Area Sports

Bulldogs thrash Rams in final home game

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Despite the Burgin Bulldogs (9-16) basketball team not having any seniors, that didn’t stop some of their players from playing like it on senior night, in their 51-28 blowout victory over the Riverside Christian Rams (2-24) on Friday, Feb. 16. Junior Cameron Hurst leads the Bulldogs in scoring  and rebounding,…

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Lady Rams spoil Burgin senior night

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The second part of a boy-girl doubleheader went Riverside Christian’s (10-15) way, defeating the Burgin Lady Bulldogs (4-21) by a final score of 39-32 on Friday, Feb. 16. It was the final home game for senior Miranda Hungate and Summer Mullins. Head Coach Chad Terrell talked about what Hungate and…

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Mercer Archery brings home hardware at Bullitt East

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Archery team had a very successful weekend at the Bullitt Central Cougar Classic held at Bullitt East High School from Feb. 15-17. They brought home seven trophies in one of the most successful weekends of the season for the archery team. Both the elementary and middle school…

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Lady Titans end Burgin’s season in district play

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Lady Titans’ (26-3) state title defense began on Monday, Feb. 19, by defeating the Burgin Lady Bulldogs  96-10. Burgin (4-22), had trouble all night getting into a rhythm and it started from the tip. Mercer Head Coach Chris Souder sat his five stand-out seniors in the win. Sophomore Channing…

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Titans advance to district title game with win over Burgin

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans’ (23-5) quest to return to Rupp Arena for the state tournament began Tuesday, Feb. 20, with a win over the Burgin Bulldogs (10-16) by a final score of 64-31, advancing to the 46th district tournament finals for the fourth consecutive year. Senior Ty Divine led Mercer…

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Mercer wins on senior night

April Ellis Herald Staff E-mail@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (2-14), faced the Frankfort Panthers (13-11), Friday night, Feb. 9, for senior night. The Titans walked away with the 68-61 victory. The Titans never led by more than eight in the first quarter, closing it out 17-11. “Frankfort had their team, for the most part, finally…

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Lady Titans slam Bearettes

April Ellis Herald Staff aellis@harrodsburgherald.com The Lady Titans faced the Lady Rebels of Casey County, the Bearettes of Butler and the Lakers of Russell County over the weekend. While they walked away with three victories, they excelled Saturday and Monday night as much as they struggled Friday for senior night. vs. Butler 2/10 While Butler…

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Lady Eagles too much for Lady Bulldogs

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Despite the homecoming festivities at Burgin High School on Friday, Feb. 9, the Portland Christian Lady Eagles (6-14) defeated the Burgin Lady Bulldogs by a final score of 53-37 on Friday, Feb. 9. Burgin had a two point lead after one quarter of play but it was all downhill from…

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New era begins for Burgin baseball

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Last season, the Burgin Bulldogs baseball team was 0-17, 0-9 in region and 0-5 in district play. Donnie Edwards, the new head man for the Bulldogs, hopes to bring a winning atmosphere to a program that hasn’t had better than a .500 record since the 2009 season. Edwards played baseball…

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Burgin loses heartbreaker

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Portland Christian Eagles (9-12) ruined homecoming night for the Burgin Bulldogs (9-15), defeating them at the buzzer to steal a 53-50 win on the road. Isaiah Young for Portland Christian didn’t care that it was homecoming night. He just wanted to leave with a win, which ended up being…

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