Area Sports

Titans advance to district title game

Burgin ends season with 20 wins for third time since 1943   Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (18-10) got the best of the Burgin Bulldogs (20-9)  for the second time in less than three weeks, this time, with much higher stakes. The Titans ended the Bulldogs’ season by a final score…

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Lady Bulldogs end regular season with two wins

Burgin def. Riverside Christian and Cordia  Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After a rough start to the calender year, the Burgin Lady Bulldogs (3-21) ended their season with two victories over Riverside Christian and Cordia on Saturday, Feb. 16, before district tournament play begins next week. Here is a recap of their two wins. vs.…

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Southwestern spoils Lady Titans’ regular season finale

Lady Titans fall to Region foe, 61-45 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com For the first time since early February of 2016, the Southwestern Warriors (20-5) defeated the Mercer County Lady Titans (18-10) by a final score of 61-45 on Friday, Feb. 15, in the final regular season game for both teams. “We have two big weeks…

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Mercer Archery places fourth at NASP Regions

Highest finish ever at region for Mercer Archery Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Archery team competed at the NASP Regional Tournament at Lincoln County High School on Saturday, Feb. 9. The Titans finished fourth overall, their highest finish ever at the regional tournament. Junior Bailey Robinson finished 10th overall among females with…

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Bulldogs defeat DCA on senior night

Wesley Tyler: 25 Pts, 11 Rebs Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs celebrated senior night with a big 64-40 win over Danville Christian Academy on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Junior Wesley Tyler had himself a game. The big man scored 25 points and hauled in 11 rebounds and set the tone for the Bulldogs…

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Lady Bulldogs fight, but fall to Model

Burgin with two games remaining before district Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Lady Bulldogs’ struggle continued against Model on Tuesday, Feb. 12, losing by a final score of 45-25. Sophomore Hannah Stewart led Burgin with 10 points. Freshman Brynn Simpson was the top rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs with eight. Model lead 21-5…

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Titans finish regular season with win at Madison Southern

Mercer County ends season strong Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The final regular season game for the Mercer County Titans was played on Monday, Feb. 11, in a 79-75 win over Madison Southern. Prior to Monday’s win, the Titans defeated Adair County and dropped two games to Casey County and Lincoln County. With the win…

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Baughman named 12th Region’s best

Back-to-back POY for Mercer County boys Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com For the second year in a row, the 12th Region Player of the Year plays for the Mercer County Titans. The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC) named senior Carter Baughman as the player of the year in the 12th region early Monday, Feb.…

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Robins honored for stellar career

Two-time state champ returns to MCSHS Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It was a special night for one former Lady Titan basketball star. Seygan Robins, 2018 Miss Kentucky Basketball and two-time state champion and Sweet Sixteen MVP, returned home for a ceremony celebrating her accomplishments during her high school career at Mercer County. Robins’ high…

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Lady Titans bounce back with two big road wins

Lady Titans win at Butler and Russell County Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After suffering a tough defeat at the hands of 12th Region foe Casey County lat Friday, Feb. 8, the Mercer County Lady Titans (18-8) avenged that loss with two big wins on the road at Butler and Russell County. Here is a…

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