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U.S. Men's National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

The U.S. Men’s National Golf Team won the Walker Cup in England on Sept. 6, defending the title they won two years prior. The men’s team completed the tournament in Hoylake, England, with a score of 15.5, edging out the British-Irish team’s score of 10.5.  The U.S. team was captained by Nathaniel ...

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Mercer falls to Austin Peay University in home opener

The momentum of two early wins on the road seemed destined to carry the Bears to a win in their first home game of 2019. In fact, it seemed certain it would happen when David Durden, returned the opening kickoff 78 yards to set up the Bears inside the red zone on their first play from scrimmage. The ...

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Player Spotlight: Marc Reiser's final year to make a mark

After three years of what seemed like a revolving door of coaches and players, it is finally cross-country runner Marc Reiser’s senior year.  Reiser is the only boy left in his year, having started with 13 athletes his freshman year. He competed in all five events last season for the Bears with ...

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Student coaches football alongside professionals 

Every sports team needs athletes to make plays and win games. While these players are important, every program also needs good coaching to make it successful. Mercer Athletics has given students an opportunity to coach a team under Mercer’s very own coaching staff. John-Allen Stone is entering his ...

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Mercer women’s soccer gearing up for 2019 season

Mercer’s women’s soccer season is in full swing, and the team is looking to reestablish their Southern Conference dominance after a loss to Eastern Tennessee State in the first round of the playoffs last year. So far, the Bears hold a 4-1 record coming off of a 9-7-4 record last year. The first ...

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Mercer looks to build momentum for their 2019 football season

Mercer’s football program has been a crucial part of the school’s spirit and public image since the university revived the long-extinct football program in 2013. While the Bears have been formidable in some seasons, the team has never been truly consistent enough to snag a shot at a Southern Conference ...

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A bear pitches in the coastal plain league

Over 5,000 miles traveled, 52 games, 16 teams and four states — the Macon Bacon baseball team had their work cut out for them this season in the Coastal Plain League (CPL). This year, the team recruited Mercer junior Josh Farmer to pitch. Farmer posted a 6.28 earned run average last season and pitched ...

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Mercer announces new beer garden

Mercer University Athletics will be partnering with the Macon Beer Company to host a “bear” garden during football games. The garden will be located on Black Field, next to Five Star Stadium.  Before football games, attendees over the age of 21 will be able to purchase a selection of Macon Beer ...

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Braves enter final stretch: all you need to know

As the summer portion of the Major League Baseball season winds to a close, many baseball fans in the South are anxious to see how the Atlanta Braves perform across the final part of the year before the playoffs begin. However, while the Braves have been one of the stronger teams in baseball over the ...

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Robert Riddle: What is to come

Football is a way of life in the Southeastern United States. From high school football to the professional level of the sport, fans and players alike are intensely dedicated to their teams, fanbases and players or teammates. However, here in the South, college football rules all. It’s an intense tradition. ...

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The trainers behind the players

With any sport, injuries are bound to happen during game time or at practice. While there are paramedics on standby when the immediate injury takes place, the athletic trainer must react quickly and effectively when an athlete sustains an injury. Mercer University has developed a master’s program that ...

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Dynamic duo making history for Mercer women’s basketball

[gallery ids="25612,25611"] Basketball’s history is riddled with legendary partnerships: Shaq and Kobe, Jordan and Pippen, Steph and Klay- the list could go on. No matter who else was on the floor, these pairings always stood out. On this year’s talented Mercer women’s basketball team, two players ...

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Greg Gary hired to lead Mercer men’s basketball program

After the unexpected firing of former men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman, the Mercer Athletics department commenced their search for a new head coach to lead the program. Just 16 days later, the search is over.   In a press release on Mar. 26, Mercer Athletics announced the hiring of current ...


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