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Baseball’s big names fulfill expectations in opening series win

Senior pitcher Kevin Coulter (27) celebrates after recording the save in Mercer's victory over Evansville on Friday night.
February 28, 2019

What better way to follow up Valentine’s Day than with the return of college baseball?  Feb. 15 saw the Mercer Bears baseball team return to action, hosting the Purple Aces of Evansville. The two...

Baseball team practicing amid field construction

Redshirt senior Howard Joe practices catching low balls as construction crews work on building the new baseball stadium. Photo by Carson McGorry.
October 15, 2016

  Mercer’s baseball field features all the standard scenery of a baseball park: grass, dirt, plates and some odd additions like a backhoe. Mercer’s OrthoGeorgia Park is currently under construction,...

Kyle Lewis drafted 11th overall by Seattle Mariners

Kyle Lewis drafted 11th overall by Seattle Mariners
June 9, 2016

In a matter of four years, Kyle Lewis went from running up-and-down a basketball court to being an 11th overall pick in the MLB draft. After three seasons at Mercer, Lewis was drafted by the Seattle...

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Lewis

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Lewis
April 28, 2016

The walkup music hits. Kyle Lewis steps into the batter's box as he readies himself for the first pitch. It’s the bottom of the ninth inning against ETSU. The game is tied 9-9. Lewis makes contact...

Mental recovery of athletes

Support from loved ones and distractions from reality make life a bit easier on an athlete's road to recovery.
April 28, 2016

For many college athletes, getting injured can damage their career and personal identity. Not only does an injury greatly affect their ability to play a sport they love, but it also can be vastly damaging...

Athletes keep it cool in the off-season

Football player Mitch Payne plays in a SAE Philanthropy Volleyball Tournament alongside teammates.
April 28, 2016

“Turn the music back on!” Kayla Potts yelled loudly on the UC gym floor at 10 p.m. Monday night. Kahlia Lawrence and Sydni Means chided her out of embarrassment. Twenty seconds later and the music...

Inside the Den: Mercer baseball and HC Craig Gibson

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April 5, 2016   Hayes and Justin interview Mercer baseball coach Craig Gibson on this week's episode of Inside...

Inside the Den: A Just Ruling

Hayes Rule (left) is looking to carry on the legacy left by his brother Trey (right)
Photo provided by Hayes Rule
March 27, 2016

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule are back in this week with another Inside the Den podcast.  On this week's show, Justin sits down with a very special guest to talk about Mercer Golf. The guys also talk...

Baseball: America’s Past Time

Baseball: America's Past Time
October 15, 2015

Apple pie. The Star Spangled Banner. Baseball. Few other ideals define the American spirit better than those three traditions. Shoot, intermingle all three and you might as well call yourself a true American...

Baseball Review 2014-2015: Bears lose power

Kyle Lewis — pictured above — will return for The Bears' upcoming season
August 14, 2015

The Mercer Bears baseball team punched a ticket to the NCAA baseball tournament for the third time in six seasons as they won both the Southern Conference regular season and postseason title. They...

Mercer University baseball player arrested

January 18, 2015

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...

7th annual Weaver's Weekend to take place this Saturday

August 22, 2014

Weaver’s Weekend is an annual fundraising event for the Friends of Mike Weaver Foundation, a foundation that supports the memory of Mike Weaver. Weaver, who died at the age of 20 in an altercation,...

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