Brian M. Bergner Jr.

Associate Sports Editor

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Phoenix Suns to host training camp scrimmage in Prescott Valley

Former NAZ Suns players Derrick Jones Jr., Elijah Millsap expected to play

In preparation for the 2017-2018 season, the Phoenix Suns officially announced Wednesday afternoon the club will host their annual training camp scrimmage this fall on the home court of the Northern Arizona Suns, their NBA Gatorade League affiliate in Prescott Valley.

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Column: Will 8 games in August decide the D-backs’ fate?

'On The Ball'

Defining moments become a microcosm of a baseball season. When pieced together, each of those moments can either make, or break, a club’s hopes for a postseason appearance.

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Column: CTE research forces parents to think twice about football

'Raising Prescott'

Humanity evolves every second of every day of every year we’re on this planet, constantly breaking barriers of old truths and advancing toward newly discovered paths using the knowledge gained by those who came before.

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NAZ Suns to host tryouts in Prescott Valley on Sept. 9

The Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA Gatorade League announced Monday morning two upcoming dates for their open tryouts in preparation for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

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Column: J.D. Martinez may be a rental bat, but who cares!

'On the Ball'

If the first 10 days of J.D. Martinez’s baseball career in the desert is any indication of how the rest of his tenure in an Arizona Diamondbacks uniform will go, the home club’s chances of making the postseason just skyrocketed.

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NSA Southwest World Series gets underway Thursday in Prescott

Arizona Batbusters, Quad City Clovers among handful of local clubs participating

Over 300 players dawning uniforms from 27 different clubs calling Arizona and its surrounding states home gathered for opening ceremonies of the 2017 NSA Southwest World Series on Wednesday night.

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PVEC bankruptcy moving forward after hearing in Phoenix

NAZ Suns President: ‘There are brighter days ahead’

After an hour-long session at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Phoenix on July 12, the Prescott Valley Event Center and all interested parties are one step closer to finally moving forward from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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NAZ Suns ink 5-year deal after successful 1st season

Presson: 'We knew once people attended games, they would be wowed'

While the Northern Arizona Suns shine on the court in NBA Summer League cities like Orlando and Las Vegas, the business side of the club continues to work diligently in an effort to secure its future in Prescott Valley.

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Legends Live Among Us: George Richards

Team-roping legend Richards ‘honored’ to be part of rodeo

When 59-year-old George Richards received word he was going to be included in this summer’s World’s Oldest Rodeo festivities as a “Legends Live Among Us” honoree, words couldn’t describe his emotions.

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Rodeo, Little League tournaments still a go despite Goodwin Fire

With smoke blanketing Prescott Valley and ash falling from the sky due to 22,000 acres charred by the Goodwin Fire, various athletic events in the area are still moving forward.

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