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Titans Beat Western Hills 28-21 In Clutch Performance

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans Football team (5-2) won their homecoming game with a 28-21 victory over the Western Hills Wolverines (1-5), Friday, October 1. The Horn Home Supply  game featured an exciting aerial offensive attack from the Titans with senior quarterback Trosper Buchanan throwing for a career high 256 yards and…

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Burgin X-Country Honors Seniors, Hart And Darnell Finish First

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin Cross Country honored its eight senior runners last Tuesday night after the Mercer County All Comers at Anderson Dean Community Park.  The Mercer boy’s team placed first overall with a team average time of 20:10.67. Mercer freshman Marshall Hart placed first in the boy’s division with a time of…

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Lady Titans Fall To North Laurel Jaguars

Stacy Davis Contributing Writer The Mercer County Lady Titans (5-6) fell in a close road game, 4-3, against the  North Laurel Lady Jaguars (2-9), Thursday, Sept. 30.  The Lady Titans started the game without senior Annie Pendygraft on the defensive line from a knee injury during the Anderson County game. Coach Josh Culver started McKinley Stagner…

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Mercer Advances Over East In District First Round

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team (9-8-2) defeated the East Jessamine Jaguars (9-9-1) in an exciting 2-1 victory to make it to the 46th district championship game. Not only did they get the win, but they celebrated four seniors beforehand: James Johnston, Jonah Lewis, Chase Mobley and Hunter Booth. …

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Gabe Blair Reels In Points For Mercer County Bass Fishing

The Mercer County Bass team competed this past weekend at the Big Bass Bonanza on Cumberland Lake. They had three team boats fishing against 118 other school boats. Gabe Blair finished 44th with two fish, clinching AOY/AddBass Championship race points for the team. It was a really tough day out on the water. J.C. Howard,…

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Undermanned Titans Fall To The Colts

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County boys soccer team (8-7-2) lost to district opponents West Jessamine Colts (10-5-1), 0-2, Saturday, Sept. 25.  The Titans ran into a familiar problem this year with two starters out due to injury and COVID-19 protocols. They were also without assistant coach Aaron Steele due to coronavirus protocols.…

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Titans Struggle Against Tough CAL Team

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans football team (4-2) lost 42-0 to the Christian Academy of Louisville (CAL) Centurions (5-1) on an off night for the whole team, Friday, Sept. 24. Mercer started the game with the ball and after two rushes for minimum gains, they went to the air on third…

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Mercer, Burgin X-Country Teams Finish In Top 10

The Mercer and Burgin Cross Country teams traveled to Berea for the Berea Community Invitational at Alumni field on Saturday. Mercer’s boys’ team finished fourth overall with a total time of 1:40:12.79. Burgin’s boys’ team finished tenth overall with a total time of 1:46:39.20. Burgin’s girls’ team finished eighth overall with a total time of…

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CU-Harrodsburg Pioneer Premiere Set For Oct. 8

Pioneer Premiere happens Friday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The men’s and women’s Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg basketball teams will open their seasons this year in showcase style scrimmages that allow fans to see what to expect from the Pioneers this season.  The event will host introductions of all our sports leading up to the basketball teams. …

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Titans Score A Stunning Victory Against The Warriors

Wesley Bird Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer Titans football team (4-1) defeated the Southwestern Warriors (3-1), a top five ranked 5A team, 22-21 in an exciting fashion on Friday, Sept. 17. Southwestern received the ball to start the game and were moving down the field with their run heavy offense until Mercer’s bend-but-don’t-break defense was…

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