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Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Jen Jones, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
The Mercer Bears continued their winning streak at Five Star Stadium against the Samford Bulldogs. They won by a field goal in triple-overtime with a final score of 36 to 33.
Photo provided by Michelle Thomas

Mercer women’s cross country runner beats personal best at Queen City Invite

Jen Jones, Sports Editor October 27, 2019
McMahon placed 15th out of 365 individually. This record is something that she has strived for since starting at Mercer.
Arena-housed sports betting in D.C. could spark conversations throughout U.S.

Arena-housed sports betting in D.C. could spark conversations throughout U.S.

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer October 27, 2019
A Washington D.C sports ownership company and a British betting firm are attempting to create a legal sports betting environment inside D.C’s Capital One Arena.
The Mercer Dance Team performs at a football game.

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer October 26, 2019
It’s only Mia Spinola’s second year at Mercer, but she is already a co-captain of the Bears’ dance team.
The Mercer Women’s Basketball Team poses at the basketball picnic.

Mercer women’s basketball hold a fan meet and greet 

Jen Jones, Sports Editor October 26, 2019
This event is the first of its kind in which the main goal isn’t fundraising.
Mercer's marching band plays at a game.

Marching Bears provide music community to Mercer students

Lars Lonnroth, Contributing Writer October 10, 2019
As a current sophomore in the Mercer marching band program, Willow Stuckey found a support system that helped her adjust to college and get through the issues she was having at home.
On Oct. 26, the Middle Georgia Derby Demons will compete in their final scrimmage of the season at 6th Annual Halloween Mash-Up at Gray-8-Skate.

Middle Georgia Derby Demons roll into the end of the season

Mary Helene Hall, Contributing Writer October 9, 2019
On Oct. 26, the team will compete in their final scrimmage of the season at 6th Annual Halloween Mash-Up at Gray-8-Skate. Tickets are $10 for adults, and doors open at 6 p.m. with the first whistle at 7 p.m. 
The Women’s Volleyball Team celebrates after a match in 2018. Archived photo by Yusuf Tas

Volleyball teams earn academic honors

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer 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.
Kyle Lewis plays for the Mercer baseball team in 2016. Archived photo by Thais Ackerman

Mercer alum breaks baseball record

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer September 28, 2019
With the crack of a bat in Seattle on Sunday, a Mercer Bear made history.
Nicole Icen runs out to face Davidson at Bettes Stadium.

Player Spotlight: Women’s soccer player scores three goals in a single game

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer September 28, 2019
A rising star has been spotted on the Mercer Women’s Soccer team; freshman Nicole Icen from Marietta, Georgia, scored three goals in a single game against Davidson College, leading the Bears to victory.
Defensive Line Dorian Kithcart gets ready for the next play.

Graduate football player has high goals for the season

Jonathan Morey, Contributing Writer September 27, 2019
As a senior, even more is expected of Kithcart, but these expectations are part of what attracted him to Mercer in the first place.
New director joins Mercer ESPN Broadcasting

New director joins Mercer ESPN Broadcasting

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer September 26, 2019
A new director and graduate assistant have joined the staff for the 2019-2020 school year. Benjamin Murray has been the director of Mercer ESPN3 since July. 
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