Area Sports

Prewitt breaks single game digs record

Prewitt becomes second Titan to break school record this season Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Two Mercer County volleyball records have been broken in the last two weeks. Last week, it was senior Jaclyn Devine, who broke the single game record for most kills. This week, senior Brinkley Prewitt inserted her name into the Titan…

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Lady Titans XC place 1st overall in final Mercer All-Comers

Senior Haley Blevins finishes 2nd; Freshman Clayra Darnell 3rd; Curtsinger finishes 3rd among males Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com In the third and final Mercer County All-Comers cross country meet of the season at Anderson Dean Park on Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Titans and Lady Titans both had strong showings individually. The Lady Titans won…

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Lady Bulldogs place 4th at Mercer All-Comers; Bulldogs finish 5th

John Boursaw and Kenzie Humber top male and female finishers for Burgin Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs competed in their third and final Mercer County All-Comers cross country meet of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Anderson Dean Park. The Lady Bulldogs finished in fourth place, while the…

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Colts win physical battle with Titans in district finals

Titans miss opportunities late Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After splitting the first two matchups of the season, the West Jessamine Colts (10-7-2) won the rubber match against the Mercer County Titans (10-8-2) by a final score of 2-0 to win their third straight 46th District title on Thursday, Oct. 10. AJ Kinnell scored the…

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Blair places 31st out of 201 at Lake Cumberland

Fishing season in full swing Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Bass Fishing team competed in their third team tournament of the season on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Lake Cumberland. Freshman Gabe Blair had a very good day, according to his mother and head coach, Periann Blair. “We set a goal for him…

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Lady Titans shut out Somerset to advance to 12th Region semifinals

Mays, Garrett and Charles each score for Mercer County Robin Dean Contributing Writer sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Lady Titans soccer team (12-7-1)  took the pitch against the Somerset Briar Jumpers (12-7-1) in a late night 12th Region Tournament matchup played at West Jessamine High School on Monday, Oct. 14. They defeated the Briar Jumpers 3-0…

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Heartbreaking loss ends Mercer’s season at Region

Somerset scores in first minute of extra time to advance Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Coming into the game, the Mercer County Titans soccer team (10-8-2) had a record of 9-0 and three region titles in their last three region tournaments. That streak came to an end on Monday, Oct. 14, in a 3-2 loss…

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West Jess claims district title over Lady Titans

Dean, Garrett and Steele named to All-Tournament Team Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com West Jessamine (13-6-2) has ruled the 46th District ever since becoming a new member back in 2012. Their domination continued on Wednesday, Oct. 9, after defeating the Mercer County Lady Titans (11-7-1) by a final score of 4-1 to claim their eighth…

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Devine breaks school record

Senior breaks school record with 23 kills against Danville   Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com During Mercer County volleyball’s regular season home finale, history was made. Senior Jaclyn Devine broke a school record with 23 kills in one match against Danville on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Devine leads Mercer County with 256 kills and 46 aces…

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