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Shoot Your Shot: Three-Peat Complete

The Women's Basketball team celebrating after a win over Furman.
February 21, 2018

Mercer Women’s Basketball (25-2, 12-0) has done it again, using their last three victories to secure their third consecutive Southern Conference regular season title. In the last week, they have defeated...

Shoot Your Shot: Big wins in Tar Heel State cap non-conference schedule

Shoot Your Shot: Big wins in Tar Heel State cap non-conference schedule
January 8, 2018

Santa Claus must have put hot shooting under the Bears Christmas tree this year, because they put up two of the three highest scoring games of the year in the Tar Heel State. Speaking of Tar Heels, Mercer...

The Ruling: You’re the only ten I see

Ethan Stair started in Holland’s place against Hiwassee and performed well: a season-high 15 points, six assists and five rebounds.
November 28, 2017

Mercer football has been the team receiving recognition for playing high-level opponents recently, but now it’s men’s basketball’s turn to jump into the action. The Bears (5-2, 0-0) will continue...

Shoot Your Shot: Georgia Bulldogs just the first of many tough opponents

Alex Williams taking a jump shot.
November 21, 2017

Mercer Women’s Basketball (3-1) wrapped up its second week of action and the Bears found out a few things about themselves on their chase for a third conference championship. After toughing out two...

The Ruling: #WeWantBama

Alex Lakes making a run.
November 16, 2017

Alabama is about to be the sweet home of the Mercer Bears. Picture this: Mercer trails No. 1 Alabama 27-24 with six seconds remaining. The Bears have the ball on Alabama’s 42 yard line. Mercer...

The Ruling: Basketball is back!

Senior guard JOrdan Strawberry (No. 5) takes it to the rim in the Bears' 86-56 win over Jackson State Tuesday.
November 15, 2017

IT’S BASKETBALL SZN! I’m going to continue writing my column on a weekly basis during basketball season — that means my columns will cover several games instead of just one like I have been doing...

Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Tennessee Tech

Mercer's Marquise Irvin (8), middle, runs the ball in their game against Georgia Tech.
September 17, 2016

The Mercer Bears have started the season 0-2 after a heartbreaking one point loss to conference rival The Citadel and a 35-10 loss to FBS opponent Georgia Tech. The Bears will look to notch a W in the...

This or That: Jittery Joe's or Starbucks

September 26, 2012

If you’re like me, you have established your series of ideal study places and know exactly which places works for what type of studying you’re doing. If one of your study places is an establishment...

Viva la sport!

April 25, 2012

After three years of covering college sports and 22 years of watching them, I am sad to say that I no longer respect the sanctity of big powerhouse programs. These financial nightmares do nothing more...

Mind over matters

Mind over matters
April 25, 2012

At the end of the 2011 regular season, the Phillies won the National League Eastern Division, the Braves collapsed just as bad as the Red Sox, the Nationals were one game below .500, the Mets were 25...

Behind the Jersey

April 25, 2012

Since the ripe age of two, I have been taught the mechanics and commitment of many sports. Whether it was baseball, swimming, water polo, track, football or basketball, I never stayed with it. I failed...

Coaching Spotlight: Craig Gibson

Coaching Spotlight: Craig Gibson
April 25, 2012

Mercer head baseball coach Craig Gibson is in his ninth year as the Bears’ skipper. Throughout his time at the helm, the Bears have a 239-212 record, including the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship,...

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