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Viva la futbol

After one of the best and most favored sides in history was stunned at Emirates Stadium last week, the Champions League proved why games aren’t played on paper. Predicted to be a complete domination by Barcelona, Arsenal stunned the Spanish side 2-1 with an impressive late switch to bring on Andrei ...


Right Field Bleachers

The perfect game is a novelty, happening on average about once every three to four years. In 2010, however, we saw the stars align to produce two perfect games (three, if you count Armando’s gem). In total, we also saw six no-hitters pitched and witnessed some of the best pitching stats since the ...


Wiriath, women's golf take Coastal GA title

It’s not quite time yet for the Atlantic Sun tournament, but head coach Gary Guyer’s squad seems to be peaking at the right time. After a fifth place finish at the Jacksonville University Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club, the Bears pulled off their second tournament win of the season at the ...


My sporting bucket list

[caption id="attachment_290" align="aligncenter" width="384" caption="The Hawaiian Ironman, the top of my bucket list (photo courtesy of"] [/caption] There are events and games for which we all wish we had a ticket. If you’re a sports fan of any kind, you most likely have ...


The INside Zone

[caption id="attachment_618" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="(photo courtesy of Guard Jeff Smith was lost for the season after a knee injury following the overtime win against Jacksonville."] [/caption] I’ve had a stressful couple of weeks, which is why on Tuesday I popped ...


The INside Zone

[caption id="attachment_549" align="aligncenter" width="200" caption="(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Brian Mills seemed to be possessed by the Greek storm god Poseidon, raining down thirty points on the USC-Upstate Spartans' heads. "] [/caption] Coach Hoffman (and pretty much every coach) preaches ...


Men's golf takes 8th at JU Invitational

[caption id="attachment_598" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="(photo courtesy of Andrew Tredway) Mercer's Mookie DeMoss got off to a good start at the JU Invitational, carding a 74 (+2) during the first round."] [/caption] The road to the Atlantic Sun Championship began this past weekend ...


Lacrosse opens season with 16-2 win over GT

[caption id="attachment_587" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Mercer scored in bunches against a porous Yellow Jacket defense during their only exhibition game this season."] [/caption] In what ended up being their only exhibition match before their trip to Columbus, Ohio for a matchup with ...


Mercer Wrestling Ninth at NCWA National Duals

[caption id="attachment_562" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="(Brittany Dant / Cluster Staff) Mercer Wrestling ultimately fell to Marian Military Institute, but had a strong showing at the Duals in Dalton, Georgia."] [/caption]  Mercer slipped through the first round of the championships ...


Viva la futbol!

[caption id="attachment_555" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="(photo courtesy of Man. U's Wayne Rooney looks to take his team to the top of the Barclays Premier League Standings by the end of the season."] [/caption] Last week, the January Transfer window closed to much fanfare ...


Big victories, big injuries for men’s basketball

  [caption id="attachment_514" align="aligncenter" width="287" caption="(Alex Lockwood / Cluster Staff) Brian Mills aims to score against Campbell, a game in which his 20 points helped the Bears score a big win."]  [/caption]   Don’t look now, but the Mercer men’s basketball team is slowly ...


Player Spotlight: Lilli Luke

[caption id="attachment_491" align="aligncenter" width="420" caption="(photo courtesy of Lilli Luke will look to help lead the softball team back into the A-Sun title race after a 25-30 record last season."] [/caption]   A native of Arabi, Ga., junior Lilli Luke helped the Lady ...


Softball hopes to rebound in 2011

[caption id="attachment_567" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="(photo courtesy of Jenni Holtz hopes to lead the softball team's rebound from a 25-30 record in 2010."] [/caption]   Despite accumulating a school-best 40-win season just two years ago and playing in the Atlantic ...


Mercer baseball to defend A-Sun title in 2011

[caption id="attachment_478" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Jacob Tanis (22 HRs, 88 RBIs in 2010) will be a big part of Mercer's lineup this upcoming season."] [/caption]   After a thrilling end to the 2010 campaign that saw the unexpected and unprecedented trip to the NCAA tournament, ...


The Kid's Corner

Ever stared at someone who wanted to physically hurt you for two minutes and then knock him out with a freakish Tae Kwon Do style front kick that mirrored the likes of old school video game Mortal Kombat?  This isn’t a sick twist on a Chuck Norris joke but Steven Seagal had accolades given to him ...


Ex-Brave Smoltz speaks at First Pitch Classic

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz was the guest of honor Jan. 31 in the University Center arena for the third annual First Pitch Classic hosted by the Mercer baseball team. “The First Pitch Classic is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Mercer’s baseball team. Tickets to the autograph ...


Women's basketball losing streak reaches 16

[caption id="attachment_481" align="aligncenter" width="287" caption="Briana Williams has been a bright spot for Mercer this season, scoring more than 30 points three times in 2010-11."] [/caption] After what was the toughest home weekend for the Mercer women’s basketball team yet, the Bears went ...


Mercer welcomes first modern football coach

After ending the speculation and 70-year hiatus of football at Mercer last November, the next step in reinstating football in Macon was to hire a head coach. After a two-month search, Bobby Lamb was introduced as Mercer’s 19th head coach, first of the modern era, and will lead the team as they begin ...

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