| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Navy's annual spring football game has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict, coach Ken Niumatalolo said Wednesday. The game had been scheduled for April 12 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Niumatalolo said in a news release that the team will...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:36 PM
John Howell was at the Naval Academy for several months before he ever heard Gee Gee Greene utter more than a few words. In the weight room at Ricketts Hall, on the practice fields and even when the football team was eating its meals, Greene said little...
| Jul 1, 2011
Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 3:16 PM
For two seasons, Navy quarterback Kriss Proctor was a more-than-capable replacement when starter Ricky Dobbs went down with an injury. He stepped in to lead the Midshipmen to a pair of wins in three career starts, and when Dobbs returned to full health,...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but those who oversee its coverage at The Sporting News did their best this week to turn some of the attention away from the NFL’s concussion controversy, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Parrish Gaines knew what to expect when he went into Navy's defensive team meeting Monday at Ricketts Hall.
Making his second straight start in the team's 42-14 victory over Troy Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, the freshman cornerback...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:35 PM
David Sperry, a starting cornerback for the Navy football team, has left the school after violating academy rules, two sources familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
Sperry, a 5-foot-11, 182-pound senior from Las Vegas, started all 12 games for the...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:50 PM
For eight consecutive seasons, Navy has played in a bowl, a point of pride for a program filled with pride.
Just two weeks ago, that streak seemed doomed as the Midshipmen plummeted to the depths of a six-game losing streak. Even last week's big win over...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 3:58 PM
The first time Mike Stukel suited up for Navy came as a backup quarterback in the 2009 season opener at Ohio State, after fellow sophomore Kriss Proctor seriously injured his knee in practice. The first time Stukel played came the following week, when...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Senior defensive end Jabaree Tuani wants to put Navy's 27-24 loss to host San Jose State on Saturday behind him as soon as possible. A bowl game no longer an option, he still has one more game remaining to play in his college career.
"Not being able to...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:55 PM
As the college football landscape shifts toward super conferences that have washed away century-old rivalries, two schools at the bedrock of the sport's foundation remain as rigid about their continued alliance as their respective student bodies who...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Marc Firlie calls comparisons between football and warfare a cliche.
But he says the challenges of playing football at the U.S. Naval Academy — on top of a full academic course load and year-round military training — really did help prepare...