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Tori Penrod and Emily Krogman: Dynamic duo in the sand

Tori Penrod and Emily Krogman: Dynamic duo in the sand

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer
March 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Six years ago, beach volleyball was not an NCAA-sanctioned sport. But in 2012, 16 schools started a program. Mercer was one of those first 16 teams. And after four competitive seasons, beach volleyball became the 90th NCAA championship sport in June of 2015. The sport now features 50 programs an...

Women’s soccer claims second in A-Sun

Women’s soccer claims second in A-Sun

Bryson Jones
October 24, 2012
Filed under Soccer, Sports

In the last four games of the season, the Mercer women’s soccer team has won three of those matches, claimed a first-round bye in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, and broken a program record for wins in a season with 12 on the year. It is no doubt that head coach Tony Economopoulos has had a suc...

A-Sun coverage: Lipscomb defeats Lady Bucs

Garret McDowell
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball, Sports

At the half, Lipscomb lead 35 to 33 off of scrappy and aggressivedefense. The Lady Bisons set the tempo for most of the half. ETSU wouldn't go away, and the number one overall seed in the women's bracket led 41 to 40 before a three from the Bisons had ETSU forced to play some tough defense to keep...

Tough loss against Belmont, thriller versus Lipscomb

Tough loss against Belmont, thriller versus Lipscomb

alockwood
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball, News, Sports

Battling the two of the top teams in the conference, Mercer’s men’s basketball team held their own against a pair of tough conference opponents from Nashville, Belmont and Lipscomb, to close out the 2010-11 regular season. Going 1-1 in their final two games at home, the Bears solidified their 5th seed in t...

The Inside Zone

Zach Wells
March 2, 2011
Filed under Columns, Sports, The INside Zone

When my mother told me that I was going to have a little brother as a four year-old, I shrugged and said, “good for you.”  I was home educated through high school, and when Emoly West (the only home schooled girl in Oklahoma who did not have unsightly moles or a clubbed foot) asked me to go to the...

Men’s, Women’s Tennis Updates: 3/1

Garret McDowell
March 2, 2011
Filed under Sports

Both the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams have had mixed starts to their 2011 seasons, with Mercer’s men at 2-3 through February 19 and Mercer’s women at 2-2 through February 20. Despite the tough starts to the season, the Bears have performed well at home as of late, including a combined 14-0...

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