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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Next season's solution? Freshman running back emerges in Air Force spring game

    Updated: Thu, Mar 20, 2014

    Jacobi Owens came to Air Force knowing life in the military can change in an instant. He just didn't think it would happen in this particular manner. Owens was the breakout star for the Falcons in their spring game on Wednesday evening at District 20 Stadium. The tailback from Las...

  • Air Force spring football game came about from leadership council's suggestion

    Updated: Wed, Mar 19, 2014

    The silence in Air Force's football weight room has been replaced by a diverse playlist. "One minute it will be Katy Perry, the next it will be a rap song," senior center Michael Husar said. "It's good." The workout music is one of the behind-the-scenes changes that has resulted...

  • Slow start dooms Air Force, which faces an elimination game on Sunday

    Updated: Sat, Mar 15, 2014

    Niagara attacked Air Force like you'd expect from a team that didn't want its season to end. As a result, the squads will face off again on Sunday with the assurance that one team will, in fact, be finished. The Purple Eagles stormed to a two-goal lead on the Falcons' home ice,...

  • Air Force men's basketball team needs to focus on the finishes

    Updated: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    For about 35 minutes per game, Air Force exceeded all expectations this season. It's those final five minutes that the Falcons hope to address in the future. "We've just got to finish," coach Dave Pilipovich said after the worst collapse of them all, a 61-59 loss to Fresno State in...

  • Air Force basketball notes: Defensive switches have repercussions for Falcons

    Updated: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    Defensive switches have repercussions for Falcons To stop Fresno State's perimeter-based attack, Air Force's defense kept throwing different looks at Fresno State. The Falcons switched from straight man-to-man to a sagging man-to-man to a zone look, and did to with great results,...

  • Air Force drops heartbreaker at Mountain West Tournament, squandering 15-point second-half lead

    Updated: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    LAS VEGAS • With its 15-point cushion stolen away, nothing was left to soften the blow for Air Force. The Falcons couldn’t keep that advantage over the final 5:40 on Wednesday, falling 61-59 to Fresno State and making yet another early exit in the Mountain West Tournament in the...

  • Air Force still searching for leadership as it enters Mountain West Tournament

    Updated: Tue, Mar 11, 2014

    LAS VEGAS - Air Force charges into what for it is an all-or-nothing Mountain West basketball tournament on Wednesday. The question is, who leads that charge? Even as the Falcons brace for a matchup against Fresno State in what will be the season's final game without a victory, that...

  • AFA's Troy Calhoun plans to make overseas trip to visit deployed military personnel

    Updated: Sat, Mar 8, 2014

    Troy Calhoun is recruiting again, only now he's seeking the services of his fellow coaches. Calhoun is slated to make his second coaches tour to visit military installations overseas and he's helping to fill the travel roster. "I've made a few calls," Calhoun said. "We'll see what...

  • Air Force hits an emotional high with upset of Boise State in home finale

    Updated: Sat, Mar 8, 2014

    Max Yon couldn't breathe and couldn't come up for air. That's what happens when 17 guys jump on top of you. After scoring seven points in overtime, propelling Air Force to a 64-61 upset of Boise State on Saturday, Yon found himself on the bottom of the dog pile in the Falcons' locker...

  • Nelson Onwuzu growing into a receiving threat for Air Force

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    Nelson Onwuzu admits that his sudden emergence for Air Force has been aided by a foreign substance. Not PED's, mind you, but PB&Js. The slight-built Onwuzu spent his first two seasons for the Falcons trying to grow out of a 150-pound frame that precluded him from become a serious...

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