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Brent Briggeman

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  • Big innings helps Colorado Springs Sky Sox overcome a pair of deficits in victory

    Published: Sat, Jun 20, 2015

    A two-run double from Matt Dominguez in the seventh inning finally put the Sky Sox ahead for good as they snapped a three-game skid by topping New Orleans 9-6 on Saturday. Nevin Ashley's two-run triple was the key blow in the first comeback of the night for host Colorado Springs, as...

  • Friday Faceoff: What are the roles of fathers in sports as Father’s Day nears?

    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    The Gazette's Jim O'Connell and Brent Briggeman debate the question.

  • Sky Sox position players happy to pitch in a pinch

    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Chris Barnwell was a career minor leaguer who logged 13 games in the majors, finishing with an .067 average. He's been out of the game since 2009. Still, Pete Orr will never forget him. Barnwell was the lone strikeout victim when Orr stepped from his infield position onto the mound...

  • Big inning dooms Sky Sox in loss to New Orleans

    Published: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    New Orleans broke open a tight game with a seven-run sixth inning and cruised to a 9-2 victory over the Sky Sox on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series at Security Service Field. Three Colorado Springs hurlers combined to throw 59 pitches in the inning that saw Zephyrs...

  • Short-handed Sky Sox fall in 11 when deflected ball bounces Oklahoma City's way

    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    The challenges of Triple-A roster management were on full display for the Sky Sox on Wednesday in a hard-luck loss to Oklahoma City. Colorado Springs, playing without the designated hitter as it faced a fellow National League affiliate, entered the game with just two available players...

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox series preview

    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    SKY SOX SERIES PREVIEW New Orleans (Marlins) at Sky Sox (Brewers) 7:05 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, 1:35 p.m. Sunday Promotions Fireworks on Friday, "Star Wars" Night on Saturday, kids' gloves giveaway Sunday Prospects to watch Justin Nicolino, LHP - Miami's No....

  • New CSU football coach researching Air Force's offense

    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Mike Bobo is still several months from his first matchup with Air Force, but the new Colorado State football coach is already doing his homework. Bobo, who replaces new Florida coach Jim McElwain in Fort Collins, said he has dispatched defensive coordinator Tyson Summers to talk with...

  • More from Calhoun on new rules, trends and the Commander-in-Chief

    Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Here’s more from Tuesday’s college football coaches’ luncheon that included Air Force’s Troy Calhoun, Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre and Colorado State’s Mike Bobo as well as coaches from CSU-Pueblo and Northern Colorado. The event was moderated by Gary Barnett, who provided an element of...

  • Revamped stadiums, facilities the talk of Colorado college football coaches

    Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    New stadiums and facilities were the topic of conversation when the state's top college football coaches gathered Tuesday in Colorado Springs. Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre touted the $156 million football complex his team is moving into this offseason that includes a 16,000...

  • Air Force coach Troy Calhoun unhappy with television's influence on Mountain West

    Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Air Force's home football schedule includes five games with undetermined start times and under the control of ESPN. They could wind up kicking off at noon, they could be 8:30 p.m. They could bring bonus money of $500,000 if selected for ESPN or ESPN2, they could be shuffled to...

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