Athletics at Mercersburg provides a prime venue for developing leadership skills, enhancing collaborative ability, and building the character necessary to gain success with honor and to persevere through adversity. Simply put, a young person’s experience in athletics can be as influential as any other aspect of education at Mercersburg.
Each year, approximately 85 percent of Mercersburg students participate in at least one of our 27 sports, filling more than 45 teams that offer varsity, junior varsity, and thirds levels. Participation fulfills the school’s Physical Education requirement and the Performance Group Activity expectation.
After scoreless draw, White Team prevails in shootout
b0dedbMercersburg’s fall athletic teams kick off intrasquad competitions
Grey Team leads after first of four sessions (to be spread over the fall and winter)
Addie Geitner ’21 was Mercersburg’s top finisher (22:53)
f8aa7fMoore won gold and silver medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics; was in USA Track & Field Hall of Fame
Excellent facilities, experienced coaching and training, and top competition are hallmarks of the athletic experience at Mercersburg. Blue Storm athletes test themselves against stiff opposition; in addition to state-of-the-art campus facilities, Mercersburg teams often compete on PGA Tour golf courses, in professional baseball parks, and in NCAA stadiums, arenas, and other venues.
Hard work.The Mercersburg athletic program provides a challenging, supportive, instructive, and enjoyable experience that fosters the development of character, leadership, and teamwork.
Fair play.We provide a transformative, competitive, growth experience for every student that inspires passions and pursuits, leading them to reach their highest level of accomplishment and fulfillment.
We compete with character and integrity. Our student-athletes contribute with work ethic and accountability, and lead with service and by example. Mercersburg teams face challenges with resilience and grit, and appreciate opportunities with commitment and unity.