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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • ESPN3 picks up Air Force football opener vs. Nicholls State

    Updated: Thu, Jun 26, 2014

    Air Force will open the 2014 football season at noon on Aug. 30 against Nicholls State. The time of the game was finalized on Thursday, as the Mountain West announced it was one of three additional games picked up by ESPN3. There are now just two Falcons games (at Army on Nov. 1; at...

  • Air Force hoops recruit Matt Mooney ready to report a year after injury delayed entry

    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    Matt Mooney's parents recently suggested a family bike ride in downtown Chicago, but Matt quickly shot down the idea. "I said, 'Dad, I can't ride a bike.'" Mooney said, "'I just can't do it.'" The phobia - really just a cautious aversion - is understandable for Mooney, who will join...

  • 20 years later: Sky Sox GM Tony Ensor recalls baseball summer with Michael Jordan

    Updated: Sun, Jun 22, 2014

    Michael Jordan's first minor league home run set off a chain reaction of pure insanity for Tony Ensor. Ensor, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox general manager, was the assistant GM of the Birmingham Barons 20 years ago when the world's most famous athlete joined the Double-A team. On...

  • Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson in town to highlight charity softball event

    Published: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    Even at 77 years old, Brooks Robinson offered to arrive in uniform. He was told his presence would suffice. The baseball Hall of Famer will headline Saturday's Heroes Classic, a charity softball game hosted by the Sky Sox that will raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project,...

  • Two more Air Force games picked up for broadcast

    Updated: Thu, Jun 19, 2014

    Two more Air Force games will be televised in the 2014 season, and neither will require a time change away from early Saturday afternoon. The home games against New Mexico at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 and Nevada at noon on Nov. 15 will be shown on Root Sports, part of the Mountain...

  • Air Force's Troy Calhoun, state's other football coaches, address upcoming challenges

    Updated: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    TTroy Calhoun offered some curious words to reporters before being whisked away to speak before a conference room filled with Colorado Springs football fans. The Air Force football coach, assessing the difficulties awaiting his team after a 2-10 season, offered this: "I'll say this,...

  • F-FC grad Kevin Davis back in the mix for CSU after injury

    Updated: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    Fountain-Fort Carson graduate Kevin Davis is healthy this summer for Colorado State. Davis, who earned All-America honors from Parade after his senior year in the Trojans, appeared in 23 games and made 23 tackles as a true freshman in 2012. He made five stops in a road game at Air Force...

  • Q and A with Air Force coach Troy Calhoun on new and proposed NCAA regulations

    Updated: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    If the NCAA expands some of the benefits allowed for players, how might that impact Air Force? I don’t think for us it makes too much of a difference. The reason I say that, is, can someone out there maybe dangle out that they can put a little more cash in your pocket if you […]

  • Baseball great Tony Gwynn left a mark in the Pikes Peak region

    Updated: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    The night before Brett Tomko first faced Tony Gwynn, a local titan for a fellow San Diego native, he sought advice from teammates on how to pitch to one of the all-time great hitters. Tomko, now a Sky Sox pitcher, was in his rookie season with Cincinnati at the time in 1997. "Pete...

  • Kyle Parker, Brett Tomko have short outings for different reasons in Sky Sox loss

    Published: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Colorado Springs could have used Kyle Parker batting with one on, nobody out in the ninth as it tried to rally from a deficit against Salt Lake. But Parker was needed elsewhere. The Sky Sox first baseman was called off the field in the first inning and was out of the clubhouse...

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