Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

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Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Mike Thiessen talks offense

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman in advance of Saturday's game against Utah State.


Q: Utah State obviously is known for its linebacker...

Air Force vs. Utah State: By the numbers

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

A look at Air Force's game against Utah State on Saturday by the numbers.

Three subplots to watch during the Air Force vs. Utah State game

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

Three subplots to watch during the Air Force vs. Utah State game.

Local player signs with Pistons' D-League affiliate


Harrison grad Xavier Ford has signed with the Grand Rapids Drive, an NBA D-League team associated with the Detroit Pistons.

Ford led Buffalo to the NCAA Tournament as a senior this past March, earning MAC...

Air Force going on the defensive as basketball season is set to tip


Distilling its primary goal to one area, the Air Force basketball team wants to be a better defensive team.

This makes it no different from most teams, but the reasoning is what might make things interesting...

Kicker's emergence has Air Force ready for a close game


Air Force has played nine games. Not one of them has been close.

The six wins have come by an average of 31 points. The three losses have come by an average of 14 points. None of the nine games has been...

List: Air Force's 11-game home winning streak in order of significance

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

A game-by-game look at each of the past 11 Air Force home games - all wins.

Air Force football not enamored with its vastly improved defensive statistics


Air Force's defense hasn't allowed a touchdown in 11 quarters and ranks No. 8 nationally in total defense.

So, what importance do these numbers have for defensive coordinator Steve Russ?

"Right now,...