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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Subplots to watch during the Air Force vs. Navy game

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    1. Can Air Force finish a game? The fourth quarter hasn’t been kind to the Falcons, as they’ve been outscored 38-21 over the final frame in the past three games. This caused them to cough up a lead in a loss at Wyoming and brought at least mild drama to potential blowouts of Georgia...

  • Filling void left by Coggins different the second time around

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Air Force’s season took a dive last year when Tre’ Coggins was suspended by the team for four games over what turned out to essentially be reasons of motivation. On the floor it would be tough to say there was a more important player to the team, as Coggins was the leading scorer and...

  • Basketball player Williams to attempt field goal during AFA-Navy game

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Kamryn Williams will attempt to kick a field goal as part of a promotion with USAA at the Air Force-Navy football game on Saturday. Williams is the support officer for his squadron, essentially in charge of fundraising. USAA made an offer of $2,000 to the first squadron that could...

  • Ex-AFA hoop standout Lyons played with San Antonio Spurs

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Michael Lyons, a first-team All-Mountain West guard in his senior season for Air Force in 2012-13, was recently invited to participate with the San Antonio Spurs in an offseason workout. Lyons remains an active duty officer stationed here in town at Peterson Air Force Base. In fact,...

  • Senior center Michael lost for the season for Air Force hoops

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Ethan Michael tore his ACL playing a pick-up game with his teammates in September and will miss his senior season. It is the third torn ACL that Michael has suffered while at Air Force. “He went in for a layup, got bumped off his path – nothing wrong – but he landed awkwardly,”...

  • Friday festivities planned at Air Force Academy before Navy football game

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Air Force will host a series of events on Friday - a drum and band competition, boxing match, rugby, dunk tank, human foosball and bonfire, among them - for its cadets and midshipmen from Navy to build excitement before Saturday's football game between the academies. The athletic...

  • Despite lack of fanfare, Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds a true talent

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Dee Dowis asked to have the statistic repeated, not sure he heard it right. "He scored 31 touchdowns last year?" the former Air Force standout quarterback asked. Yes, 31. "Wow." Navy's Keenan Reynolds, still just a junior, has put up the kind of numbers not seen out of an...

  • Former NFL, college star makes surprise stop by Air Force football practice

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Herschel Walker speaks at Air Force practice The Air Force football team enjoyed a visit Wednesday from Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back Hershel Walker after practice. Walker spoke to the team for a few minutes inside the Holaday Athletic Center. It is the second...

  • Pregame flyovers to return to Air Force football games

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Jets will once again buzz over Falcon Stadium before Air Force football games. A full reinstatement of pregame flyovers has not been granted, but the academy learned Monday that the former staple will be part of the festivities at least for this week's game against Navy and an Oct....

  • Air Force's Jordan Pierce has really come on at linebacker

    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Before the season, Jordan Pierce made something of a bold declaration to Christian Spears. "He's a bit of a talker, and he told me he was going to have more picks than me this season," said Spears, a three-year starter at safety for Air Force. The challenge was a bit puzzling,...

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