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Bearstock wows the crowd with big names and new format

Bearstock saw many changes this year, and it was met with some skepticism. But, many are singing the praises of this years event. “I thought I was going to hate the move to Hawkin’s arena,” junior Meghan Veuleman said. “Overall, it was my favorite Bearstock that I have been to.” Quadworks ...


Desmond Ringer takes on leadership role with new teammates

Every team needs a guy who meshes well with everyone. A guy who doesn't care about the individual accolades or own success as long as the team comes out on top. For the Mercer Bears, that guy is Desmond Ringer. Ringer is averaging 7.2 points a game and 5.1 rebounds a game for his career. Those numbers ...


Stories with Mercer basketball's Desmond Ringer: Inside the Den

The Cluster's sports podcast, Inside the Den, is scheduled to record weekly on our Facebook Live. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley host the show that will feature interviews with Mercer student athletes. Learn more about Mercer's athletes off the field/court by watching the podcast live each week and participating ...


Bear Grills feeding the masses for the Maniacs

As smoke billows out of the grill, a line of hungry bears begins to form. Armed with a spatula and an apron with the name “Bear Grills” on it, Senior Justin Furness flips burgers to buns for over 200 rabid Mercer fans. Furness joined the Maniacs before the first football game in 2013. One of his ...


Mercer downs Western Carolina to get back to .500

After a bye week and two road games, the Mercer Bears found comfort inside of Five Star Stadium as they moved to 3-3 on the season with a win over the Western Carolina Catamounts (1-5) after a strong second half. The Bears and Catamounts traded punts and missed field goals for much of the first half ...


Soccer's hottest rivalry takes over Mercer intramural sports

In Spain, they have El Clasico. In England, they have the Manchester Derby. At Mercer, there’s a new soccer rivalry taking off between two teams with mutual friends and lots of smack talk. Kanye2020 and American Toast Mafia are on a collision course to meet for the third time this season. This time, ...


Mercer wins a tight game over Tennessee Tech

The Mercer Bears notched their first win of the season with a victory over Tennessee Tech 34-27 . The Bears improve to 1-2 on the season heading into the bye week. Tennessee Tech falls to 1-2 on the season following the loss. The game did not start well for the Bears as Dontez Byrd returned the opening ...


Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Tennessee Tech

The Mercer Bears have started the season 0-2 after a heartbreaking one point loss to conference rival The Citadel and a 35-10 loss to FBS opponent Georgia Tech. The Bears will look to notch a W in the win column as they take on the Golden Eagles from Tennessee Tech. Here are three things to watch for ...


Bears drop to 0-2 on the season with loss to Georgia Tech

  Mercer’s trip up Interstate 75 did not end in a victory as it dropped its outing against in-state opponent the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 35-10. The Bears fall to 0-2 on the season while Georgia Tech remains undefeated. For a short time in the first quarter the Bears held a touchdown lead. ...


Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Georgia Tech

The Bears are set to take on their first FBS team since the program restarted in 2013. A battle for Interstate 75 is set up for Saturday as they take on in-state power Georgia Tech. Here are three things to watch if the Bears hope to pull out a historic upset. 1. Jet lag versus extra rest. While ...

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