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Women’s basketball looks to improve upon last year

Women’s basketball looks to improve upon last year

Bryson Jones

October 24, 2012

In the 2012-13 season, the Mercer women’s basketball team is looking to prove their doubters wrong. Head coach Susie Gardner enters her third season at the helm for the Bears, and she assures it’s going to be a great year for the team. “We’ve been practicing for a long time. Women’s bask...

Men’s golf takes third

Men’s golf takes third

Bryson Jones

October 24, 2012

The Mercer men’s golf team recently competed at the AutoTrader Classic at the Berkley Hills Country Club in Duluth, Ga. After finishing sixth at the Brickyard Collegiate, the Bears looked to improve upon their performance in their last tournament of the fall season. After the first day of play whic...

Volleyball battles for A-Sun positioning

Volleyball battles for A-Sun positioning

Bryson Jones

October 24, 2012

In their last 5 matches, the Mercer women’s volleyball team has come up victorious in only two of those competitions. While playing some of their best volleyball to date, some efforts weren’t strong enough to secure those all important conference wins and they now see themselves in a battle to earn ...

Day in the Life: Lizzie Knapper

Day in the Life: Lizzie Knapper

Marin Guta

October 24, 2012

Volleyball player, dual math and psychology major Lizzie Knapper contributes much to her team’s advancement. Knapper ardently supports her teammates by attending every volleyball practice and tournament while also staying connected to the school community. Mercer students usually spot Knapper attending...

Olympians, Mercerians: One and the same

Olympians, Mercerians: One and the same

Bryson Jones

August 15, 2012

Every four years, the entire world comes together as one for the largest sporting event in the world, the Olympics. The world watches in anticipation, hoping their home country’s athletes can bring home the coveted gold medal. With the Olympic Games being such a large competition, many athletes in the d...

Mercer Athletics expects successful seasons with new coaches, renewed staff contracts

Mercer Athletics expects successful seasons with new coaches, renewed staff contracts

Kaleigh Manson

August 15, 2012

The success of Mercer Athletics is proven through the work ethic and commitment of the coaches, who mold and guide their players. This summer, the Athletics Department has been preparing for many successful athletic seasons by renewing the contracts of both Baseball Head Coach Craig Gibson and Basketb...

U.S. Women's Soccer: Gold and a bust

U.S. Women's Soccer: Gold and a bust

Cecilia Villagomez

August 15, 2012

I became enamored with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) when they won over the hearts of many during a miraculous win over Brazil in the 2011 Women’s World Cup. Unfortunately the USWNT lost in the finals against Japan in penalty kicks. Despite the loss, the USWNT was greeted with a warm...

Students gear up for Intramural season

Kaleigh Manson

August 15, 2012

Mercer Intramurals continues to offer students of all interests the chance to participate and get involved in various sports. Whether you are a sports fanatic, or just looking to meet new people, Mercer’s Intramural sports is a great way for freshman to graduate students to get out and get active. Many...

Athletes prepare for upcoming seasons, strive towards success

Bryson Jones

August 15, 2012

As the school year begins, several athletic teams across campus are already in preparation for their competitive seasons. Men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, and volleyball have all begun preseason training. The men’s soccer team brings a wealth of experience onto the...

Mercer to welcome Chipper to First Pitch Classic

Mercer to welcome Chipper to First Pitch Classic

Samir Moussawel

January 25, 2012

Year after year, the Athletics Department at Mercer continues to exceed its expectations and outdoes the previous year with high-profile speakers and remarkable talents roaming the halls of the University Center. In four years, Mercer has hosted the likes of college basketball legends such as the outs...

Hoffman's bunch wins homecoming in front of sellout crowd

Hoffman's bunch wins homecoming in front of sellout crowd

Garret McDowell

November 16, 2011

  For the first time in several years, the Mercer Bears men’s basketball team prevailed before a sellout home stadium to win a homecoming game. In-state rival Emory University traveled down Interstate 75 to attempt to upset the Bears. Instead, their upset bid fell short, as the Mercer Bears were...

3rd annual Tip-Off Banquet to feature CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg

3rd annual Tip-Off Banquet to feature CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg

Samir Moussawel

October 19, 2011

Mercer Basketball, the Mercer Athletic Foundation and the Macon community are proud to announce CBS Sports college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg as the keynote speaker for this year’s Tip-Off Banquet. Speaking at the third installment of the event on Nov. 1, the Cleveland native will help kick off...

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