Brian M. Bergner Jr., news/sports editor for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona, has covered high school, college and professional sports for more than a decade. He graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations, getting his professional start as a sports information director and in media relations before joining the newspaper business. He is an award-winning sports journalist, father of two and husband to a beautiful wife. He joined The Daily Courier in August 2015. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and SoundCloud at @TheEditorDesk.
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Jawun Evans led Northern Arizona with 20 points, a team-record eight steals and six rebounds, but Stockton guard Kalin Lucas scored 15 of his 26 points in the final 3:48 to give the Kings a 90-84 win over the Suns on Saturday night.
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AUSTIN, Texas — Playing without one of their top scorers, Northern Arizona struggled to put the ball in the basket Thursday night, scoring the fewest points in franchise history in a 91-81 loss to the Austin Spurs.
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Peter Jok scored 25 points on four 3-pointers and a 7 for 8 mark from the free-throw line, Daxter Miles chipped in with 21 points off the bench, but the Northern Arizona Suns committed nine of their 19 turnovers in the fourth quarter, suffering a 113-105 loss to the Austin Spurs on Tuesday night.
Standing at my kitchen counter, hands soaked with water, bubbles and cranberry sauce, I chose this very moment to reflect on why exactly I was doing dishes in a trash can.
The morning after firefighters were called to the scene of a two-structure fire in Prescott, staff members of the Heritage Park Zoo were left picking up the pieces and assessing the damage Tuesday.
Wallaby pen caught fire from heat lamp designed to keep animals warm
Firefighters from the Prescott Fire Department responded to a structure fire call from the Heritage Park Zoo on Willow Creek Road in Prescott on Monday night.
The Prescott Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at United Christian Youth Camp after the quick-thinking of a local camper dialing 911 in the early hours Saturday morning.
“A killer is stalking our community. It has many forms, and it doesn’t discriminate.” Those were the words chosen to lead a flyer from the Prescott Valley Police Department in effort to get the word out about an upcoming community forum called “Overdose Epidemic.”
The deaths of 19-year-olds Gunner Bundrick and Jake Morales have been ruled an accidental overdose of illicit drugs and fentanyl intoxication, according to a Yavapai County Medical Examiner report obtained by The Daily Courier.
PHOENIX — With four runners finishing in the Top 10 at the Division III Cross-Country State Championships, the Prescott boys and girls teams took second overall at state Saturday morning.