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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Pair of Air Force track and field athletes will graduate a day late in Texas

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    The first person Zach Perkins met at the Air Force Academy was Blue Kearney. Both West Coast natives, they arrived at the prep school together via a flight out of Oakland, Calif. On Friday night, they will be the final members of their class to be commissioned when they graduate a...

  • Running back Jon Lee regains status and will graduate from Air Force

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    Falcon Stadium will open its doors to Jon Lee one final time. After fighting issues with academics, fumbles, playing time and eventually losing his cadet in good standing status as a senior, the Air Force running back will be among 840 to graduate from the academy Thursday and earn a...

  • Football among four Air Force teams to receive national academic honor

    Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    The Air Force football team repeatedly credited a renewed intensity as the cause of a turnaround that took the team from 10 losses to 10 wins in one year. That focus apparently spilled over into the classroom, as the Falcons football team earned its first NCAA Academic Progress Rate...

  • Air Force football 100 days from an opener that continues to make sense

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Thursday will mark the 100-day marker from Air Force’s Sept. 5 season opener against Morgan State. As it grows closer, there will be much groaning in our comment section and on message boards about yet another “cupcake” on Air Force’s schedule. Troy Calhoun’s teams have destroyed...

  • Rhodes Scholar, rehabbed QB among Air Force athletic award winners

    Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    A Rhodes Scholar, a quarterback who overcame a knee injury and a five-time All American were among the year-end athletic award recipients at Air Force. Joey Uhle was named Most Valuable Male Athlete after piling up five Mountain West titles and four All-America awards as a pole...

  • Calhoun will again speak at luncheon in Colorado Springs

    Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will again take the stage this summer part of the Sports Corp College Football Kick-Off Luncheon. Calhoun will participate in the event at noon on June 16, sharing the stage with new Colorado State coach Mike Bobo and John Wristen from the...

  • New Air Force women's basketball coach fills out her staff

    Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    New Air Force women’s coach Chris Gobrecht announced her team of assistants for the upcoming season, a group she says is “as talented a staff as any in the country.” The lone holdover from Andrea Williams’ staff is 1st Lt. Derek Brook, who will return for his second season as the...

  • Transferring Air Force freshman Mooney lands at South Dakota

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Matt Mooney is transferring to South Dakota, the school announced Wednesday. Mooney played in 29 games, making eight starts, for Air Force as a freshman this past season. He informed coach Dave Pilipovich in early April that he did not intend to remain at the academy. "We are...

  • Summer Fun Guide: A zoo that's hands-on

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Space on my phone is a precious and limited resource, so most videos are deleted as soon as I've downloaded them to my computer. But two are off limits. And they'll remain so as long as I have the device. The videos show two of my daughters, then ages 3 and 2, bravely stretching...

  • Stroke strikes yet another young Air Force tennis coach

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    This is just bizarre, and very bad, luck. Air Force assistant men’s tennis coach Evan Urbina tweeted Tuesday evening that he had suffered a stroke. “Had a stroke,” Urbina, in his late 20s, posted on social media. “Thankful for all your support. Should be out after a quick procedure...

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