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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force baseball -- yes, baseball -- faces big weekend series

    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    The rare key Air Force baseball series begins today at San Diego State. The Falcons have won 6 of 8 games and two straight series in the Mountain West – their back-to-back conference series victories marking just the second time in program history that feat had been accomplished. On...

  • 'Basketball saved my life:' Xavier Ford's journey from Colorado Springs to the NCAA tourney

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    The memory remains vividly burned in Xavier Ford's mind. He's sitting on the swings at Monterey Elementary School with his best friend, a couple of third-graders mapping out their futures. Isaiah Goss predicted for himself a career as a running back in the NFL. Then it was Ford's...

  • Air Force spring football practice concludes with a scaled-down scrimmage

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Air Force concluded its month of spring football practice with a short scrimmage Thursday that wasn't anything like a traditional spring game many programs hold. The Falcons held a game last year away from the academy and was what they had intended to do again, but that idea kept...

  • Air Force cornerback Gavin McHenry loses good standing as a cadet

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Cornerback loses good standing as a cadet Gavin McHenry is no longer a cadet in good standing, the Air Force Academy confirmed Wednesday. McHenry, a speedy cornerback, started all 12 games as a sophomore in 2013 and was part of the regular rotation this past season. The academy...

  • 5 emerging players to watch at Air Force football's 'spring game'

    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Five emerging players to watch at AFA spring game Spring practice concludes Wednesday at Falcon Stadium with a 45-minute scrimmage that will begin at around 4 p.m. (drills will begin at 3 p.m.). If last year's practice was any indication, this will be a semi-live situation where...

  • Three football players from Air Force’s opening opponent stabbed on campus

    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Three football players were stabbed on the campus of Morgan State, the Football Championship Subdivision team that will serve as Air Force’s opening weekend opponent in 2015. Names of the victims were not released and the injuries were not believed to be life threatening, though one...

  • Air Force spring game moved indoors

    Published: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Air Force continues to down shift on its spring game. At one point hoping to take the event off campus as it did last year, the Falcons then moved it to Falcon Stadium, then announced it would be just a 45-minute scrimmage at the end of a practice and now have decided to take it...

  • Air Force underclassmen figure to benefit from larger-than-expected roles this season on men's basketball team

    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Hayden Graham has always been a 3-point shooter. That was the shot that accounted for more than 25 percent of his points as a high school senior and more than half of his attempts as a freshman at Air Force. But Graham attempted just one 3-pointer in two games at the Mountain West...

  • Finale for six Air Force men's basketball seniors

    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Finale for Air Force seniors Six seniors for Air Force saw their careers end Thursday. Kamryn Williams watched from the bench and Ethan Michael from the stands, as both were out with injuries. DeLovell Earls, Justin Hammonds, Marek Olesinski and Max Yon played and, for the most part,...

  • Air Force knocked back, doesn't have enough to overcome Boise State

    Published: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    LAS VEGAS - Air Force's final game couldn't have better epitomized its entire season. The Falcons found themselves down early against No. 25 Boise State and came back to force a tie. They were dealt a crushing blow at the beginning of the second half, falling behind by 15, and nearly...

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