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Shoot Your Shot: #KeKe4Three

#KeKe4Three is a hashtag that the Mercer Women’s Basketball Twitter page (@MercerWBB) and Bears fans have gotten used to using. It is Keke’s world and we are all just living in it. Mercer Women’s Basketball is rolling. The Bears (15-2, 2-0) extended their win streak to 12 games after wins over ...


Athlete Spotlight: Jalen Penn

Senior Jalen Penn is a defensive end for Mercer’s football team. He has been playing football since he was 8 years old. Penn is from Kennesaw, Georgia and is a double major in Management and Marketing as well as a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated. He remembers the first game he ...


Bears get back on track in 82-64 rout of Florida A&M  

It was gut check time for the Mercer Bears. Mercer came in riding a two-game skid, and fresh off a heartbreaking double-overtime loss against the Memphis Tigers. How would they respond against the Rattlers of Florida A&M? At the break, the Bears led in virtually every statistical category, including ...


Bears fall short to Memphis in heated double-overtime game

The Mercer Bears(5-4) concluded their Tennessee road trip Saturday afternoon in a tilt against the Memphis Tigers(4-2). The Bears fought hard from start to finish, but came up just short in double-overtime, losing 83 to 81 after two late Tigers’ free throws sealed the deal. The game could not have ...


Tennessee Vols too much for Bears in 84 to 60 loss

The Mercer Bears (5-2) hit the road on Wednesday to face their toughest opponent of the 2017 season to date, the Tennessee Volunteers(4-1). The Bears went into this game as big time underdogs and being without leading scorer Ria’n Holland surely did not help things. When all was said and done, the ...


Shoot Your Shot: Bears split two in Atlanta

The Bears (3-2) can be thankful for at least one win on Georgia State’s campus after dropping one contest against Western Kentucky and then battering the Rams of VCU in the Georgia State University Thanksgiving Classic. Friday’s contest saw the Bears possibly affected by that notorious post-Thanksgiving ...


Men’s Basketball falls short in Paradise Jam finale

“No one will want to play the Mercer Bears in March if it earns a bid. Bob Hoffman’s crew can ball,” said Andy Katz, basketball insider for To say the least, the Bears (4-2, 0-0) were impressive in the Paradise Jam, and people, outside of the small town of Macon, noticed. In the opening ...


The Ruling: You're the only ten I see

Mercer football has been the team receiving recognition for playing high-level opponents recently, but now it’s men’s basketball’s turn to jump into the action. The Bears (5-2, 0-0) will continue non-conference play this week as they swing into Tennessee to face the Tennessee Volunteers and Memphis ...


Pitching leads the way in softball's undefeated fall season

During its seven-game undefeated fall season, Mercer softball allowed only two runs per game. The success on the mound is simply a continuation of the strength the pitching staff displayed last season. The Bears played over the span of three weeks, beating Georgia Highlands 9-0, Wallace 12-4, East ...


The Ruling: #WeWantBama

Alabama is about to be the sweet home of the Mercer Bears. Picture this: Mercer trails No. 1 Alabama 27-24 with six seconds remaining. The Bears have the ball on Alabama’s 42 yard line. Mercer has one shot. One opportunity. To seize everything they ever wanted. Will they capture it, or will they ...


The Ruling: Basketball is back!

IT’S BASKETBALL SZN! I’m going to continue writing my column on a weekly basis during basketball season — that means my columns will cover several games instead of just one like I have been doing with football. But the format will still be the same. You’ll still see terrible, punny headlines. ...


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