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Undermanned Bears fall to SoCon-leading Chattanooga in overtime

Undermanned Bears fall to SoCon-leading Chattanooga in overtime

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Down starters Jestin Lewis and Desmond Ringer for the second straight game, the Mercer Bears took SoCon-leading Chattanooga to overtime Monday. The Bears ran out of gas in the extra period as the Mocs handed Mercer its first loss at home this year, 72-66. Chattanooga (22-3, 11-1) extended its winnin...

Second arrest made in murder of Mercer basketball player

Second arrest made in murder of Mercer basketball player

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule, Staff

February 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The second suspect in the killing of Mercer basketball player Jibri Bryan was arrested Friday evening, according to a report from the Telegraph. Damion Henderson, a 33-year-old originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, was captured by U.S. Marshal's Southeastern Regional Task Force as he attempted to...

Jestin Lewis: For the love of a game

Jestin Lewis: For the love of a game

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Basketball for most is a just a game. You watch, cheer and some play but at the end of the day it's just a game, but for senior Jestin Lewis it is so much more than just a game. "It was my first love. That's been my favorite sport since I was a baby," Lewis said. "My mom and my dad got me into it. M...

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