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Trenton Thunder roll to Eastern League Championship with historic feats in opening round playoff series

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After tallying an Eastern League best 92 wins, the Trenton Thunder are headed back to the Eastern League Championship series with a three games to one ELDS victory over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Saturday Sept. 9. This marks the seventh time in the past eleven years the Yankees minor league affiliate has made the…

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Women’s Soccer: freshmen shine in wet season opener

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Chilling rain and 13 mph winds weren’t enough to dampen Mercer’s first major home game for the women’s soccer team this past Tuesday night. Second-year head coach Elyse Diamond led the team to their first win of the season against Buck’s County College with a score of 3-1. Coming into her second year Diamond had the task of preparing…

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Vikings baseball team offers season ending excitement

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In a semester that’s been plagued by sex offenders, rising tuition, and questionable awards, Mercer students may find a bit of solace in a baseball team that has brought real acclaim to the college. The Vikings split a two game series against third ranked Lackawanna on Sunday April 23, bringing their record to 35-11 and…

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Softball team rides ten game streak into post season

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Mercer’s Vikings softball team finished up the regular season with a win against Ocean County on Friday April 21. They head into the postseason coming off a 10 game win streak and a total regular season record of 32-6. Despite the obstacle of having to rebuild the team on two year rotations, the program has…

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Snyder puts Avengers on ice in Vikings home opener

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Mercer County Community College’s baseball team got to play on home turf for the first time on Thursday, March 23. The Vikings kicked off their homestand with a 10-1 victory over the ASA Avengers. They returned from their week-long road trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to cold, wet weather that caused a postponement of…

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Vikings baseball looking for back to back World Series appearances

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Sophomore starting pitcher, Denny Brady, made his Mercer debut on Sunday, February 19 when the Vikings won in the season opener against the Dukes of Cumberland, 9-6. Brady, a transfer from South Carolina, made it through four solid innings giving up one earned run and five strikeouts. Brady’s only earned run of the day came…

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