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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Preview capsule for Air Force men's basketball vs. Grambling State

    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Air Force (3-3) vs. Grambling State (1-4) 7 p.m. Wednesday, 740 AM, MW Network (online only) Overview Air Force men's basketball enters its third phase of the season. Finished is the warmup, which included the All-Military Classic and home games against in-state Division II foes....

  • Air Force kicker Will Conant considers Mountain West honor a team award

    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Will Conant was engrossed in a class project Tuesday morning when an email alerted him that he had been named the Mountain West special teams Player of the Year. "It popped up and I was like 'neato,'" the Air Force senior kicker said. We'll get to the award in a bit - the first...

  • Mountain West football awards misfired in a few areas

    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    The Mountain West unveiled its postseason honors on Tuesday, and included in the mix were a few misfires. The most egregious error, in my opinion, was the Coach of the Year decision, which went to Colorado State’s Jim McElwain over Air Force’s Troy Calhoun. Air Force was coming off...

  • MW hoops notebook: The Pit by another name is still The Pit

    Published: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    AIR FORCE Air Force showed in its most challenging week of the nonconference season that it has the potential to be pretty good. Or really bad. Over the second half of a loss at Colorado and the first half of a loss at Texas Tech, the Falcons (3-3) outscored their opponents from...

  • Air Force kicker earns MW Special Teams Player of the Year honors

    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    Air Force kicker Will Conant is the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Year, the conference announced on Tuesday morning as it revealed its season honors. In addition to Conant, who was a first-team pick as placekicker, Air Force landed senior offensive lineman Michael Husar...

  • Air Force in holding pattern when it comes to learning bowl destination; could learn Sunday

    Updated: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

    Fans hoping to travel to an Air Force bowl game may be booking airline tickets on short notice. The Falcons, like everyone else in the Mountain West, will have to wait until at least midafternoon Sunday to learn their bowl destination. Conference commissioner Craig Thompson said...

  • Should Nebraska look at Troy Calhoun after firing Bo Pelini?

    Updated: Mon, Dec 1, 2014

    With Nebraska suddenly looking for a football coach after firing Bo Pelini on Sunday morning, allow me to throw out a suggestion: Troy Calhoun. Calhoun has led Air Force to seven bowl games in eight years, he has an NFL coaching background and, perhaps most intriguing, he could bring...

  • Sophomores give glimpse of even brighter days for Air Force football

    Updated: Sun, Nov 30, 2014

    The sunset late in the game at Falcon Stadium on Friday lit up the sky in spectacular swatches of pink and purple, providing a less-than-subtle bit of symbolism during Air Force's Senior Day. No one had to look too closely to find hope for the Falcons (9-3) beyond the point when this...

  • Air Force men's hoops seniors have one more shot at key nonconference win

    Updated: Sun, Nov 30, 2014

    Kamryn Williams, Max Yon and their classmates have contributed to some of the biggest victories in Air Force basketball history. Three of the four Falcons victories over ranked opponents have occurred during their time, and they've helped the team to 14 Mountain West victories over...

  • Spectacular finish gives Air Force last-second win over No. 21 Colorado State

    Updated: Sat, Nov 29, 2014

    It took a stop, a catch and a kick - all in the final 44 seconds - to give Air Force its most spectacular victory in years. To single out one play would be folly, as each was allowed only because the one before, and none would have mattered without the one that followed. "It's as...

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