Tag: United States Naval Academy

Army survives, holds on to win 118th Army-Navy Game, 14-13 (PHOTOS)

Army survives, holds on to win 118th Army-Navy Game, 14-13 (PHOTOS)

| December 10, 2017

The Army Black Knights defeated the Navy Midshipmen 14-13 for the second straight year, winning the Commander-In-Chief Trophy for just the first time since 1996. It was a highly anticipated matchup between the greatest rivals in all of college football, and it exceeded every possible expectation. This game had everything a fan could ask for. […]

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118th Army-Navy Game Kicks Off Today at 3pm In Philadelphia

118th Army-Navy Game Kicks Off Today at 3pm In Philadelphia

| December 9, 2017

Army and Navy will meet again in one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports in Philadelphia at 3:00 pm. The winner of the 118th Army-Navy Game will win the Commander-In-Chiefs Trophy. The prestigious award is presented to the winner of the football matchups between the three major Service Academies. This is only the […]

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Navy Defeats SMU 43-40, Are Bowl Eligible Once Again

Navy Defeats SMU 43-40, Are Bowl Eligible Once Again

| November 12, 2017

Navy has seen their fair share of highs and lows this season. They started the season 5-0, they were nationally ranked (#25), and quarterback Zach Abey had just won one of the greatest games in Navy football history against Air Force. Then the wheels fell off. Navy turned the ball over five times and lost […]

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Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

| November 1, 2017

The Navy Midshipmen are set to square off against the Temple Owls on Thursday night in a rematch of last year’s AAC Championship game in Annapolis where the Owls beat Navy 34-10. The usually potent Navy triple option never found traction against the stout Owl defensive front, compiling only 168 rushing yards in the title […]

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Abey Injured As UCF Spoils Navy Homecoming with 31-21 Defeat

Abey Injured As UCF Spoils Navy Homecoming with 31-21 Defeat

| October 22, 2017

It was a game many people thought wouldn’t be close. UCF came into Annapolis as the nation’s top scoring offense, averaging almost 51 points per game. But Ken Niumatalolo and his Midshipmen showed the UCF Knights and the rest of the league that wins don’t come easy in Annapolis. “I have so much admiration for […]

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Mids Prepping For UCF Showdown in Annapolis

Mids Prepping For UCF Showdown in Annapolis

| October 19, 2017

Navy will face off against No. 20 UCF for the first time ever on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 3:30 pm. Navy is tied with Memphis, Houston, SMU and Tulane with 5-1 records in the AAC West Division, but Memphis owns the tiebreaker over Navy after beating Navy last week 30-27. UCF […]

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Abey’s Turnover Struggles Result In 30-27 Loss to Memphis

Abey’s Turnover Struggles Result In 30-27 Loss to Memphis

| October 15, 2017

No.25 Navy suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, one week after being ranked in the top 25 for the first time this season. One of the biggest reasons it took so long for them to achieve that milestone, voters were concerned about QB Zach Abey’s turnover problem. In the first two games […]

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Navy Rested, Ready For Bearcat’s

Navy Rested, Ready For Bearcat’s

| September 22, 2017

The Navy Midshipmen (2-0, 1-0) return to action after a bye week to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-1, 0-0) in Annapolis on Saturday at 3:30.  This game will be only the third time the two programs have competed against each other since 1956, despite being in the same conference for the last few years. Navy […]

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Mids 2-0 After Rocky Start To The Season

Mids 2-0 After Rocky Start To The Season

| September 18, 2017

Navy had a bye week this past weekend, so we’ve taken the time to address some of the key issues facing the team. Let’s talk about the most important thing first. The Mids are 2-0 and in first place in the AAC West Division. The conference is playing well too. Heading into this weekend, the […]

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Navy Returns To Home Port For First AAC Action Of The Season

Navy Returns To Home Port For First AAC Action Of The Season

| September 8, 2017

Navy will look to build off of last week’s 42-19 win against FAU in the season opener at Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium against Tulane on Saturday at 3:30 pm. The game marks the 22nd time the Mids and the Green Wave will face-off, but only the third time as conference rivals. Tulane leads the all-time series, […]

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Career Day for Zach Abey Leads Navy To Victory Over FAU

Career Day for Zach Abey Leads Navy To Victory Over FAU

| September 2, 2017

Junior Navy quarterback Zach Abey (32 CAR/235 YDS/2 TD) knew this was a big game. Navy (1-0) ended last season riding a three game losing streak that included a loss to Army Westpoint for the first time in over a decade, and a heart breaking defeat at the hands of Louisiana Tech in the Armed […]

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LIVE BLOG: USNA Graduation

LIVE BLOG: USNA Graduation

| May 26, 2017

UPDATED:  See full transcript of Vice President Pence’s speech below On May 26 the United States Naval Academy graduated 1053 midshipmen under a cool, cloudy and somewhat rainy (surprise) sky that finally gave way to sun. 767 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 259 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and 2 as officers in the US Air Force. There were 17 foreign […]

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2017 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

2017 USNA Graduation and Commissioning

| May 26, 2017

On May 26 the United States Naval Academy will graduate 1053 midshipmen under cool, cloudy and somewhat rainy (surprise) Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 767 will be commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 259 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and 2 as officers in the US Air Force. There were 17 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cambodia, […]

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USNA Class of 2020 completes Sea Trials

USNA Class of 2020 completes Sea Trials

| May 16, 2017

While most college kids are preparing to take their finals, approximately 1000 fourth class midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy will also take theirs–but with a twist.  Sea Trials! The Naval Academy freshman class is enduring 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, today as part […]

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2016 USNA Graduation and Commissioning (UPDATED)

2016 USNA Graduation and Commissioning (UPDATED)

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On May 27 United States Naval Academy graduated 1076 midshipmen under a warm and muggy (yet thankfully rain free) Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 788 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 256 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and one each as officers in the US Air Force and the US Coast Guard. There were 15 foreign national students […]

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USNA Commissioning Week: Blue Angels flight demonstration (Photos)

USNA Commissioning Week: Blue Angels flight demonstration (Photos)

| May 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

Today at 2pm, the Blue Angels took to the skies over the Severn River in Annapolis, Maryland as part of the Commissioning Week festivities at the United States Naval Academy. Michael Finn was on hand for Eye On Annapolis on the USNA grounds capturing these images! The Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Ted Carter flew in the lead […]

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Herndon Climb On Monday

Herndon Climb On Monday

| May 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy’s Class of 2019’s Herndon monument climb will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, near the front of the Naval Academy Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy’s plebe (freshman) class form a human pyramid around the 21-foot tall Herndon […]

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Merrill Family Foundation matches State grant for Sailing Hall of Fame

Merrill Family Foundation matches State grant for Sailing Hall of Fame

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) is pleased to announce that the Merrill Family Foundation has donated $250,000 to match the Maryland State FY 2016 grant for the planning, design and permitting for a new facility at the site of its current location at Annapolis City dock, adjacent to the United States Naval Academy. […]

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Eastport residents fired up over security; City, HACA have few answers

Eastport residents fired up over security; City, HACA have few answers

| April 18, 2016 | 4 Comments

After 31 shots rang out early on Sunday morning, residents of Eastport were alarmed and looking for answers.  The City and the Annapolis Police Department hastily called a meeting which was held at the Eastport Community Center which is located two blocks from the incident on Sunday. Alderman Ross Arnett and Police Chief Michael Pristoop […]

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Costumes, dancing, picnics, and… Croquet!

Costumes, dancing, picnics, and… Croquet!

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A beloved Annapolis tradition continues as St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy battle for victory—and bragging rights—at the 34th annual Annapolis Cup. Bring the whole family to this croquet match that promises superb intercollegiate competition as well as a festive lawn party where watching the spectators is as much fun as croquet. Since […]

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It’s April–time for the Annapolis Cup and croquet at St. John’s College

It’s April–time for the Annapolis Cup and croquet at St. John’s College

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Spend the afternoon in the heart of historic Annapolis for the 34th annual Annapolis Cup—a croquet match between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy. An Annapolis tradition, the match promises superb intercollegiate competition as well as a festive lawn party where spectators don vintage-inspired attire, enjoy lavish picnics, and swing dance to live music. […]

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36 separate events on tap for Maryland Day Celebration

36 separate events on tap for Maryland Day Celebration

| March 4, 2016 | 3 Comments

Maryland Day marks the formal founding of the colony of Maryland, when settlers from England celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving on St. Clement’s Island in what is now St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The Maryland settlement was authorized under a charter granted on June 20, 1632 by Charles I of England to Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron […]

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