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Ex-Brave Smoltz speaks at First Pitch Classic

Ex-Brave Smoltz speaks at First Pitch Classic

Garret McDowell
February 9, 2011
Filed under Sports

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz was the guest of honor Jan. 31 in the University Center arena for the third annual First Pitch Classic hosted by the Mercer baseball team. “The First Pitch Classic is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Mercer’s baseball team. Tickets to the autograph session were...

Women's basketball losing streak reaches 16

Women's basketball losing streak reaches 16

Garret McDowell
February 9, 2011
Filed under Sports

After what was the toughest home weekend for the Mercer women’s basketball team yet, the Bears went on the road and fell to 1-21 overall, 1-12 in the conference. Following the heartbreakers against North Florida and Jacksonville, the Bears had to travel to Kennesaw State, USC-Upstate and East Tennessee State before heading back home to play Campbell. Hav...

Mercer welcomes first modern football coach

Mercer welcomes first modern football coach

alockwood
January 31, 2011
Filed under News, Sports

After ending the speculation and 70-year hiatus of football at Mercer last November, the next step in reinstating football in Macon was to hire a head coach. After a two-month search, Bobby Lamb was introduced as Mercer’s 19th head coach, first of the modern era, and will lead the team as they begin...

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