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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • New Air Force women's basketball coach fills out her staff

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    New Air Force women’s coach Chris Gobrecht announced her team of assistants for the upcoming season, a group she says is “as talented a staff as any in the country.” The lone holdover from Andrea Williams’ staff is 1st Lt. Derek Brook, who will return for his second season as the...

  • Transferring Air Force freshman Mooney lands at South Dakota

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Matt Mooney is transferring to South Dakota, the school announced Wednesday. Mooney played in 29 games, making eight starts, for Air Force as a freshman this past season. He informed coach Dave Pilipovich in early April that he did not intend to remain at the academy. "We are...

  • Summer Fun Guide: A zoo that's hands-on

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Space on my phone is a precious and limited resource, so most videos are deleted as soon as I've downloaded them to my computer. But two are off limits. And they'll remain so as long as I have the device. The videos show two of my daughters, then ages 3 and 2, bravely stretching...

  • Stroke strikes yet another young Air Force tennis coach

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    This is just bizarre, and very bad, luck. Air Force assistant men’s tennis coach Evan Urbina tweeted Tuesday evening that he had suffered a stroke. “Had a stroke,” Urbina, in his late 20s, posted on social media. “Thankful for all your support. Should be out after a quick procedure...

  • Air Force coach spends emotional time with family of cancer victim Lauren Hill

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Air Force basketball coach Dave Pilipovich and his wife, Kelly, spent the weekend at Dick Vitale’s gala in Sarasota, Fla., that raised more than $2 million for cancer research. The couple also traveled to Las Vegas to participate in a fundraiser put on by coach Lon Kruger. The part...

  • Shortening college basketball's shot clock could have big impact on Air Force

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    It's only five seconds, but it could set Air Force basketball back years. Falcons coach Dave Pilipovich is understandably opposed to a proposed rules change in college basketball to take the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds. Air Force runs a variety of the Princeton offense that...

  • Squandered chances end Pine Creek's season at 5A baseball tournament

    Updated: Sun, May 17, 2015

    DENVER - Pine Creek left 16 runners on base over two games and lost both by one run. That's a painful way to make an early exit to the 5A state tournament. "Let me tell you, I cannot quit thinking about all the opportunities that we had that we did not cash in," Eagles coach Glenn...

  • Mountain West football title game switches from CBS to ESPN

    Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    ESPN has picked up the rights to the Mountain West football championship game in a deal that will run through the 2019 football season. The game had aired on CBS in its first two years of existence. The ESPN agreement adds to an existing package with the network that allows it...

  • Cheyenne Mountain takes familiar path to another girls' tennis state title

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    PUEBLO - A little repetition becomes inevitable within a run of seven straight titles, but the sense of deja vu for Cheyenne Mountain was a bit extreme Wednesday. The top three doubles teams, filled with the same pairings as a year ago, repeated as 4A girls' tennis state champions on...

  • Navy sprint football player among Amtrak derailment victims

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Navy sophomore Justin Zemser was among those killed in Tuesday night’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. Some media reports have listed Zemser as a Navy football player, though that is not entirely accurate. He played on the sprint football team for the Midshipmen, which is a level...

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