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Men's golfers display consistency, progress throughout fall campaign

Joshua Morrison

December 7, 2011

The Mercer men’s golf team’s opening season of the 2011-2012 campaign can be characterized with consistency and progress as the Bears played their way through three fall events including the annual home match at the Brickyard. The Bears’ opening campaign was the first season with newly signed head...

It Is What It Is

Joshua Morrison

December 7, 2011

One of the most highly touted defensive players in recent history, Ndamukong Suh was drafted number two overall in the 2010 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions. During his final year at the University of Nebraska, Suh won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation’s best defensive player; the Lombardi...

Women's golf caps a solid fall, highlighted by Eat-A-Peach

Joshua Morrison

December 7, 2011

Mercer’s women’s golf team had a historic season as the Lady Bears captured their second ever Eat-A-Peach Collegiate during the 2011 fall campaign. Mercer began their fall schedule during the first week of September as they traveled to Huntsville, Alabama to participate in the Chris Bannister classic....

NFL's Vikings could relocate to L.A.

NFL's Vikings could relocate to L.A.

Joshua Morrison

November 16, 2011

It’s time to face the facts. Relocation is a relatively common occurrence in the modern world of sports. The fact that owners can buy and sell teams with relative ease and the drive to earn larger and larger profits makes the stability of a team in certain regions more of a question that it shou...

Women's golf caps fall with 7th place finish at Hawaii's 'Rainbow Wahine Invitational'

Joshua Morrison

November 16, 2011

Mercer’s women’s golf team finished up their fall season during the first week of November at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Hawaii. The Lady Bears took on three of the nation’s top 10 programs and finished in a respectable seventh place. The Lady Bears opened the tournament on Nov. 1, looking...

Cross country caps season with 6th, 7th place finishes in A-Sun

Joshua Morrison

November 2, 2011

Mercer’s men and women’s cross country teams wrapped up their season this past Saturday with their conference finals in Nashville, TN. Both teams posted similar performances with the women taking sixth and the men taking seventh out of 10 overall squads. Both teams have had strong performances leading...

It is what it is: Some will rise, some will fall

It is what it is: Some will rise, some will fall

Joshua Morrison

November 2, 2011

The beauty about writing a column is that you can talk about whatever it is that you want to, and seeing that I sometimes make outrageous claims such as that the NBA season will be canceled, I thought it would be interesting to catch up on all that I’ve said so far and track how I’ve been doing a...

Men's golf barely misses top 5 with 6th place finish at Kiawah

Joshua Morrison

November 2, 2011

Mercer’s men’s golf team finished up their fall season on Oct. 18 after a two-day tournament in Kiawah Island S.C., at one of the toughest courses in the nation. Mercer finished the tournament in sixth place after a strong three rounds from sophomore James Beale. Mercer opened the tournament playing...

Men's golf makes history, finishes 8th at Brickyard

Men's golf makes history, finishes 8th at Brickyard

Joshua Morrison

October 19, 2011

Mercer men’s golf team finished eighth out of the 15-team field at the end of their first home tournament of the year during the first week of October. The Brickyard Collegiate, taking place Oct. 7-9, featured some of the nation’s top golf programs such as Georgia Tech, Florida State, and The Uni...

Runners continue to shatter records at Royal XC Challenge

Joshua Morrison

October 19, 2011

Mercer’s men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Charlotte, N.C. to compete in the Royal Cross Country Challenge on Friday, Oct. 14.  Held at the cross country hub of McAlpine Creek Park, the teams performed very well on this fast course, and many runners brought home personal records. The...

It is what it is: Raiders off winning path, Davis passes

It is what it is: Raiders off winning path, Davis passes

Joshua Morrison

October 19, 2011

In the past few issues, we’ve been taking a look at teams who, despite being successful in the past, are now struggling franchises and teams who don’t live up to expectations. The first edition featured the Fighting Irish from Notre Dame, and last issue we looked at the Arsenal Gunners in the Englis...

Men's golf places 9th at Waterchase, final round cancelled due to bee nest

Joshua Morrison

October 5, 2011

The Mercer men’s golf team opened up their season at the UTA/Waterchase Invitational in Arlington, TX on Sept. 19-20. The men finished the first day tied for ninth out of 19 teams and were only one stroke behind the eighth-place team after the opening two rounds. The result remained the same after...

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