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Volleyball teams earn academic honors

The Women’s Volleyball Team celebrates after a match in 2018. Archived photo by Yusuf Tas
September 28, 2019
“Keeping the balance is difficult, especially in season. It mostly comes from experience. As a senior, I have been balancing long enough where I know how to dedicate the time I can to volleyball and use the rest of my time for academics,” senior Amber Gibson said.

Mercer Volleyball finishes season on highs and low

Mercer Volleyball finishes season on highs and low
November 29, 2018

The season is over for Mercer’s volleyball team after they lost in the second round of the SoCon tournament to no.1 seed East Tennessee State University. In the first round, the Bears played no....

Mercer Volleyball splits weekend at home

Brittany Major (#14) contributed 15 kills in Mercer's win over Western Carolina Friday night. Phot by Yusuf Tas.
September 24, 2018

The Catamounts came to Hawkins Arena Friday night deciding they were determined to give the Bears a run for their money. The first set went to the Catamounts, 21 - 25. The two teams traded the lead...

Mental recovery of athletes

Support from loved ones and distractions from reality make life a bit easier on an athlete's road to recovery.
April 28, 2016

For many college athletes, getting injured can damage their career and personal identity. Not only does an injury greatly affect their ability to play a sport they love, but it also can be vastly damaging...

Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Football player Mitch Payne plays in a SAE Philanthropy Volleyball Tournament alongside teammates.
April 28, 2016

“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...

Tori Penrod and Emily Krogman: Dynamic duo in the sand

The sand volleyball team runs a drill on setting teammates up for a spike at practice.
March 30, 2016

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...

Inside the Den: A Just Ruling

Hayes Rule (left) is looking to carry on the legacy left by his brother Trey (right)
Photo provided by Hayes Rule
March 27, 2016

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule are back in this week with another Inside the Den podcast.  On this week's show, Justin sits down with a very special guest to talk about Mercer Golf. The guys also talk...

Season Preview: Mercer Women’s Sand Volleyball Looks to Build on last Year’s Success

Season Preview: Mercer Women’s Sand Volleyball Looks to Build on last Year’s Success
January 30, 2016

Women’s Sand Volleyball had one of the most successful seasons last year at Mercer’s including all other athletic programs on campus. In 2015 the Mercer Women reached the conference tournament final...

Mercer Athletes share their New Year’s Resolutions

William Teischmann, a men’s lacrosse team player, speaks about his New Year’s resolution.
January 27, 2016

Athletes of Mercer share their commitments for New Year—and give insight on what inspired the resolutions, what fueled them and what will sustain them. Chase DuBois (Men’s Lacrosse): DuBois...

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)

Inside the Den Podcast (Episode 8)
Is Bobby Lamb being unfairly criticized?
November 4, 2015

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...

Field Day Photos 2015

This year's field day activities encompassed a climbing wall and a bungee jump.
October 22, 2015
Homecoming 2015 is in full swing. Check out these photo's from Field Day activities.

Mercer to hold ‘Fan Appreciation Day’ as new year begins

Mercer to hold 'Fan Appreciation Day' as new year begins
August 18, 2015

Young cubs and seasoned bears descend upon the Macon campus as a new school year and fall sports season dawns. To celebrate the occasion, Mercer Athletics is hosting a Fan Appreciation Day Saturday (Aug....

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