Area Sports

Titans End Burgin’s Season In District Opener

It was another tough night to be a Burgin Bulldog as Coach Don Irvine’s team’s season came to a close Tuesday against the Mercer County in the opening round of the 46th District Tournament. The Bulldogs had many highs this season, winning five games in a row earlier this year, which was their longest winning…

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Faulkner Makes Mercer History

It has been a dream season for Mercer County’s junior guard Trevon Faulkner who recently became the school’s all-time leading scorer and the first Titan to reach the milestone of 2000 points. Heading into district play, Faulkner tallied 2, 032 points and doesn’t look to be slowing down with postseason play beginning this week. Faulkner…

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Titans hang on against Panthers

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The last few games of the season are always important heading into postseason play. For the Mercer County Titans, Friday night’s 76-70 victory over Frankfort (8-18) was a great confidence booster heading into district play starting on Feb. 21. It was a close game throughout and midway through the second…

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Tournament Preview

Girls 46th District Tournament Preview Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Postseason basketball is right around the corner for the 46th district. The Mercer Lady Titans, Burgin Lady Bulldogs, East Jessamine Lady Jaguars and the West Jessamine Lady Colts will battle it out for the district crown. The tournament will be held at East Jessamine High…

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Bulldogs fall flat on senior night

Jared Holt Herald Staff jholt@harrodsburgherald.com It’s always disappointing when a team has a winning streak snapped, it’s even more disappointing when it’s snapped on senior night. Unfortunately, that is  exactly what happened for the Bulldogs Friday, Feb. 10, against the Wildcats of Lynn Camp. After defeating their last five opponents by an average of 30…

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Titans Handle Braves’ Aggressive Play

For what looked like a game that would go down to the wire, the Titans were able to prevail with some aggressive play to take down Grant County (13-10) 85-67 on Saturday night. “We had talked about being able to handle success coming off a big win,” said Coach Kurt Young, “we had some lighter…

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Lady Bulldogs Can’t Get Win Against Central

It was another tough night for the Burgin Lady Bulldogs as they dropped their 11th straight game to visiting McCreary Central (5-19) with a final score of 54-11. Junior Summer Mullins scored five points and junior Miranda Hungate scored six points to round out the scoring for the Lady Bulldogs. It has been a tough…

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