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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • 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...

  • One last chance for Air Force to find the missing Clune magic

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    If nothing else, the Air Force basketball team has generally been able to rely upon two things - shooting the 3 and an extra boost on its home floor. In the team's current 2-10 skid, neither has been there. Air Force is shooting 28.1 percent from 3-point range in this stretch...

  • Injuries at cornerback have Air Force exploring depth

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    Jordan Mays entered his final round of spring practices at Air Force expecting to return as a backup safety. He did not figure he'd be lining up as a starting cornerback. Injuries to projected starters Justin DeCoud and Gavin McHenry have left the Falcons scrambling at cornerback,...

  • Air Force basketball notes: New Mexico gets the best of end-of-half play

    Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    New Mexico gets the best of end-of-half play The sequence at the end of the first half was the kind generally reserved for teams, like Air Force, stuck in a funk. After forcing a shot-clock violation with 1.9 seconds remaining in the half, the Falcons had an inbounds play under New...

  • No. 21 New Mexico enjoys a senior night party at Air Force's expense

    Updated: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE - Cameron Bairstow hit his final 3-pointer at The Pit and the New Mexico senior raised both arms, stuck out his tongue and basked in the delirium of a frenzied, sold-out crowd. Moments later, it was even louder when senior walk-on Chris Perez scored his first two points...

  • Shooting woes have led to strategic woes for Air Force

    Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Dave Pilipovich found Marek Olesinski sitting by himself in the locker room long after Air Force's loss to UNLV on Saturday. What he saw in Olesinski's face was pure dejection after the junior had gone scoreless for the first time this season as the Falcons were defeated 93-67. "I...

  • Air Force's athletic corporation thrust into grown-up role while still in infancy

    Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Though it is only 8 months old, the Air Force Academy Athletic Corp. needs to start supporting the family. The nonprofit was able to save this past fall's football game at Navy, and now it faces the challenge of raising enough funds to assist athletic teams in maintaining a "margin...

  • All sports survive Air Force budget elimination

    Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Budget cuts will not require the elimination of any sports teams at Air Force. Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson determined that sports - at levels from intercollegiate to intramurals to club - were too essential to the academy's mission of building character and...

  • Q&A with Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh

    Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    The Air Force athletic director fielded questions from media about the impending budget cuts that, while sparing all sports from elimination, will force a 10.2 percent reduction in athletic department spending and eliminate 30 personnel positions. Q: Do you know where the cuts,...

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