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Women’s cross country becomes a team

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This season, the women’s cross country team became the first scoring team at MCCC in twenty years. Last season the women’s cross country team only consisted of two runners, and in order to officially score in the race a team has to have at least five members. This year the team has expanded to seven…

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CONCUSSION: When should an athlete worry?

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After being hit in the head twice while playing soccer this past summer, nineteen year old Mercer student Megan Constance joined a large percentage of athletes who keep playing despite having concussions. According to the article, ‘Concussion Center for Children and Adolescents’ found on the Saint Clare’s Health System website, “41 percent of athletes that…

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MCCC baseball star goes to Chicago Cubs

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This past summer, James Pugliese became the first Mercer Viking to get drafted in over a decade when he was picked in the 18 round by the Chicago Cubs. Pugliese, a right handed pitcher, spent June 7 in front of a computer screen watching the draft, not knowing which round his name would appear or…

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Future looks good for women’s soccer: debut game is 8-0 blow out

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With 13 games behind them and five games remaining in the regular season, the 5-8-1 Lady Vikings have won five out of there last six, and still have a fighting chance for a crack at the post-season, after starting of the 2011 season 0-8 with one tie. Former Mercer tri-athelete a first year coach, Michelle…

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Mercer men’s baseball’s season overview

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Last seasons record of 21-16 was enough to earn Mercer’s baseball team a number two seeding in their regions post-season tournament, and after beating number one ranked Burlington (9-5) and number four ranked Sussex (6-5), their season was cut short with back to back losses to Lackawanna (3-0, 3-0) in the championship round. During the…

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Men’s basketball: what to watch for

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The 2010-2011 Mercer men’s basketball team finished last years season 16-17, after being eliminated from the post season by Del Tech Stanton in their Regional Tournament championship game. Since then, the men’s basketball team has transferred three sophomores onto for year universities. Jon Jernigan is now at D-3 Delaware Valley College, Anthony Obery is with…

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