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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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Coach Kerins helps baseball team continue to thrive

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Since moving from assistant to head baseball coach in 2012, Kevin Kerins has had a powerful effect on the team. Over the past four years, Mercer’s season records have steadily increased from 29 wins in 2012, to last season’s record-setting 40 and 8, which included a trip to the Division Two World Series. Currently sitting…

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Junior College World Series in Vikings’ sights after best season on record for Mercer County Community College

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After having their final week of games washed away by rain the Vikings finished the 2014 regular season ranked No. 3 in the final national polls for Div.II with a 33-6 record, the best in school history. Mercer will begin their playoff run as the top seed in the Region 19 Tournament with two games…

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Mercer County Community College baseball earns No. 2 National ranking faces rival Lackawanna Saturday

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Hunting for the first National Championship in school history Mercer baseball (29-4) has jumped up a spot to no. 2 in the national rankings released by the National Junior College Athletic Association today. Mercer did not receive any of the 10 first place votes which were divided by top ranked Jones County Junior College of…

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Mercer County Community College Baseball team has 5 players recognized nationally

After falling short of the region 19 championship last season, the Mercer Baseball team is returning a lot of talent to and make another run this season. Kevin Kerins’s Vikings had five players listed in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s Top 100 Junior College Players in the nation. The list includes Captain Heath Fillmyer. A sophomore and…

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Trenton Thunder continue legacy of canine batboys

As the Trenton Thunder prepares to start its new season on April 3 in Arm & Hammer Park, the players will be met at the plate by the team’s new bat dog, Derby. Unlike most AAA teams, the Thunder doesn’t have a bat boy to bring each hitter’s favorite lumber up to him. That honor…

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