Area Sports

Titans’ season comes down to final drive

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (7-5) are coming off two momentum-building playoff wins against Franklin County and  East Jessamine, but their season came to a close on Friday, Nov. 17, against the Martha Layne Collins Titans(10-2)  by a final score of 34-28. The Titans had a chance to tie the game,…

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CU Tigers come up just short

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com College basketball in Harrodsburg is in full gear after the first two weeks of the season. The Campbellsville Tigers played their third home game of the season on Wednesday, Nov. 16, against Kentucky Wesleyan, losing a nail biter by a final score of 94-91. If you were at the game,…

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Lady Bulldogs led by two seniors

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Lady Bulldogs, who were 2-23 last season, will be lead by two seniors, Summer Mullins and Miranda Hungate. They only lost one senior last season, but it was a significant loss. Alex Naylor, led Burgin in scoring last season with 8 points per game, and also shot nearly…

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Lady Titans make it official

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Being a state champion in a sport comes with a lot of perks. One of those perks is being able to play in front of college coaches in hopes of getting a full athletic scholarship to play their respective sports. For the five seniors of the defending state champion Mercer…

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Former Mercer soccer standout excelling on next level

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com A former stand out at Mercer County is still scoring big at the collegiate level. Former Mercer soccer star Garrett Dean is making the most of his opportunity at Transylvania University. Dean and the Pioneers competed in the NCAA tournament, which took place on Saturday, Nov. 11, vs. Kenyon College…

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Burgin to rely heavily on youth

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com With no seniors on the Burgin Bulldogs this year, Head Coach Don Irvine is looking for leadership from his juniors, Cameron Hurst and Ethan Kestler. The Bulldogs will also look to replace their top three seniors from last season: Philip Hockensmith, Jordan Hurst and Micah Dunn. “Those three provided a…

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Faulkner’s Five TDs help Titans blow out Jaguars

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Say what you want about their regular season record, but the Mercer County Titans (6-5) have proven that the postseason brings out the best in them. The Titans handled the East Jessamine Jaguars (7-4) with ease on Friday, Nov. 10, defeating them 46-21. Senior wide receiver Trevon Faulkner had a…

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Two late interceptions seal Titans’ victory over Flyers

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Playoff football is the most exciting time of the year for high school sports fans in the state of Kentucky, and that bodes true for Mercer Head Coach David Buchanan, whose teams tend to play to their best when their backs are against the wall. The Titans defeated the Franklin…

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