Lance Hartzler, Arizona Daily Sun

Lance Hartzler

Arizona Daily Sun

Flagstaff, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by Lance:

Run game not quite where NAU football wants heading to ranked Illinois State

Finding room to run has been an inconsistent journey for the Northern Arizona football team. → Read More

Coconino volleyball falls to Prescott, 3-1, at home

The 4A Conference Coconino Panthers volleyball team hung in with the Prescott Badgers at home for much of the match between Grand Canyon Region rivals. → Read More

Northern Arizona blows out D-II Western New Mexico, 55-21

Questionable penalties in the first quarter put an ugly start on Northern Arizona’s blowout win over Division II Western New Mexico. → Read More

NAU football ready to bounce back, hosts Western New Mexico

The Northern Arizona football team showed why its offense has the firepower to be one of the best in the Big Sky Conference last week in a 65-41 loss to → Read More

Local Roundup: NPA soccer cruises to 9-0 shutout over Round Valley in home opener

The Northland Prep girls soccer team got some use out of the new eight-goal mercy rule in Thursday's win over Round Valley. → Read More

Flagstaff set for toughest game yet against Tempe

After a pair of double-digit victories, the 4A Conference Flagstaff Eagles are at 2-0 and looking ahead to a tough stretch of games. → Read More

NPA boys soccer drops season opener 2-0 to Round Valley

The past few years have been pretty tough for the Northland Prep boys soccer program. → Read More

Flagstaff football makes statement, routs Glendale 35-14 in season opener

Glendale was ranked in the top 10 of the 4A Conference in a few 2019 preseason high school football polls. → Read More

NPA girls soccer ready to withstand injuries again in pursuit of 3rd straight title

Good thing Northland Prep has had to handle this situation before. → Read More

NAU football overcomes slow start, opens Ball era with win over Missouri State

Brandon Porter did a bit of everything in Northern Arizona’s season-opening win Thursday. → Read More

Flagstaff football to be tested by Glendale run game in opener

If this season’s matchup between Glendale and Flagstaff is anything like last year, fans could be in for a nail-biter. → Read More

NAU football set for Missouri State rematch in Walkup Skydome

Northern Arizona football wants a bit of revenge in Thursday’s season opener against Missouri State in the Walkup Skydome after the last showing against the Bears went haywire. → Read More

Questions still remain for NAU football heading into Week 1

Week 1 is officially here and there are still some of the same questions remaining that Northern Arizona football entered fall camp with. → Read More

Flagstaff High backed by star running back heading into new season

First-year head coach Todd Hanley knew exactly what he was getting when he first saw tape of Eagles star running back Luis Jaramillo. → Read More

NAU juggling options at O-line as group hit hard by injuries

The injury bug has hit the Northern Arizona offensive line the hardest with just under two weeks until the season opener. → Read More

Interim NAU men's hoops coach not worried about filling coaching staff

With about three months until the start of the 2019-20 college basketball season, Northern Arizona men’s basketball interim head coach Shane Burcar finds himself needing to fill out his staff. → Read More

Back-ups get more reps at NAU football scrimmage

After a few weeks of getting the first string most of the practice reps, Northern Arizona football gave some back-ups a shot at Wednesday’s scrimmage. → Read More

Cookus named to another FCS watchlist; Jamarri Jackson intends to transfer

Northern Arizona quarterback Case Cookus was named to another preseason award watchlist. → Read More

From walk-on to watchlist, how DJ Arnson proved his ability at punter

Taking advantage of elevation has always been a calling card of what Northern Arizona football wants to do on the field. → Read More

Lumberjacks hoping for better fortune on offensive end this season

Not a ton went right offensively for Northern Arizona football last season. → Read More