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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Four linebackers no longer with Air Force football team

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    Four linebackers from Air Force's final two-deep roster of the 2013 season are no longer with the team. Justin Alabi, Reggie Barnes, Jared Jones and Steven Sumpter are not part of the team, an Air Force spokesman confirmed. The four were missing from the roster in the Falcons' 2014...

  • MW Network has grown into an award-winning enterprise, led by longtime Colorado Springs broadcaster

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    The Emmy still sits in a box on Jesse Kurtz's desk, a symbol that the journey in this case has overshadowed the destination. And what a journey it has been for the longtime local TV sportscaster, who joined the Mountain West Network before it existed and has helped grow it into an...

  • Air Force finds creative ways to fill MW Network demands

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    Brian Jerman now finds it much easier to explain to parents of Air Force athletes how to watch broadcasts of Falcons games. In the past, he had to map out the different satellite and cable packages that needed to be purchased, which even then would show only the games whose rights...

  • Conversation with Falcons basketball recruit Ryan Manning

    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Sacramento, Calif., native Ryan Manning spent a few minutes talking to The Gazette before leaving for basic training on Thursday morning. What’s your biggest trepidation going in today? For me it’s just being away from home. I’m a very family-oriented guy. Academics, I feel I’ll have no...

  • Air Force fullback Broam Hart nominated for Good Works Team

    Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    The good work that Broam Hart has done at Air Force is well documented, and resulted in the fullback's nomination Tuesday for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team. Much of the rest, however, flies under the radar. For example, Hart befriended an elderly...

  • Built by association: Which players are most thought of with each pro baseball team?

    Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    The results proved the hypothesis correct, even if the process was not entirely scientific. After Tony Gwynn's death from cancer in June, the question was raised if Gwynn was, in baseball history, the player most closely associated with one franchise. The question was taken to our...

  • Sky Sox game against Storm Chasers suspended by weather

    Updated: Sun, Jul 13, 2014

    The Sky Sox will have to sit on a four-run deficit for nearly a month, and their fans will have to wait even longer to see if they've won a car. The game between the Sky Sox and Omaha was suspended on Saturday with Colorado Springs trailing 4-0 with one out in the top of the fourth....

  • Sky Sox fall in blowout; Nicasio works from bullpen

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Hidden in a Sky Sox blowout on Friday night may have been a turning point in Juan Nicasio's career. The struggling starter worked out of the bullpen for the first time since 2007. It didn't much matter in this one, as Omaha polished Colorado Springs pitching for 13 hits in a 9-1...

  • Rehabbing Rockies help Sky Sox victory over Oklahoma City

    Updated: Thu, Jul 3, 2014

    That faint sound Rockies fans may have heard in Colorado Springs on Wednesday night? That was the bugle call. The beleaguered big-league club, losers of 14 of 16, saw Nolan Arenado complete his five-game rehab stint with the Sky Sox in a 7-5 victory over Oklahoma City that was kicked...

  • Sky Sox miscues open the door for Oklahoma City in 10-6 loss

    Published: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    Oklahoma City's Enrique "Kike" Hernandez knew the Sky Sox played in a cavernous park, but he figured the shot he hit in the fifth inning at least had a chance. "I was thinking as I was running to first that if that ball is not gone, I'm bunting my next at-bat," said the RedHawks...

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