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Falcons faced with big questions during NFL offseason

Falcons faced with big questions during NFL offseason

Samantha Homcy, Social Media Co-Manager March 11, 2021

The 2020-21 football season was truly unlike any other, and that was no exception for the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons finished the 2020 season with an overall record of 4-12. This is their worst record...

Buccaneers dominate Kansas City in less-than-riveting Super Bowl LV

Buccaneers dominate Kansas City in less-than-riveting Super Bowl LV

Samantha Homcy, Social Media Co-Manager February 19, 2021
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took down the Kansas City Chiefs in a blowout Super Bowl victory Feb. 6, winning by a score of 31-9.
John Harris (57) blocks for Mercer’s quarterback Harrison Frost (18) as Frost attempts a pass during the second quarter of the game.

Bears suffer last-second Homecoming loss, look towards spring schedule

Jen Jones, Layout Editor November 5, 2020
The Bears lost their one and only home game of the season this year to Abilene Christian University by a score of 20-17 Saturday.
Players to watch as the NFL Season kicks off

Players to watch as the NFL Season kicks off

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer September 30, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying sports across the globe, the 2020 NFL season is shaping up to be the most unexpected season yet. Here are some players you should be on the lookout for this season, both expected and unexpected.
The season ahead for Mercer football

The season ahead for Mercer football

Samantha Homcy, Contributing Writer September 9, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many collegiate sports being put on pause, and Mercer’s athletic conference, the Southern Conference, has canceled in-conference games this fall. However, Mercer Football fans are in luck because the team will still be playing games this fall. The Bears will be playing against Jacksonville State University on Oct. 10 and will face West Point on Oct. 24. Both games will be played on the road.
Why college football might not happen in 2020, and what it could mean for the future of the sport

Why college football might not happen in 2020, and what it could mean for the future of the sport

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor August 22, 2020
While some players are in vocal support of playing, the threat of COVID-19 remains as important as ever when tackling this difficult season. Beyond the immediate concerns of 2020, however, the virus’ impact brings to light even more questions about the sport’s long-term future in a variety of ways.
BREAKING: Mercer fall athletics delayed by Southern Conference decision

BREAKING: Mercer fall athletics delayed by Southern Conference decision

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor August 13, 2020
The Southern Conference canceled all fall conference sports competitions Thursday, according to a press release by Mercer University.
Chiefs top 49rs in exciting Super Bowl LIV

Chiefs top 49rs in exciting Super Bowl LIV

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer February 11, 2020
The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49rs with a score of 31-20 after entering the fourth quarter down by double digits in Super Bowl LIV.
Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins in 2017

Falcons upset New Orleans Saints in stunner

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer November 24, 2019
The Falcons, who have been abysmal on defense during their 2019 campaign, stepped up against one of the best offenses in the NFL, holding New Orleans to just 310 total yards from scrimmage.
Otiwu plays in a game.

Mercer linebacker remains humble after breaking history

Ivia Rollins, Contributing Writer November 23, 2019
This season, Otiwu made history for the entire Mercer football team for 21 tackles in a single game, the largest total amount of tackles in a game. He played in 11 games this season and has 31 solo tackles.
Bears fall to Wofford in Homecoming game

Bears fall to Wofford in Homecoming game

Jen Jones, Sports Editor November 22, 2019
With a stadium full of people and a temperature of 45 degrees, the team came out with energy, ready to play in front of the 10,729 people who were in attendance.
Wide Receiver Tucker Cannon watches Mercer face off against Austin Peay in between plays.

Player Spotlight: Mercer wide receiver makes Sports Center’s top ten highlight reel

Jen Jones and Conner Hendricks November 7, 2019
“If you would have asked me what I wanted to be when I was eight years old, it was to play in the NFL,” Cannon said. “It was always my dream to play in college and then after.” 
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