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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force athletics announces 21 staffed positions to be cut

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    The Air Force athletic department informed 21 individuals on Wednesday and Thursday that their positions will be eliminated as part of the Air Force-wide budget cuts announced in early March. The cuts include 10 assistant coaches, four from the physical education department, two...

  • Rising star Matzek ready for altitude test

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Tyler Matzek was welcomed into the Colorado Rockies organization nearly five years ago. On Friday, he'll finally be introduced to baseball at altitude. The 2009 first-round pick and one-time top-25 prospect will make his home debut with the Sky Sox as he is scheduled to start the...

  • Falcons to play two football games on Fridays in 2014

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Air Force will play a pair of Friday football games, as the Mountain West announced its national package of Friday games for the 2014 season. The Falcons will play at San Diego State at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and will host Colorado State at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 28 - the day after...

  • Air Force men's basketball assistant Silvey Dominguez departs for Washington State

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Air Force basketball assistant coach Silvey Dominguez is leaving the academy for the same role at Washington State. Dominguez, who has 24 years of Division I experience, had been with Air Force for nearly three years and was retained on staff when coach Dave Pilipovich replaced Jeff...

  • Field renovations allow Sky Sox to mimic Coors Field, answer relocation questions

    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Sky Sox players will step onto a surface this year that will mimic that of Coors Field, right down to the four strains of grass and the clay and dirt mixture in the infield. The new grass and dirt were part of a complete field overhaul, as crews cut 7-10 inches deep into the Security...

  • Next season's solution? Freshman running back emerges in Air Force spring game

    Updated: Thu, Mar 20, 2014

    Jacobi Owens came to Air Force knowing life in the military can change in an instant. He just didn't think it would happen in this particular manner. Owens was the breakout star for the Falcons in their spring game on Wednesday evening at District 20 Stadium. The tailback from Las...

  • Air Force spring football game came about from leadership council's suggestion

    Updated: Wed, Mar 19, 2014

    The silence in Air Force's football weight room has been replaced by a diverse playlist. "One minute it will be Katy Perry, the next it will be a rap song," senior center Michael Husar said. "It's good." The workout music is one of the behind-the-scenes changes that has resulted...

  • Slow start dooms Air Force, which faces an elimination game on Sunday

    Updated: Sat, Mar 15, 2014

    Niagara attacked Air Force like you'd expect from a team that didn't want its season to end. As a result, the squads will face off again on Sunday with the assurance that one team will, in fact, be finished. The Purple Eagles stormed to a two-goal lead on the Falcons' home ice,...

  • Air Force men's basketball team needs to focus on the finishes

    Updated: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    For about 35 minutes per game, Air Force exceeded all expectations this season. It's those final five minutes that the Falcons hope to address in the future. "We've just got to finish," coach Dave Pilipovich said after the worst collapse of them all, a 61-59 loss to Fresno State in...

  • Air Force basketball notes: Defensive switches have repercussions for Falcons

    Updated: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    Defensive switches have repercussions for Falcons To stop Fresno State's perimeter-based attack, Air Force's defense kept throwing different looks at Fresno State. The Falcons switched from straight man-to-man to a sagging man-to-man to a zone look, and did to with great results,...

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