Sports

  • First scrimmage of fall camp in the books

    The Army West Point Football team got to take a break from the practice field for its first scrimmage of fall camp Aug. 10 at Michie Stadium. Highlights from the day were freshman Izzy Akojie recording a forced fumble and recovery as well as an interception. Freshman Maurice Bellan, sophomore Kevin Hamilton, freshman Jemel Jones Jr. and freshman Steven Migut all found their way into the end zone during the scrimmage. Special teams was also strong as freshmen Cole Talley and Andrew Bagley converted on a field goal and multiple PATs, respectively. Army had Sunday off from practice but resumed things again Monday as it gets prepared for the season opener against Rice Aug. 30. Read More

  • West Point Summer Softball League Standings

    STANDINGS                               W    -   L
    1. STEWART MARINES                 17   -   3
    2. CLS/PANE                                17   -   3
    3. GARRISON                                16   -   4
    4. LRC/DPW                                12   -   8
    5. MPs/DES                           11   -   9
    6. MATH                                  9   -  11
    7. ENGINEERS                              8   -  12
    8. HISTORY/SOSH                               8   -  12
    9. ODIA                                  5   -  15
    10. DMI/USCC                              4   -  16
    11. MEDDAC                            3   -  17
    **Final Regular Season Standings. Read More

  • Nigro to lead swimming programs

    Army West Point Director of Athletics Mike Buddie has announced the hiring of Brandt Nigro as the new head coach for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming programs.
    Nigro comes to West Point after a two-year stint at NC State as an assistant coach for the swimming and diving teams. His primary responsibilities included working with the sprint freestyle and stroke events. He also assisted in recruiting.
    He helped the Wolfpack men continue their dominance in the ACC with their fifth-straight league title in 2019 and the women completed an NC State sweep on the year with their own ACC title. The men finished fourth at the NCAA Championships in 2018 and 2019 and the women took seventh in 2019 and 18th in 2018 with Nigro on staff. Read More

  • Army’s Fall Camp kicks off , continues through Aug. 17

    The Army West Point Football team has completed six of 14 practices scheduled as head coach Jeff Monken begins his sixth year at the helm. Tickets are still available for all home games at Michie Stadium. The Black Knights start their home season by hosting Rice at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Army then welcomes Morgan State (Sept. 21) and Tulane (Oct. 5) in back-to-back contests before welcoming San Jose State on Oct. 26. The Cadets will then close out their home schedule with Massachusetts (Nov. 9) and VMI (Nov. 16) in consecutive weekends. Army fans interested in purchasing tickets can do so by calling 1-877-TIX-ARMY or online by going to https://www.armygameday.com/#home. The below dates and times for fall practice are subject to change. Read More

  • West Point Summer Softball League Standings

    STANDINGS                                     W    -   L
    1. STEWART MARINES                 17   -   3
    2. CLS/PANE                                    17   -   3
    3. GARRISON                                   16   -   4
    4. LRC/DPW                                     12   -   8
    5. MPs/DES                                      11   -   9
    6. MATH                                            9   -  11
    7. ENGINEERS                                 8   -  12
    8. HISTORY/SOSH                         8   -  12
    9. ODIA                                              5   -  15
    10. DMI/USCC                                 4   -  16
    11. MEDDAC                                     3   -  17
    **Final Regular Season Standings. Read More

  • Hopkins Jr. earns fourth preseason honor

    College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) announced its 2019 preseason watch list for the CFPA National Performer of the Year Trophy and Kelvin Hopkins Jr. is among the nation’s top players.
    Thirty-four players earned spots on the list, including 2018 CFPA National Performer of the Year Trophy winner Tua Tagovailoa.
    This is the Charlotte, North Carolina, native’s fourth preseason honor as he was also added to the Walter Camp Award, Maxwell Award and Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award watch lists.
    Under center last year, Hopkins Jr. became the first player in Academy history to throw and rush for 1,000 yards in the same season.
    He also registered five rushing touchdowns in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl to tie the Army single-game record. Read More

  • Army West Point welcomes Fowler to executive staff

    Army West Point Director of Athletics Mike Buddie announced the hiring of Kristine Fowler as a Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator July 23.
    “We are thrilled to welcome Kristine, Joseph, Kennedy and Jefferson Fowler to the West Point family,” Buddie said. “Kristine’s intellect, integrity and experiences at numerous Power Five schools makes her the perfect addition to our team. We look forward to her leadership of several key units at the academy and can’t wait to begin the new academic year.”
    Fowler will assume her new role at Army where she will be a member of the Executive Staff, oversee and manage the Human Resource Office, serve on several Patriot League Governance Committees and direct the Cadet-Athlete Welfare Program, while developing and executing the Leadership Development Programming for the department. Read More

  • Monken selected to Dodd Trophy watch list

    The Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl released the preseason watch list July 25 for the 2019 Dodd Trophy and Army West Point head football coach Jeff Monken was among the candidates.
    This year’s list includes 23 of the nation’s top college football coaches representing all Power Five conferences, as well as the AAC, Mountain West and two independents.
    Monken is entering his sixth season at the helm of the Black Knights and is coming off back-to-back double-digit winning seasons. He has led Army back into the top 25 after an 11-2 record and an Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl victory just a season ago.
    Under Monken’s watch, Army has won nine consecutive games, which is the second-longest streak in the nation, and 29 games in the last three seasons. Read More

  • Shuck promoted to Army Wrestling associate head coach

    Army West Point Wrestling head coach Kevin Ward announced current assistant Ned Shuck will be elevated to associate head coach entering the 2019-20 season.
    “The title change for coach Shuck is a reflection of the impact he has had on our program at every level, and an indication of the impact he will continue to have,” Ward said. “He is an incredibly hard worker and our program is fortunate to benefit from his leadership.  His passion for helping our cadet-athletes achieve greatness in all areas of their lives, and his drive to see our program rise to new heights are evident in all he does.”
    Shuck enters his second season with the Black Knights in 2019, and has played an integral role in the continued rise of the Army wrestling program on the national scene. Read More

  • Hopkins among top QBs for O’Brien Award

    The Davey O’Brien Foundation has revealed the 2019 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List July 16 and senior Kelvin Hopkins Jr. is among the top quarterbacks in the nation.
    The group includes 30 of the nation’s top returning college quarterbacks.
    The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation’s best college quarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award. Appearing on the watch list is not a requirement for a player to win the award.
    Quarterbacks from all NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools are eligible.
    “For Kelvin to be selected as one of the top 30 quarterbacks in the nation is a testament to his ability along with his determination to be the best he can be,” head coach Jeff Monken said. Read More

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