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Pioneers and Asbury split mens and womens double header

Dalton Christopher Contributing Writer The Pioneers of Campbellsville University Harrodsburg split their double header with the Men’s baseketball team defeating the Asbury University Eagles (7-8), 94-86, Wednesday, Jan 12.  It was the third straight victory for the Pioneers, after defeating Boyce College and Simmons College in last weekend’s Mideast competition. A match up on Monday,…

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Lady Bulldogs win Autism Awareness shootout

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Lady Bulldogs (4-9) travelled to Cloverport to play in the Candy’s Mile Marker 711 Autism Awareness Shootout coming away as the dominate winners of the tournament Saturday, Jan. 15.  The Bulldogs excelled in their two games of the Shootout winning by an average of 38 points behind great…

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Mercer falls to Rowan in 2A State Championship semi-finals

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans girls basketball team came up short against the Rowan County Vikings (14-6), 47-52, in the semi finals of the 2A state championship Saturday, Jan. 15. Mercer played hard in their second game in two days, but were down five at the half and played them even…

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Burgin Bulldogs fall to Mercer Titans in inter-county matchup

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Titans (8-6) defeated the Burgin Bulldogs (1-15) 62-40 Friday, Jan. 14 on their home court.  Burgin’s record isn’t indicative of their talent. The Bulldogs had to forfeit five of their games due to COVID  protocols also forcing them to miss nearly three weeks of practice during their season. …

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Pioneer Men’s Basketball goes 1-1 at the Picirilli Classic

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Campbellsville University Harrodsburg Pioneers mens basketball team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to participate in the Picirilli Classic. The Picirilli Classic is a three day tournament featuring multiple NCCAA teams hosted by Welch College. The tournament ran from Thursday Jan. 6 to Saturday, Jan. 8.  The Pioneers faced off against…

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Titans crush Patriots with strong 3-point performance

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Titans boys basketball team (6-6) had a big win,78-47, against Richmond Model (3-9) last Tuesday. Junior Seth Caton came out hot and was perfect from the 3-point line hitting six for six with a total of 22 points.   Junior AJ Wearren put the first points on the…

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Mercer wins district game from the behind the arc

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Titans girls basketball team (9-6) faced off against, district opponent, East Jessamine (6-7), Tuesday, Jan. 11, coming with away with a 80-51 win.  The Lady Titans showcased their skill behind the arc with three players hitting three 3-point shots and 10 threes total for the night. The Lady…

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Remember The Titans: Drew Davis

Former Titan Is Now Washington County Football Coach Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com A 2016 Mercer County Senior high school graduate, Drew Davis went from throwing touchdowns for the Titans football team to being the offensive coordinator for the Washington County High School Commanders. Davis played four seasons at the most important position on the…

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Bulldogs Head South For Winter Competition

Kattie Jenkins Contributing Writer The Burgin Lady Bulldogs (2-5) took a trip down south to play three games in the Tampa Bay Christmas Invitational. The Bulldogs had three games in four days spanning from Dec. 29 to Jan. 1. Playing against three teams from Florida Burgin kept it close, but went 0-3 in the invitational.…

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