The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown.
Army coach Rich Ellerson is the odd man out right now among his service academy peers — Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo and Air Force’s Troy Calhoun already know the postseason beckons.
Tim Jefferson scored twice and hit Jonathan Warzeka on touchdown passes of 53 and 63 yards, and the Air Force defense forced two turnovers the Falcons converted into touchdowns in a 42-22 victory on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.
It’s not often Navy roots for Army. Mark this week as an exception.