Area Sports

Titans fall to Lex Cath in 2A Sectional Final

Mercer County takes No. 3 ranked team in state down to wire Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   The Mercer County Titans (9-6) had the chance to compete at the 2A State Championships with a win over the Lexington Catholic Knights (15-1), the No. 3 ranked team in the state AP polls, but fell just short…

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Simmons College spoils Pioneers home opener

CU-Harrodsburg opens new athletic complex Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It was a historic day on the campus of Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg, as they opened their new state of the art athletic complex off of Legion Drive behind Kroger. Not only did the new facility open their doors on Friday, Jan. 10, the men’s basketball team…

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Titans Archery place 2nd at state qualifiers

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   After kicking off their season last week at the Scott County Cardinals Classic, the Mercer County archery team hosted their first tournament of 2020, in a state qualifying event on Saturday, Jan. 11. The Titans finished second overall out of five teams with a score of 3289. “We had a…

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Lady Titans advance to 2A State Championship

Mercer County def. Garrard/Boyle in sectionals Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   The Mercer County Lady Titans (12-4) have high hopes for the new year. One of those obstacles towards their ultimate goal includes the annual 2A State Championship. After competing in the 2A tournament last season, the Lady Titans are back in 2020 after defeating…

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Drakeford sinks East Jessamine at the buzzer

Senior scores 15 of 21 points in 2nd half while grabbing 10 rebounds Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   Senior Kaelin Drakeford has had a hot start to the season, leading the Mercer County Titans, 8-4, in scoring (22 PPG) and rebounding (10 RPG). That hot start continued into a big district matchup with the East…

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Lady Titans win Marion County Classic

A. Drakeford and T. Yeast named players of the game Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   The Mercer County Lady Titans have started off the 2019-2020 season strong, winning nine out of their first 12 games to hold the second best record in the 12th Region. Most recently, they competed in the Marion County Lady Knight…

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Mercer County Archery kicks off season

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans archery team kicked off their 2020 season this past Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Scott County High School Cardinal Classic in Georgetown. As a team, the Titans placed fourth overall out of six teams that competed in the competition. Mercer County was sitting at third place…

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Lady Bulldogs fall to Model in first game of 2020

Burgin drops to 4-5 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   After ending the 2019 calendar year with three straight wins, their first three game win streak since January of 2013, the Burgin Lady Bulldogs  (4-5) dropped their first game of 2020 in a 64-38 contest against the Model Lady Patriots (11-1) on Monday, Jan. 6, at…

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