Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

More Articles by: Brent Briggeman

Air Force avoids being a late-night show for Oct. 24 game vs. Fresno State

By: Brent Briggeman

Punctuating his tweet with three exclamation points, Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton announced that the Falcons game against Fresno State on Oct. 24 will begin at noon.

The game will be broadcast on...

Air Force safety Hicks receives Mountain West honor

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force free safety Brodie Hicks was named defensive player of the week by the Mountain West on Monday morning.

Hicks intercepted two passes, recovered a fumble and made eight tackles (five solo) in a...

Air Force football reaps benefits of assertive actions


Being assertive worked out well for Air Force.

The Falcons made firm playing-time decisions at several positions and reaped the benefits Saturday night in a 30-17 victory over Wyoming.

And on the field,...

Late start for Air Force-Wyoming equals small crowd at Falcon Stadium

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

The 8:26 p.m. kickoff, as expected, put a dent in attendance.

The announced crowd was 22,023 for the Air Force game against Wyoming on Saturday night at Falcon Stadium.

Air Force beat Wyoming 31-10 to...

Air Force notes: Colorado Springs prep grad, now a Wyoming punter, makes brave return

By: Brent Briggeman

Here's a look back and forward after Air Force's win over Wyoming Saturday night in Mountain West Conference football:

Local punter makes brave return

Wyoming punter Ethan Wood has made a highly...

Air Force pulls away from Wyoming in second half



Air Force’s defense afforded its offense the necessary time to feel its way through Wyoming’s defense.

Eventually, the Falcons cracked the code.

Air Force broke open a close game with...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks Wyoming

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman.


Thoughts on Wyoming?

They’re a good football team. This will be every bit of a test. You can tell...

In their words: Air Force's take on rivalry with Wyoming

By: Brent Briggeman

We have great respect for every team we play, and certainly the opportunity we play this weekend. I think really, getting consumed if, I don’t know, another team’s defensive end says ‘we respect off the field but...