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The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

The Life of an Atlanta Braves Fan

April 15, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Baseball, Sports

“Stairway to Heaven” and “Highway to Hell” – two iconic songs with two diverse destinations. The former, celestial steps that lead to a fulfilled promise. The latter, a gravel terrain that we unequivocally bypass if we can. In your life, you have free will to choose which path you take. Some...

Player of the Week: Eric Nyquist

March 19, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

As a right-handed pitcher for the Mercer Bears, Eric Nyquist has had a phenomenal breakout senior season thus far. Last week, Nyquist was named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week after recording a pair of victories on the mound. Nyquist is no stranger to this honor, which was bestowed on him as...

A Fallen Halo: A Mortal Reminder

A Fallen Halo: A Mortal Reminder

March 1, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Baseball, Opinions, Sports

We idolize them when we are younger, and place them on a pedestal as we age. We view them as some sort of demi-god, as if they were born from some celestial body. We wear their jerseys, desire their autographs, and teach our children about them through folklore. In more ways than one, we live vicariously...

Suntrust Park Awaits

Suntrust Park Awaits

March 1, 2015


Filed under Atlanta, Baseball, Sports

2014 Season: 79–83 (T-2nd in National League East; no playoffs) Coming off their worst record since 2008 (72-90), the Braves went 7-18 in the final month of the season. The Atlanta Braves finished the 2014 season on a low note. Not only finishing under .500 and not making the playoffs, but what r...

Mercer women's track and field ready to tackle second competitive season

February 27, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In its second year of competition, the Mercer Women’s Track Team is looking to build on its first year of participating in NCAA division one track and field. Last year, the team had a number of highs throughout its season, which included high finishes from both long distance runners and sprinters....

Baseball team anticipate 2015 season

February 11, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coming off of a strong 2014 season, the Mercer Men’s Baseball Team is prepared to begin its much anticipated 2015 season. Last year, the Bears finished 38-17, and the team was eliminated by the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers on the second day of the Atlantic Sun Championship. The Bears’...

Darryl Strawberry shares life story at First Pitch Classic dinner

Darryl Strawberry shares life story at First Pitch Classic dinner

Marin Guta

February 11, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Campus, News, Sports

Former All-Star Major League baseball player Darryl Strawberry shared his successes and hardships on and off the diamond during Mercer’s First Pitch Classic dinner. His son, Jordan Strawberry, plays basketball as a freshman at Mercer and sat in on his father’s speech in Hawkins Arena. The 52-year-old baseball legend, who spoke openly ...

Mercer University baseball player arrested

January 18, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Breaking, City, Crime, News, Sports

Mercer baseball player Nate Moorhouse was arrested and charged with second degree burglary after reportedly kicking in a door at Envy Nightclub early Friday morning, according to a news release. As of Saturday, he has been released from jail. A witness called police around 12:40 a.m. Friday saying...

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