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Brent Briggeman

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  • Zach Kocur perfect from floor, Air Force throttles conference leader Wyoming

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    An illness opened the door for Air Force, but the Falcons proceeded to kick it all the way down. Playing a Wyoming team missing Larry Nance Jr. with mono, the Falcons shot 57 percent, put four players in double figures and blew out the Mountain West leaders 73-50 in front of a...

  • AFA hoops notes: Air Force's Justin Hammonds out with rib injury

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Hammonds out with rib injury Justin Hammonds didn't play for Air Force on Saturday, sitting out with ribs so tender and sore that it was difficult for him to breathe. Coach Dave Pilipovich said the injury occurred several games ago but had been manageable. Hammonds practiced...

  • Former standout QB, longtime assistant Blane Morgan leaving Air Force for Mountain West rival

    Updated: Sat, Feb 7, 2015

    Longtime Air Force quarterbacks coach Blane Morgan will soon be taking on that same role with San Diego State. Morgan, whose 20-3 record as a starter remains the best for a quarterback in academy history, has served as an assistant with the Falcons for the past 13 years. A source...

  • Wyoming's bad break marks a positive turn of events for Air Force

    Updated: Sat, Feb 7, 2015

    A season full of tough breaks for the Air Force basketball team has taken a sharp turn. The Falcons, fresh off an upset of New Mexico on Wednesday, learned Friday that Mountain West-leading Wyoming may travel to the academy on Saturday without star forward Larry Nance Jr., who has...

  • Air Force football recruiting: Signing day list

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    Because of the appointment process involved with entry into the Air Forced Academy and the fact that athletes are still recruitable to other teams while at the prep school, signatures collected by Air Force on national signing day are not techincally binding and, therefore, not...

  • Air Force football strikes a chord with recruiting class with Bolt Brotherhood theme

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    Josh Rice doesn't really know Cole Fagan all that well. They are both from Florida and they took their official visits to Air Force together, but that weekend encompasses all of their time spent in each other's company. But they're going camping together this weekend, as Fagan...

  • Emptying the notebook: Air Force's upset of New Mexico

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    It wouldn’t be right to call Air Force’s victory on Wednesday over New Mexico stunning. The Falcons did, after all, compete until the final minutes against the Lobos at The Pit a few weeks ago without an injured Max Yon. So to get him back and play at home, you kind of suspected this...

  • Air Force closes strong to knock of New Mexico

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    The script flipped for Air Force. Finally. The Falcons did what so many teams have done to them this season. They stayed within striking distance of New Mexico and by holding the Lobos scoreless for the final 6 minutes, 40 seconds, they were the ones pulling away late. Air Force...

  • Signing day conversation with Air Force coach Troy Calhoun

    Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    For various reasons involving the appointment of cadet athletes, Air Force coach Troy Calhoun could not comment specifically about anyone in the Falcons' new recruiting class. He did offer some general thoughts on the class, the trends within it and other issues surrounding the...

  • Q&A: Air Force recruit on Bolt Brotherhood, borrowing cars and frozen yogurt with Troy Calhoun

    Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    The Gazette's Brent Briggeman talked on Wednesday morning with Josh Rice, an offensive lineman from Orlando, Fla., who chose the Falcons over a host of options that included Army, Navy and Marshall.   Q: What was it about Air Force that put it over the top? A: Definitely the...

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