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Mercer running back Brandon Marshall (#8) rushes forward while being pulled down by three Alabama players.
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Lightning strikes twice for Bears against Bama despite 48-14 defeat

Micah Johnston, Managing Editor September 11, 2021

On a day destined for a shutout, Mercer University had other plans. Amidst a Tide of points for the University of Alabama in Saturday afternoon’s game, the Bears were able to score two touchdowns of...

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Second Saturday series to begin with Alabama football watch party, live music

Max Kilham, Contributor September 10, 2021

Mercer University has announced the introduction of “Second Saturday,” with the first event coinciding with the University of Alabama v. Mercer football game Sept. 11. Second Saturday will occur...

Mercer running back Brandon Mays (#11) bursts to the outside on a rushing play. Mays would end the day with four rushes for a total of 44 yards.

Mercer Bears kick off the 2021 football season with a 69-0 win

K. C. Wetherington, Contributor September 3, 2021

Football opened up their season at home against the Point University Skyhawks and did it in spectacular fashion. Not only did the Bears dominate the scoreboard, but they gained a total of 778 yards,...

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Wings and Words: The Drew Cronic Show returns to Wild Wing Café

Keith Holmes Jr., Sports Editor August 30, 2021
Football head coach Drew Cronic will join host Rick Cameron for the second season of The Drew Cronic Coach's Show.
A guide to Mercer game days and 478 Day

A guide to Mercer game days and 478 Day

Keith Holmes Jr., Sports Editor August 30, 2021

Mercer football game days feature many activities, but it can be overwhelming if you’re not sure where to go. Here’s a look at how a typical game day unfolds and what events to look for. Gameday...

The 2021 Ford Football Concert Series lineup. Photo provided by Kraig Doremus.

Ford Concert Series lineup announced for upcoming football season

Samantha Homcy, Campus News Editor August 11, 2021

Mercer Athletics has announced the artists slated to perform during the upcoming football season at the 2021 Ford Concert Series. The series consists of five concerts that will be hosted at Toby Town,...

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.
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