1. Mercer Falters in Rivalry Game With Kennesaw State

    Like the old saying goes, “Trick me once, shame on you. But trick me twice, shame on me.”  Twice in the same week the Mercer men couldn’t seem to figure out their pesky in-state A-Sun rivals, the Kennesaw State Owls...

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  2. Mercer Men's Basketball: Bears Drop Two in Disappointing Road Trip

    It was the type of road trip a coach or player would like to forget.  Near the top of the Atlantic Sun conference standings going into this weekend’s road trip against Stetson and Florida Gulf Coast, Mercer looked nearly unbeatable...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about almost 5 years ago 114 reads 2 comments

  3. Mark McGwire and Sports Apologies

    We’re the forgiving kind of sports fans aren’t we? Time and time again we see our favorite sports heroes mess up, take a big fall on the public stage, hide away from the public eye ...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about almost 5 years ago 191 reads 2 comments

  4. The Top 10 Most Electifying FCS Offensive Players of 2009

    While the Walter Payton Award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of the best offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision (otherwise known as I-AA), there are plenty of other ...

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  5. FCS National Championship: Villanova Upsets Montana!

    While many of major college football’s bowl games are decided by polls and sportswriter’s votes, one national championship, the FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) title, is decided the good ole fashion way through a playoff bracket of 16 teams...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 836 reads 3 comments

  6. Mercer Bears-Piedmont Lions: Mercer Trounces D-II Piedmont

    Thursday night provided a much needed break from conference play for the Mercer Bears, after dropping two tight contests to Belmont and Lipscomb at home. Taking on the Division II Piedmont Lions, guard E...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  7. Belmont Clips Mercer in OT Thriller

    At one point, the scoreboard was just downright ugly in the last conference game for the Mercer Bears in 2009.  Mercer found themselves trailing by 18 points in the first half to one of their ...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  8. Lipscomb Bests Mercer in Atlantic Sun Battle

    It appeared that Mercer was hungry to erase the disappointment of losing to Lipscomb in front of a nearly sold out crowd last season when the Bears took a 45-38 lead into halftime...

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  9. The Thanksgiving Turkey Hunt

    Growing up in the south, I always felt a little out of place when the topic of hunting or fishing was breached.  I had caught my fair share of sunfish on my Grandfather’s dock growing up, but I never shot a gun until my sophomore year in college...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 179 reads 6 comments

  10. Dear NCAA, Add a Mid-Major Football Championship!

    Plenty of debate will swirl when it comes to crowning a national champion in college football. Some love the current BCS system, while others despise it in preference of a playoff instead...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 403 reads 10 comments

  11. Florida State-Mercer: Seminoles Win 89-50, But More Upset Bids Ahead for Bears

    When you annually sneak up on big-time teams and upset them, the surprise factor starts to wear away. Such was the case when the upset-prone Mercer Bears took on ACC power Florida State on Saturday, and the Seminoles cruised to an easy 89-50 victory...

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  12. Mercer-Fisk: Bears Blow Out Bulldogs 110-45

    It was a blowout from the beginning. The Bears (3-1) took the tipoff to start the game and then proceeded to mount a 16-2 lead before the five-minute mark over the Nashville-based NAIA Fisk University...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  13. Hot Start for Mercer Hoops

    The Mercer men didn’t disappoint in their first road trip of the season to Rhode Island for the three game World Vision Invitational...

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  14. Mercer's Volley Dreams Fall One Win Short

    They came one win short. After a dream season a year ago, everyone but head coach Noelle Rooke and her players was writing off this season as a rebuilding year, especially when Mercer 6-17 in late October...

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  15. Ath-le-brities All Over

    Ath∙le∙brity – (1) one that plays collegiate or professional sports while capitalizing on the media’s coverage of the team and his/her performance for personal ...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 179 reads 3 comments

  16. BearZone Spotlight: Daniel Emerson

    Dick Vitale loves to talk about the "BMOC" (Big Man on Campus) during the length of his commentary of a college basketball game. Daniel Emerson is literally a "Big Man on Campus...

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  17. Mercer Softball Looking Sharp in the Fall

    Wrapping up the fall season, head coach Mike Raynor can rest easy. Not that Raynor really ever stops thinking about softball and his team, but at least for the holidays, he’ll feel good about the upcoming season...

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  18. Mercer Bears Basketball the Hottest Ticket in Town!

    With professional sports all but removed from Macon, the Mercer Bears are starting to fill the void for a city in need of a sports team...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 119 reads 2 comments

  19. Mercer edges GCSU 69-66

    Call it the wake-up from hibernation or whatever you want, but the men’s basketball team’s exhibition win over Georgia College and State wasn’t that impressive...

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  20. The Third Half: Don't Look at the Coach

    It seems about this time each year we start to see the same thing on ESPN’s SportsCenter every time we turn it on. A handful of head football coaches in the NFL and NCAA are on the "hot seat" and it’s only mid-season...

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  21. Men's Basketball Preview 2009-10

    Building off of Mercer’s best finish in several years last season, expectations in Macon are sky-high for this year’s team. Led by a formidable core of seniors, this could be the year that the team from middle Georgia makes it to the NCAA tournament...

    J. Andrew Lockwood Written by J. Andrew Lockwood about 5 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  22. Mercer Women's Basketball Preview 2009-'10

    In one of the biggest turnarounds in women’s college basketball, Mercer head coach Janell Jones took a 4-26 team in 2007-'08 to a 17-14 finish a season later...

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  23. Hoffman Named A-Sun Coach of the Year by CollegeInsider.com

    It took Bob Hoffman only a season to turn the program around, and for his efforts, comes national recognition. The men’s basketball team had struggled the past few seasons, but Hoffman ...

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  24. Owls Sweep Bears in Weekend Series

    Deemed as the Atlantic Sun Series of the Week, the Kennesaw State Owls (21-14, 13-4) came into Macon to face Mercer as the hottest in the conference. The Owls haven’t exactly been a surprising team...

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  25. Mercer Women's Golf Takes Eighth in Atlantic-Sun

    It wasn’t exactly how head coach Gary Guyer had envisioned the season ending, but nevertheless, he was happy with his team’s performance...

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