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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Dodgers beat the rain and Colorado Springs Sky Sox

    Updated: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Oklahoma City beat the rain and the Sky Sox with a three-run sixth inning and rode it to a 5-2 victory in a game called in the seventh at Security Service Field on Monday night. Catcher Austin Barnes drove in three runs for the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate. Shortstop Cory Seager, the...

  • Brief appearance in majors provides boost to Sky Sox pitcher Tyler Cravy

    Updated: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Tyler Cravy will forever remember Matt Holliday's reaction. Holliday was ejected in the seventh inning June 2 after arguing a called third strike against Cravy. The ejection put an end to Holliday's streak of reaching base after an National League-record 45 games to start the season....

  • Perkins' runner-up finish caps Air Force's week at NCAA track meet

    Published: Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    We have run results from Air Force’s three representatives at the NCAA Outdoor Championships through the week, but here they are in one place if you’ve missed them as they’ve been reported from Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.: - Recently graduated 2nd Lt. Zach Perkins highlighted the...

  • Rockies reflect on convenience of former Sky Sox affiliation

    Updated: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    Christian Bergman was playing on the road in Iowa when the Colorado Rockies brought him up for the first time in 2014. He caught a flight to Denver to join the big-league team and the next day drove to Colorado Springs to grab his things out of the apartment he had rented while with...

  • Inside the mind of a 10,000-meter champion, Hannah Everson of Air Force

    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    Covering 10,000 meters requires a runner to be alone with their thoughts for a long time - in the case of Hannah Everson, 34 minutes, 23.52 seconds. The Air Force record-holder in the event described her mental process at the regional May 28 in Austin, Texas, that she won despite...

  • Patience led Air Force's Hannah Everson to bigger things like a regional title

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    Hannah Everson's guilty pleasure is a nightly reading of her online horoscope. The Air Force runner doesn't check for the fortune-telling aspect of it, but more to fact-check the completed day for accuracy. There was one from earlier this year that she thought nailed her situation....

  • Air Force reliever picked by St. Louis in 29th round of MLB Draft

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    Relief pitcher Ben Yokley, a recent Air Force graduate, was picked in the 29th round of the MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Yokley is the sixth Air Force player drafted by an MLB team and the first pitcher. As a senior, Yokley appeared in 27 games and struck out...

  • Bell carries Air Force pole vault tradition back to national meet

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    At the rate Air Force produces national-level pole vaulters, it would be easy to assume that program runs on auto pilot and spots at the NCAA championship meet are a given. The results at regionals proved that wasn't the case, and in doing so underscored the impressive nature of the...

  • Well-rested Perkins ready to recapture performance from two years ago

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    In Zach Perkins' sport, the key isn't strength and size. The key is rest, and that's the one thing he's always lacked. Not anymore. Now that he's graduated and been commissioned as a second lieutenant, the Air Force runner is approaching his final race for the Falcons with full rest...

  • Historic Hayward Field just part of what makes NCAA track meet special

    Updated: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Hayward Field – almost always referred to as “Historic Hayward Field” – is to track and field what Yankee Stadium is to baseball or Augusta National is to golf. But for Air Force track coach Ralph Lindeman, it’s the city of Eugene, Ore., that really makes the national event special...

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