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Brent Briggeman

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  • Air Force runner has resisted chance to try for 4-minute mile

    Updated: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    One of the biggest athletic achievements ever accomplished my man is in reach for Zach Perkins, but he’s never been sucked in by the temptation to try for it. Perkins, the Air Force distance runner headed to this week’s national meet, ran his career best mile in 4 minutes, 5 seconds...

  • Catcher picked in first round of MLB Draft struggled vs. Air Force

    Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Fresno State catcher Taylor Ward was picked in the first round of Monday’s MLB Draft, and in the process provided another example of Air Force’s progress in the sport. Ward, who went to the Angels with the 26th pick, went just 2 for 11 with two strikeouts and no extra base hits in...

  • Update: Carlos Correa, who was in Colorado Springs last week, receives MLB call-up

    Updated: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    Carlos Correa, the top prospect who played in Colorado Springs last week, has been called up by Houston. The shortstop, generally regarded as the top prospect in the game, went 4 for 12 with a double, two runs and an RBI while playing in three games for Fresno against the Sky Sox...

  • Colorado Rockies players: Danger of ballpark tragedy never far from mind

    Updated: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    DENVER - Carlos Gonzalez says a prayer before each game for himself, his teammates and, in particular, the fans. The fears that plague the Rockies right fielder played out in a horrific scene in Boston on Friday night when a woman suffered life-threatening injuries after a broken bat...

  • Blog: Threes rule the day as clues foretold Triple Crown victory

    Updated: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    I didn’t know which signal to follow, as they were flying all over the place on this Saturday with a Triple Crown hanging in the balance. Granted, I wasn’t in New York for the Belmont. I was at Coors Field watching the Rockies and the Marlins. Still, there was a definite Triple...

  • Face it: Sky Sox are a 'hairy group' of guys

    Updated: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Tim Dillard grew the beard to overhaul his image. The veteran pitcher had been a member of the Milwaukee Brewers organization since 2001, but he hadn't appeared in the majors since 2012. He felt it was time to show the club a different side of himself, and he decided the easiest way...

  • Top 10 Air Force football plays of 2014

    Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Air Force fans starved for some football highlights will love this compilation put together by FalconVision, showing the top 10 plays from 2014.

  • Air Force point guard in a cast after boxing class injury

    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    An injury suffered in boxing class has Trevor Lyons in a cast for the summer. The Air Force point guard threw a punch in class that separated his thumb from his hand. Coach Dave Pilipovich said an MRI determined it was serious enough for surgery, so Lyons will not have use of his...

  • Sky Sox notes: Team working in the sunshine

    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Rick Sweet loves the great outdoors. The Sky Sox manager has been on the field each day about six hours before first pitch, working through every imaginable drill with players looking to get the extra work they couldn’t get while the team has been cooped up in the clubhouse waiting...

  • Sky Sox pound 15 hits in victory

    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Robinzon Diaz and Juan Centeno each drove in a pair during a five-run fifth inning as Colorado Springs broke free from an offensive funk in flipping Fresno 7-3 on Thursday night. The Sky Sox, who had scored two combined runs in losses to the Grizzlies on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

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