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Mercer Battles Back From Two Sets Down To Defeat East

April Ellis Herald Staff The Titans volleyball team won on the road against East Jessamine earlier this season, something the Jaguars were not expecting. East traveled to Mercer’s gym Thursday, Sept. 22, with a chip on their shoulder, but the Titans had no intention of losing on their home floor. With two starters out due…

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You Can Go Home Again: Jones Leads Brescia In Win Over Pioneers

Wesley Bird Herald Staff Wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Campbellsville University Harrodsburg (CUH) women’s soccer team hosted the Brescia University Bearcats Thursday, Sept. 22. With the Bearcats coming to Harrodsburg, it gave Mercer’s own Aubrey Jones a chance to play back in her hometown one more time in her senior year. Jones started for the Mercer County Titans…

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Lady Titans Can’t Get It Done On Senior Night

Wesley Bird Herald Staff Wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans girls soccer team (4-10-3) lost, 0-1, a lackluster game to the Garrard County Lady Lions (2-12) Monday, Sept. 26. Garrard County was the worst team in the 12th Region winning one game this season and have been out scored eight to 70 until playing the Titans.…

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Titans Soccer Drops The Anchor On Danville On Soccer Night

Wesley Bird Herald Staff Wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team (7-5-2) celebrated their 12 seniors with a 1-0 win over the Danville Admirals (8-4-2) Tuesday, Sept. 20. Mercer’s largest boys senior class ever includes Beau Brown, Forte Bess, Jase Cocanougher, Ian Devensky, Troy Diaz-Ward, Nolan Johnson, Brock Keller, Kamron Maddox, Sam Walls, Luke…

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West Jessamine Too Much For Titans Volleyball In District Game

Wesley Bird Herald Staff Wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans volleyball team (11-6) couldn’t get past the West Jessamine (11-9) wall falling 3-0 Thursday, Sept. 15. The Colts have been the standard in the 12th region in volleyball for years winning five of the last six region championships and 10 straight district championships. West Jessamine typically…

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Titans Football Struggle On The Road Against Warriors

Wesley Bird Herald Staff Wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans football team (2-3) suffered a road loss, 13-35, at the Reservation to the Southwestern Warriors Friday, Sept. 16.  Mercer looked competitive early, but couldn’t find any offensive rhythm in the second half and their defense wore down. Southwestern started with the ball on their 20 yard…

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Laykin Irvin’s Late Goals Save Titans Soccer

Mercer Fights Back In Second Half To Tie Shelby County 2-2 Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans girls soccer team (4-8-2) fought back in the second half to tie the Shelby County Lady Rockets (5-5-2), 2-2, Monday, Sept. 19. Mercer gave up two goals in the first half, but senior keeper Ryleigh…

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Last Second Field Goal Lifts Titans Over Admirals

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans football (2-2) ground out an ugly win, 17-14, over the Danville Admirals (2-2) Friday, Sept. 9. The two teams and coaching staffs combined for 19 penalties which would sway the game in Mercer’s favor in the end with senior Gavin Wilson making a 32 yard game…

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Seniors Power Mercer Volleyball’s Win Over Bulldogs

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Titans volleyball team (10-5) faced off against hometown rival the Burgin Bulldogs (1-10) for their senior night festivities. The Titans won in three straight matches 25-9, 25-16 and 25-14. Mercer celebrated their six seniors; Madisyn Griffin, Avery Robinson, Jai Maria Piazza, Kallise Gammon, Taylor Murphy and Jamesyn White…

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Lady Titans Show Some Fight Against  Region’s Top Team

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans girls soccer team (4-6-1) lost a scrappy game to the top team in the 12th Region with the Somerset Briar Jumpers (7-1-1) winning 1-3 Saturday, Sept. 10. The Briar Jumpers had multiple players get injured and two yellow cards and a red card were issued in…

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