season as well as meet the team for autographs and photos.  Season tickets are also still available for great low prices beginning at $20 for youth and $40 for adults.  Four packs are only $100!  Click here for more information on Falcon season ticket packages.

     

    Coach Calhoun's Radio Show - November 1st - Stop by Back East Bar and Grill tomorrow night for the Coach Calhoun Radio Show.  Enjoy great food and drink specials after work and then stick around for some Falcon football talk with Coach Calhoun from 6:30pm - 7:30pm as Air Force aims to reclaim the CIC Trophy for the second straight year.

     

    Boxing - ARMY BOUTS  - November 4th - Stop by the Cadet Gymnasium boxing room this Friday for the Army bouts at 4:30pm.  Admission is free and open to the general public.

     

    Hockey Sacred Heart Series - Food Drive - November 4th and 5th - Join the Falcons this Friday and Saturday for their annual Food Drive at the Cadet Ice Arena.  All fans that donate a non-perishable food item at the gate will recieve a voucher good for a free men's basketball ticket to any non-conference game this year.  Click here to purchase your tickets.

     

    Army Game - Football - Food Drive - November 5th Tickets are still available for the Air Force vs. Army football game this Saturday at Falcon Stadium.  Kickoff is set for 1:30 pm. Click here to reserve your seats. Also, remember to bring a canned food item to donate at the gate for the annual Care and Share food drive.  Drop boxes will be available at the gate.  For a list of most needed food items please refer to the Care and Share list below.  

     

    Friday Football Luncheon Hosted By Golden Corral  - November 4th - Stop by the Falcon Stadium Press Box this Friday for a great meal and a chance to hear from Coach Calhoun before this weekend's big matchup.  The menu includes pot roast, bourbon street chicken, green bean casserole, rolls and cookies all for only $10!  Doors open at 11 am and the program will start at noon. 

     

    Men's Soccer vs. Denver - November 5th - The men's soccer team will close out regular season play on Friday night vs. conference rival Denver @ 6 pm.  The Falcons will begin MPSF Tournament play next week in Denver starting on November 10th.

     

    Men's Basketball Season Tickets and Mini-Game Plans Now Available- This season fans of Air Force men's basketball can pick their own 4 or 8 game mini-plans based off of the games they'd like to see in 2011-12.  Select your favorite matchups at Clune Arena this season and get in on some great discounted rates.  4 game mini-plans are available now and start at only $30 for upper baseline seating and $50 for upper courtside.  8 game plans are available for $50 for upper baseline and only $90 for all lower level seating.  Click here to find out more about this year's mini-game packages. For this season's promotional schedule click here. 

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    FALCON MEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-ACCESS WEBISODE #1 NOW PLAYING ONLINE 

    Follow the Air Force men's basketball team through its journey leading into a winter on the hardwood.  Falcon Vision will be documenting the team's preparation from training camp to opening tip in the All-Military Classic against Army on November 11th.  Get a chance to meet this year's team through a series of interviews and footage from daily battles in practice and watch as the Falcons develop as a unit in their quest to build on last season's success.  This is your inside look at Division I basketball at a Service Academy.  Experience the challenges, hard work and anticipation that make up the month long road to opening night.  Catch new episodes every Monday on the official Facebook page of Falcon Athletics or through your weekly Falcon Insider newsletter.  Click the video on the right to watch this week's episode.

     

    AIR FORCE TICKET OFFICE ANNOUNCES 4 AND 8 GAME MINI PLANS FOR MEN'S HOOPS This season fans of Air Force men's basketball can pick their own 4 or 8 game mini-plans based off of the games they'd like to see in 2011-12.  Select your favorite matchups at Clune Arena this season and get in on some great discounted rates.  4 game mini-plans are available now and start at only $30 for upper baseline seating and $50 for upper courtside.  8 game plans are available for $50 for upper baseline and only $90 for all lower level seating.  Click here to find out more about this year's mini-game packages.  For this season's promotional schedule click here. 

     

    Wrestling Blue & Silver Scrimmage  - October 26th - Preview the Falcon wrestling team during their annual Blue & Silver Scrimmage from Clune Arena on Wednesday, October 26th @ 6:30 pm.  Admission is free and open to the public.

     

    Big Weekend for Men's and Women's Swimming - October 27th & 28th - Stop by the Cadet Gym Natatorium this Thursday to catch the Women's Swimming team in action as they host Colorado School of  Mines, Mesa St. and Adams St. starting at 4:30 pm.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Men's swimming will be hosting a meet with the same opponents on Friday at 4 pm.  Admission is free.

     

    Men's Water Polo vs. St. Francis - October 29th & 30th - The 18th ranked men's water polo team will return to action at the Cadet Gymnasium for a weekend doubleheader vs. St. Francis on Saturday and Sunday.  The Saturday game will start at noon and competition on Sunday will begin at noon as well.  Admission is free and open to the public.

     

    Men's and women's Soccer at Home Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Air Force women's soccer wraps up regular season play at home this Saturday vs. Wyoming at 1 pm.  The game will be sandwiched by two men's games on Friday and Sunday.  The men's team will host Seattle @ 7 pm on Friday and Cal State Bakersfield @ 1 pm Sunday afternoon.  Admission is free to all contests.

     

    Hockey Youth Team Night - October 29th - Air Force hockey returns home to play one over the weekend against Canisius.  Puck drops this Saturday at 7:05 pm.  All youth players wearing their team jersey to the game will receive $3 admission.  The first 150 fans in attendance will receive a free AFA hockey t-shirt at the gate.  Click here to order tickets

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    BARBEQUE AND BASKETBALL - JOIN MEN'S HOOPS FOR AN OPEN PRACTICE AND FREE DINNER ON OCT. 22ND 

    Join the Air Force Men's Basketball team for a special "Night with the Falcons" event this Saturday, October 22nd at Clune Arena.  Fans are invited to come out and preview the team during an open scrimmage from 5:15 to 6 pm and enjoy some barbeque and all the fixings courtesy of Rudy's Barbeque with Falcon players and coaches following practice.  Coach Reynolds and select players will speak about this upcoming season, answer questions from the crowd and sign autographs after dinner.  Fans that have not yet purchased tickets for 2011-12 can also select their seats for the season.  The event is free and open to the public.  To pick up your free admission vouchers please stop by the Falcon Athletic Center Ticket Office prior to the 22nd.  The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.

     

    TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SPECIAL DISCOUNTED TICKET PRICES FOR THE ALL-MILITARY CLASSIC DURING A LIMITED PRE-SALE EVENT Tickets for the All-Military Classic men's basketball tournament are now on sale for a limited time at special pre-sale discount prices.  The first annual All-Military classic will be held on Veteran's Day weekend at Clune Arena.  The tournament will tip-off on Friday, November 11th with a matchup of Service Academy Rivals Air Force and Army @ 7:30 pm.  Pre-sale tickets for the game are available for only $5 in upper and lower baseline sections, $10 for courtside seating and $20 for Center Court Club seats.  To take advantage of the pre-sale click here or contact a representative of the AFA ticket office at 472-1895.  

     

    Coach Calhoun's Radio Show - October 18th - Stop by Back East Bar and Grill tomorrow night for the Coach Calhoun Radio Show.  Enjoy great food and drink specials after work and then stick around for some Falcon football talk with Coach Calhoun from 6:30pm - 7:30pm as Air Force prepares for a big road game at Boise State.

     

    Volleyball Home Series - October 20th & 22nd - Falcon Volleyball will be back at home this Thursday and Saturday for a pair of conference matches at the Cadet Gymnasium.  On Thursday the team will be hosting its annual "Dig For the Cure" event and encourages all fans to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness month.  Fans wearing a pink t-shirt to the match will receive free admission.  Fans will also receive a free pink Air Force t-shirt at the gate to help paint the gym pink.  The 1st 200 fans in attendance will also be provided a free meal and drinks courtesy of Noodles & Co. as part of a special Thursday Tailgate.  Doors open at 6 pm.  The Falcons will take on rival Wyoming at 7 pm.  On Saturday, Colorado State comes to town for an afternoon match.  Match time is scheduled for 1pm.  Admission is only $2 for youth and $5 for adults.  

     

    Basketball Facebook Promotion - Fans, be sure to "like" the Falcons on Facebook this week to try and get us above 10,000 fans.  If we reach the mark by the end of the day on Friday, the ticket office will open up a special men's and women's basketball season ticket promotion leading up to the season.  If we reach our goal men's basketball season tickets will be made available for only $100 in all lower level seating areas of Clune Arena for an $80 discount!  Women's tickets will open up at $30 for adult season tickets and only $50 for family four packs!  Encourage your friends to join if you are already a fan and help us get to 10,000!  Click here to visit the Official Facebook page of Air Force Athletics. 

    Olympic Sports Round Up - Boxing, Women's Swimming and Women's Soccer at Home This Week - Friday Night Fights with AFA boxing will be back in action this Friday from the Cadet Gym starting at 4:30 pm.  Admission is free so come out and preview the Academy's top fighters in preparation for the Wing Open.  Women's swimming will also be hosting competition from the Cadet Gym on Friday with a conference meet against Northern Colorado at 5 pm. Admission is free.  To cap off the weekend events at the Academy the women's soccer team will be hosting a pair of games at the Cadet Soccer Stadium on Friday, October 21st vs. UNLV @ 6 pm and on Sunday, October 23rd vs. San Diego State @ 11 am.  Admission to both games is free.



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    FALCONS HOST SAN DIEGO STATE UNDER THE LIGHTS ON THURSDAY NIGHT 

    Tickets are still available to catch Air Force in action during a rare Thursday night game at Falcon Stadium.  Thanks to game sponsor American Family Insurance the Air Force ticket office has opened up a limited number of upper reserved tickets for only $5.  $20 tailgate packages are also still available.  Tailgate packages include a ticket to the game along with admission to the Falcon Pride tent for an all you can eat meal catered by Famous Dave's and drinks up to 2 and a half hours prior to kick.  To purchase tickets for the game click here.

    GAME FACTS: Air Force returns home for the first time in two weeks and back into Mountain West Conference play for the first time since Sept. 10...Air Force has had an open week and three straight non-conference games since its last MW game...This week marks the MW road opener for SDSU...Air Force and San Diego State each stand at 3-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play...San Diego State has lost two straight after a 3-0 start...Air Force has never opened up Mountain West play 0-2...The Falcons' last 0-2 conference start was in 1994 with losses at home to Colorado State and No. 21 BYU while in the WAC...Air Force ranks third in the MW in scoring at 37.4 points per game while SDSU is second in scoring defense with a 24.0 norm...SDSU is second in the MW and eight nationally in turnover margin with 1.40 mark while Air Force is eighth in the league with a -.80 mark...Air Force leads the MW in rushing and is second nationally with a 364.2 average while the Aztecs are seventh in the league in rushing defense with a 229.0 mark...This week's game features the conference top two individual rushers ...SDSU sophomore Ronnie Hillman leads the league and ranks fifth nationally with a 132.2 per game average...Air Force senior Asher Clark is second in the MW and 32nd nationally with a 96.8 average...Air Force was picked fourth in the MW preseason poll while San Diego State was selected to finish fourth...The two teams tied for third last season with 5-3 marks...Air Force leads the overall series 19-10, including victories in four of the last six...The Falcons are 2-1 in Thursday night games under head coach Troy Calhoun

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    Coach Calhoun's Radio Show - October 11th - Stop by Back East Bar and Grill tonight for the Coach Calhoun Radio Show.  Enjoy great food and drink specials after work and then stick around for some Falcon football talk with Coach Calhoun from 6:30pm - 7:30pm as Air Force prepares for a big road game in South Bend.

     

    Football Luncheon - October 12th - This week's football luncheon will be held on Wednesday at the Falcon Stadium press box.  Join Falcon fans for a great lunch, drinks, door prizes and a chance to hear from Coach Calhoun before this Thursday's game.  Lunch will be provided by Qdoba.  The menu includes an all you can eat taco bar with rice, black beans, queso and cookies and brownies.  Tickets are only $10 and available at the door.  Lunch will be served at 11 and the program will begin at noon. 

     

    Hockey Home Opener and Skate With the Falcons - October 14th and 15th and 16th - Air Force hockey opens up at home this Friday against Niagara @ 7:05 pm.  Youth Day $2 tickets will be available at the gate for all kids age 15 and under.  Fans can stick around following the game to get autographs and photos with Falcon players.  On Saturday fans are invited back out to the Cadet Ice Arena to skate with the Falcons!  Kids can come down on the ice with the team for a free skate from 1:30 - 2:45 and then meet the players for autographs and photos following.  Skate rentals will be available for only $3.  Air Force will then close up the weekend series with Robert Morris @ 5:05 pm.  $5 Sunday Saver tickets are available by clicking here.

    A Night With Falcon Men's Basketball - October 22nd - Air Force men's basketball would like to invite Falcon fans out to Clune Arena for a special pre-season event on October 22nd.  Fans are welcome to stop by for an open practice with the team from 5:15 - 6 pm and then hear from Falcon players and coaches and enjoy an informal meal with the team from 6 - 6:45pm.  Kids are invited to hang out with the team during dinner and collect posters and autographs throughout the night.  Fans will also have the opportunity to select their seats for the season.  Admission and dinner are both free and open to the public.  Rudy's barbeque will be providing the meal so come hungry and ready to preview Falcon hoops.