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Playoff scenario in NCAA

So with the face of college football set to drastically change in the coming days, the time for a playoff is more readily apparent than ever. Those who want the BCS gone can finally yell for the destruction of the powerful bowl complex. However, what method of playoff seems best? There are many ideas, ...

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player spotlight: #8 Charlayna Braxton

Junior volleyball player Charlayna Braxton enjoys the team aesthetic the Mercer volleyball team offers. The Powder Springs native sat down with The Cluster to answer a few questions. Cluster: When did you first begin playing volleyball? Braxton: I began playing volleyball in middle school. When I ...

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Soccer falls to UCF, drops VMI

Coming off a 2-0 win against Appalachian State, the Mercer men’s soccer team fell short to in-state rival Georgia State in a very physical game at GSU. In the first half of the game, freshman Carl-Oscar Andersson set up a perfect ball that sophomore Ehjayson Henry used to slide past Georgia State ...

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'Luck' of the Irish?

Some franchises and athletic programs seem to have it all: tradition, success and ever-supportive fans. Other programs seem to have tradition that never translates into success, at the disappointment of their fans. Over the next few issues, I’ll be taking a look at a few different programs that, despite ...

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Cross Country squads running strong, men win RunFit

The Mercer Bears’ cross country squads have started the season strong at several invitationals in the first half of September 2011. The Bears have traveled to Athens for the UGA Invitational to Americus for the Georgia Southwestern Remembrance Run, and have hosted the 10th Annual Mercer RunFit Sports ...

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Headscratchers, not-so-shockers of 2011 MLB

As the playoffs near for Major League Baseball and more or less all of the division leaders are set in stone, with about 10 games left in the season, I give you a run through the surprising and not-so-surprising happenings of the 2011 baseball season. What met our expectations: Yankees-Red Sox rivalry ...

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Softball appoints James DeFeo as head coach

After head coach of five seasons, Mike Raynor, stepped down due to personal reasons over the summer, the Mercer softball team has appointed former associate head coach from LSU, James DeFeo, as the sixth head coach in the program’s history. “We had some outstanding applicants for our position, ...

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Mercer Intramurals earn national recognition

Mercer’s participation in recreational sports places them 13th in the nation, according to Princeton Review. Recreational sports at most schools tend to attract a large amount of the student body and Mercer University has proven to go above and beyond that statement. In a recent survey and study done ...

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Dance team joins Mercer Athletics

Student and faculty demand has prompted the introduction of a dance team to Mercer Athletics. Spirit Coordinator for Athletics, Penny Davis, has recognized the need for an established extracurricular dance program on Mercer’s campus. Students responded to the announcement of dance team tryouts when ...

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University Center set to host College Basketball Experience

Continuing the trend started from a year ago, along with their two-year deal, Mercer men’s basketball will be hosting this year’s 2011 College Basketball Experience Classic (CBE) Nov. 21-Nov. 23. Last year, Mercer basketball, Coach Hoffman, his “Hooligans” and the University Center was home ...

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Volleyball off to 1-6 start through Brawl

Despite much early season preparation, the Mercer Bears volleyball team is 1-6 overall, having snapped a six-match losing streak to start the season with a great win over Norfolk State to close out Mercer’s Bear Brawl. Senior Charlotte Harris is currently third in the Atlantic Sun in both total digs ...

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Go Pro or No Go

I find sports to be an interesting subject not only because I love to play and watch them, but when it comes down to it, almost any question about sports or any situation that occurs during a game can be explained using some very simple statistics or economic reasoning. Of course, some people don’t ...

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coaching spotlight: new golf coach Steve Bradley

As the semester begins, Mercer students arrive back on campus and look to get settled into their new classes and apartments. Along with these Mercer students, men’s golf coach Steve Bradley looks to get ready for his first year as coach for Mercer. The Cluster sat down to ask Coach Bradley a few ...

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NCAA power conference could put end to BCS

With the departure of Texas A&M from the Big 12 currently in the news, the proposed SEC super conference is enough to begin the always-favored talk of the demise of the BCS. Even if just one team enters the Southeastern Conference, it would throw another wrench in the supposed balance of power and ...

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