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Athlete Spotlight: Sommer Walker

Athlete Spotlight: Sommer Walker

The Mercer community takes pride in the Bears’ numerous sports successes. From Mercer Madness to homecoming, weekends are always full of various events, and there is always a reason to wear orange and black. Weekends for Mercer junior Sommer Walker, however, look a little different. Walker studies communications at Mercer, but in her spare time, she is dedicated to her[Read More...]

by Oct 22 0 comments Sports
Fan of the week: David Newberry

Fan of the week: David Newberry

Mercer Alumnus David Newberry has been a huge fan of Mercer’s athletic teams since his arrival in Macon as a freshmen in fall of 2008. Newberry, even after his graduation from Mercer, has continued to be a dedicated Mercer fan. From an early age, Newberry has been involved in athletics and participated in sports. His love for sports began early[Read More...]

FCA makes big impact on Mercer’s campus

FCA makes big impact on Mercer’s campus

Fellowship of Christian Athletes, known as FCA, is gaining momentum on Mercer’s campus. It is an organization that began in 1954 in Kansas and has a faith-based mission targeting coaches and athletes. The mission of FCA is “To present to athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord,[Read More...]

by Oct 22 0 comments Sports

Fall sports overview

Women’s Soccer   After a full 90 minutes and two overtimes, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team could not overpower the Furman University Paladins, tying the team 0-0. In the Oct. 5th contest, the Bears outshot the Paladins 16-12 but could not find the back of the net. Senior Tess Patton led the Bears with four shots on goal while Washida[Read More...]

Mercer Madness: basketball season preview

Mercer Madness: basketball season preview

To kick off the Mercer Men’s and Women’s Basketball seasons, Mercer Madness was once again held in Hawkins Arena on Friday, October 17. Students were invited to attend the pre-party on the intramural courts to receive free T-shirts and pizza. After the pre-party, the Macon community was invited to Hawkins Arena to be a part of the “madness.” Tj Hallice,[Read More...]

Things to know about..Alex Lakes

Things to know about..Alex Lakes

Alex Lakes, redshirt freshman, has had a huge impact on the field for the Mercer Football team in the 2014 season thus far. He wears jersey number 27 and is a running back for the Bears. Lakes is from Newnan, Ga., and attended Northgate High School, where he participated in both football and track. When offered the opportunity to play[Read More...]

by Oct 22 0 comments Football, News, Sports