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.
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.
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.
Prep Girls Soccer
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.
Ever catch yourself in a moment and think, “Gosh this either was, or should be, in a movie?” Like some odd lower-shelf movie rental at a small-town Blockbuster of the past, the Bergner Thanksgiving was a bit of an adventure this year.
Second-year Prescott boys basketball coach Travis Stedman isn’t shy about speaking his mind, especially when it comes to his expectations of the Badgers this season.
Brian M. Bergner Jr., news/sports editor for The Daily Courier, spent a few minutes with Prescott head boys basketball coach Travis Stedman on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, to talk about the upcoming season.
A recent poll conducted by the Morrison Institute revealed that although Arizonans want better education in their state, 55 percent said they aren’t willing to pay for it.
Prep Boys Basketball
It’s been nearly four years since the Bradshaw Mountain boys basketball team played a state playoff game, but talk to any of the Bears players or coaches this season, and they feel that’s going to change rather quickly.
NBA G League
The Phoenix Suns have assigned rookie guard Ty Jerome to the Northern Arizona Suns in Prescott Valley, the team announced Monday afternoon.
NBA G League
Tariq Owens recorded a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds, Jared Harper led all scorers with 20 points and the Northern Arizona Suns won a road game in Santa Cruz for the first time in club history with a 109-100 victory Thursday night.