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Lady Titans Win Tough Battle Against South Laurel On Senior Night

Stacy Davis Contributing Writer Underneath a perfect fall sky, the Mercer County Lady Titans soccer team (3-6) defeated the South Laurel Lady Cardnals (7-3-1) in a hard fought 4-3 victory on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Lady Titans recognized five seniors—Annie Pendygraft, Emma Kiernan, Marlie Charles, Maddie Angel and Lauren Hayslett—before the start of the game.…

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Titans Shutout Western Warriors 45-0

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans football team (3-1) defeated the Western Warriors (1-2) on Friday, Sept. 10, in dominant fashion, 45-0. The game was originally scheduled against the Danville Admirals (2-2), who were forced to cancel their second straight game due to COVID-19. On short notice, Head Coach David Buchanan found…

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Mercer’s Net Game Too Much For Boyle

Trevor Ellis Herald Staff tellis@harrodsburgherald.com The Titans volleyball team beat Boyle County, 2-1, Saturday at a tri-match hosted by Madison Southern. After winning their first set 25-18, the Titans seemed to lose focus and gave away the second set, 25-13, but work up in the third set to beat Boyle 25-13. Senior Haven Six opened…

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Mercer Boys Soccer Falls To West Jessamine

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team (5-5-1) fell short in a close 2-1 loss to their district opponents, the West Jessamine Colts (4-3) on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Mercer started the game with an early shot from Gavin Wilson resulting in a corner after the West Jessamine keeper, Connor Archer,…

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Mercer Runners Medal At Woodford Invitational

The Mercer Cross Country team traveled to Versailles for the Woodford County Invitational on Saturday. The boys team had three runners finish in the top 30: Elijah Profitt, Marshall Hart and Sam Lewis. Clayra Darnell finished fourth in the girls division with a time of 21:27.93 and the boys finished seventh over all with a…

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Lady Titans Score 4-1 District Win Over Lady Jaguars

Stacy Davis Contributing Writer The Mercer County Lady Titans were home Saturday, Sept. 4, for a morning game against the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars. They’re both young teams who have struggled to get the “W’s” this season, but Mercer earned the win, 4-1. Early morning games sometimes mean sluggish starts, and that was how the…

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Bulldogs And Titans Finish Strong At E.G. Plummer Invitational

Cross country teams from Mercer County Senior High School and Burgin Independent High School traveled to the E.G. Plummer Invitational at Admiral Stadium this weekend. The Burgin girls team finished fourth over all with a total time of 2:38:01.20 and an average time of 31:36.24. Mercer’s Clayra Darnell finished fifth over all with a time…

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Volleyball: Lady Bulldogs Fall to Frankfort Panthers

Trevor Ellis Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Lady Bulldogs volleyball team (1-7) were defeated by the Frankfort Panthers (7-5) on Thursday, Sept. 2, in three straight sets. With injuries and quarantines, Burgin has struggled to put their starters on the floor. “One of the biggest things we struggled with tonight was mental mistakes,” said Head…

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Titans Soccer Easily Handles Patriots

Wesley Bird Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans Boys soccer team (4-3-1) defeated the Lincoln County Patriots (2-4-2) in a 3-1 victory Saturday, Aug 28. Mercer was without head coach Jeremy Carlson because of family obligations, leaving assistant Aaron Steele to make his head coach debut. The Titans wasted no time to get on…

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