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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • New Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton starts on Monday

    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    New Air Force athletic Jim Knowlton reports for work on Monday, but his first week is expected to be a quiet one. Cadets are on spring break and Knowlton is expected to spend much of the week handling in-processing procedures and paperwork. He is also expected to make a speaking...

  • Versatile Santo Coppola ready to help Air Force's defense from multiple spots

    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Given the versatility Santo Coppola showed in high school, his adventures for Air Force in spring football don't seem all that extreme. "I played tight end, linebacker, then I'd drop to the nose," the 6-foot-4 sophomore-to-be said. "I was even the kicker." Of course, all that moving...

  • New Air Force athletic director starts on Monday

    Updated: Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    New Air Force athletic Jim Knowlton reports for work on Monday, but his first week is expected to be a quiet one. Cadets are on spring break and Knowlton is expected to spend much of the week handling in-processing procedures and paperwork. He will also make at least one off-base...

  • Jesse Washington brings confidence to Air Force cornerback battle

    Updated: Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    Successfully playing cornerback requires more than speed, agility and ball skills. It also demands the confidence to know that you can be left alone against a speedster and win, no matter the circumstance or what may have happened on the last play. Even as Jesse Washington battles for...

  • Air Force baseball -- yes, baseball -- faces big weekend series

    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    The rare key Air Force baseball series begins today at San Diego State. The Falcons have won 6 of 8 games and two straight series in the Mountain West – their back-to-back conference series victories marking just the second time in program history that feat had been accomplished. On...

  • 'Basketball saved my life:' Xavier Ford's journey from Colorado Springs to the NCAA tourney

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    The memory remains vividly burned in Xavier Ford's mind. He's sitting on the swings at Monterey Elementary School with his best friend, a couple of third-graders mapping out their futures. Isaiah Goss predicted for himself a career as a running back in the NFL. Then it was Ford's...

  • Air Force spring football practice concludes with a scaled-down scrimmage

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Air Force concluded its month of spring football practice with a short scrimmage Thursday that wasn't anything like a traditional spring game many programs hold. The Falcons held a game last year away from the academy and was what they had intended to do again, but that idea kept...

  • Air Force cornerback Gavin McHenry loses good standing as a cadet

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Cornerback loses good standing as a cadet Gavin McHenry is no longer a cadet in good standing, the Air Force Academy confirmed Wednesday. McHenry, a speedy cornerback, started all 12 games as a sophomore in 2013 and was part of the regular rotation this past season. The academy...

  • 5 emerging players to watch at Air Force football's 'spring game'

    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Five emerging players to watch at AFA spring game Spring practice concludes Wednesday at Falcon Stadium with a 45-minute scrimmage that will begin at around 4 p.m. (drills will begin at 3 p.m.). If last year's practice was any indication, this will be a semi-live situation where...

  • Three football players from Air Force’s opening opponent stabbed on campus

    Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Three football players were stabbed on the campus of Morgan State, the Football Championship Subdivision team that will serve as Air Force’s opening weekend opponent in 2015. Names of the victims were not released and the injuries were not believed to be life threatening, though one...

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