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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Mountain West football notebook: Week 6

By: Brent Briggeman



The first practice for Air Force following a loss at Navy saw four defensive starters missing for the Falcons.

All four – outside linebacker D.J. Dunn (undisclosed),...

Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton attempts to explain late football starts to fans


Jim Knowlton wants Air Force fans to understand that a late night Saturday is not his doing.

The Falcons athletic director even sent a letter to fans Monday to convey that very message - that he doesn't like...

Air Force regroups after Navy, looks ahead to Wyoming

By: brent briggeman

The two-game gantlet is finished. The season is not.

Air Force emerged from a pair of road games at undefeated Michigan State and Navy with little to show other than a long list of injuries and questions...

Fog of woe: Turnovers torpedo Air Force in blowout at Navy


ANNAPOLIS, Md. - There was no finger pointing from Air Force, perhaps because there wouldn't have been enough fingers to do the job.

The Falcons committed four turnovers, all from different players and all...

Service academy games stand out from rest


The differences in the language were easy to spot.

Losing at No. 2 Michigan State? Air Force players repeatedly described it as "disappointing," with the self-inflicted issues "frustrating."

But the...

Air Force vs. Navy: Subplots to watch

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

The impact of the weather

With potentially heavy rain in the forecast (in a state already under a state of emergency because of an oncoming hurricane), the footing and visibility could be limited. These...

Air Force vs. Navy: By the numbers

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

A look at the Air Force vs. Navy matchup "by the numbers."

Air Force spotlight player: Running back Jacobi Owens

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

In many ways, the preseason is finally over for Air Force tailback Jacobi Owens.

The junior missed spring practice and much of fall camp with foot and hamstring injuries, so he was intentionally brought...