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.
Head softball coach Lauren Hoffman on the strangest athletic spring in recent memory
In total, 20 members of Class of 2020 will play sports at the college level
Awards given for dedication, sense of fair play, leadership
Ahlgren has coached lacrosse at Mercersburg since 2018
Rey played nine seasons for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals
Athletes and coaches of Mercersburg’s winter sports teams were celebrated with a virtual ceremony April 14 as part of the school’s triannual MESPY Awards.
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.