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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force football recruiting starting to develop some storylines

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Air Force is rapidly reeling in football commitments, with the Feb. 4 national signing day looming. We’ll have much, much more coverage on this as we get closer to Feb. 4, but a few items stood out to me when browsing through some of the activity related to Falcons recruits on social...

  • Air Force sees another close game slip away late in loss to Boise State

    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    The travel log from Day 25 of Air Force's short-handed basketball journey through the Mountain West at least read a bit different than the other entries, even if it closed in familiar fashion. This time it was the Falcons holding an early double-digit lead, only to find itself back...

  • Transfers, injuries have led Air Force basketball to struggles it didn't foresee

    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    Coaches are trained to live in the present, but Dave Pilipovich admitted to taking a moment recently to look back. He reflected on the lineup he expected his Air Force basketball team would be putting on the floor - and it looked nothing like the one he has. The starters likely would...

  • Hans Mueh's legacy at Air Force will be written after he's gone

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Hans Mueh, always one to exert full effort in fully answering a question, needed a moment to ponder this one. When people look back on his nearly 11 years at Air Force, what will be his legacy? Granted, it's not an easy question, compressing more than a decade of work into one...

  • 'Deflategate?' Air Force Academy had its own version

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Long before the New England Patriots thrust football inflation levels into the national conversation, Scott Richardson spent lots of time thinking about the issue. The Air Force equipment manager has kept a close eye on balls presented for game use since the Falcons, like the...

  • First power struggle between new Air Force A.D., superintendent goes to the boss

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    The first power struggle between Air Force's new athletic director and his boss was decided in favor of the superintendent. Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson introduced Jim Knowlton on Wednesday in a press conference in Clune Arena. She joked that Knowlton, a standout hockey player, had...

  • Calhoun's new contract came after other programs sought out the Air Force coach

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Troy Calhoun's five-year contract, signed last week, was more than a parting gift from outgoing Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh. It was a move Mueh made out of necessity. Mueh said presidents and athletic directors from "half a dozen" schools sought permission to interview...

  • A Q and A with new Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton

    Published: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Jim Knowlton on . Jim Knowlton was introduced as the new athletic director at Air Force on Wednesday, though he won't actually assume the post until March 23. He was welcomed first by Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, then fielded questions from media. Here are some of his...

  • San Diego State shoots Air Force out of its own gym

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    San Diego State reserve Dakarai Allen flicked the ball underhand toward the basket just after the buzzer on Tuesday night. Even that one went in. A San Diego State team built behind a suffocating defense that makes up for shaky shooting stunned Air Force by making 13 3-pointers in...

  • Emptying the notebook: Air Force vs. San Diego State

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    I’m not sure how many Air Force fans are going to be clamoring to read more about Tuesday’s 77-45 loss to San Diego State, but I thought I’d empty the notebook to include a few more items. Also, here are links to... The game story: San Diego State shoots Air Force out of its own...

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