Senior Mike Burwell scored 13 points and had eight rebounds and three assists to lead Towson to a 72-45 rout of Navy in a season opener Friday night.
It looked as if Navy had Notre Dame right where the Midshipmen wanted. Navy was in Notre Dame territory with time ticking away in the fourth and the Irish having little success stopping the Middies’ triple-option offense.
One week after missing an extra point in the second overtime that cost his team, Navy kicker Nick Sloan redeemed himself Saturday against Pittsburgh.
Navy coach Ken Niumatololo couldn’t be too upset with his team after a wild 45-44 double overtime loss at Toledo on Saturday.
Navy coach Ken Niumatololo didn’t even try to sugarcoat this one.
The service academy football teams are preparing to play this weekend’s scheduled games while still facing some uncertainty because of the partial government shutdown.
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.