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Mercer cheerleader looks to leave a legacy

Mercer cheerleader looks to leave a legacy

Rylee Kirk, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Player Spotlight, Sports, Spotlight

Darby Rich’s cheerleading career of nine years is drawing to a close. Rich started cheerleading in seventh grade after quitting gymnastics. “The next logical step to keep up my skills was to participate in cheerleading,” Rich said. Rich has been a cheerleader at Mercer for four years an... Read more »

Cole Fisher: Mercer’s secret weapon

Cole Fisher: Mercer’s secret weapon

Micah Howell, Contributing Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under Player Spotlight, Showcase, Sports

Cole Fisher stands ready behind the holder, preparing himself for the kick. The center snaps the ball. The holder catches it, sets it up, and waits. Fisher nails the ball with a powerful kick and the ball soars through the air and passes through the uprights. Cole Fisher, the Mercer Bears’ starting ki... Read more »

Katie-Rose Alligood prepares for last season at Mercer

Katie-Rose Alligood prepares for last season at Mercer

Kyle Mullins, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Player Spotlight, Sports

From a young age, Katie-Rose Alligood said she was pushed to be an athlete. By the time she could walk, her father — a former college football player — had her with a softball and a soccer ball. Her introduction to sports at such an early age has translated into a success while at Mercer Uni... Read more »

Jake Flath: The newest — and youngest — kid on the block

Jake Flath: The newest — and youngest — kid on the block

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer
January 30, 2016
Filed under Football, Player Spotlight, Sports

Everyone who went to college remembers the feeling of that first day on campus. Most likely leaving home for the first time, the new college student enters an unknown environment with new faces and places to discover. Although, that new student is not alone -- hundreds or even thousands of other peop... Read more »

Player Spotlight: Paige Alsten

Player Spotlight: Paige Alsten

Emma Peel, Staff Writer
November 12, 2015
Filed under Player Spotlight, Sports, Uncategorized

Paige Alsten, a native of Lighthouse Point, Florida, has become a dominant presence in Southern Conference volleyball. Measuring 6 foot, 3 inches tall, Alsten is a natural at the net and plays the position of middle blocker. Throughout the 21 games the team has played so far this season, Alsten has totale... Read more »

Player of the Week: Darious Moten

Emma Peel
February 11, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Player Spotlight, Sports

Darious Moten, a fifth-year engineering student and forward on the celebrated Mercer Men’s Basketball Team, is a few short months away from rounding out his career as a Bear. A Carrollton, Ga., native, Moten has had a major impact on the basketball team, especially in the last three seasons. As a junior,... Read more »

Player of the Week: Precious Bridges

January 29, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Player Spotlight, Sports

Senior Precious Bridges has been a vital part in the success of the Mercer Women’s Basketball Team in recent years. The West Palm Beach native has been a starter since 2011, her freshman year with the Bears. She chose Mercer based on academics and athletics and has not been let down. "It has been... Read more »

First Week Freshman Athlete

First Week Freshman Athlete

Amanda Barrentine
August 27, 2014
Filed under Player Spotlight, Sports, Volleyball

The campus came alive this week with the start of classes as well as the largest freshman class that Mercer University has seen so far. Several of those freshmen are the newest recruits to Mercer Athletics, and for volleyball player Morgan MacGilvary, it was her first week here at Mercer. Originally... Read more »

Player Spotlight: Lacey Fears

Player Spotlight: Lacey Fears

Carly Innarino
October 24, 2012
Filed under Player Spotlight, Sports

So far this season, junior Lacey Fears has proven to be one of the best women’s golfers in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Fears has already earned two Atlantic Sun Player of the Week Honors this season, along with winning the LPGA Invitational and placing second in the Eat a Peach Collegiate. After a ... Read more »

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