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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • MW Tourney foes Air Force, New Mexico experienced similar circumstances this season

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    Scrape away the history, program expectations, resources and all other peripherals, and Air Force and New Mexico are experiencing similar seasons. The teams that will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the opening round of the Mountain West Tournament have both been thrust into rebuilding...

  • Mountain West basketball notebook

    Published: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    AIR FORCE A development in Air Force’s most recent game could have huge ramifications down the road. Trevor Lyons scored 13 points in a span of 13 minutes, helping Air Force cut a 15-point deficit to just one in an eventual 68-66 loss at Fresno State. Lyons finished with 15 points,...

  • Safety Hays Linn brings veteran's perspective even as a newcomer to the Air Force lineup

    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    On consecutive plays in a recent scrimmage, Air Force free safety Hays Linn zoomed around the end to make tackles in the backfield so quickly that it seemed safety blitzes had to have been called. But they hadn't been. Linn just diagnosed the plays and got there. "I've had two...

  • Quick glance at Air Force's opening-round matchup against New Mexico in the MW Tournament

    Published: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Air Force enters the Mountain West Tournament as the No. 9 seed and will play No. 8 New Mexico in the opening round at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Despite New Mexico’s rich history in the conference, this is probably the matchup Air Force would have...

  • Olesinski earns honorable mention as media releases All-Mountain West honors

    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Senior Marek Olesinski was the lone Air Force player recognized as the media members that cover the 11 Mountain West men's basketball teams announced their 2014-15 All-Mountain West men's basketball team and individual awards Sunday. The primary beat writers that cover MW men's...

  • Air Force football samples technology used to measure, track collisions to the head

    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Lochlin Deeks has no idea how many times he bangs his head during a typical practice. "I'm always in the middle," the Air Force nose guard said. "I can't really tell what all happens." On Saturday, a computer was counting for him. Deeks was one of six Falcons players - three on...

  • Air Force Academy picks site for 2015 spring football game

    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun said the team's spring game would be held at Falcon Stadium on the evening of Wednesday, March 18. Other venues had been discussed, including high school stadiums around Colorado Springs and south Denver, but Calhoun closed those posibilities on...

  • Air Force duo second to play 100-plus men's basketball games for academy

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Historic combo Senior Marek Olesinski played in his 100th game with Air Force on Wednesday, as he continued his streak of starting all 28 games this season. Olesinski moved to No. 8 on the all-time games played for the Falcons - one behind teammate Max Yon, who played game No. 101...

  • Air Force's comeback at Fresno State falls short when layup bounces out at the buzzer

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    FRESNO, Calif. - Air Force sought a victory and a jolt of confidence in its regular-season finale. It got one of those. The Falcons fell 68-66 to Fresno State on Wednesday, but that score scarcely tells the story of a game that Air Force trailed by 15 points in the second half...

  • Mountain West basketball notebook

    Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    AIR FORCE The quest for a first-round bye in the Mountain West Tournament had become a motivating goal for Air Force in recent weeks. That’s no longer in play after last Saturday’s loss to Utah State pushed the team out of contention for the No. 6 seed. Having such a target...