Despite a government shutdown, the highly anticipated game between Navy and Air Force went on as scheduled after the Department of Defense gave the go-ahead to play.
Keenan Reynolds ran for 126 yards and three touchdowns, and Navy used a strong second half to beat Air Force 28-10 Saturday in a game that survived the restrictions of the U.S. government shutdown.
Air Force and Navy will meet on the football field Saturday after an unusual week of preparation that saw emotions swing from disappointment to elation.
Football is on for Army, Navy and Air Force this weekend although some other service academy sports are still suspended because of the government shutdown.
The Department of Defense has canceled all Naval Academy varsity and club sports through Sunday as a result of the government shutdown. Navy and Air Force have received approval from the Department of Defense to play Saturday’s football game at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Some of those hardest hit by the shutdown are military service academies. This weekend’s big Navy/Air Force game had been in limbo…until Wednesday night! Military sources say the Midshipmen will take the field after all.
Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.
The Navy swimming and diving team is drawing a lot of attention for its underwater recreation of an iconic moment in U.S. military history.
Navy used every option at its disposal Saturday night.
The mother of Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo, Lamala Niumatalolo, passed away Thursday night at 9:42 p.m.
Indiana coach Kevin Wilson set up the schedule as a stepping stone to success.
Eric Kettani is the only Navy Reserve officer in the NFL.