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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • AFA notes: Meeting with No. 1 Denver up next for Air Force men's lacrosse

    Updated: Mon, Feb 16, 2015

    Meeting with No. 1 Denver up next for AFA lacrosse If Air Force's men's lacrosse team hopes to replicate last year's run in the NCAA Tournament, the pressure is on this week as it prepares to face No. 1 Denver. Last year the Falcons won a conference title and automatically advanced...

  • Air Force basketball notes: Legendary coaches honored

    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Legendary coaches honored Air Force observed a moment of silence before the game to honor coaching legends Dean Smith and Jerry Tarkanian, who both died in the past week. Smith started his career as an assistant at Air Force in 1957 before moving to North Carolina and winning a pair...

  • Late free throws push surging Air Force past UNLV

    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Matt Mooney seized his chance at redemption and, in the process, helped Air Force continue to climb. Mooney had missed a pair of free throws in embarrassing fashion in the final minute Saturday, but knocked down a pair with four seconds left in Air Force's 76-75 victory over UNLV. The...

  • UNLV to travel to Air Force without star who is projected first-round pick

    Updated: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    A Mountain West season plagued by injuries and illness has taken another hit, and Air Force again stands to benefit from it. UNLV will travel to Clune Arena on Saturday without leading scorer Rashad Vaughn, a 6-foot-6 freshman who is averaging 17.8 points and has been projected by...

  • Friday Faceoff: What annoying aspect of sports needs to change?

    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    The gazette's Angelo Stambene and Brent Briggeman go head-to-head over what annoying aspect of sports needs to change.

  • Air Force grad reportedly returning as offensive assistant

    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    It appears that Air Force grad Steed Lobotzke is returning to the academy as a football assistant. The news was reported on social media on Thursday morning from Sports Illustrated. Lobotzke had accepted the job as offensive coordinator at Richmond just one month ago and had...

  • Former QB, longtime coach Blane Morgan explains departure from Air Force

    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Blane Morgan wasn't going to leave without saying goodbye. In the middle of packing, Morgan took time the night of Feb. 5 to host Air Force's quarterbacks at his home for dinner together. He had already met with each of them, as with all of the other players he had recruited, so they...

  • Tarkanian left major impact throughout Mountain West

    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Boise State coach Leon Rice took time after defeating Air Force on Wednesday night to reflect on his personal experience with legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian, who died earlier that day at 84. Rice recalled a time when he was a new assistant at Gonzaga and his team had just defeated...

  • Air Force's Justin Hammonds still out

    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Hammonds still out At Boise, Idaho: Senior forward Justin Hammonds made the trip to Boise State with Air Force but did not dress for the game. It marked the second straight game he had missed because of a rib injury, and coach Dave Pilipovich suspects it won't be the last. "I'd be...

  • Air Force will open football season with FCS Morgan State

    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    Air Force will open the 2015 football season against Morgan State on Sept. 5 - the Saturday before Labor Day. Morgan State plays in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and is a member of the Football Championship Subdivision, so this continues Air Force's recent tradition of bringing...

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