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Mercer’s new faces on the hardwood

Mercer’s new faces on the hardwood

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer
October 29
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The 2015-16 Mercer Men’s Basketball team will feature five new faces donning orange and black this season as three freshman and two transfers join the squad.   Andrew Fishler, Center A big man epitomizing the phrase at 7-foot-1, Andrew Fishler transferred from Gulf Coast State College in Pan...

Prepare for the Mercer Madness

Prepare for the Mercer Madness

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
October 15
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Bears’ basketball is just around the corner.   Mercer Madness, beginning Oct. 16, will serve as a preview. The men’s and women’s teams will take the floor in exhibition match ups. The event, now in its second year, serves to bring together fans and players. Since the Bears’ upset over D...

Bridges & Williams Enter the International Spotlight

Bridges & Williams Enter the International Spotlight

Emma Peel, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Uncategorized

Former Mercer women’s basketball players Precious Bridges and Briana Williams are finally living out their childhood dreams. The two graduates recently signed to play professional basketball internationally — Bridges with C.B. Arxil Pontevedra in Spain, and Williams with the Pepi Sport Agency, whi...

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 14
Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

Mercer Madness is this Friday night. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley get you ready for that event and review the last week in Mercer sports. Including, soccer's recent string of wins, volleyball's home dominance, and Mercer footballs late game woes. This week two very special guest join the show as Kahlia...

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor
August 14
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Sports

1. Kirsten Stevens no-hitter It reads like a Hollywood script. Coming off a rough outing against University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the first game, Stevens mowed down Furman batters in the second to the tune of 11 strikeouts. It was the first no-hitter in Southern Conference tournament...

Spring Sports Recap: Mar. 17-Mar. 29

Spring Sports Recap: Mar. 17-Mar. 29

April 2
Filed under Basketball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports

Baseball After a rough start to the season, the Mercer baseball team seems to be back on track after beating the University of Georgia in two midweek games and sweeping the East Tennessee State Buccaneers in the first conference series of the year. In their first meeting with the UGA Bulldogs, the...

Women's basketball ends season with loss in WBI semifinals

Women's basketball ends season with loss in WBI semifinals

March 25
Filed under Basketball, Sports

After a remarkable year for the Mercer Women's Basketball Team, their season ended in Loudonville, NY against the Sienna Saints with a (65-54) loss. The Bears ended the season with a 20-15 overall record and truly displayed their worth during their first year in the Southern Conference. The Bears led...

Women's basketball slides past The Herd with last-second free throws

March 22
Filed under Basketball, Sports

In an exciting quarterfinal with the Marshall Herd, the Mercer Women's Basketball Team came out victorious with a 73-71 win. With this win, the Bears improved to 20-14 for the season, which is the second time in three seasons that the Bears reached 20 wins. Although the Bears came out with the win...

A season to remember

March 19
Filed under Basketball, Sports

This year’s Mercer Women’s Basketball season was one to remember. With four decorated seniors and a slew of inexperienced freshmen, the team debuted Mercer’s reign in the Southern Conference with class. Although their season ended in the semifinal of the Southern Conference Championship, the team...

Men's basketball falls in semifinal of SoCon Tournament

Justin Baxley
March 19
Filed under Basketball, Sports

March is tournament time. Last week, 10 teams and their fan bases invaded the town of Asheville, N.C., for the Southern Conference Tournament. Each team had one goal in mind: to reach the NCAA tournament. Win and you are in the “big dance.” The regular season held no water in what a team can do in...

Men's basketball advance to the quarterfinals on last second shot

March 19
Filed under Basketball, Sports

For the fourth year in a row, the Mercer Men's Basketball Team has won a post season game. Mercer is only one of seven teams to ever win at least one game in the NCAA, CBI, CIT and NIT Tournaments. In the game against the Seawolves, there were 23 lead changes, with the majority being in the second half....

Your 2014-15 Atlanta Hawks

Your 2014-15 Atlanta Hawks

March 15
Filed under Atlanta, Basketball, Sports

Atlanta, Ga. --- 65 games into the 2014-2015 season, the Atlanta Hawks are 51-14. Currently a ½ game behind the Golden State Warriors for best record in the NBA, the Eastern-leading Hawks are 10 games up on the next-placed Cleveland Cavaliers. Coach Mike Budenholzer, 45, is no rookie by any means....

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