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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force's Steelhammer on award watch list

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    It seems a bit early to start naming award watch lists for the 2015 college football season, but here we are. Air Force safety Weston Steelhammer is one of 42 players included the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. The award, named for NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, recognizes defensive...

  • Hiring of Air Force coach also brings Special Olympics leader to town

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    There’s a chance that the hiring of Chris Gobrecht as the new Air Force women’s basketball coach will impact thousands of athletes. Just not in the way you might expect. Gobrecht’s husband, Bob, recently retired as the President and Managing Director of Special Olympics North...

  • Gobrecht believes Ivy League experience will translate to Air Force women's hoops

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    Chris Gobrecht has undergone some radical adjustments in her career. Unlike most newcomers to Air Force athletics, this won’t be one of them. When Gobrecht went from 19 combined years in the Pac-10 (as it was then known) and the ACC to the Ivy League, THAT was a huge adjustment. To...

  • Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton says women's basketball coach Chris Gobrecht was 'no-brainer'

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Jim Knowlton brought in just one candidate for his first hire as Air Force's athletic director. It's not that he didn't take the women's basketball position seriously. He understands the potential value of the sport and the fact that his boss, Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle...

  • Kamryn Williams earns top honor at Air Force hoops banquet

    Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Kamryn Williams took Air Force's Bob Spear Award as the basketball team celebrated its season at its annual banquet Saturday night at the Colorado Springs Marriott. The Bob Spear Award goes to the cadet that is best in athletics, academics and military performance. Williams was...

  • Sky Sox hope for a comprehensive stadium face lift

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    The Sky Sox are home to a new organization and, if the team's management has its way, the changes won't end there. General manager Tony Ensor said major renovations are being discussed that would expand the suite level from third base to the right field corner, completely revamp the...

  • Mountain West announces sponsorship of tourney in Cayman Islands

    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    It sounds like a Caribeann getaway could potentially be in the future for Air Force basketball. The Mountain West on Thursday morning announced that it will be sponsoring an annual eight-team tournament in the Cayman Islands to begin in 2017. The participants haven't been announced,...

  • David Goforth's quiet demeanor masks the fiery mentality of a closer for Colorado Springs Sky Sox

    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    In an age of big-bearded, big-bodied, larger-than-life closers, David Goforth in a sense resembles the position's generic brand. The ingredients are ultimately the same, but the no-frills packaging might lead you to suspect otherwise. The Sky Sox closer stands about 5-foot-11 and...

  • Air Force hoops assistant Long resigns after illness altered his situation

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Drew Long has resigned his position as an Air Force men’s basketball assistant and is joining his family in the Houston area. Long missed most of the 2013-14 season while receiving treatment for rectal cancer and served in a limited role – particularly when it came to travel for...

  • Air Force game at Boise St. moved to Friday night, will bring bonus money

    Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Air Force’s football game at Boise State in the second-to-last weekend of the upcoming season has been moved to a Friday night. The Nov. 20 game will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN2 – bringing with it a $300,000 bonus for both teams. The Mountain West television...

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