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Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

Golf is a uniquely individual sport, but collegiate golf is different because it combines scores from the top five players who compete. The highest score, the  worst score, is dropped and the remaining four make up the total. The Mercer Men’s Golf team is undoubtedly that: a team. However, ind...

Middle Georgia Comic Con to provide multi-fandom fun

Middle Georgia Comic Con to provide multi-fandom fun

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor

February 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Middle Georgia Comic Con will return to the Macon Centreplex this weekend for its 3rd consecutive year.  This family-friendly, fan-run convention focuses on bringing the convention experience one might find in a larger city to Middle Georgia. MGA Con has continued to grow since its inception and MGA Con Vi...

Suicide Awareness lecture coming soon

Suicide Awareness lecture coming soon

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

In September of 2000, Kevin Hines began hearing voices. Those voices tormented him day and night, telling him that he had to take his own life in order to end the torment and depression that accompanied living. So Hines heeded their call. He caught a bus to the Golden Gate Bridge, crying t...

Season Preview: Mercer Women’s Sand Volleyball Looks to Build on last Year’s Success

Season Preview: Mercer Women’s Sand Volleyball Looks to Build on last Year’s Success

Ahmed Jama, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Women’s Sand Volleyball had one of the most successful seasons last year at Mercer’s including all other athletic programs on campus. In 2015 the Mercer Women reached the conference tournament final by beating a Stetson team which was ranked number 9 in the country. In the end however, Stetson bea...

Women’s Softball Determined to Transfer Pre-Season Success into Spring Season

Women’s Softball Determined to Transfer Pre-Season Success into Spring Season

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

January 30, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Women’s softball team went undefeated in the 2015 pre-season. Headed into spring, the ladies hope to continue their dominance. Head coach James DeFeo, who is in his fifth year as the softball head coach, credits the team’s preseason success to their unrelenting preparation. He said that wh...

Mercer Men’s and Women’s Soccer Previews

Mercer Men’s and Women’s Soccer Previews

Gabe Garcia, Contributing Writer

August 31, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer 2014 Southern Conference Soccer Coach of the Year Brad Ruzzo and his team had an impressive run in their debut season in the SoCon claiming the regular season championship. Ruzzo also led the team to the SoCon Tournament final where a late goal by the Furman Paladins was enough to s...

Mercer football season preview

Mercer football season preview

Emily Rochefort

August 27, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

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...

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