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Friday, April 25, 2014

‘Colorado Universities’ Archives

Air Force wins fourth AHA Championship

Air Force wins fourth AHA Championship in last five years with 1-0 win over RIT ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jason Torf made 40 saves and Jacques Lamoureux scored the only goal as Air Force beat RIT, 1-0, in the Atlantic Hockey Association championship game, Saturday, March 19, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Air Force earned its fourth AHA championship in the last five years and advances to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in school history. Air Force will be one of 16 teams in the ... Full Story

Falcons Take Both Games of Saturday Doubleheader

Falcons Take Both Games of Saturday Doubleheader With Portland USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball swept a doubleheader with Portland Saturday  at Falcon Field.  The Falcons took game one, 8-3, and game two 9-4.  The Falcons, who have won three in a row, and four of their last five, improve to 10-10 on the season. Portland falls to 8-9. In game one, Sean Carley (2-2) gave the Falcons eight solid innings to pick up his second-straight win.  Carley struck out six and scattered ... Full Story

Air Force beats Holy Cross, 3-2, in AHA Semifinals

Lamoureux scores two in third as Air Force beats Holy Cross, 3-2, in AHA Semifinals ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Senior Jacques Lamoureux scored two goals in the third period to lift Air Force to a 3-2 win over Holy Cross in the Atlantic Hockey Association semifinals, Friday, March 18, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. With the win, Air Force advances to the AHA Championship game on Saturday, March 19, at 7:05 p.m. The Falcons’ opponent will be the regular-season champions and defending ... Full Story

Big Inning Lifts Falcon Baseball Past Portland 12-4

March 18, 2011 USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - A seven-run fifth inning highlighted Air Force baseball’s 12-4 win over Portland Friday afternoon at Falcon Field. The win lifted the Falcons to 8-10 on the season and dropped the Pilots to 8-7. Trailing 4-2, the Falcons batted around in the fifth, racking up five hits and seven runs to jump ahead 9-4. Air Force tacked on three more runs in the eighth. Junior right-hander Evan Abrecht (5-0) continued his outstanding pitching, allowing four runs ... Full Story

AFA Women sweep tennis matches

The Air Force women’s tennis team swept a pair of matches Friday morning at the Academy. The Falcons downed CSU-Pueblo and Metro State, each by a 7-0 score, in the team’s final non-conference matches of the season. With the wins, Air Force improved to 14-4 this spring. The Falcons won all 12 singles matches in straight sets, including five 6-0, 6-0 scores, and did not lose more than two games in any of the six doubles matches. Junior Tahlia Smoke, who won the No. 3 singles match ... Full Story

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire, according to CU-Boulder researcher A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder shows clear evidence of the continuous control of fire by Neanderthals in Europe dating back roughly 400,000 years, yet another indication that they weren’t dimwitted brutes as often portrayed. The conclusion comes from the study of scores of ancient archaeological research sites in Europe that show convincing evidence of long-term fire control by ... Full Story

Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

  FORT COLLINS - The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University will host its annual Open House from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2. The Open House includes lectures, demonstrations, tours through the hospital and more than 15 display booths filled with information on animals. The Open House is coordinated and run by students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ professional veterinary medicine program. Hospital tours ... Full Story

Falcons split Wednesday doubleheader with Creighton

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball split a doubleheader with Creighton Wednesday at Falcon Field. The Falcons (7-10) took game one, 2-1, while the Blue Jays (13-4) took game two 11-9. In game one, the Falcons rallied back from a 1-0 deficit with two runs in the seventh to pull out the win. Nathan Carter tied the game with an RBI single then scored the winning run on a throwing error by the Creighton second baseman on a grounder by Jon McMahon. Three Falcon pitchers combined to hold the ... Full Story

AFA Men’s Gymnastics claims first-ever top 10

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – For the first time in program history, the Air Force men’s gymnastics team is ranked in the nation’s top-10. Following a strong weekend of competition, that saw two of the top four team scores of the season, the Falcons are ranked 10th in the GymInfo National Rankings, with a three-score average of 343.300. It is the first time that the Falcons have ever been ranked in the GymInfo Top-10, which debuted during the 1996 season. In addition, it’s the first time ... Full Story

AFA Hockey in final four of AHA

Air Force (18-11-6 overall and 14-7-6 in the AHA), the second seed in the AHA Tournament, will face third-seeded Holy Cross (17-15-5, 14-8-5 AHA) on Friday, March 18, in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals at 7:15 p.m. ET at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. The Falcons finished second in the AHA regular season and defeated Sacred Heart in two games in the quarterfinals last weekend at Cadet Ice Arena. In the other semifinal game, top-seeded RIT (18-10-8, 15-5-7 AHA) will face ... Full Story

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