Sports

  • Army continues hot start with 37-7 win over ULM

    By JJ Klein
    Army Athletic Communications

    Continuing its momentum from the opener, the Army West Point football team charged past Louisiana-Monroe Saturday by a 37-7 score at Michie Stadium.
    The Black Knights improved to 2-0 after holding the Warhawks to 200 yards and a touchdown.
    Army posted 465 offensive yards, while causing two turnovers and blocking a field goal attempt.
    Freshman running back Jakobi Buchanan and senior quarterback Christian Anderson paced the Cadets’ offense with two touchdowns apiece. Buchanan had a career day with 106 rushing yards, averaging 9.6 yards per carry.
    Defensively, junior defensive lineman Nolan Cockrill blocked a field goal, forced a fumble and had 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards. Senior linebacker Jon Rhattigan posted 2.5 tackles for a loss of 17 yards and recorded 1.5 sacks. Read More

  • Women’s XC opens season with win over Syracuse

    The Army West Point women’s cross country team kicked off its 2020 season with a 26-33 victory over Syracuse at Twin Ponds on the Farm in Montgomery, N.Y., on Saturday. In the team’s first competition following the COVID-19 outbreak, the Black Knights were strong throughout, claiming nine of the top 12 positions in the meet. In their collegiate debut, freshmen Georgia Jones and Helen Shearer led the cadets with second- and third-place individual finishes. Senior All-ACC and All-Region performer Amanda Vestri finished first for the Orange. It was the first head-to-head competition between the two programs since 1996, when the Army defeated Syracuse, 68-74. The Orange entered the season ranked fourth in the ACC after finishing 2019 ranked fifth in the Northeast Region. Read More

  • Sports calendar

    Football

    Sept. 26, 3:30 p.m.—Cincinnati, Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Oct. 3, 1:30 p.m.—Abilene Christian, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Oct. 10, 1:30 p.m.—The Citadel, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m.—UTSA, Alamodome in San Antonio.

    Oct. 24, 1:30 p.m.—Mercer, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Nov. 7, 11:30 a.m.—Air Force, MICHIE STADIUM.

    **View Army West Point Schedule at www.goarmywestpoint.com/calendar.aspx?. Read More

  • In the dust

    Army West Point junior quarterback Christian Anderson avoids the rush of Louisiana-Monroe’s Seth Mason and leaves him in the dust during the Black Knights 37-7 victory over the Warhawks Saturday at Michie Stadium.    Anderson had 21 carries for 95 yards and two touchdowns on the ground to lift Army to its second straight dominating win to open up the 2020 football season. Read More

  • Army West Point shuts down Middle Tennessee State in opener

    By JJ Klein
    Army Athletic Communications

    The Army West Point football team held nothing back in its 42-0 home-opening victory against Middle Tennessee State Saturday at Michie Stadium.
    It was the Black Knights’ first home opening shutout since blanking Colgate on Sept. 11, 1993, by a 30-0 score.
    The defense stood strong in the contest intercepting two passes and forcing a pair of fumbles. Army scored three times thanks to defensive turnovers.
    Senior captain running back Sandon McCoy led the Black Knights’ offense with three rushing touchdowns. Freshman running back Tyrell Robinson made his collegiate debut in the contest and led both sides with 94 rushing yards.

    How it happened
    • The Black Knights pressed the Blue Raiders early on, scoring off a turnover in the first quarter to go ahead 7-0. Read More

  • Nine cadets named CGA All-America scholar-athletes

    The College Gymnastics Association announced in late August that nine members of the Army West Point gymnastics team were selected to the CGA All-America Scholar-Athletes teams. Five Black Knights were selected to the first team, as sophomores Corban Barstow, Caleb Churchill and Kalvin Kingshill and seniors Mitchell McHugh and Joseph Minus attained grade point averages of 3.50 or higher to meet the criteria for the top unit. The group is among 114 individual gymnasts to qualify as first-team members. Representing Army on the second team are sophomores Patrick Armstrong and Jacob Nauman, 2020 U.S. Military Academy graduate Liam O’Hara and senior Kiernan Reagan. The 60-member second team is comprised of athletes who recorded a GPA between 3.499 and 3.2. It marks the second consecutive year of recognition for McHugh, Minus, O’Hara and Reagan, as they were among the six cadets named to the team in 2019. Read More

  • Sports calendar

    Football

    Saturday, 1:30 p.m.—Louisiana-Monroe, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Sept. 19, 3:30 p.m.—BYU, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Sept. 26, TBD—Cincinnati, Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Oct. 3, 1:30 p.m.—Abilene Christian, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Oct. 10, 1:30 p.m.—The Citadel, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m.—UTSA, Alamodome in San Antonio.

    **View Army West Point Schedule at www.goarmywestpoint.com/calendar.aspx?. Read More

  • Dominating start

    Senior linebacker Jon Rhattigan returns an interception 43 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter during Army West Point football’s dominating season-opening 42-0 victory over Middle Tennessee State Saturday at Michie Stadium. Rhattigan also added six tackles, a half a tackle for a loss and a fumble recovery. There was a raucous crowd of 5,249 fans, limited to mostly cadets due to COVID-19 concerns. The Black Knights finished the game outgaining the Blue Raiders 368-184 yards total while moving the chains for 24 first downs to their opponents’ 13. The Black Knights return to action at 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe at Michie Stadium. Read More

  • Army football announces TV schedule for all eight home games

    By Rachel Caton
    Army Athletic Communications

    Game times and TV assignments for all eight of Army West Point’s home football contests were announced Aug. 28.
    All eight of the games at Michie Stadium in 2020 will be televised nationally either on CBS Television Network or CBS Sports Network.
    The Army-Air Force game on Nov. 7 will kickoff at 11:30 a.m. and be broadcast on CBS Television Network.
    The six games scheduled to air on CBS Sports Network will all kickoff at 1:30 p.m., including the season opener versus Middle Tennessee State Sept. 5. Additionally, the Oct. 17 contest at UTSA will also be on CBS Sports Network, with kickoff set for 1:30 p.m.
    The 121st iteration of the rivalry game versus Navy will also be televised on CBS Television Network at 3 p.m. Read More

  • Sports calendar

    Football

    Saturday, 1:30 p.m.—Middle Tennessee State, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Sept. 12, 1:30 p.m.—Louisiana-Monroe, MICHIE STADIUM.

    Sept. 19, 3:30 p.m.—BYU, MICHIE STADIUM.

    **View Army West Point Schedule at www.goarmywestpoint.com/calendar.aspx?. Read More

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