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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Calhoun signs one-year extension as Air Force football coach

By: Brent Briggeman

Troy Calhoun’s contract was extended by a year through 2020, Air Force announced on Wednesday.

The football coach had signed a new five-year deal following last season, so Wednesday’s extension tacks on one...

Air Force basketball notes: Widefield graduate Alan Herndon's big return

By: brent briggeman The Gazette

Herndon's big return

Alan Herndon had a big cheering section and an even bigger start to his homecoming game.

The Widefield graduate, playing against Air Force at the academy for the first time in his...

Air Force tastes victory for first time in a month by downing Wyoming


Air Force opened the second half of its conference slate just as it did the first - with a victory.

And in the glow of this 72-60 come-from-behind win at Clune Arena, it didn't matter on this snowy Tuesday...

Mountain West notebook: Air Force unsure if Lyons will play

By: Brent Briggeman


The Falcons (10-12 overall, 1-8 Mountain West) still haven’t made a decision regarding the status of injured point guard Trevor Lyons, but the sophomore was held out of practice Monday as a...

Super Bowl conflict changed Air Force basketball hotel plans

By: Brent Briggeman

Super Bowl preparations kicked Air Force out of its normal hotel in San Jose, Calif., this past weekend.

The Falcons generally stay in The Marriott in downtown San Jose, but were told this year that they...

Air Force basketball hasn't been able to stop sinking


It's like quicksand, this spiral Air Force can't escape.

The more the Falcons struggle in an effort to free themselves, the more the situation is exacerbated.

Focus on improving the shooting, and they...

Denver Broncos flag waves from plane as team arrives in California


SAN JOSE, Calif. - A Denver Broncos flag waved from the front window of team's United plane as it taxied to a stop in San Jose at 2:56 p.m. Pacific time Sunday.

The team then disembarked via stairs in the...

Commentary: If Sky Sox leave there exists a logical candidate to take their place


There could still be affiliated minor league baseball in Colorado Springs, even if the Sky Sox do skip town.

Figuring out which team could serve as a replacement requires only some simple connecting of...