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Brian M. Bergner Jr.
News/Sports Editor

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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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Most high school sports teams across the state have begun their fall seasons with new protocols and social-distancing guidelines, but fans are asking, “Can I attend?”

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 24, 2020
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For much, if not all, of my adult life, I have avoided the annual fall campaign calling for everyone living under the sun to get a flu vaccine like the plague itself. No, I am not an anti-vaxxer, and no, I’m not denying the vaccine from entering my body because of a religious belief of some sort. Admittedly, I just never felt it was necessary.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 23, 2020
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Leslie Estrada opened the 2020 fall campaign with a first-place finish for the Chino Valley girls cross-country team, taking No. 1 overall in Kingman with a 24:46 overall time Wednesday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 17, 2020
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One of my favorite Jim Carrey movies of all time is “Liar Liar.”

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 16, 2020
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Donald Hildebrand, 40, and Shane Adams, 34, were arrested and charged with multiple felonies including drug possession and a 9mm handgun during a traffic stop Sept. 7, according to at Prescott Valley Police news release.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 15, 2020
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One good half of football. That’s all the Prescott football team needed last fall to secure their first region (or section) title in nearly a decade.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 12, 2020
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With winds reportedly in excess of 50 miles per hour, a microburst over Watson Lake overturned multiple kayakers into the water and scattered several paddle boards with their owners swimming for cover Saturday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 7, 2020
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Entering the program’s fourth year of existence, the Prescott girls golf team may spend much of the 2020 season on the links in rebuilding mode.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 4, 2020
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The Prescott boys golf team secured one of their best finishes in program history last fall, shooting a 47-over-par 659 to take eighth overall at the Division II state championships in Tucson.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 3, 2020
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Firefighters with the Prescott Fire Department recently spent time at the Community Nature Center working on a fuels project when they were able to interact with children participating in an educational program at the center to teach them about fire prevention.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. September 1, 2020

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