Area Sports

West ends Bulldogs’ season

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs season ended by a final score of 12-0 on Tuesday night at the hands of the number one seed in the 46th district, the West Jessamine Colts (14-13-1). Senior Hunter Sallee took the loss for the Bulldogs pitching one-third of an inning, giving up three runs on…

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Archery completes season at Nationals

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Head coach Eric Miller challenged his high school team heading into Nationals to surpass their previous high score of 3273 and to reach 3300. They took on the challenge and ended Nationals with a score of 3324. The NASP National Archery Tournament was held at the Kentucky Expo Center in…

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Hazelwood throws no-hitter in district

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Big time players show up in big time games, and that is exactly what senior Mason Hazelwood did. It is performances like this one is why Hazelwood is going to be a Kentucky Wildcat next season. Hazelwood threw a no-hitter against East Jessamine (12-16) on the Titans way to a 10-0…

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Burgin places 6th in 4×800 at state

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Breaking milestones and achieving firsts in any program is very impressive. Both happened on Saturday, May 20, in the Class 1A state championships for the Burgin Bulldogs. “It was a great meet and I was very proud of them,” said head coach Chris Beckerson. “We started out great in the…

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Mercer runs away with a 2nd state title

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It has been an incredible year for Mercer County athletics, and it just keeps getting better. The boys’ track and field team took home the Class 2A state championship for the second straight season on Friday, May 19, at the University of Kentucky. The girls’ team had a goal in the…

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Josh Hamlin named Titans Head Basketball Coach

April Ellis Herald Staff aellis@harrodsburgherald.com The question of who will be the next Mercer Titans head basketball coach is finally answered, it’s Josh Hamlin. For the last three years, Hamlin has been part of the coaching staff for either the girls or boys basketball teams and now looks forward to being at the helm. “I…

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Titans track dominates region

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County track teams can add a couple more trophies to the hallways of Mercer County Senior High School. The boys team  defended their 5th Region Class 2A championship at Boyle County High School for on Saturday, May 13. The Lady Titans brought home the runner-up hardware, finishing second…

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Frankfort spoils Burgin senior night

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It was a special night in Burgin as four seniors took the field for the last time. Unfortunately, senior night didn’t go as planned as the Frankfort Panthers (5-13) defeated the Bulldogs 8-5. Seniors Jordan Hurst, Alex Wallace, Hunter Sallee and Jacob Burdine were the Bulldogs honored before the game as…

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Burgin track battles at 5th Region meet

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin boys and girls track teams battled it out with 10 other teams at the 5th Region 1A track meet held at Danville High School on Saturday, May 13. BULLDOGS The Bulldogs also had an impressive showing as individuals were able to qualify for state competition. Junior Hunter Preston, sophomore…

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Titans baseball split in two outings

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Heading into the last week of the season, the Titans are in a good spot and have really improved their overall play as of late. Here is a recap of their last two games against Anderson County and Prestonsburg, in which they split the two outings. TITANS VS. PRESTONSBURG The…

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