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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)

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Hurricane Katrina robbed Air Force football assistant Derek Lewis of childhood mementos but spared his family

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Derek Lewis is often told by relatives that his 4-year-old son, Myles, looks exactly like he did at the same age.

Lewis can only take their word for it.

All of Lewis' old pictures and childhood...

Kicker ready to fill big shoes for Air Force

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

The player likely to have the most influence whether Air Force wins or loses some games this year was once dragged into the sport of football kicking and screaming.

Drew Oehrle has since dropped the...

Four Air Force conference basketball games to be played on Tuesdays

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force will play four Mountain West games on Tuesdays this season, it learned on Friday.

The Falcons Jan. 12 game at Utah State and home games against Wyoming on Feb. 2, UNLV on Feb. 16 and Utah State on...

Fired Illinois football coach once led team that had thrilling finish vs. Air Force

By: Brent Briggeman

The firing of Illinois coach Tim Beckman is without a doubt the story of the day in college football.

Beckman was fired Friday – one week before the start of the season – as the school continues to conduct...

Air Force still unsettled on a few defensive positions with opener approaching

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force's season opener is slightly more than a week away, and some starters at certain positions seem no closer to a resolution than they did when camp opened in July.

Two linebacker spots in particular -...

Air Force coach Troy Calhoun gives updates on tailback, linebacker after reviewing scrimmage

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force coach Troy Calhoun gave an update Wednesday on two key positions - tailback and linebacker.

Obviously Jacobi Owens, coming off a 1,000-yard season as a sophomore, has to be considered the...

Alex Hansen named to Lombardi list, giving Air Force three on major watch lists

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force has picked up a third spot on a major award watch list.

Senior Alex Hansen was added Tuesday to the Lombardi Watch List, as the award that honors the top down lineman or linebacker in college...

Air Force football continues to avoid serious injuries in fall camp

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Jalen Robinette didn't practice for Air Force on Monday, as the standout receiver watched from the sidelines in street clothes.

The injury is being called a sore foot and doesn't appear to be serious.

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