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Mercer Wrestling Ninth at NCWA National Duals

Mercer Wrestling Ninth at NCWA National Duals

Brittany Dant February 9, 2011

 Mercer slipped through the first round of the championships on a bye but knew that their third round match against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology would be the toughest.  “They were a...

Chris McCormack won 2010's version of the Hawaiian Ironman, my #1 stop on my 'Sporting Bucket List' (Photo courtesy of: Thefuntimesguide.com)

Viva la futbol!

Garret McDowell February 9, 2011

Last week, the January Transfer window closed to much fanfare and surprise.  In the wake of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Rules, an agreement between all the clubs that vie for the Champions League every...

The INside Zone

The INside Zone

Zach Wells February 9, 2011

Coach Hoffman (and pretty much every coach) preaches that every minute of every day is important in terms of winning games. Every sprint during practice, every free throw and every possession of every...

Big victories, big injuries for men’s basketball

alockwood February 9, 2011

    Don’t look now, but the Mercer men’s basketball team is slowly moving up the conference standings. Earlier in January, they were in danger of dropping out of the top eight in the conference...

Player Spotlight: Lilli Luke

Ashley Mann February 9, 2011

  A native of Arabi, Ga., junior Lilli Luke helped the Lady Bears softball team claw their way to victory, starting in 32 out of 40 games from her position at third base last season. Luke received...

Softball hopes to rebound in 2011

Softball hopes to rebound in 2011

Garret McDowell February 9, 2011

  Despite accumulating a school-best 40-win season just two years ago and playing in the Atlantic Sun championship series in 2009, the Mercer Bears softball team simply did not live up to expectations...

Jacob Tanis (22 HRs, 88 RBIs in 2010) will be a big part of Mercer's lineup this upcoming season.

Mercer baseball to defend A-Sun title in 2011

Garret McDowell February 9, 2011

  After a thrilling end to the 2010 campaign that saw the unexpected and unprecedented trip to the NCAA tournament, the Mercer Bears baseball team looks to return to the postseason, spurred on by experience...

The Kid's Corner

Gene Mitchell February 9, 2011

Ever stared at someone who wanted to physically hurt you for two minutes and then knock him out with a freakish Tae Kwon Do style front kick that mirrored the likes of old school video game Mortal Kombat? ...

Ex-Brave Smoltz speaks at First Pitch Classic

Garret McDowell February 9, 2011

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz was the guest of honor Jan. 31 in the University Center arena for the third annual First Pitch Classic hosted by the Mercer baseball team. “The First Pitch...

Briana Williams has been a bright spot for Mercer this season, scoring more than 30 points three times in 2010-11.

Women's basketball losing streak reaches 16

Garret McDowell February 9, 2011

After what was the toughest home weekend for the Mercer women’s basketball team yet, the Bears went on the road and fell to 1-21 overall, 1-12 in the conference. Following the heartbreakers against...

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Mercer welcomes first modern football coach

alockwood January 31, 2011

After ending the speculation and 70-year hiatus of football at Mercer last November, the next step in reinstating football in Macon was to hire a head coach. After a two-month search, Bobby Lamb was...

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