Move to gun option propels Army to victory over Navy but the offense is still a work in progress

December 11, 2023

For years, the service academies have been known for running option offenses. Army, Navy and Air Force have run the option out of necessity. A lack of size and an inability to get elite skill players meant the service academies needed an offense that would allow them to compete. That offense was the Flexbone Triple Option. Unfortunately for the service academies and football fans alike, times have changed.  Thanks to…


New England shows it deserves to be part of Army-Navy rotation

December 10, 2023

Well done, New England. Army-Navy week was a smashing success in every possible way. Players, coaches, PR staff members, athletic directors and other folks with ties to either academy that we spoke with or that spoke after the game had nothing but glowing things to say about their experience this week. Given the slightly important fact that the United States of America started here, there’s no reason why Foxborough and…


Army 17, Holy Cross 14- Crusaders late rally falls short

November 11, 2023

Image courtesy of Holy Cross Athletics WEST POINT- Holy Cross’ comeback from behind effort against Army fell short today in a 17-14 loss.  The Crusaders scored with just over two minutes left in the game to get within three but the defense, which played well all afternoon failed to get a fourth down stop and Army salted the clock away.  Holy Cross and Army met for the 25th time today…….


UMass 21, Army 14 — Lynch-Adams explodes as Minutemen earn second win

October 28, 2023

Since coming back to UMass, coach Don Brown has shown a commitment to the running game. But rarely has that attitude showed the type of return as it did on Saturday against Army. Behind a monster performance by running back Kay’Ron Lynch-Adams, UMass earned a 21-14 win over the Black Knights at West Point. With the win, UMass improves to 2-7, while Army falls to 2-6. It is the first……


Boston College 27, Army 24 — Eagles grind out second win in a row

October 7, 2023

For much of the Jeff Hafley Era at Boston College, the Eagles have had a running game that is, well, underwhelming. But Saturday against Army, BC found that elusive ground attack. Behind a dominant rushing effort, BC earned a 27-24 win over Army, to even its record at 3-3. The loss drops Army to 2-3. Quarterback Thomas Castellanos finished with 142 yards and four touchdowns on 31 attempts. Running back……