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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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Calhoun asks Air Force fans for help in renovating stadium

By: Brent Briggeman

Troy Calhoun is using social media to help with the push for renovations to Falcon Stadium.

Calhoun tweeted a message to his 2,557 Twitter followers on Wednesday morning, asking them to “Help our cadets and...

Mountain West football notebook: Week 1

Writers from cities around the Mountain West share news and notes about the teams they cover in advance of this week's start of the season.

 

MOUNTAIN DIVISION

AIR FORCE

It didn’t...

Life is good for Air Force QB Nate Romine, and he knows it

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Nate Romine has always been comfortable being Nate Romine.

The Air Force quarterback's confidence was clear to see from the day he took over the starting job as a freshman, less than three months removed...

Air Force receiver Garrett Brown flying high under the radar

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Former Air Force QB cracks starting lineup on Colorado's defense

By: Brent Briggeman

Former Air Force quarterback Jaleel Awini has cracked the starting lineup on Colorado’s defense, according to a CU depth chart released Saturday.

Awini, a junior by eligibility, will wear No. 16 for the...

Hurricane Katrina robbed Air Force football assistant Derek Lewis of childhood mementos but spared his family

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Derek Lewis is often told by relatives that his 4-year-old son, Myles, looks exactly like he did at the same age.

Lewis can only take their word for it.

All of Lewis' old pictures and childhood...

Kicker ready to fill big shoes for Air Force

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

The player likely to have the most influence whether Air Force wins or loses some games this year was once dragged into the sport of football kicking and screaming.

Drew Oehrle has since dropped the...

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...