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December 8, 2011 - 12:44am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- After trailing by a point at the break, 11th-ranked Mount Mercy used a 51-point second half to beat William Penn, 82-71, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
December 6, 2011 - 12:59pm
Mount Mercy University received $300,000 from Transamerica Life Insurance Company for its University Center facility. To honor Transamerica's generous contribution, a second floor corridor in the Center has been named the Transamerica Corridor.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Ashley Koch
December 5, 2011 - 11:03pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After Saturday's win over then-sixth-ranked Grand View, the Mount Mercy women's basketball team moved all the way to No. 11 in this week's NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 poll. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Bobby Sherwood
December 5, 2011 - 10:28pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Despite a second straight loss over the weekend, Mount Mercy remained in the top 25, coming in at No. 22 in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll on Dec. 5. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Chad Underwood
December 4, 2011 - 6:50pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Junior forward Chad Underwood put up 30 points and eight rebounds, but it wasn't enough as Mount Mercy became the second ranked team to fall to Grand View last week, 87-80, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference men's basketball opener on Saturday at Sisam Arena. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Becca Lampe
December 4, 2011 - 11:58am
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Five Mustangs scored in double figures and the Mount Mercy women's basketball team used a huge free throw and rebounding advantage to knock off sixth-ranked Grand View, 80-63, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference opener on Saturday at Sisam Arena. Full story >
Photo of the 2011-12 Mount Mercy women's basketball team
November 29, 2011 - 1:00pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy may have fallen out of the top 25, but the Mustangs are still receiving votes and sit at No. 30 in the first regular season NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the NAIA announced on Monday. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy Men's Basketball Coach Paul Gavin
November 29, 2011 - 12:42pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy, which won the first eight games of the season for the first time in school history, enters the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll at No. 14 in the first rating of the regular season, the NAIA announced on Monday. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Sam Kenyi
November 29, 2011 - 12:39pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Sam Kenyi, who averaged better than 15 points and 13 rebounds per game, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 28. Full story >
November 28, 2011 - 12:02pm
Mount Mercy University band members Stephanie Nibaur, from Elma, Iowa; and Stephanie Russell, from Clarence, Iowa, joined representatives from other institutions to perform in the 18th Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band performance on November 19 in Ames, Iowa.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Amanda Frost
November 27, 2011 - 11:26pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The 25th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team took a five-game winning streak into the Radisson Roseville Classic, but dropped two games at the Gangelhoff Center on Friday and Saturday. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Sam Kenyi
November 27, 2011 - 7:06pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Midland (Neb.) got a game-high 25 points from Donald Jones and ended Mount Mercy's school-record, eight-game winning streak to start the season, holding off the Mustangs, 81-78, on Sunday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's bowler Naomi Fisher
November 23, 2011 - 2:45pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Freshman Naomi Fisher was the second Mustang in as many weeks to claim an individual title and six pins were all that stood between the Mount Mercy women's bowling team and the first tournament title in school history at the Tital Invitational over the weekend. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Chad Underwood
November 22, 2011 - 11:19pm
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Mount Mercy's hot start to the season continued on Tuesday night as the Mustangs overcame a one-point halftime deficit and improved to 8-0 with a 67-54 victory over Trinity Christian (Ill.) in non-conference men's basketball. Full story >
November 22, 2011 - 1:46pm
The Mount Mercy University Choir, Jazz Connection and Handbell ensembles will present a special ceremony of traditional readings and carols of the season on December 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Stello Performance Hall, Warde Hall. The Christmas concert is free and open to the public.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Laura Lippert
November 21, 2011 - 1:14pm
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa -- With two more wins at the Cornell Classic over the weekend, the 25th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team has won five games in a row heading into the Radisson Roseville Classic this Friday and Saturday in St. Paul, Minn. Full story >
November 20, 2011 - 2:13am
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Sophomore TJ Mosbach ran the second-fastest time in school history and finished just outside the top 100, leading the Mount Mercy men at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Saturday at the Fort Vancouver Historical Site. Junior Taylor Helms produced the best finish of Mount Mercy's women's qualifiers, placing 143rd for the Mustangs.
Photo of Mount Mercy men's soccer players Enrique Cortina and Vladimir Virovkic
November 20, 2011 - 12:37am
HASTINGS, Neb. -- Mount Mercy continued to play the way it had for the past six weeks when the team was undefeated in 10 starts, but against the defending national champion, it just wasn't enough as top-seeded Hastings (Neb.) knocked the Mustangs out of the NAIA Men's Soccer National Championships on Saturday at Lloyd Wilson Field. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Chad Underwood
November 18, 2011 - 11:00pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Ottawa (Kan.) scored the first two points of the game, but from there it was all Mount Mercy as the Mustang men's basketball team picked up its fifth double-digit win of the season, 69-57, at Ruble Arena. Full story >
November 18, 2011 - 2:14pm
Mount Mercy University has officially launched its new brand campaign, "Be valued" through new billboards, radio spots and marketing vehicles.

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