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'Le Train de Mercer' looks dominant in Swamp Classic

'Le Train de Mercer' looks dominant in Swamp Classic

Garret McDowell

February 23, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

(MercerCycling.blogspot.com) MU's Kevin Roberts had a fantastic opening weekend at the Swamp Classic alongside his four teammates. After several months off, Mercer’s cycling team has returned to competition with the SECCC season officially beginning the first weekend of February. A middle of...

Softball opens season, looks to rebound in 2011

Softball opens season, looks to rebound in 2011

Garret McDowell

February 23, 2011


Filed under Sports

  As of Feb. 21, the Mercer Bears softball team sits at .600 on the season. Their 6-4 record includes sweeps of Radford, Oakland and Charleston Southern and a sweep by Georgia Southern. Their home opener against Alcorn State was cancelled. The Mercer softball team headed to Statesboro for the two-day Spring Hill Suites Eagle Classic. The four...

Men's basketball dominant in A-Sun run

Men's basketball dominant in A-Sun run

alockwood

February 23, 2011


Filed under Sports

(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Mercer's Justin Cecil attempts to dunk between two Florida Gulf Coast defenders in a recent home win against the Eagles. The bad news Bears that were vying for the eighth and final spot a month ago are on the hottest streak in the Atlantic Sun, winning seven of their la...

Viva la futbol

Viva la futbol

Garret McDowell

February 21, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

After one of the best and most favored sides in history was stunned at Emirates Stadium last week, the Champions League proved why games aren’t played on paper. Predicted to be a complete domination by Barcelona, Arsenal stunned the Spanish side 2-1 with an impressive late switch to bring on Andre...

Women's soccer drops match to Florida, signs six players for 2011

Women's soccer drops match to Florida, signs six players for 2011

Garret McDowell

February 21, 2011


Filed under Sports

After announcing a spring schedule that included Florida in Gainesville, UNC Charlotte and South Carolina in Columbia as well as Clemson, GCSU and Georgia State at Bear Field, Mercer’s women’s soccer team took to the pitch against Florida at the University of Florida’s lacrosse/soccer complex on Fe...

Right Field Bleachers

Right Field Bleachers

Beau Smith

February 20, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The perfect game is a novelty, happening on average about once every three to four years. In 2010, however, we saw the stars align to produce two perfect games (three, if you count Armando’s gem). In total, we also saw six no-hitters pitched and witnessed some of the best pitching stats since the 1992 seas...

Wiriath, women's golf take Coastal GA title

Wiriath, women's golf take Coastal GA title

alockwood

February 20, 2011


Filed under Sports

It’s not quite time yet for the Atlantic Sun tournament, but head coach Gary Guyer’s squad seems to be peaking at the right time. After a fifth place finish at the Jacksonville University Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club, the Bears pulled off their second tournament win of the season at the Coast Georgia Invitational in St. Simons Island, Georgi...

PHOTOS: Mercer Lacrosse loses to VMI

PHOTOS: Mercer Lacrosse loses to VMI

Noah Maier

February 20, 2011


Filed under Sports

Mercer Lacrosse fought hard but lost to Virginia Military Institute in the first ever Georgia Division I Lacrosse game. [singlepic id=17 w=440 h=height mode=web20|watermark float=left|right ] [nggallery id=3]

My sporting bucket list

My sporting bucket list

alockwood

February 9, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

There are events and games for which we all wish we had a ticket. If you’re a sports fan of any kind, you most likely have a “sporting bucket list” of major events or matchups you want to attend during your lifetime. Sure, ESPN will always give you a recap on the next morning of SportsCenter,...

The INside Zone

The INside Zone

Zach Wells

February 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

I’ve had a stressful couple of weeks, which is why on Tuesday I popped in the greatest movie of all time, “The Lion King”, poured a glass of red wine, and attempted to relax. As I sat on my disgusting couch that has been shredded by my roommate’s retarded dog (Jake, which is ironic because I have a retarded brother with the same n...

Men's golf takes 8th at JU Invitational

Men's golf takes 8th at JU Invitational

alockwood

February 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

The road to the Atlantic Sun Championship began this past weekend as the Mercer men’s golf team traveled to Ponte Verda Beach, Fla. for the Jacksonville Invitational, played at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. After moving up to as high as 6th on the team leader board, Mercer (904) would finish in 8th, tw...

Lacrosse opens season with 16-2 win over GT

Lacrosse opens season with 16-2 win over GT

Garret McDowell

February 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

In what ended up being their only exhibition match before their trip to Columbus, Ohio for a matchup with Ohio State University’s lacrosse team, the Mercer Bears’ newly-minted Division I lacrosse team completely devastated Georgia Tech’s club team 16-2 last weekend. In front of a crowd that was sta...

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