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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Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks defense

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a 37-30 victory at Boise and in advance of Saturday's game at New Mexico.

I guess we’ll start with New Mexico. I know...

Air Force will travel to San Diego State for Mountain West title game

By: Brent Briggeman

San Diego State leapfrogged Air Force and will host the Mountain West championship game.

The Aztecs (9-3, 8-0 MW) put the finishing touches on a perfect conference season by beating Nevada 31-14 on Saturday...

Calhoun explains onside kick decision at end of Air Force loss

By: Brent Briggeman

After moving to within six points of New Mexico at 40-35 with 3:08 to play in the fourth quarter and all three time outs remaining, Air Force made the decision to try an onside kick rather than kick deep.


Air Force falls to New Mexico, possibly loses chance at hosting MW football title game


ALBUQUERQUE - Air Force's furious comeback attempt came up just short.

Now the Falcons will see if their bid to host the Mountain West championship game will also fall short.

New Mexico ran wild in...

Lyons late layup helps Air Force to perhaps its biggest nonconference win in nine years


Trevor Lyons drove for a layup with 7 seconds left in overtime, then drew a charge to lead Air Force to perhaps its biggest nonconference victory in nine years.

Really, Saturday's 66-64 victory over New...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Mike Thiessen talks offense

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a 37-30 victory at Boise State and in advance of Saturday's game at New Mexico.


Q: Let’s start with...

Colorado's Miller reprimanded, but not suspended, for biting Air Force player

By: Brent Briggeman

Colorado basketball player Tory Miller, who bit Air Force’s Hayden Graham in a game on Wednesday has been reprimanded, but not suspended, by the Pac-12.

“Regardless of Mr. Miller’s frustration and emotion,...

Sizing up Air Force's slim chances of earning a Group of Five New Year's Bowl

By: Brent Briggeman

For Air Force to have a chance as the Group of Five’s representative in a New Year’s Day Bowl, UConn needs to beat Temple today.

If that happens, Air Force would have a shot if it wins its remaining two...