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Mercer football’s captains leading by example on the field

Mercer football’s captains leading by example on the field

Hayes Rule, Lead Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Before the season, Head Coach Bobby Lamb announced the team’s four captains: Thomas Marchman, Lee Bennett, LeMarkus Bailey and Isaiah Buehler. The captains were selected by their teammates, and they’re expected to be leaders both on and off the field. All of them are first-time captains. "B...

Inside the Den: The Return

Inside the Den: The Return

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

March 21, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

After a few months off, Justin and Hayes are back at it again with a brand new podcast. The pair breakdown the Mercer men and women's basketball seasons from start to finish.

Swedish Basketball Player Brings Something New to Team

Swedish Basketball Player Brings Something New to Team

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Uncategorized

With just a glance, you may think Linnea Rosendal is like any other college freshman at Mercer University: beautiful, happy and proudly proclaiming an undecided major. But the 6’1 point guard from Sweden has been distinguishing herself since the day she set foot on campus. “I came here in A...

Mercer students surprise Lady Bears during big game

Mercer students surprise Lady Bears during big game

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

On a rainy Thursday night last week, the student body at Mercer University came out in full force to support the women’s basketball team in their biggest game of the season — and kept it a secret for over a week. Tony Perella, a Mercer football player and president of the Student-Athlete Advisory ...

Mercer women’s basketball team filled with new faces

Mercer women’s basketball team filled with new faces

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Ciarra Edwards (Junior Transfer): Ciarra Edwards transferred from Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to play for head coach Susan Gardner. Though she bonded with her teammates almost instantly, Edwards said it was hard at first because she felt like a freshman all over a...

Prepare for the Mercer Madness

Prepare for the Mercer Madness

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Bears’ basketball is just around the corner.   Mercer Madness, beginning Oct. 16, will serve as a preview. The men’s and women’s teams will take the floor in exhibition match ups. The event, now in its second year, serves to bring together fans and players. Since the Bears’ upset over D...

Women’s basketball looks to improve upon last year

Women’s basketball looks to improve upon last year

Bryson Jones

October 24, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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...

Lady Bears start high, end low over winter break

Lady Bears start high, end low over winter break

Bryson Jones

January 25, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

While other students were resting at home anxiously awaiting their final grades to be posted, or rejoicing another semester of college completed, the Mercer women’s basketball team was not resting on their laurels as they had many important games to prepare for and play. Playing eight games while ever...

Women's basketball falls to Auburn on historic homecoming night

Women's basketball falls to Auburn on historic homecoming night

Garret McDowell

November 16, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Mercer women’s basketball team played in front of a nearly packed house, but they were unable to overcome the strong Auburn Tigers. The Bears were outrebounded almost two to one, and these second chance points were a major reason the Bears could not pull off the upset. This was the highest attend...

Mercer Madness recap

Cecilia Villagomez

October 30, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

As the crowds gathered into the Intramural Courts around 10 p.m. on an October Saturday night, the air filled with the excitement of Mercer Basketball. One of the most popular student events each academic year, Mercer Madness, was held on Saturday night, Oct. 22, from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the University...

A-Sun coverage: Lipscomb defeats Lady Bucs

Garret McDowell

March 2, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

At the half, Lipscomb lead 35 to 33 off of scrappy and aggressivedefense. The Lady Bisons set the tempo for most of the half. ETSU wouldn't go away, and the number one overall seed in the women's bracket led 41 to 40 before a three from the Bisons had ETSU forced to play some tough defense to keep...

Women's basketball snaps losing streak

Women's basketball snaps losing streak

Garret McDowell

February 23, 2011


Filed under Sports

  After a long, hard-fought road, the Mercer Bears’ women’s basketball team recorded their first home victory on the season. The win over Kennesaw State in overtime was tough and will help the Bears as they transition into the offseason although Mercer has dropped their last four, making them 2-25 overa...

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