Area Sports

Hazelwood earns first team All-State honors

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   The expectations are high when you are a University of Kentucky commit, but Mason Hazelwood has certainly exceeded them. During his last season as a Mercer County Titan, Hazelwood earned first team all-state honors for his stellar play. “It’s definitely a great achievement for me,” said Hazelwood. “Starting on the…

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Burgin Trap team takes a shot at State

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   Competing at the state tournament is an achievement that any high school athlete would love to experience. The Burgin trap team competed at the state tournament in their first season of existence. The Clay Target League State Tournament was held on Saturday, June 10, at the Central Kentucky Gun Club…

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Mercer County Little League All-Stars announced

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After the little league regular season is over, many future Titans hope to hear their named called for the 10 and under, 11 and under and 12 and under all-star teams that will start competing the beginning of July. The All-Star teams were announced over the weekend and they are…

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Titans to host future Titans youth basketball camp

The Mercer County Senior High Basketball team will be hosting a future Titans youth basketball camp June 20-22. Camp will run from 9 until noon with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. Registration forms can be downloaded by clicking the link below or picking up forms at The Harrodsburg Herald.   Future Titans Basketball Camp (2017) pdf

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Titans basketball adds two new assistants

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Being hired as a new basketball coach is a great moment for any rookie head coach, but the hardest part is putting together a staff that is beneficial for both the student-athletes and the program. Kasey McCray and Brian Pendygraft will be the new assistants under head coach Josh Hamlin. McCray…

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Titans to compete in Junior/Senior All-Star Game

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The class of 2018 will be a special one for Mercer County athletics. Trevon Faulkner of the boys’ basketball team and Seygan Robins, Faith Lake, Lexy Lake, Emma Davis and Emmy Souder of the girls’ team will be competing against the top seniors from the 2016-2017 basketball season. The scrimmage will…

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Owens Aims At National Championships

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com For safety concerns, javelin is only contested at the high school level in 19 states. Unfortunately, Kentucky isn’t one of those states, but that didn’t stop Mercer County student Meghan Owens from competing. The daughter of Scott and Lisa Owens, Meghan is one of the top javelin throwers not only in the…

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Lady Titans Win First District Tournament Since 2012

Jared Holt Herald Staff jholt@harrodsburgherald.com After sweeping East Jessamine in the regular season and out scoring the Lady Jaguars 16-8, the average fan might have thought Friday’s 46th District Championship game would have been a walk in the park. Mercer County Head Coach Robbie Tharp knew better. “We knew they (East Jessamine) were going to…

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Titans Baseball Fall To Colts In District Finals

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After losing their two previous matchups to the West Jessamine Colts (15-13-1), head coach Adam Shartzer’s Titans were certainly looking to have the upper hand on Friday, May 26, during the 46th district championship game. Unfortunately, that was not the case as the Titans fell to the Colts by a…

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Titans’ Season Ends With Heartbreaker To Boyle

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Head coach Adam Shartzer’s Titan baseball team had a knack for chipping away at leads and coming from behind to win games all season long. Although they made a furious comeback late in the game against Boyle County (24-11), they came up just short as they fell to the Rebels 6-5…

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