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Brent Briggeman

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  • Air Force loses key basketball recruit one week into basic training

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    One week into basic training, Air Force has lost a key basketball recruit. Garrett Thibodeaux announced Friday night on Twitter that he had committed to the University of Texas at San Antonio. This came a day after he announced he was reopening his recruitment and just eight days...

  • Air Force lands two on Sporting News All-MW football list


    The Sporting News has great faith in the healing powers of modern medicine. The publication released its preseason All-Mountain West team on Thursday, a list that included rehabbing Air Force running back Jacobi Owens. The top conference quarterback, according to the list, is the...

  • Documentary chronicles Air Force grad Antoine Hood's NBA dream

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Antoine Hood firmly believes he could start for an NBA team and help it win games. "I know that," the Air Force graduate says in an extended trailer for "Anatomy of an American Dream," a documentary that tells the story of his basketball journey. Hood, a 2004 graduate, helped the...

  • Rhys Millen doesn't get wanted time, but has first electric win in racing history at Broadmoor Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Rhys Millen drove into history, but not as emphatically as he wanted. The New Zealander took an electric car to an overall title at The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, which marked the first time not only in this 99-year-old race but any major event globally that an...

  • Electric win not electrifying

    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    A week that brought tragedy, a surprise visit from a foreign dignitary and the promise of a historical milestone ended with disappointment. "Not today boys, not today," overall winner Rhys Millen said Sunday as he pulled off his helmet after reaching the summit in 9 minutes, 7.444...

  • Conditions alter course at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Vahsholtz relies on instincts in record run Woodland Park driver Codie Vahsholtz had his ride to a record perfectly planned out Sunday at The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. That plan went out the window as soon as he realized just how slick Pikes Peak Highway was....

  • Qatar sheikh reaches Pikes Peak summit in 11:37, says he'll be back

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Thani offered a simple explanation as to why he took on the risk of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. “I just love racing,” the Qatar prince said. The sheikh clocked a time of 11 minutes, 37 seconds in his Porsche 918 that sported Qatar...

  • Basic training a learning experience for new Air Force assistant

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    The start of basic training wasn’t an eye-opening experience simply for the future Air Force officers beginning their journey as cadets, it was also new for a Falcons football assistant who had never experienced it. New wide receivers coach Derek Lewis, a Texas graduate and most...

  • Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb could be the stage for a global first in racing

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    A first in the world of racing - and transportation in general - could happen atop Pikes Peak on Sunday. No, Rhys Millen isn't on the threshold of joining pioneering figures in transportation like Robert Fulton, the Wright Brothers or Chuck Yeager, but if he can take his electric car...

  • Touted QB joins incoming freshman Air Force class in starting basic training

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Most of the young men and women entering the Air Force Academy on Thursday are focused on a time six weeks from now when their experience in basic training will end. Ryan Brand has a different date in mind. "I'm eying the first chance I get to compete, which will be the first...

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