Area Sports

Burgin Baseball/Softball Preview

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com BASEBALL With a new coach in the dugout for  Burgin, the Bulldogs look to get back to winning ways as they open up the 2017 baseball campaign. Coach Jeremy Noel, a 1995 graduate of Boyle County, recently got back into the coaching ranks after being away from the game the last…

Read More

Cheerleaders Make Lasting Impact on Youth

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Cheering on the varsity level requires a lot of time and dedication. Growing up cheering in youth leagues, having the right guidance and putting the time in can help anyone achieve their dream. In this case, it is to become a future Mercer County Titan cheerleader. Lee Ann Mangum, who …

Read More

Mercer Baseball/Softball Previews

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com BASEBALL New coaches seem to be the theme in the area as Mercer County Titan baseball coach, Adam Shartzer, is in his first year as a head coach for the Titans. Shartzer, who succeeded KHSAA Hall of Fame coach Jeremy Shope, knows he has big shoes to fill. Shope guided…

Read More

Lady Titans take care of business at state

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After losing to the Franklin County Lady Flyers (33-5) 55-51 in the state semifinals last season, the Lady Titans were victorious a year later, winning their first state championship in school history by a score of 85-71 on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena on the campus of Northern Kentucky University.…

Read More

Third time is still a charm

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Winning three championships at any level is a daunting task for any team, but the Mercer County Lady Titans did just that, 3-peating as region 12 champions and heading back to the state tournament held at Northern Kentucky University from March 8-11. The Lady Titans defeated the Lincoln County Lady…

Read More

Four Titans sign to continue athletic careers

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Last Friday was a special day for four Mercer County Titans as they signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers on  the collegiate level. Assistant Athletic Director Charlie Cox kicked off the ceremonies held in the Mercer County High School auditorium by talking about the student-athletes and their…

Read More

Titans Fall in Region Final

It was a tough night to be a Mercer County Titan as their season came to an end in the 12th Region Championship on Tuesday, March 7. The Titans struggled with ball security early on, turning the ball over three times in the first three minutes of the game.  As a result they didn’t score their first…

Read More

Titans 3-peat as district champs

Arpan Dixit sports@harrodsburgherald.com Herald Staff Through three quarters, it looked like the West Jessamine Colts (15-15) were going to take home the 46th district title until a furious comeback by the Mercer County Titans led by juniors Trevon Faulkner and Gunnar Gillis prevented that from happening. The Titans won the game 59-56 after erasing a…

Read More

Lady Titans breeze through 46th district

Arpan Dixit sports@harrodsburgherald.com Herald Staff The Lady Titans won their ninth consecutive district championship in convincing fashion, 64-13, on a night where defense was the theme. West Jessamine  struggled to score and get in a rhythm throughout the game, and Coach Chris Souder’s team took full advantage of that. This is the time of year…

Read More

Mercer opens region with dismantling of Lady Rebels

Arpan Dixit sports@harrodsburgherald.com Herald Staff Trying to repeat as champions at any level is a tough task, even for one of the top ranked teams in the state. The Lady Titans of Mercer County won their first round match up against the Boyle County Lady Rebels (12-11) 90-68. Five Lady Titans were in double figures…

Read More