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Weston Steelhammer, other Air Force grads won't be in NFL training camps
Weston Steelhammer, other Air Force grads won't be in NFL training camps

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Yesterday

Weston Steelhammer says he is “absolutely” keeping a door open to a football career in the future. But for now, the All-American safety is preparing...

Thoughts and observations as Air Force releases its 2017 football media guide, roster
Thoughts and observations as Air Force releases its 2017 football media guide, roster

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Air Force’s media guide for the 2017 football season was posted online Tuesday. Here are some thoughts and observations after taking a quick spin...

As a former Colorado defensive back, Hale Irwin happy to hear rivalry with Air Force will resume
As a former Colorado defensive back, Hale Irwin happy to hear rivalry with Air Force will resume

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Before winning 83 professional golf tournaments, Hale Irwin was a two-time all-Big 8 defensive back at Colorado. As a former Buffalo, he was happy to...

Air Force's Calhoun suggests format for an eight-team College Football Playoff
Air Force's Calhoun suggests format for an eight-team College Football Playoff

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Troy Calhoun spent Father’s Day sitting next to his son at Coors Field when Nolan Arenado completed a cycle with a home run. “That’s a pretty good...

Air Force coach Troy Calhoun comments on pro policy change, Jalen Robinette's situation
Air Force coach Troy Calhoun comments on pro policy change, Jalen Robinette's situation

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Speaking publicly for the first time about a policy change from the Department of Defense that thwarted the immediate professional aspirations of...

Coaches emphasize that state of college football in Colorado is strong at luncheon
Coaches emphasize that state of college football in Colorado is strong at luncheon

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jul 13, 2017

As the state’s top college football coaches sat shoulder to shoulder on a shared Colorado Springs stage on Wednesday, it became apparent that these are...

Colorado Springs-area baseball players in the minor leagues

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Pikes Peak region products Chase Headley (Fountain-Fort Carson - N.Y. Yankees) and Brandon McCarthy (Cheyenne Mountain - L.A. Dodgers) have enjoyed...

Woody Paige: Yankees' Aaron Judge once ruled the field in Colorado
Woody Paige: Yankees' Aaron Judge once ruled the field in Colorado

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Jul 12, 2017

The most famous Judge in baseball since Kenesaw Mountain Landis was the sport's first commissioner put on a Herculean performance in the Home Run...

Air Force grad Griffin Jax pitching in Single-A with firm deadline to report for active duty
Air Force grad Griffin Jax pitching in Single-A with firm deadline to report for active duty

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

In the era of the closely monitored pitch count, it's routine for young pitchers to go into games and seasons knowing they may not finish what they...

Sophomore quarterback Miller Mosley leaves Air Force Academy
Sophomore quarterback Miller Mosley leaves Air Force Academy

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Jul 3, 2017

Miller Mosley has left the Air Force Academy, marking the second straight year that a runner-up in a freshman quarterback battle has chosen to leave...

Ready or not, basic training begins for Air Force class of 2021 athletes
Ready or not, basic training begins for Air Force class of 2021 athletes

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

When Clark Daniel’s alarm sounded on Thursday morning, one thought quickly popped in the Air Force recruit’s head. “Oh crap, it’s here.” Daniel a...

Paul Klee: NBA or nay, Air Force graduate Hayden Graham scores his shot with Denver Nuggets workout
Paul Klee: NBA or nay, Air Force graduate Hayden Graham scores his shot with Denver Nuggets workout

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

DENVER — At the risk of sounding like an Air Force recruiter — I’m not, and that’s probably for the best — here’s what I was thinking as Hayden...

Air Force outfielder Adam Groesbeck taken by Atlanta Braves in MLB draft
Air Force outfielder Adam Groesbeck taken by Atlanta Braves in MLB draft

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Outfielder Adam Groesbeck was drafted in the 38th round Wednesday by the Atlanta Braves, adding yet another Air Force athlete to the discussion on...

Klee blog: Denver Nuggets host Air Force's Hayden Graham, Cheyenne Mountain's Canyon Barry in pre-NBA draft workout
Klee blog: Denver Nuggets host Air Force's Hayden Graham, Cheyenne Mountain's Canyon Barry in pre-NBA draft workout

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Former Air Force guard Hayden Graham and Cheyenne Mountain star Canyon Barry will take part in a pre-NBA draft workout for the Nuggets on...

Air Force draws Nevada, Wyoming just once in upcoming hoops season
Air Force draws Nevada, Wyoming just once in upcoming hoops season

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Air Force will travel to Nevada in the 2017-18 basketball season, and Colorado Springs native Alan Herndon will not play in this area as a senior with...

Ranking the QBs Air Force will face this season
Ranking the QBs Air Force will face this season

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Brent Briggeman ranks the quarterbacks Air Force will face next season.

Navy standout safety says he's transferring a month after pro policy change
Navy standout safety says he's transferring a month after pro policy change

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Jun 4, 2017

An about-face from the Department of Defense appears to have been a factor in Navy losing a top player. Safety Alohi Gilman announced he was...

Air Force receiver Ernie Jennings on College Football Hall of Fame ballot
Air Force receiver Ernie Jennings on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Ernie Jennings, Air Force's all-time leader in receptions, is among 75 former FBS players on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame that was...

Air Force grad Griffin Jax in Twins spring training complex awaiting next step
Air Force grad Griffin Jax in Twins spring training complex awaiting next step

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

Griffin Jax is working out at the Minnesota Twins’ spring training complex in Fort Myers, Fla., awaiting word on his future on all fronts. The Twins...

Jalen Robinette's agency: Air Force receiver didn't graduate because of on-going 'disciplinary proceeding'
Jalen Robinette's agency: Air Force receiver didn't graduate because of on-going 'disciplinary proceeding'

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

Jalen Robinette’s representatives released a statement Friday that sheds light into the reason the Air Force standout didn’t graduate with his...