Area Sports

Rebels Earn First Win Against Golden Lions

Samuel Warren Herald Staff [email protected] The Boyle County Rebels boys basketball team (3-0) proved well above the competition on Friday, Jan. 15, defeating the Garrard County Golden Lions, in each team’s Region 12 opener, by a final score of 81-59. Garrard County didn’t have any players capable of guarding Boyle County’s scorers. The Rebels shot…

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Lady Titans Narrowly Defeat CAL

Samuel Warren Herald Staff [email protected] The Mercer County Lady Titans basketball team (2-0) defeated the Christian Academy of Louisville Lady Centurions basketball team (2-1) in a competitive affair decided by just four points on Saturday, Jan. 9. The 63-59 final scoreline changed leaders often throughout 32 minutes of play, but in the end, the Lady…

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Eagles Top Pioneers 82-74

Joe Mathis Contributing Writer [email protected] It was a tale of two halves Saturday for the Campbellsville University Harrodsburg Pioneers. After a first half that saw the Pioneers shoot nearly 54 percent from the field, that script flipped in the second half—and flipped quickly—as the Eagles clawed back from a 10 point first-half deficit to beat…

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Burgin Falls To Buckhorn In Season Opener

Riley Johnson Herald Staff Intern [email protected] After rescheduling games due to COVID-19, the Burgin Bulldogs finally made it onto the basketball court and faced the Buckhorn Wildcats Friday, Jan. 9, 2021. Burgin Head Coach Troy Thomas can always count on his team to hustle, but the Bulldogs couldn’t shut down Buckhorn’s Christian Collins and lost…

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Rebels Start Season With Win Over Spencer County

Samuel Warren Herald Staff [email protected] The Boyle County boys basketball team (1-0) looked alert and energetic in their season opening win against previously undefeated Spencer County (3-1) on Monday, Jan. 11. The Rebels’ length and athleticism prevailed against a Spencer County squad who had previously beaten Shelby, Nelson and Trimble Counties before traveling to Boyle…

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Cayden Devine Determined To Get Back In The Game After Torn ACL

Samuel Warren Herald Staff [email protected] High school sports introduce student-athletes to situational adversity that is completely unique. In Cayden Devine’s case, that adversity is injury. Devine is a three-sport athlete at Mercer County Senior High School, participating in football, basketball and baseball. As a freshman, Devine batted .338 with 12 RBI while pitching in six…

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