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Mercer Football Gets First Road Win

The Mercer University football team was back on the road Saturday afternoon in front of Campbell University’s homecoming crowd in North Carolina. The Bears beat the Camels 38-31, getting their first road win of the season and in 74 years.

Mercer Football Still Perfect at Home

Mercer University football is back on a winning streak after defeating Valparaiso University Saturday afternoon. The Bears powered past the Crusaders to win 35-21 to remain undefeated at home. Mercer is now 5-and-1 on the season and 2-and-1 in Pioneer League play.

Mercer Football Looks To Bounce Back

Mercer University’s football team is looking to bounce back from their first loss in San Diego last weekend. The Bears will take on fellow Pioneer League team Valparaiso University, down from Indiana.

Mercer Football Suffers First Loss

Mercer University football fans will finally have to retire their “Undefeated Since 1942” t-shirts after the Bears lost 45-13 Saturday afternoon to the University of San Diego Toreros.

Rick Cameron: Roaring Voice Of The Bears

Rick Cameron was seated in a small room in the press box on a muggy August afternoon, flanked by color commentator and former NFL player Roger Jackson.

Can The Braves Win It All?

The Atlanta Braves are the National League East champs. That means they’re headed to the post-season. They’ll face the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday in Atlanta. Braves fans are excited. They say they know why the team is going to win the World Series.

Mercer Football Stuns Drake University

Mercer University's start-up Division I football program beat Drake University 31-17 at home in Macon on Saturday.

Mercer Football To Face First Big Hurdle

Mercer University's fledgling football team will face its first experienced opponent this coming weekend. They'll take on Iowa's Drake University, which tied for the Pioneer League title last season.

Mercer Bears Storm Past Berry Vikings

Mercer University football remains undefeated after they overwhelmed Berry College Saturday night. The Bears battled both the elements and the Berry Vikings to win 43-0 at home. The stands were at most half full thanks to torrential downpours.

2nd Church Approves Stadium Buyout

An Atlanta church congregation has voted to accept a $19.5 million offer to relocate so the Atlanta Falcons can build a new stadium downtown. Friendship Baptist Church members voted Sunday to accept the offer for their land south of the Georgia Dome.