Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

More Articles by: Brent Briggeman

Fog of woe: Turnovers torpedo Air Force in blowout at Navy


ANNAPOLIS, Md. - There was no finger pointing from Air Force, perhaps because there wouldn't have been enough fingers to do the job.

The Falcons committed four turnovers, all from different players and all...

Service academy games stand out from rest


The differences in the language were easy to spot.

Losing at No. 2 Michigan State? Air Force players repeatedly described it as "disappointing," with the self-inflicted issues "frustrating."

But the...

Air Force vs. Navy: Subplots to watch

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

The impact of the weather

With potentially heavy rain in the forecast (in a state already under a state of emergency because of an oncoming hurricane), the footing and visibility could be limited. These...

Air Force vs. Navy: By the numbers

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

A look at the Air Force vs. Navy matchup "by the numbers."

Air Force spotlight player: Running back Jacobi Owens

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

In many ways, the preseason is finally over for Air Force tailback Jacobi Owens.

The junior missed spring practice and much of fall camp with foot and hamstring injuries, so he was intentionally brought...

Air Force fullback spends part of bye week cleaning a river

By: Brent Briggeman

Don’t try telling Shayne Davern that a bye week is a time of rest.

The Air Force fullback joined his squadron last Friday in a community service project on a ranch north of Pueblo, wading into a river to fix...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks Navy

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talked with The Gazette’s Brent Briggeman during the bye week following a 35-21 loss at Michigan State, which came in advance of Saturday's game at Navy.


Mass shooting in Oregon occured in hometown of Air Force football coach

By: Brent Briggeman

The scene of Thursday’s mass shooting in Oregon was in the hometown of Air Force coach Troy Calhoun.

Calhoun is from Roseburg, Ore., where he was a three-sport standout in high school and earned an...