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Brent Briggeman

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  • 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...

  • Air Academy adding to its girls' tennis history

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Air Academy adding to legacy Programs sold at state tennis include team-by-team histories. Juggernauts like Cherry Creek and Cheyenne Mountain each occupy nearly a whole page. Air Academy's history fills up about one third of one of a page's three columns. But that's about to grow....

  • Not as easy as it looks, Cheyenne Mountain girls win seventh straight state tennis title early

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    PUEBLO - Cheyenne Mountain did, in fact, break a sweat Tuesday. It might be easy to assume otherwise on a day where the Indians stormed into the finals in five of seven slots at 4A state girls' tennis, clinching a seventh straight team title more than 24 hours before the tournament's...

  • Air Force tennis players earn Arthur Ashe Award

    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    As a past recipient of the Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award, Air Force tennis coach Dan Oosterhous knew what the honor is intended to recognize. And he knew Grant Taylor was a perfect fit. Taylor was announced on Tuesday as a regional recipient of the award, joining...

  • Luke Hochevar's rehab assignments brings him close to his Southern Colorado roots

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Luke Hochevar always thought it was cool when he'd see Rich "Goose" Gossage at tournaments when he was a kid. Hochevar, from Fowler, was the same age as Todd Gossage, so when the Hall of Famer would coach his son's team their paths would often cross throughout Southern Colorado. "I'd...

  • Schedule: Air Force football has little control over kickoff times

    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Air Force added uncertainty to its football schedule on Tuesday when the Mountain West announced the remainder of its television assignments for the 2015 season. The Falcons home games against San Jose State, Army, Wyoming, Fresno State and Utah State were selected by ESPN, this...

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