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Softball kicks off season with a tournament win

Krista Holden

February 20, 2014

Mercer’s softball team opened up their season on Feb. 7, where they hosted the Mercer Invitational to collect several wins and capture the championship title. After losing the first game in a 9-8 battle against the Samford Bulldogs, the Bears dominated four consecutive games and climbed their way back to ...

Men’s basketball remains undefeated at home

Krista Holden

February 20, 2014

The Mercer men’s basketball team won its third-straight game and preserved an unbeaten 14-0 record at home this year after defeating the Northern Kentucky Norse, giving the Bears an overall record of 21-6. The team set a program single-game record with 16 3-pointers in the 89-67 victory against Northern K...

A Day in the Life: Derrick Workman

Krista Holden

February 9, 2014

The life of a student-athlete comes with many responsibilities and opportunities. Senior Derrick Workman experiences this lifestyle on a day-to-day basis, and with much hard work and perseverance, he is determined to succeed both on the field and off. The starting right fielder has high hopes of continuing his base...

Men’s basketball beats rival Florida Gulf Coast University

Krista Holden

February 6, 2014

The Mercer men’s basketball team added two more wins to their season record after a 68-55 victory against rival Florida Gulf Coast and an 87-49 domination over Stetson University. The Bears also gained a 90-77 win against East Tennessee State on Friday to give them an 18-5 overall record. On Jan....

Softball has high hopes for the 2014 season

Mercer Athletics

Krista Holden

January 22, 2014

The 2014 Mercer softball season will begin Friday, Feb. 7, where the Bears will host the Mercer Invitational and open up the tournament in a game against Samford University. The Bears will face Samford, Florida A&M and East Kentucky for a three-team round robin Feb. 7-9. With the addition of five freshmen, two tran...

Men’s basketball leads Atlantic Sun with 6-1 conference record

Patrick Hobbs / Cluster Staff

Krista Holden

January 22, 2014

With the 2013-2014 season underway, Mercer men’s basketball team holds a 15-5 record. The team has gained several big wins, including an 83-46 blowout against Kennesaw State University on Jan. 10. Following the victory over Kennesaw, the Bears are off to their best start in the Atlantic Sun Conference play in over a deca...

Football falls to 9-2 in loss against Marist

Krista Holden

December 3, 2013

With one game left in the regular season, Mercer football holds a 9-2 record after facing Jacksonville and Marist University. On Nov. 9, the crowd went wild as the Bears defeated Jacksonville 45-42, giving them their ninth win of the season and a perfect record at home. “I never thought Mercer football w...

Football impresses many in wins over Campbell and Davidson

Elizabeth Tate / Cluster Staff

Krista Holden

November 9, 2013

Mercer football blew spectators away as they collected two more wins against Campbell University and Davidson College to add to their now 8-1 record. Wide receiver Adrian Humphrey is proud of the team’s performance thus far, and has high hopes for the final outcome of the season. “It feels amazing to be doing way...

Football extends record to 6-1

Krista Holden

October 25, 2013

Mercer football defeated Valparaiso and Carnegie Mellon to add two more wins to their season, giving them a 6-1 record. The Bears remain undefeated on home grounds. On Oct. 12, Mercer conquered the Valparaiso Crusaders 35-21. Linebacker Andrew Layson is proud of the outcome so far this season. “I ...

Avant's pick-6 makes national news

Trey Smith / Cluster Staff

Krista Holden

October 13, 2013

The Mercer University football team holds a 4-1 record after facing off against Drake and San Diego University. The Bears pulled out a 31-17 win against Drake Sept. 28, giving them their fourth consecutive win of the season. The biggest play of the game came in the second quarter, from defensive back Alex Avant, w...

Dirty Sound Professors return to Mercer

Josh Gaisser / Cluster Staff

Krista Holden

October 13, 2013

Inspired by the sounds of heavy classic rock, the Dirty Sound Professors (DSP) is a four- member rock band that formed at Mercer University. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Will Stevens, drummer Mike Lirette, guitarist and backup vocalist Luke Morris, and bassist Leland Rayner. DSP wa...

Mercer football remains undefeated since 1942

Krista Holden

September 13, 2013

A record-breaking 12,172 fans filled Moye Football and Lacrosse Complex on Saturday Aug. 31, counting down the minutes to the kickoff that would mark the start of Mercer University‘s first football game since 1942. It had been 72 years since Mercer University’s football team stepped foot onto t...

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