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Saturday, July 23, 2016

‘Sports’ Archives

Bowl Championship Series: Week 7

Three undefeated teams top the rankings. Auburn and Oregon switched places in the top two positions. TCU remained at #3 while Stanford replaced Boise State at the #4 slot. West Virginia and Northern Illinois made their way into the top 25.

Air Force falls to 12th-ranked Denver, 3-1

Air Force falls to 12th-ranked Denver, 3-1

DENVER, Colo. -- Denver scored two power play goals and then added an even-strength goal with a minute left as the 12th-ranked Pioneers beat Air Force, 3-1, in the championship game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament, Saturday, Nov. 27, at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force, who earned its first ever win in the Denver Cup last night against Clarkson, placed second in the tournament with a 1-1 record. Air Force fell to 5-7-1 overall while Denver improved to 10-4-2. Denver ... Full Story

Eagles Start Road Swing With Loss in Wichita

Eagles Start Road Swing With Loss in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. - The Colorado Eagles lost, 5-3, to the Wichita Thunder, splitting their weekend home-and-home series. Playing the third game in a row with just 14 skaters, the Eagles suffered from several lapses in dropping the first game of their first extended road trip of the season (four games over 13 days away from the Budweiser Events Center). The Thunder won the first period, out-shooting the Eagles 12-6 and notching the only goal of the frame. Andrew Penner was strong early, but at ... Full Story

Ulanski’s HT Helps Power Eagles Past Thunder

Ulanski’s HT Helps Power Eagles Past Thunder

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Wichita Thunder, 7-5, at the Budweiser Events Center in the first game of a home-and-home set this weekend. Kevin Ulanski recorded a hat trick and Colorado's power play went 5-for-6 on the night to outlast the Thunder. It was the second game in a row that the Eagles dressed just 14 skaters. The Eagles took a 3-0 lead in an opening period that saw extended power-play time for each squad. Ulanski got the scoring started at 3:56 on a play ... Full Story

Air Force beats Clarkson, 2-1, in Denver Cup

Air Force beats Clarkson, 2-1, in Denver Cup

DENVER, Colo. – Freshman Jason Torf made a career high 36 saves as Air Force beat Clarkson, 2-1, in the first game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force improved to 5-6-1 overall while Clarkson fell to 6-5-2. The win was Air Force’s first ever in the Denver Cup, snapping a 14-game losing streak in the tournament that was started in 1992. Air Force scored first as Matt Becker gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead at the 4:30 mark. Blake Page ... Full Story

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

By Jerry Cross Athletic Communications Office Air Force Academy Evan Washington scored seven of his 14 points in overtime and Air Force shot 51 percent from the field as the Falcons won their first road game in nearly two years, defeating Wofford 72-66 Wednesday night in Spartanburg, S.C. The Falcons, who had not won a true road game since a 71-64 victory at Northern Colorado on Dec. 6, 2008, led the game for over 37 of the 40 regulation minutes and the last four minutes of the extra period. ... Full Story

Broncos Fall in San Diego, 35-14

Broncos Fall in San Diego, 35-14

The Broncos started strong in their lone Monday Night Football appearance of the season but couldn't keep it going, falling to the San Diego Chargers, 35-14, at Qualcomm Stadium. Knowshon Moreno capped a 6-play, 69-yard opening drive with a 4-yard touchdown run. Behind Philip Rivers' four touchdown passes, San Diego responded by running off 35 unanswered points before Kyle Orton added a late touchdown pass to Brandon Lloyd. Denver dropped to 3-7 on the season. The team returns home to ... Full Story

Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre Earns Softball Scholarship

Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre Earns Softball Scholarship

Local Softball Star to Play at Colorado State By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Berthoud High softball standout Danielle Wikre will be taking her talents north to Fort Collins next fall. On Tuesday night Wikre, a three-time All-Conference and 2010 All-State selection for softball, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado State University. Wikre was also courted by Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Northern Colorado and Florida State, but she opted for Colorado ... Full Story

Bowl Championship Series—Week 5

Bowl Championship Series—Week 5

No change in the top 10 teams from last week. Alabama and Michigan State swapped the #11 and #12 spots while Iowa dropped seven places to the 20th position and Utah fell from #14 to #23.

Air Force upsets No. 3 Yale, 4-3

Air Force upsets No. 3 Yale, 4-3

Air Force upsets No. 3 Yale, 4-3, as Carew nets game-winner USAFA, Colo. –Air Force scored four unanswered goals in the third period for a 4-3 win over third-ranked Yale in a non-conference college hockey game Sunday, Nov. 14, in front of a sellout crowd at the Academy’s Cadet Ice Arena. Air Force, 3-6 overall, handed Yale its first loss of the season after five straight wins. Yale came into the game as the nation’s top scoring team at just under six goals per game. The win ties as the ... Full Story

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