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New bear comes to the den

New bear comes to the den

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

August 13, 2015

At the first football game, there will be a new feature that has already caused an uproar among some Mercer fans. It’s a bear. A big bear. The new bronze statue measures over 10 feet long and weighs 1,800 pounds. It’s a gift to the university from retired businessman Irwin Belk, who is...

Bears win their first SOCON game in nailbiting fashion, 27-24

Nicholas Wooten

September 29, 2014

After dominating their past two opponents, the Bears marched into Lexington, Virginia, looking to keep the streak alive against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets and their veteran coach, Sparky Woods. Following a forced 3-and-out, the Bears scored on an Alex Lakes’ run from 18 yards out. The...

New Chapter for Mercer Maniacs

New Chapter for Mercer Maniacs

Jenna Eason

September 13, 2014

The Southern Conference is not the only exciting thing that is happening on Mercer’s campus this season. The Mercer Maniacs are also beginning a new division by allowing girls to “paint up” during sporting events. A new Mercer Maniac, Victoria Rexhausen, said, “I think it adds to the atmos...

Mercer football season preview

Mercer football season preview

Emily Rochefort

August 27, 2014

Reinhardt University: Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.   In their 2013 season opener, the Bears defeated the Reinhardt University Eagles 40-37 in the last three seconds of the game. For the majority of the game, the Bears and the Eagles traded the lead back and forth eight times before Josh Shutter, fifth-y...

What you missed this summer

What you missed this summer

Amanda Barrentine

August 12, 2014

  TARDIS Library Is Installed -- Funded by a grant from the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, free “Little Libraries” are placed in various locations around Macon. One such library is located on the corner of College Street and Georgia Avenue and is in the shape of the TARDIS from BBC’s “...

Patriots-Giants experience deja vu heading into Super Bowl XLVI

Patriots-Giants experience deja vu heading into Super Bowl XLVI

Samir Moussawel

January 25, 2012

After conference championship Sunday’s three-point margin of victories were completed and the Super Bowl XLVI (46) matchup was decided, the headlines of NFL.com read: “Déjà Blue”. I couldn’t agree more.  Not only have the Patriots and Giants met in the Super Bowl in recent years, but the two tea...

It is what it is: Some will rise, some will fall

It is what it is: Some will rise, some will fall

Joshua Morrison

November 2, 2011

The beauty about writing a column is that you can talk about whatever it is that you want to, and seeing that I sometimes make outrageous claims such as that the NBA season will be canceled, I thought it would be interesting to catch up on all that I’ve said so far and track how I’ve been doing a...

I.M.M.E.R.S.E.

Samir Moussawel

November 2, 2011

Congratulations to Los Lobos for being this year’s dodgeball champions! Also, congratulations to ATO 1 (Men) and Right-Knee Cripples (Women) for winning their respective leagues of Ultimate Frisbee! To go along with the recent theme of Halloween, Mercer teamed up with Wesleyan and Macon State to run...

It is what it is: Raiders off winning path, Davis passes

It is what it is: Raiders off winning path, Davis passes

Joshua Morrison

October 19, 2011

In the past few issues, we’ve been taking a look at teams who, despite being successful in the past, are now struggling franchises and teams who don’t live up to expectations. The first edition featured the Fighting Irish from Notre Dame, and last issue we looked at the Arsenal Gunners in the Englis...

Mercer football set to have tryouts in spring

Garret McDowell

October 19, 2011

Some of the biggest success stories in college sports are those that deal with walk-on athletes. Walk-ons are students who were not recruited for that sport coming out of high school, and they enter try-outs in order to join the team. While Mercer’s football coaches are currently out and about on recruiting...

Coaching Spotlight: Bobby Lamb

Samir Moussawel

October 11, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01_M3ZKbAeg

Mercer football location finalized

Mercer football location finalized

Cecilia Villagomez

October 5, 2011

The symphony of bulldozers moving large amounts of dirt, clay and cement has recently added themselves to the soundtrack of life on Mercer’s Campus. To accompany the noise, a black fence has blocked off an area of through-traffic that connected the east side of campus to the west. Students and faculty a...

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