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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force's shooting woes continue in lopsided home loss to Nevada

    Published: Sat, Feb 22, 2014

    If a slump rages on for too long, at some point you have to question if what you're calling a slump is instead your reality. Air Force reached that point Saturday. Nevada started strong - scoring the first 10 points - and buried Air Force late in a 75-56 victory Saturday at Clune...

  • Mike Thiessen sees nothing new in offensive coordinator role he now holds by himself

    Published: Sat, Feb 22, 2014

    So, what does senior tailback Jon Lee think of Air Force's switch to Mike Thiessen as the lone offensive coordinator? "I always thought he was the sole coordinator," said Lee, clearly unaware that a change had taken place. Thiessen, who has been part of a three-headed co-coordinator...

  • Final stretch of conference season presents an opportunity for Air Force hoops

    Updated: Sat, Feb 22, 2014

    The Air Force men's basketball team enters the final stretch of the conference season with a chance to help itself into a favorable seed for the Mountain West Tournament in Las Vegas. The Falcons are 10th out of the league's 11 teams, but they are just half a game out of a three-way...

  • Air Force fencer performs Heimlich to save Colorado Springs teen

    Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    Air Force fencer Madeleine Girardot leaned on her training in a life-or-death situation, and in doing so may have saved the life of a Colorado Springs teen. When Girardot, a sophomore, spotted 15-year-old Helen Landwehr in distress at a Japanese restaurant in Virginia Beach on Jan....

  • Air Force releases football schedule, begins conference season on the road

    Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    The Mountain West released its full football schedule on Thursday. Air Force already knew its opponents and locations, but the schedule gives the order of those games (specific days can change as television networks take games and can move them to Thursdays and Fridays).

  • Air Force football closes the book on last season as spring practice begins

    Published: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    Events that occurred between Aug. 31 and Nov. 30 were a taboo subject as Air Force began spring football practice on Wednesday. "It's 2014," safety Christian Spears said. "We don't have much to say about last year." The Falcons' 2-10 season was one in which almost all that can go...

  • DeLovell Earls playing starter's minutes in a reserve role

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    DeLovell Earls made it clear when he returned from a leg injury that he desperately wanted to return to the starting spot he earned last season. That hasn't happened, but unlike last year Earls is playing starters' minutes. In two road games this past week, the junior co-captain...

  • Falcons shake up responsibilities for football coaching staff

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    Titles and responsibilities received a thorough makeover as Air Force released its new coaching roster in advance of the beginning of spring practice. Mike Thiessen will take over as the sole offensive coordinator - a position he split with three others last year - and Steve Russ...

  • Air Force considers taking spring football game to District 20 Stadium

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    District 20 Stadium is already home to Eagles, Lancers, Rams and Thunder. Now the Falcons want in, too. Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun announced Tuesday that the team would conclude spring practice with an intrasquad game March 19, and he is exploring the possibility of...

  • Proposed rule change has landed Air Force coach Calhoun in national spotlight

    Updated: Tue, Feb 18, 2014

    Two years ago, when Troy Calhoun took over as chair of the college football rules committee, his wife, Amanda, had one question for him - why would you do that? On Tuesday, as Calhoun faced national media over what has become a firestorm of controversy over the "10-second rule" that...

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