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Brian M. Bergner Jr.
News/Sports Editor

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bbergner@prescottaz.com

Brian M. Bergner Jr., news/sports editor for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona, has covered high school, college and professional sports for 18 years. Beginning his career as a student-assistant sports information director as early as 19, he joined the news business after graduating from Northern Arizona University in December 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations. He is an award-winning multimedia sports journalist, father of two and husband to a beautiful wife. He joined The Daily Courier in August 2015. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and SoundCloud at @TheEditorDesk.

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Before Phoenix Mercury players step foot in their new home at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum this summer, Arizona high school basketball teams will get first ups.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. January 24, 2020
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I don’t generally wade into sports waters too often with this column, but with the football season coming to an end, thoughts of pitchers and catchers opening camp next month aren’t far from my mind.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. January 21, 2020
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One of the fun conversations my mom, dad, brothers and sisters like to have during the holidays usually involves a, “So where are you moving this year,” question aimed toward me.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. January 14, 2020
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Male. Female. White. Black. Former criminal. Angel. Height. Weight. Single. Married. … Choices, choices and more choices. Today’s applicants are faced with endless checkboxes.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. January 7, 2020
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Researchers say about 60% of us actually bother to make a New Year’s resolution, but only 8% of those are successful in following through with goals.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. December 30, 2019
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There were 53 people in the quad-city area earlier this week who received an early Christmas present from Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley police officers.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. December 25, 2019
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One of my favorite times of year is the holiday season, especially Christmas.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. December 17, 2019
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When I had to cover the Prescott Unified School District bus accident on Iron Springs Road on Tuesday morning, I was able to see firsthand what local volunteer police officers do in our town.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. December 10, 2019
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A Prescott school bus with seven children on it crashed into a power pole and caused a closure of Iron Springs Road to westbound traffic Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, according to the Prescott Police Department.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr., Max Efrein December 10, 2019
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Alexis Clynes and Bethany Gittins each scored a goal as the Bradshaw Mountain girls soccer team outshot St. Mary’s 35-2 in a 2-0 win Thursday night.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. December 6, 2019

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