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The Ruling: Why does this keep happening?

As I sat in the press box Saturday afternoon battling the setting sun in my eyes, I couldn’t help but think: “Oh, no, not again.” This is my third season covering Mercer football. I’ve loved every minute of it. But Saturday felt like I was Bill Murray in the movie “Groundhog’s Day.” I’ve ...


Bears prepare for conference play against #10 Wofford

The Bears open conference play this week against Wofford after a dominant performance in their season opening win against Jacksonville, 48-7. Bears fans can expect a much stiffer contest on Saturday. Wofford ranks 10th in the nation among mid-major schools and was picked as the SoCon preseason favorite. ...


Coasting in Costa Rica

While most sports teams resided in Macon over the summer for training, Mercer’s Women’s Basketball took a more tropical approach and ended the summer with a six-day trip to Costa Rica. Head Coach Susie Gardner guided the team to two consecutive wins over the Costa Rican National Team. Both wins ...


Mercer Sports: The Cluster Roundup

Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team fell in their first game to Georgia State 0-2 and their second match to the South Carolina Gamecocks 1-2. On Sept.1, the team will be hosting the Big South/ Socon Challenge at Bear Field where they will play against teams like Gardner-Webb, Wofford and Winthrop. ...


Four years was not enough for this Mercer soccer player

After playing on the Mercer University men’s soccer team for four years, Ian Antley returns after graduating to be the new volunteer assistant coach. “I think it’s a good thing that I know a lot of guys on the team. I know that they respect me. I respect them,” Antley said. “It’s good to ...


Justis Ward is Mr. Intramurals

If you play Intramural sports long enough you begin to recognize the familiar faces. From the gridiron to the court to the pitch, none of those faces are as recurring as Mercer senior Justis Ward. The biochemistry-molecular biology major, who may be known just as much for his  singing voice as he ...


Club Tennis continues to grow as a team

The lights illuminate the court as the sounds of shoes squeaking and balls hitting court to racket fill the air inside the Leroy Peddy Tennis Center. While most activities around campus are winding down, 8 p.m. is the start of training time for the Mercer club tennis team. Club tennis has become a ...


11 versus 11 intramural soccer league begins

Excitement is hard to contain at Recreational Sports & Wellness Department as this year’s 11 vs. 11 intramural soccer league kicked off April 10. As this year’s league commences, Michael Castaneda, in his third year as Assistant Director of RSW, reported the league will have 14 teams participating ...


Mercer Intramural Officials Program prepares students for more

 The Mercer Intramural Official program trains students to referee intramural sports here at Mercer and to gain skills and experience at regional and national tournaments as well. “We use officials for six of our intramural sports: soccer, flag football, basketball, softball and kickball,” said ...

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