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Working for a baseball league in a pandemic 

It’s six o’clock at Luther Williams Field. The sound of ACDC’s “Thunderstruck” blares through the speakers as the baseball players take the field. The smell of bacon floats through the summer air. It’s official: the gates are open for the Macon Bacon’s 2020 baseball season.  Unlike ...


What does the coronavirus mean for the future of sports?

COVID-19 (coronavirus) has become a growing concern in the United States. As of March 13, there have been around 1,600 cases in America, according to the New York Times. The virus not only affects everyday life but has also moved into the sports world, creating one of the most hectic seasons in sports ...


Baseball team holds an 8-0 record to start the season

Mercer’s baseball team led their opening weekend with an undefeated season so far. The team played Maryland-Eastern Shore, beating them in their first game 13-4.  The win was the first time the Bears have had that many runs in an opener since 2018 when they beat Bethune-Cookman 13-7. This also marks ...


Bears win 106-66 against the Samford Bulldogs

Mercer’s male basketball team had one of their best games of the season against the Samford Bulldogs on Feb. 19 with a 40 point lead in the final score. This was the Bears’ 14th win over the Bulldogs. The team also had 30 assists in the game, beating Mercer’s previous record of 28 set in 2013. The ...


Bears on a four-game hot streak 

The men’s Basketball team had their first SoCon division win on Wednesday against the Virginia Military Institute at Hawkins Arena. Both teams had yet to win a division game in the Southern Conference with VMI scoring 0-5 and the Bears 0-4. The first half of the game did not look good for the Bears ...


Bears fall to Wofford in Homecoming game

Mercer Football lost its Homecoming game to Wofford with a final score of 41-7. As the last home game of the season, Nov. 9 was also senior day, where the team honored 17 seniors in a presentation on the field before kickoff. Some of the notable seniors this year were Dorian Kithcart and Destin Guillen. ...

Club Sports

Mercer’s club swim team is more than just a team

Being a student athlete at any college can be a big commitment, and for many students, it is not the path they want to take in college. However, this does not mean that students have to give up their love of being on a sports team. For co-president and swimmer Emma Rose, Mercer’s club swim team is ...

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