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Mercer’s club swim team is more than just a team

Mercer’s club swim team is more than just a team

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

For co-president and swimmer Emma Rose, Mercer’s club swim team is a way of keeping active without pressure. “It is an open environment for people who want to learn,” Rose said. “I believe it is a safe space.”

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

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

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

The men’s team completed the tournament in Hoylake, England, with a score of 15.5, edging out the British-Irish team’s score of 10.5. 

Washington Nationals obtain elusive World Series title

Washington Nationals obtain elusive World Series title

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2019

The Washington Nationals won their first World Series title in franchise history Wednesday, defeating the Houston Astros in a thrilling Game Seven matchup by a score of 6-2.

Player Spotlight: Mercer wide receiver makes Sports Center’s top ten highlight reel

Player Spotlight: Mercer wide receiver makes Sports Center’s top ten highlight reel

Jen Jones and Conner Hendricks

November 7, 2019

“If you would have asked me what I wanted to be when I was eight years old, it was to play in the NFL,” Cannon said. “It was always my dream to play in college and then after.” 

The Dolphins are tanking this season: What does it mean?

The Dolphins are tanking this season: What does it mean?

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

Regardless of the average fan’s opinion on them, the Miami Dolphins are an awful team, and it seems that they like it that way.

Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

The Mercer Bears continued their winning streak at Five Star Stadium against the Samford Bulldogs. They won by a field goal in triple-overtime with a final score of 36 to 33.

Mercer women’s cross country runner beats personal best at Queen City Invite

Mercer women’s cross country runner beats personal best at Queen City Invite

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

October 27, 2019

McMahon placed 15th out of 365 individually. This record is something that she has strived for since starting at Mercer.

Arena-housed sports betting in D.C. could spark conversations throughout U.S.

Arena-housed sports betting in D.C. could spark conversations throughout U.S.

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2019

A Washington D.C sports ownership company and a British betting firm are attempting to create a legal sports betting environment inside D.C’s Capital One Arena.

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

It’s only Mia Spinola’s second year at Mercer, but she is already a co-captain of the Bears’ dance team.

Mercer women’s basketball hold a fan meet and greet 

Mercer women’s basketball hold a fan meet and greet 

Jen Jones, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

This event is the first of its kind in which the main goal isn’t fundraising.

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 8, 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. 

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