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Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Al Kessler, Contributing Writer
November 1
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a successful regular season and a third place berth in the Southern Conference women’s soccer tournament, the Lady Bears took to the pitch to face sixth-ranked Chattanooga on Sunday evening. The last time these two teams met resulted in a 2-1 Chattanooga win in overtime October 2. The matc...

Conner Antley: Dedication to the field

Conner Antley: Dedication to the field

Kyle Mullins, Contributing Writer
October 18
Filed under Sports

  In Mercer’s Oct. 4 game against UNCG, soccer player Conner Antley came out ferociously in the first half, scoring the first goal of the game in only a minute and 32 seconds, and helping to lead the team to a 2-1 victory. Antley said he considers UNCG to be one of their main rivals, an...

Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
April 28
Filed under Sports

“Turn the music back on!” Kayla Potts yelled loudly on the UC gym floor at 10 p.m. Monday night. Kahlia Lawrence and Sydni Means chided her out of embarrassment. Twenty seconds later and the music resumed in the fairly crowded gym. “If you yell loud enough, they will respond,” Potts...

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports

5. Jama runs away from competition for Julius Johnson Invitational win Men’s cross country runner Ahmed Jama took the reigns as a freshman for Mercer last semester, leading the Bears in all five of the team’s races -- but that doesn’t tell the whole story for the Woodstock, Georgia, native. ...

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
November 4
Filed under Podcast, Showcase, Sports

This week controversial topics and rants fill the den. Hayes and Justin weigh in on hot topics from around the world of sports. Should Mercer head coach Bobby Lamb's job be at risk with recent football struggles? Find out what the guys think as they debate the issue. The Mercer men's soccer team is heading...

Keepers of the Goals: Dual profile on soccer’s stars

Keepers of the Goals: Dual profile on soccer’s stars

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
October 29
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Soccer is a team sport, yet one person on the field has the extra responsibility of preventing a game-winning shot from slipping through their hands. “The goalkeeper has to play well for the team to play well”, said Mercer University junior and goalkeeper Jeremy Booth. Luckily for Mercer ...

Inside the Den. (Episode 7)

Inside the Den. (Episode 7)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 28
Filed under Football, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

Inside the Den is back this week with a brand new episode. We have some very special guests this week including SoCon player of the month Maggie Cropp, goalkeeper for the women's soccer team and cross country SoCon tournament preview with runner Evan Park. Hayes and Justin talk about the keys to the...

Field Day Photos 2015

Field Day Photos 2015

October 22
Filed under Galleries, News

Homecoming 2015 is in full swing. Check out these photo's from Field Day activities.

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Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

Women’s club soccer bends it like the boys

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
October 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Carson Moore hangs up her cleats for a clipboard on game day, but the former keeper-turned-coach runs through the drills with her girls like she’ll be in the starting lineup. The women’s club soccer team is hard at work to make a name for themselves and step out of the shadows cast by the “...

Player Spotlight: Katelyn Dimopoulos

Player Spotlight: Katelyn Dimopoulos

Slayten Carter, Staff Writer
October 15
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Katelyn Dimopoulos couldn’t find a better way to spend her Friday night. The junior scored the lone goal in their victory against Middle Tennessee Sept. 17. “I haven’t scored in like a year. It feels so good to score.” Dimopoulos said. Having been on the soccer field her whole life, D...

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Inside the Den (Episode 5)

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule
October 14
Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

Mercer Madness is this Friday night. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley get you ready for that event and review the last week in Mercer sports. Including, soccer's recent string of wins, volleyball's home dominance, and Mercer footballs late game woes. This week two very special guest join the show as Kahlia...

Mercer Men’s and Women’s Soccer Previews

Mercer Men’s and Women’s Soccer Previews

Gabe Garcia, Contributing Writer
August 31
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer 2014 Southern Conference Soccer Coach of the Year Brad Ruzzo and his team had an impressive run in their debut season in the SoCon claiming the regular season championship. Ruzzo also led the team to the SoCon Tournament final where a late goal by the Furman Paladins was enough to s...

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