Area Sports

Lady Titan volleyball defeats Boyle County in straight sets

Mercer improves to 2-0 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   After defeating Casey County for their first win of the season on Monday, Aug. 19, the Mercer County Titans volleyball team (2-0) stayed perfect in a straight set victory over Boyle County on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Mercer County won in straight sets: 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-11).…

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Booth’s two goals in 2nd half propels Titan soccer over East

Titans def. Jags 3-1 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       After splitting their first two games of the season, the Mercer County Titans soccer team (2-1) won their home opener in dramatic fashion over their district rivals, the  East Jessamine Jaguars (1-1), by a final score of 3-1 on Saturday, Aug. 17. Senior Hunter…

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Former Harrodsburg product shines bright in Lone Star State

Nocus’ recruiting heats up Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Living out a dream is not something every kid is able to do. For Ayden Nocus, that dream is a reality. Nocus, 17, born in Danville and grew up in Harrodsburg, has been a part of the FC Dallas Developmental Academy in Texas since 2015. “Everything…

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Burgin Volleyball ready to perform in 2019

Stewart: “The mental part of the game is what we are focused on early in the season.” Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Burgin volleyball is one of two fall sports at Burgin Independent once the school year starts, and once the nets go up, Bulldog faithful rejoices in excitement. Head Coach Rick Stewart,…

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Versatility gives Lady Titan Soccer a big advantage in 2019

Culver: “I feel like everybody is accepting their role within the team early on in the preseason.” Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com  After reaching the 12th Region championship game in 2017, the Lady Titans fell in the district tournament in overtime to East Jessamine a year later, and are looking to make another run at…

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Lady Titans drop home opener to West Jess

Tucker’s four goals lift Colts over Lady Titans Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       The first game of the 2019 soccer season for the Mercer County Lady Titans got underway on Monday, Aug. 12. Different than year’s past, the Lady Titans started off their season by playing district rival West Jessamine, falling by a…

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Claunch places 2nd at AAU Nationals

Claunch: “Competing against the best brings out the best in you” Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com One of Mercer County Track and Field’s state champions recently competed on the biggest stage at the AAU National meet. Soon-to-be senior at Mercer County, Jasmine Claunch recently competed at the AAU Junior Olympic National Meet in Greensboro, NC.…

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Becthel returns as only experienced golfer for Lady Titans

Three newcomers join Lady Titans Golf program Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer County girl’s golf Head Coach Jeremy Brummett has had the challenge of coaching a very small team the last few years. After only having two golfers last season, Brummett’s team expands to four, with three newcomers. Junior Emily Bechtel, who competed at…

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