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 an 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.
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Note that the Mercersburg campus is currently closed to outside visitors. For home outdoor athletic contests, no more than two (2) family members per Mercersburg student-athlete are permitted with advance registration.
accdecArmy, Navy, Air Force all represented
Howley, Ahlgren earn victories
Andrew Forrester ’21 leads rock-solid performance across the board
Team wins Eric Hicks’ Mercersburg coaching finale
Stellar pitching, hitting performances highlight successful day
Taylor Chepren ’21 scores game-winning goal
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.