Mercer University baseball player arrested

January 18, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Breaking, City, Crime, Local, News, Sports

Mercer baseball player Nate Moorhouse was arrested and charged with second degree burglary after reportedly kicking in a door at Envy Nightclub early Friday morning, according to a news release. As of Saturday, he has been released from jail. A witness called police around 12:40 a.m. Friday saying... Read more »

7th annual Weaver's Weekend to take place this Saturday

Caitlin Glasscock
August 22, 2014
Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Weaver’s Weekend is an annual fundraising event for the Friends of Mike Weaver Foundation, a foundation that supports the memory of Mike Weaver. Weaver, who died at the age of 20 in an altercation, is now remembered with a scholarship in his name. Weaver was passionate about music and baseball. The... Read more »

Marlins scratch 'Florida,' add 'Miami' for 2012

Marlins scratch 'Florida,' add 'Miami' for 2012

Samir Moussawel
November 16, 2011
Filed under Behind the Jersey, Columns, Sports

19 years of baseball, 19 years of proud traditions and 19 years of excellence are just a few ways the Marlins organization can be described. Once known as the Florida Marlins, the “Fightin’ Fish” have relocated to the former site of the beloved Orange Bowl in downtown Miami and shaved off the “Flo... Read more »

Behind the Jersey: Rangers-Cardinals' Fall Classic tops the list

Behind the Jersey: Rangers-Cardinals' Fall Classic tops the list

Samir Moussawel
November 2, 2011
Filed under Behind the Jersey, Columns, Sports

This year’s Fall Classic between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals may have been arguably the most unlikely and exciting World Series of all time. In its 107-year history, there could only be a handful that could even come close. What made it so enthralling? Could it be the clutch pinch-hit RBI ... Read more »

Headscratchers, not-so-shockers of 2011 MLB

Headscratchers, not-so-shockers of 2011 MLB

Samir Moussawel
September 21, 2011
Filed under Behind the Jersey, Columns, Sports

As the playoffs near for Major League Baseball and more or less all of the division leaders are set in stone, with about 10 games left in the season, I give you a run through the surprising and not-so-surprising happenings of the 2011 baseball season. What met our expectations: Yankees-Red Sox rivalry kep... Read more »

Baseball takes down Tech again

Baseball takes down Tech again

alockwood
April 27, 2011
Filed under Sports

  It took them a while to break .500 in conference play, but Mercer’s baseball team seems to have broken through against A-Sun opponents after a three-game series sweep against Lipscomb this past weekend. Despite the big wins and their overall record that approaches nearly 30 wins on the season, the Bea... Read more »

Baseball collects big win over Georgia Tech, drops three against Jacksonville

Baseball collects big win over Georgia Tech, drops three against Jacksonville

alockwood
April 13, 2011
Filed under Sports

The Bears are still within the thick of the conference standings in 7th at 8-9, boasting the 4th best overall record of 22-13, but if MU hopes to repeat its title run in 2011 they’ll have to gain ground in the conferences standings this month as they travel to UNF, USC Upstate and Kennesaw State... Read more »

Baseball falters against Stetson, rebounds against FAMU, Sav. State

Baseball falters against Stetson, rebounds against FAMU, Sav. State

alockwood
March 30, 2011
Filed under Sports

After a phenomenal opening month to the college baseball season, fans around the A-Sun took notice of the defending conference champs after series wins against Belmont and FGCU. A pair of conference series against #30 Stetson and in-state rival Kennesaw State would soon follow, sandwiched in between two non-conference games against Florida A&a... Read more »

Baseball demolishing competition, wins series against Belmont, FGCU

Baseball demolishing competition, wins series against Belmont, FGCU

alockwood
March 16, 2011
Filed under Sports

In another bid to secure an NCAA tournament berth, the baseball team has remained hot, notching a six game win streak over spring break week including blowouts over Alabama State and FAMU.  Taking two of three against their first conference opponents, Belmont and FGCU, Mercer appears to once again be the class... Read more »

Baseball torches Liberty on opening weekend

Baseball torches Liberty on opening weekend

alockwood
February 23, 2011
Filed under Sports

(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Joe Winker (far right) receives a tip of the cap from his teammates after a three homerun game against Liberty this past weekend. The defending Atlantic Sun Champions looked stellar in their opening series of the 2011 campaign, taking three of four in a series against the highly touted Liberty Flames of Lynchburg... Read more »

Right Field Bleachers

Right Field Bleachers

Beau Smith
February 20, 2011
Filed under Columns, Sports

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... Read more »

Mercer baseball to defend A-Sun title in 2011

Mercer baseball to defend A-Sun title in 2011

Garret McDowell
February 9, 2011
Filed under Sports

  After a thrilling end to the 2010 campaign that saw the unexpected and unprecedented trip to the NCAA tournament, the Mercer Bears baseball team looks to return to the postseason, spurred on by experience and talent. Collecting a preseason rank of 87th in the nation by “Collegiate Baseball”, they were t... Read more »