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Mercer Falls To Solid George Rogers Clark Team

April Ellis Herald Staff After a few days off, the Mercer County Senior High Lady Titans (13-11) faced the George Rogers Clark Lady Cardinals (16-6) at the Grind Session Friday, Feb. 3.  Mercer led early, but GRC’s size in the post caused problems for the Titans when it came to rebounding and driving through the…

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Burgin Finishes Strong In Win Over Model

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin (8-12) appears to be hitting their stride at the best possible time in the season, the Lady Bulldogs tallied another home victory Monday, Jan. 30, defeating Model (6-8), 35-29. The first meeting this season between Model and Burgin was held at Alumni Coliseum on the campus of Eastern Kentucky…

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Lady Pioneers Win Over Rival Grace Christian

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com Despite being without the services of leading scorer Oriona Woods, the Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg  Lady Pioneers earned a relatively easy victory over Grace Christian 77-68. The Lady Pioneers set the tone early in what played out as a very physical battle between the two squads. Halee Hood led the charge in the…

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Drakeford Scores 19, Helps Mercer Sweep West Jessamine

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Lady Titans (13-11) hot streak continued after defeating West Jessamine (9-10) for the second time in the 2022-2023 regular season. Mercer has now won nine of their last ten games, many in dominant fashion. When the two squads met in early January the Lady Titans struggled to pull away…

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Colts’ Experience Too Much For Young Titans

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Senior High Titans (7-9) faced off for the second time this season against the 46th district rival the West Jessamine Colts (11-8). The Colts were prepared for Mercer and shut down their post-play, which had been their strength. West forced Mercer to shoot outside and the Titans had…

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Mercer Archery Gets Closer To The Target At Lexington Christian

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer Archery competed at Lexington Christian Academy this Saturday, Jan. 28. The tournament featured top tier programs that proved to be a challenge for the Titans. The elementary team shot a 2603, and finished in fourth place after being positioned in second place for the majority of the event. Westin…

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Lady Bulldogs’ Hot Streak Continues Against Fort Knox

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin girls basketball has been on a tear lately. The Lady Bulldogs picked up their third straight victory on Thursday, Jan. 26, over Fort Knox 56-28. Burgin appears to be hitting their stride with nine contests remaining on this year’s schedule. “Better late than never,” said Burgin Head Coach Keith…

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Archery Team Takes Second Place At Nelson Shoot Out

The Mercer County  Archery program competed at Nelson County this weekend. The elementary team set a new team scoring high on the season shooting a 2634. The new team high earned them second place in the event. Braydon Howard finished in the top 10 with shooting a 241/300. King Middle shot a  score of 3004. Mercer…

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