Area Sports

West too much for Burgin volleyball

Jared Holt Herald Staff jholt@harrodsburgherald.com Despite facing a powerhouse West Jessamine team that made it to the Elite 8 in the state tournament last year, the Lady Bulldogs volleyball team showed they weren’t intimidated by anyone’s reputation Monday night in the opening round of the 46th District Tournament. Service errors prevented either team from getting…

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Lady Titans clash with West for 46th

Jared Holt Herald Staff jholt@harrodsburgherald.com Semi-Finals vs. East Jess. In a match that looked like it could go either way, the Lady Titans volleyball team ensured their place in the 12th Region Tournament by defeating East Jessamine Monday night in the opening round of the district tournament, 3-1. Nerves looked to get the better of…

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Titans take out Admirals in region play

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After suffering a loss to Danville back in early September, the Mercer County Titans boys soccer team got their revenge, defeating the Admirals, 4-3 on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the first round of the 12th Region Tournament. Danville scored first off the foot of Nathan Hazlett. Hazlett took the shot…

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West Jess wins district title over Lady Titans

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The 46th district crowned the West Jessamine Colts (14-2-5) as champions when they defeated the Mercer County Lady Titans (5-10-2) by a final score of 4-0. It was their sixth consecutive district title since joining the 46th district back in 2012. Senior Morgan Pence for West Jessamine scored two goals,…

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Lady Titans advance in region tourney

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After losing to the West Jessamine Colts for the third time this season, the Mercer County Lady Titans soccer (5-11-2) team had to immediately bounce back and prepare for the 12th region tournament. It looks like the preparation has paid off after the Lady Titans defeated the Somerset Lady Jumpers…

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Titans give up late goal; Colts take district

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After splitting the season series with their district rivals, the Mercer County Titans (9-9-3) soccer team lost a heartbreaker to the West Jessamine Colts (13-6-1) in the 46th district championship game on Thursday, Oct. 12, by a final score of 1-0. Freshman Amsalu Kinnell broke the 0-0 tie with just…

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Titans roughed up by Taylor County

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Taylor County Cardinals  (5-2) came in to Alvis Johnson Field on Friday, Oct. 13, and defeated the Mercer County Titans (5-3) by a final score of 47-19. It was a tough night for Mercer as they struggled to contain Taylor County on the ground. The Cardinals scored seven rushing…

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Lady Titans take care of Danville on senior night

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Sending seniors out with a win during their final home game is what every player and coach hopes for. The Lady Titans volleyball team defeated Danville in straight sets, 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-18), to send their seniors home with a win on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Senior Janelle Taylor had 11…

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Knox Central transfer hopes to make immediate impact

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Transferring schools many miles away is always tough for a student-athlete. Transferring to the defending state champions might help heal that wound. Junior Toni McCombs is the latest member of the Lady Titans basketball team. Her previous school was Knox Central High School in Barbourville and she talked about the…

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Lady Titans soccer advance to region

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Lady Titans soccer team (5-9-2) defeated the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars (7-12-1) for the third time in a week, defeating them 2-1 on Monday, Oct. 9, to advance to the 12th region tournament. Freshman Bella Garrett got things started, scoring within the first five minutes, to put the Lady…

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