Area Sports

Sweeping their way to victory

Lady Titans tennis wins 8-0 over Pulaski Co. Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Lady Titans cruised their way to another victory. They defeated the Pulaski County Lady Maroons 8-0 on Monday, April 22. In singles, No. 1 seeded sophomore Rebekah Trent lost the first set to Emma Calfee, but gained momentum and…

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Mercer Archery hosts 3D tournament

Senior Cole Clark highest finisher among Titans Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans archery team hosted their final home meet of the season last Saturday April 13. Only six male members of the team competed at the 3D tournament. A 3D tournament differs from a standard bullseye tournament because the range is…

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Another meet, another victory

Lady Titans run away with Heart of the Bluegrass Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com One of the biggest  annual track and field meets in the state of Kentucky took place this past weekend. Alvis Johnson’s Heart of the Bluegrass took placed on Saturday, April 20, despite cold and rainy conditions. Over 30 teams were expected…

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Titans split season series with Jags after loss

Errors cost Titans in big district matchup Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After defeating East Jessamine (5-12) in convincing fashion one week prior to this game on Thursday, April 18, the Mercer County Titans (11-6) fell at the hands of the Jaguars at their field by a final score of 4-1. Joshua Schubert earned the…

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Bulldogs dismantle Fort Knox

Reed pitches complete game Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After going through a small three-game losing skid, the Burgin Bulldogs baseball team (11-7) got back on the winning track in a dominating victory over the Fort Knox Eagles by a final score of 22-3, in three innings on Monday, April 22. Eighth grader Hunter Reed…

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Lady Titans fall to East Jess in extra inning thriller

Mercer County falters three-run lead in seventh inning Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com   After a tough loss to Ashland Blazer over the weekend, the Mercer County Lady Titans  (7-11) endured another brutal defeat, this time to district rival East Jessamine (11-3) by a final score of 11-10 in eight innings of play. Eighth grader Kayleigh…

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Titans defeat Bulldogs in three innings

Devine Throws No-Hitter In Complete Game Victory Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com In their first meeting of the 2019 season, the Mercer County Titans (11-5) got the better of the Burgin Bulldogs (10-7) by a final score of 17-0 in three innings of play on Tuesday, April 16, in Burgin. Mercer County freshman Cayden Devine…

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Titan tennis def. Garrard County

After 1-3 start, Titans get back in win column Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans earned a much needed victory on Thursday, April 11, over the Garrard County Golden Lions. After starting the season 1-3, this 6-3 win got the Titans back in to the win column. In singles, No. 1 seed,…

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Lady Bulldogs fall to Bardstown in four innings

Cocanougher: 2-2, 1 RBI Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After winning their first two out of three games, the Burgin Lady Bulldogs (2-7) have endured a six-game losing skid. They were defeated by the Bardstown Lady Tigers by a final score of 23-4 in four innings of play. Freshman Brittany Yates took the loss, pitching…

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Barnett fans 14 in rout over East Jess

McGinnis and Tatum each hit first home run of season against Jags Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After taking a crushing one-run loss to district rival West Jessamine last Tuesday, the Mercer County Titans (10-3) quickly regrouped and earned a convincing 11-3 victory over East Jessamine (2-11), another district rival on Thursday, April 11. Senior…

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