Quarterback John Russ and center Kirby Southard have started every game for Mercer since the Bears kicked off their program in 2013, and the two seniors are hoping for a big finish to their careers this season.
Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney David Cooke released an accounting of how his office has spent the more than $1 million seized in recent gambling-related lawsuits while also pledging to match any donation up to $10,000 made to the Exchange Club of Macon's 16th annual golf tournament. The money will benefit the Crescent House, a children's advocacy center specializing in providing services to children who have been physically or sexually abused. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
'It's very helpful,' Crescent House representative says of money donated from seized gambling funds