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Mercer Can’t Keep Up With Broncos In Second Half

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team (5-4) had their toughest test yet this season with the Frederick Douglass Broncos (9-1-0) coming to town Thursday, Sept. 8. The Titans fell 1-4 to the third ranked team in the state with Aaron Steele serving as the head coach as Jeremy Carlson…

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Burgin And Mercer Cross County Both Finish Top Six

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs and Mercer County Titans cross country teams competed at the EG Plummer Invitational hosted by Danville High School at Admiral Stadium Saturday, Sept. 3. Both boys teams had great days on the course with Mercer placing third overall behind a fourth place finish from sophomore Marshall Hart.…

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Mercer Volleyball Takes Down Boyle In Four Sets

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans volleyball team (7-1) beat the Boyle County Rebels (10-9), 3-1,  for the second time this season in the 2A section 6 tournament Monday, Sept. 5. The Titans six game win streak to start the season came to an end in a close 2-3 loss to new…

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Yeast Scores First Win As Mercer Head Coach Against Bearcats

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans football team (1-2) got their first win under new Head Coach Craig Yeast with a lopsided 49-17 victory over the Anderson County Bearcats (0-3) Friday, Sept. 2. Mercer was in control the whole time with domination in all three areas of the game. It was a…

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Burgin Loses To The L.I.G.H.T. In Five Sets

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs volleyball team battled the Danville homeschool L.I.G.H.T. Eagles, going all five sets but coming up just short and losing 2-3 on Monday, Aug. 29. In the opening set, L.I.G.H.T. took an early lead with four points on serves until a service error, 1-4. Burgin made some miscommunication…

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Irvin’s Hat Trick Helps Lady Titans Put Away Wayne County

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans girls soccer team (3-1-4) defeated the Wayne County Cardinals (5-2), 4-1 on Thursday, Aug. 26. Wayne County struck early with a high arcing shot from the corner of the box that went over Ryleigh Sipe, leaving the Titans down 0-1. Mercer followed up with shots from…

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Pioneer Soccer Teams Split Season Opener With Toccoa Falls

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com Campbellsville University Harrodsburg kicked off their soccer season and a men’s and women’s doubld header against the Toccoa Fall Eagles Friday, Aug. 26. The men’s team won an exciting 5-2 victory powered by Connor Race’s hat trick. In the first minute of the game, the Pioneers were fouled in the…

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Mercer Cross Country Finishes Strong

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans cross country team participated in the Bourbon County Colonel Charge Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bourbon County High School. The boys team was led by sophomore Marshall Hart, who finished 21st out of of the 261 runners with a time of 17:49. Hart was followed by Sam…

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Titans Outplayed By Lexington Christian At Rebel Bowl

Wesley Bird Herald Staff wesley@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County football team (0-2) lost, 19-49, to the Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) Eagles on Saturday, Aug. 27. The Titans knew coming into the Rebel Bowl they were facing an uphill battle aganst the 2021 2A state runners up. The Eagles started on the 20 yard line after a…

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