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Marching Bears provide music community to Mercer students

Marching Bears provide music community to Mercer students

Lars Lonnroth, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

As a current sophomore in the Mercer marching band program, Willow Stuckey found a support system that helped her adjust to college and get through the issues she was having at home.

Middle Georgia Derby Demons roll into the end of the season

Middle Georgia Derby Demons roll into the end of the season

Mary Helene Hall, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 26, the team will compete in their final scrimmage of the season at 6th Annual Halloween Mash-Up at Gray-8-Skate. Tickets are $10 for adults, and doors open at 6 p.m. with the first whistle at 7 p.m. 

Volleyball teams earn academic honors

Volleyball teams earn academic honors

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

“Keeping the balance is difficult, especially in season. It mostly comes from experience. As a senior, I have been balancing long enough where I know how to dedicate the time I can to volleyball and use the rest of my time for academics,” senior Amber Gibson said.

Mercer alum breaks baseball record

Mercer alum breaks baseball record

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

With the crack of a bat in Seattle on Sunday, a Mercer Bear made history.

Player Spotlight: Women’s soccer player scores three goals in a single game

Player Spotlight: Women’s soccer player scores three goals in a single game

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2019

A rising star has been spotted on the Mercer Women’s Soccer team; freshman Nicole Icen from Marietta, Georgia, scored three goals in a single game against Davidson College, leading the Bears to victory.

Graduate football player has high goals for the season

Graduate football player has high goals for the season

Jonathan Morey, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

As a senior, even more is expected of Kithcart, but these expectations are part of what attracted him to Mercer in the first place.

New director joins Mercer ESPN Broadcasting

New director joins Mercer ESPN Broadcasting

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

A new director and graduate assistant have joined the staff for the 2019-2020 school year. Benjamin Murray has been the director of Mercer ESPN3 since July. 

Cross country team welcomes new coach

Cross country team welcomes new coach

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

Hayman was named the NJCAA Atlantic and Region X Coach of the Year in 2017 and 2018 and previously worked at Louisburg College. Following the start of preseason practices, Hayman is optimistic for this season.

U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

This is the first time the U.S. Walker Cup team has won a matchup in an away contest in 12 years.

Mercer falls to Austin Peay University in home opener

Mercer falls to Austin Peay University in home opener

Jonathan Morey, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2019

The momentum of two early wins on the road seemed destined to carry the Bears to a win in their first home game of 2019. In fact, it seemed certain it would happen when David Durden, returned the opening kickoff 78 yards to set up the Bears inside the red zone on their first play from scrimmage. T...

Player Spotlight: Marc Reiser’s final year to make a mark

Player Spotlight: Marc Reiser’s final year to make a mark

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

Reiser competed in all five events last season for the Bears with a season-best 26:51.28 for the 8K.

Student coaches football alongside professionals 

Student coaches football alongside professionals 

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

Mercer Athletics has given students an opportunity to coach a team under Mercer’s very own coaching staff. John-Allen Stone is the Football Operations Intern and Director of Gameday Recruiting Employment this year.

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