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Wrestling club wraps up successful inaugural season

Samuel Warren Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Board of Education recently heard a report from the creator and inspiration for the Mercer County Wrestling Club, Craig Hampton, who recently led the team composed of first through eighth graders, through its inaugural season. The club got a bit behind at the beginning of the season…

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Lady Titans softball plans to improve in 2024

                                      Samuel Warren Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com In the three previous seasons, Mercer County Lady Titans softball has struggled to compete in the 12th Region. Throughout the springs of 2022 and 2023 the Lady Titans combined for a…

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Kingston Mays Signs With Georgetown Tigers

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer County football’s defensive line was deep and talented this past season. The defensive line starred in wins over Paul Laurence Dunbar, Danville and Marion County in which they allowed only 109 rushing yards over three games. The pass rush was as good as it ever has been in recent…

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Lady Titans Struggle Against Pulaski In Senior Night Game

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Lady Titans (16-11) played their second to last regular sea­son game against a formi­dable 12th Region opponent, Pulaski County (21-7), on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Pulaski County is currently ranked second in the KHSAA RPI ratings for the 12th Region, and the Lady Maroons pro­vided a tough and…

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Taylor And Irvin Honored At Burgin Senior Night Of Service

April Ellis Herald Staff The Burgin High School Bulldogs (6-22) faced off against the reigning Kentucky Christian Athletic Conference champions Highlands Latin (20-8), Saturday, Feb. 17, and honored seniors Jacobe Taylor and Landon Irvin. Despite the valiant effort of its seniors, the Highlanders were too much for the Bulldogs, who lost 64-43. As a junior,…

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Titan Archery Hosts State Warm Up

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer County Archery held an all-comers tournament at Mercer County Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 10. 287 participants from 12 different schools took aim on Saturday, and Tyler Middleton finished first among all Mercer County athletes. Middleton’s 286 was well enough to earn him fourth place. Boyle County’s Wade Stallard…

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Bulldogs Battle In Loss Against Trinity Christian Academy

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs (6-20) faced District opponent Trinity Christian (17-9) for the second time this season on Thursday, Feb. 8, in Jack Coleman Sr. Gymnasium. In the two team’s last meeting, Jake and Hudson Taylor combined for 24 of the Bulldogs 34 points, but the Bulldogs found it difficult to…

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Rockets Fail To Launch Against The Titans

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Senior High boys basketball team had a big region win Friday, Feb. 9, against the Rockcastle County Rockets, 62-47. Earlier in the week, the Titans nearly toppled the 12th Region defending champions, the Pulaski Maroons, on the road when they cut a 16-point deficit to three points, but…

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