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5 places to go hiking this summer

5 places to go hiking this summer

Want to see a different side of Georgia this summer? We’ve put together a collection of Middle Georgia trails and parks for you to explore in your free time before you come back to the daily grind. For the History Buff Ocmulgee State Park 3.5 miles/11 minutes from campus Free Admission Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where there[Read More…]

by Apr 24 0 comments Arts & Lifestyle
Cristina Mursuli covers her face after being robbed by two juveniles (Photo taken by Jenna Eason).

Two teens break into student car, one pulls gun on student

Two teens stirred up trouble on Mercer’s Macon campus this afternoon when they broke into a car near the University Center (UC), according to email and text alerts sent out by the university. The teens were found in possession of a gun, but no shots were fired, said Larry Brumley, Mercer’s senior vice president of marketing and communications. One baseball[Read More…]

by Apr 22 0 comments Breaking, News
The Masters: “A tradition unlike any other”

The Masters: “A tradition unlike any other”

Every April, as the azaleas begin to bloom, the world’s greatest golfers descend upon Augusta National for The Masters tournament, which is the first of four majors on the golf circuit. Every year, there is always the dark horse who jumps out and surprises the field or a perennial favorite who flexes his muscles and takes over. The storylines are[Read More…]

by Apr 21 0 comments Golf, Sports
Player of the Week: Kyle Lewis

Player of the Week: Kyle Lewis

Mercer Baseball’s Kyle Lewis was named SoCon Player of the Month for March, as announced by the league office this past week. The sophomore batter leads the SoCon in both home runs (10) and total bases (92) this season and also ranks among the conference leaders in hits (50), doubles (12), batting average (.382), slugging percentage (.702), runs scored (31)[Read More…]

by Apr 21 0 comments Baseball, Sports
Spring Sports Recap: April 2- April 12

Spring Sports Recap: April 2- April 12

Baseball In their third weekend of conference play, the Bears continued to shine, taking the series against The Citadel 2-1. The Bears struggled in the first game of the series, losing to the Bulldogs 4-0. Eric Nyquist, senior pitcher for the Bears, received the loss, making him 4-2 on the season. Offensively, Mercer struck out 14 times throughout the game,[Read More…]

Duke capture fifth National Championship in their “One Shining Moment”

Duke capture fifth National Championship in their “One Shining Moment”

March Madness is over after weeks of fast paced action, poor officiating and enough upsets to last a lifetime. One team triumphed above the rest as the “One Shining Moment” tournament theme song blared out in Indianapolis. The Final Four had plenty of surprises and upsets for just three games. No. 1 seed Duke took on No. 7 seed Michigan[Read More…]

by Apr 21 0 comments News