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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 ...


Volleyball a family affair for Danielle Faust

At first, Danielle Faust just wanted to play volleyball in the backyard with her older sisters. Katie and Mary, now 28 and 24 years old, were practicing with their father when Danielle approached them. At the time, she played basketball. But she wanted to be like her older sisters. “I went over ...


Close losses leave sour taste for men’s basketball team

Mercer stormed out of the gates against ETSU, leading 20-7 only eight minutes into the outing. But the Bears couldn’t keep the pace up and ultimately exited the tournament early, ending their hopes of returning to the NCAA Tournament. After losing 73-66 to the Bucs in the first round of the Southern ...


President Edgeworth's executive order: free Chick-fil-a?

During each segment of The Cluster’s “Inside the Den,” hosted on Facebook Live each week, the hosts ask the athlete a four pack of random questions called the “Formidable Four.” These questions are often the most thought-provoking and provide a way to become more familiar with the athletes ...


Senior lacrosse player ready for his final season as a bear

A native of Fayetteville, Georgia, Kevin Yoggy is gearing up to play in his final season for the Mercer Bears. Yoggy’s older brother Eric also played for the men’s lacrosse team, and the two played together during the 2014 and 2015 seasons. For his career, including the team’s season-opening ...


Audrey Allen plans to finish her final season on top

When women’s lacrosse player Audrey Allen is on the field, her coaches never have to worry that she won’t play with all she’s got. Allen said that after discovering lacrosse as a kid, she found it to be the perfect outlet for her intense competitiveness. “I’m a very aggressive player,” ...


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