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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Watch: Courier Sports — Feb. 19, 2019

Courier Sports Desk

Watch: Courier Sports — Feb. 19, 2019

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Preview: Prescott baseball hopes to end 2-year playoff drought in 2019

Prep Baseball

PRESCOTT — With snow falling relentlessly this week, and more to come, longtime Prescott baseball skipper Kent Winslow recently said it’s the most water he’s seen on the Badgers’ home field in his tenure.

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Giordano leads Flames to 5-2 win over Coyotes

NHL

CALGARY, Alberta — Balanced scoring has helped the Calgary Flames snap out of a funk.

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Roughriders split ACCAC opener at South Mountain

Junior College Baseball

PHOENIX — The Yavapai College baseball team opened ACCAC play with a doubleheader split at South Mountain, winning game one 5-3 but dropping game two 10-0 on Saturday afternoon.

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Bergner: Readers submit their own Top 5 driving tips

Raising Prescott

A recent column of mine, “Top 5 tips on how to keep Prescott from feeling like we’re driving on Phoenix streets,” surprisingly sparked many of our readers to submit driving tips of their own.

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Prescott Police arrest 59-year-old woman for allegedly operating prostitution house

After a month-long investigation regarding possible illegal activities, Prescott Police officers served a search warrant Wednesday afternoon and arrested 59-year-old Xia Du for allegedly operating a house of prostitution out of a local massage parlor.

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Roughriders sweep Phoenix College over weekend, prep for Arizona Christian Tuesday

Junior College Baseball

PHOENIX — Matt Novis and Channy Ortiz each had three hits, Christian Encarnacion-Strand recorded three RBIs and the Yavapai College baseball team used a six-run ninth inning to rout Phoenix College 10-0 on Saturday afternoon.

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Bergner: Top 5 tips on how to keep Prescott from feeling like we’re driving on Phoenix streets

Raising Prescott

Every day I arrived home safely from work when living in Phoenix was another day I counted my blessings. The reason being? Phoenix streets are a death trap.

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Watch: 2019 Yavapai College baseball season preview video

Junior College Baseball

Courier news/sports editor Brian M. Bergner Jr. interviews members of the Yavapai College baseball team for the 2019 season preview.

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Bergner: Celebrating my son’s 7th birthday with a few memories

Raising Prescott

A Facebook memory video that recently forced itself onto my iPhone screen reminded me just how fast time flies when you’re a parent.

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