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

Calhoun explains onside kick decision at end of Air Force loss

By: Brent Briggeman

After moving to within six points of New Mexico at 40-35 with 3:08 to play in the fourth quarter and all three time outs remaining, Air Force made the decision to try an onside kick rather than kick deep.


Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks defense

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a 37-30 victory at Boise and in advance of Saturday's game at New Mexico.

I guess we’ll start with New Mexico. I know...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Mike Thiessen talks offense

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a 37-30 victory at Boise State and in advance of Saturday's game at New Mexico.


Q: Let’s start with...

Colorado's Miller reprimanded, but not suspended, for biting Air Force player

By: Brent Briggeman

Colorado basketball player Tory Miller, who bit Air Force’s Hayden Graham in a game on Wednesday has been reprimanded, but not suspended, by the Pac-12.

“Regardless of Mr. Miller’s frustration and emotion,...

Sizing up Air Force's slim chances of earning a Group of Five New Year's Bowl

By: Brent Briggeman

For Air Force to have a chance as the Group of Five’s representative in a New Year’s Day Bowl, UConn needs to beat Temple today.

If that happens, Air Force would have a shot if it wins its remaining two...

Heater malfunction causes delay for Air Force basketball

By: Brent Briggeman

A heater malfunction caused Clune Arena to lose heat overnight and has pushed back the start of today's Air Force men's basketball by an hour.

The Falcons (3-2) and New Mexico State (4-1) will now tip off at...

3 subplots: Air Force at New Mexico


Three subplots heading into Saturday's Air Force-New Mexico football game at Albuquerque (8:15 p.m., ESPNU, 740AM):

How does extra incentive manifest itself?

New Mexico is bowl eligible and, win...

New Mexico State to provide a tall task for Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman

The beauty of a quick turnaround in basketball is the quick chance to right a wrong.

Zach Moer hopes to do that Saturday for Air Force.

The 6-foot-11 senior scored a career-high 13 points in an 81-70...