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)

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Four Air Force conference basketball games to be played on Tuesdays

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force will play four Mountain West games on Tuesdays this season, it learned on Friday.

The Falcons Jan. 12 game at Utah State and home games against Wyoming on Feb. 2, UNLV on Feb. 16 and Utah State on...

Fired Illinois football coach once led team that had thrilling finish vs. Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman

The firing of Illinois coach Tim Beckman is without a doubt the story of the day in college football.

Beckman was fired Friday – one week before the start of the season – as the school continues to conduct...

Air Force coach Troy Calhoun gives updates on tailback, linebacker after reviewing scrimmage


Air Force coach Troy Calhoun gave an update Wednesday on two key positions - tailback and linebacker.

Obviously Jacobi Owens, coming off a 1,000-yard season as a sophomore, has to be considered the...

Alex Hansen named to Lombardi list, giving Air Force three on major watch lists


Air Force has picked up a third spot on a major award watch list.

Senior Alex Hansen was added Tuesday to the Lombardi Watch List, as the award that honors the top down lineman or linebacker in college...

Air Force football continues to avoid serious injuries in fall camp


Jalen Robinette didn't practice for Air Force on Monday, as the standout receiver watched from the sidelines in street clothes.

The injury is being called a sore foot and doesn't appear to be serious.


No votes for Air Force in initial AP Top 25 poll; two opponents ranked

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force failed to earn a vote in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll that was released on Sunday.

But then again, all but two of the Falcons’ opponents were left out as well.

Michigan State...

Air Force backup receiver does all he can to make an impression

By: Brent Briggeman

Andrew Daugherty wasn’t going to change his entire situation with one solid day, but he could force himself into the conversation.

It’s safe to say that’s what the Air Force receiver did this weekend with a...

Air Force's offense still not running at full strength with missing parts


Air Force's defense seemed to have the upper hand as the team scrimmaged on Fan Day at Falcon Stadium on Saturday.

You probably shouldn't bother getting too excited or concerned over that, as the offensive...