Area Sports

Titans fall to district rival East Jessamine

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After a subpar week for Coach Adam Shartzer and his Titan baseball team, they picked up a much-needed win on Friday, April 21. Although the Titans lost to district rival East Jessamine, they played well and held off one of the hottest teams in the region in Somerset. AT EAST…

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Mercer takes Boyle County Invitational by storm

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Both Burgin and Mercer track and field teams put up a strong showing in Danville on Friday, April 21, for the Boyle County Invitational.  The Mercer boys’ team took home first place with 160.50 points in front of Boyle County, who had 130. The Lady Titans placed third with 102…

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Robins to play baseball at Lincoln Trail

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Finally getting that commitment out of the way can relieve a lot of pressure and stress for a high school athlete. It certainly did for Mercer senior Tanner Robins, when he announced last Wednesday, April 19, he will be attending Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Illinois to continue his baseball…

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Titans take down Bulldogs

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Titans (8-8) needed only four innings to put away the Burgin Bulldogs (0-6), with a final score of 17-0 on Wednesday, April 19. The Bulldogs struggled to get anything going against Mercer’s two pitchers, juniors Hunter Armstrong and Hunter Lewis. Armstrong, who got the win, pitched two innings, gave up…

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Mercer Archery Takes Aim At Nationals

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It has been a great season for the Mercer archery team, and they will try to continue their success at the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) National Tournament, which will be held May 11-13, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. All Mercer archery teams which include the…

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Mercer tennis prepares for region tournament

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Before region play begins in Berea on Friday, May 5, the Mercer County Titans and Lady Titans finished up a doubleheader against nearby Lincoln County. LADY TITANS VS. LINCOLN COUNTY The Lady Titans took care of business against the Lady Patriots, winning the match 7-1. Lady Titan and number one…

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Three Titans sign to colleges for sports

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com During the past few weeks, Mercer County Senior High has had the pleasure of seeing their gifted athletes continue their dreams to play at the collegiate level. Add three more to that list as seniors Mason Hazelwood, Denson Jenkins and Grayson Blevins all signed their letters of intent to play…

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Lady Titans earn biggest win of season

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Before the season started, Head Coach Robbie Tharpe talked about the importance of district play, especially against a team like the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars (5-4), who have dominated the district the past three seasons. The Lady Titans won the game, 4-3, behind freshman Lindsay Shope in the circle. Shope…

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Heart of the Bluegrass hits Mercer

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com A few raindrops threatened the competition, but held off as the Mercer boys’ track and field team ended the day as Heart of the Bluegrass champions. On the girls side, the Lady Titans took home second place, behind Boyle County. The Burgin Bulldogs also made their presence known, as the…

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Titans baseball split last four outings

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After a week where Titans’ fans saw their baseball team play their most impressive ball of the season, Shartzer’s bunch went .500 last week. Here is a recap of Mercer’s latest games, including two important games against East and West Jessamine which opened up district play. TITANS VS. EAST JESS.…

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