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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • No time like the present for Air Force men's hoops to make noise in the Mountain West

    Updated: Tue, Dec 30, 2014

    Air Force might be making one its toughest trips of the season at the perfect time. The Falcons (7-4) open the Mountain West schedule Wednesday at San Diego State (10-3), the preseason men's basketball favorite in the league. The Aztecs looked great early, taking Arizona to the...

  • Mountain West hoops: Team-by-team glances as conference play begins

    Published: Tue, Dec 30, 2014

    AIR FORCE Nonconference wrap-up: The Falcons (7-4) showed glimpses of a team that could compete in the Mountain West but also streaky tendencies that may simply be part of this squad's makeup. They outscored Colorado in the second half of a loss in Boulder, Colorado, and built a...

  • Friday Faceoff: Which Air Force team will have a better second half: men's basketball or men's hockey?

    Updated: Fri, Dec 26, 2014

    Hockey usually comes around By Joe Paisley The Air Force hockey team has history on its side when considering whether it or the men's basketball team will enjoy a stronger second half. The hockey team has enjoyed a second-half revival dating back to a program-best 14-2 start...

  • Air Force closes nonconference by surviving in OT vs. Jacksonville State

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Dave Pilipovich wiped his brow, double checked the scoreboard and shot a glance at his family, shaking his head. Nothing the Air Force coach would say to the media would sum up this night quite like the look of a coach who was happy with his team after a tight win but somewhat at a...

  • Future promising thanks to young Air Force contributors

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho - David Harris, Jalen Robinette and Nate Romine huddled close together along with their mothers for pictures after the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Air Force sophomores smiling despite the cold runoff in the dimly lit area outside the locker room under the bleachers of...

  • A Q and A with Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Soon-to-be outgoing Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh caught up with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman for a brief conversation after the Falcons defeated Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday in Boise. Question: Aside from a few basketball games, this...

  • Fans largely stay away from Air Force bowl game victory in the cold Boise rain

    Updated: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho - The rain held off long enough for Air Force fans to enjoy tailgating, but that was where the cooperation from Mother Nature ceased as the Falcons won a bowl game for the first time in four years in frigid, wet conditions. The blue turf and everything else at Albertsons...

  • Odds and ends from Air Force's victory in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

    Updated: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    PLAYER OF THE GAME Shayne Davern, Air Force fullback Davern ran for 101 yards and two touchdowns, but his real contribution was the demoralizing fashion in which he did it. All of the sophomore's yards were up the middle, and by halftime he had rumbled for 92 yards and two...

  • Air Force loses tailback Devin Rushing to shoulder injury

    Updated: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    Already playing without 1,000-yard rusher Jacobi Owens, Air Force lost Devin Rushing to a shoulder injury on a highlight play. Air Force faced a fourth-and-goal situation from the 1 when it gave it to Rushing on the right side. He was hit hard and spun in the air, landing on the goal...

  • Air Force completes turnaround with bowl victory over Western Michigan

    Updated: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho - From 10 losses to 10 wins. Air Force completed its program's extreme makeover with a 38-24 victory over Western Michigan that required plenty of pounding from the fullbacks and some escape artistry from the defense. It was the defense, so porous a year ago when the...

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