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West joins Alota in revered San Diego club

West joins Alota in revered San Diego club

By TOM SHANAHAN San Diego high school football’s vast talent pool has formed over the years select clubs at the next levels. The four Heisman Trophy winners have been the most recognized, Marcus Allen, Lincoln and USC; the late Rashaan Salaam, La Jolla Country Day and Colorado;...

Academy football can rescue college season

Academy football can rescue college season

The 2020 college football season already has been trimmed due the COVID-19 pandemic, and it may eventually be canceled in its entirety. If so, the Army-Navy Game has been raised as one to preserve among all others.The Army-Navy Game, reserved as the only kickoff on the last...

Navy and Notre Dame adapt series to  the times

Navy and Notre Dame adapt series to the times

By TOM SHANAHAN The Notre Dame-Navy rivalry endured World War II interruptions to American life, but the COVID-19 pandemic continues to linger above the 2020 college football season. The clout of the deadly virus can still cancel or abbreviates schedules. The Irish and...

ACC expected to rescue Notre Dame again

ACC expected to rescue Notre Dame again

By TOM SHANAHANNotre Dame football may soon request the Atlantic Coast Conference throw it another lifeline.The Irish treasure their independence in football, and to preserve it they have been previously forced to survive ramifications of conference expansion and post-season...

Charlotte Touchdown Club award gets it right

Charlotte Touchdown Club award gets it right

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

Perry worthy of attention Reynolds earned

Perry worthy of attention Reynolds earned

Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry put on a performance for the ages in the 120th edition of the Army-Navy Game, the grandest rivalry in college sports, rushing for 304 yards and two touchdowns last week to lead Navy’s 31-7 victory. If some retrospect can be allowed, maybe he...

Another stage for Air Force with Army and Navy

Another stage for Air Force with Army and Navy

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

The Unsinkable and Unfazed Jamale Carothers

The Unsinkable and Unfazed Jamale Carothers

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

This Air Force game bigger than usual for Army

This Air Force game bigger than usual for Army

 #AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...

Ford powers Navy offense with a Lincoln at QB

Ford powers Navy offense with a Lincoln at QB

#AFAN (Air Force/Army/Navy) stories: My series is about more than academy football players. These stories are about future officers selflessly committed to serving their country during a seemingly endless war on terrorism. There are only 0.5 percent Americans making up the...