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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Empty trophy case in locker room sends not-so-subtle message to Air Force

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Air Force made a move this offseason that eliminated any question about its priorities on the football field. It placed the trophy case for the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy, which is currently empty, in the middle of the locker room. "It bothers you, it really does," junior...

  • Focus returns to basketball for Air Force as practice officially begins

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Kamryn Williams received 250 likes on Facebook when he posted the news last month that he had been selected for pilot training. Nothing else he had ever shared on the site - including anything from his strong first three seasons on the Air Force basketball team - had netted that kind...

  • Assistant coach Long returns to Air Force staff after bout with cancer

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Assistant coach Drew Long drove back to Colorado Springs on Thursday night and was on the floor with Air Force for the season’s first practice on Friday. Long left the team last November to receive treatment in Houston for colo-rectal cancer. He briefly returned for the Mountain West...

  • Air Force vs. Navy: By the numbers

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    A look at the Air Force vs. Navy game by the numbers.

  • Subplots to watch during the Air Force vs. Navy game

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    1. Can Air Force finish a game? The fourth quarter hasn’t been kind to the Falcons, as they’ve been outscored 38-21 over the final frame in the past three games. This caused them to cough up a lead in a loss at Wyoming and brought at least mild drama to potential blowouts of Georgia...

  • Filling void left by Coggins different the second time around

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Air Force’s season took a dive last year when Tre’ Coggins was suspended by the team for four games over what turned out to essentially be reasons of motivation. On the floor it would be tough to say there was a more important player to the team, as Coggins was the leading scorer and...

  • Basketball player Williams to attempt field goal during AFA-Navy game

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Kamryn Williams will attempt to kick a field goal as part of a promotion with USAA at the Air Force-Navy football game on Saturday. Williams is the support officer for his squadron, essentially in charge of fundraising. USAA made an offer of $2,000 to the first squadron that could...

  • Ex-AFA hoop standout Lyons played with San Antonio Spurs

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Michael Lyons, a first-team All-Mountain West guard in his senior season for Air Force in 2012-13, was recently invited to participate with the San Antonio Spurs in an offseason workout. Lyons remains an active duty officer stationed here in town at Peterson Air Force Base. In fact,...

  • Senior center Michael lost for the season for Air Force hoops

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Ethan Michael tore his ACL playing a pick-up game with his teammates in September and will miss his senior season. It is the third torn ACL that Michael has suffered while at Air Force. “He went in for a layup, got bumped off his path – nothing wrong – but he landed awkwardly,”...

  • Friday festivities planned at Air Force Academy before Navy football game

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Air Force will host a series of events on Friday - a drum and band competition, boxing match, rugby, dunk tank, human foosball and bonfire, among them - for its cadets and midshipmen from Navy to build excitement before Saturday's football game between the academies. The athletic...

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