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Brent Briggeman

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  • Air Force tight end Nate Dreslinski worked behind the scenes to bring kid to Falcons Stadium


    important detail about Nate Dreslinski's efforts to bring a Michigan boy stricken with muscular dystrophy to Falcons Stadium to see Notre Dame last year is that nobody at Air Force outside the locker room knew about it. This was, in fact, so far from a publicity stunt that Air...

  • Coronado overwhelms Widefield with balance after slow start

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Widefield showed glimpses of why it started the season a surprising 3-0. Coronado then overwhelmed with a balanced showing that reminded why it is a defending state champ. Using a defense that didn't break despite several long Gladiators drives and an offense that churned out 450...

  • TCA sticks to the ground and holds on to beat Liberty in football

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A vaunted passing attack is a great thing to have, but only if you need it. It wasn't necessary for The Classical Academy on Thursday. Playing up in class for its first-ever meeting with Liberty, the Titans amassed all of their 293 total yards on the ground, built a 22-point...

  • Mountain West notebook: Week 4

    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    MOUNTAIN DIVISION   AIR FORCE The Falcons are on a bye this week. Next game: vs. Boise State, Sept. 27   BOISE STATE Boise State ranks second in the nation in rushing defense (49.0 yards per game), second in interceptions (seven), third in tackles for loss (10.3...

  • Rockies switch Triple-A affiliation; Sky Sox eye Astros, Brewers as replacement

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Multiple reports indicate the Colorado Rockies will drop their affiliation with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and take their Triple-A team to Albuquerque. The Sky Sox still have an agreement with minor league baseball and will continue to field a Triple-A team in Colorado Springs. The...

  • Air Force offensive tackle Sevrin Remmo out at least 6 weeks with foot injury

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Air Force will be without junior offensive tackle Sevrin Remmo for at least six weeks as he recovers from an ailment coach Troy Calhoun described as "like a Lisfranc injury." In a Lisfranc injury, the bones in the foot that form the arch become separated by a jarring impact. For Remmo...

  • Air Force football focuses on bye week rest, then Boise State

    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    Air Force has a week to assess its start to the season and get healthy. With Boise State looming in two weeks, this open week in the schedule comes at a perfect time. "I don't think there's ever a bad time for an off week," receiver Garrett Brown said. "Rest is always good." The...

  • Air Force survives in shootout with Georgia State

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Jordan Pierce could have found plenty of positives Saturday. The Air Force linebacker picked off a pass that led to a touchdown, he led his team in tackles and helped the Falcons to their first road win in nearly two years with a 48-38 win over Georgia State in the Georgia Dome....

  • Air Force heads into a potentially scary matchup in Atlanta

    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    A few thoughts Air Force vs. Georgia State as I traverse at 39,000 feet over the country (with an update after landing). This is a scary game for Air Force. It was almost a punch line among the team’s followers for much of the offseason, “Air Force trades Notre Dame on the schedule...

  • Air Force coach sees enormous growth potential for Atlanta-based Georgia State

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Troy Calhoun doesn't look at Georgia State and see a new program that has gone 1-13 since a quick jump to FBS. He sees a team flush with resources, sitting on fertile recruiting land and ready to become something spectacular. "In some ways you kind of wonder, are these the Miami...