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Archery Team Shows Promise In Early Season Tournament

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Archery program hosted their Titan Tournament over the weekend Saturday Jan 7. Elementary, middle school and high school teams were all in attendance. Coach Bailey and Coach Miller described the event as a great atmosphere, which saw multiple of Mercer’s archers set new personal best. The elementary…

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Titans Bounced Out Of Class 2A Tournament

April Ellis Herald Staff Mercer (7-7) fell to Bourbon County in the first round of the Class 2A sectional last Thursday, Jan. 5, 60-55. The score stayed close throughout the game and the Titans’ struggle with free throws cost them down the stretch hitting eight of 17. After coming off the Bourbon loss, the Titans…

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Burgin’s Struggles Continue Against Cumberland County

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs (3-11) were back in action Saturday Jan. 7 when Cumberland County (5-9) came to town. Burgin came into the match up on a six game losing skid. The size of Cumberland County’s front court controlled the game early and often. The Panthers dominated on the offensive glass.…

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Garrard Stymies Lady Bulldogs

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com In their first match-up since returning home from the Tampa Bay Christmas Invitational the Burgin Lady Bulldogs (2-8) hosted fellow 12th region foe Garrard County (1-11) Saturday, Jan. 7. Despite an historic rebound effort by Junior Avery Gray, Burgin fell to the Lady Golden Lions 64-37. Head Coach Keith Monson…

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Lady Titans Earn Back-To-Back Wins At 2A Tournament 

April Ellis Herald Staff The Mercer County Senior High Lady Titans (9-10) will make their fifth appearance in the Class 2A state tournament after defeating Boyle County 50-40 Saturday, Jan. 7, at Harrison County, in the 2A sectional championship. After getting tangled up with a player during Friday’s game against Lexington Catholic, Sara Dunn, who…

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Shorthanded Bulldogs Not Golden Against Fort Knox

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin Head Coach Todd Claunch prepared the Bulldogs (3-8) to take on the visiting Fort Knox Eagles (4-6). But the Bulldogs were without the services of senior Jacob Qualls due to a hand injury he sustained earlier in the season. With their size and athleticism, the Eagles were a matchup…

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Lady Titans’ Late Run Not Enough Against Knoxville Catholic

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer Head Coach Hayley Spivey and the Lady Titans traveled to Greenville, Tennessee, to compete in the Andrew Johnson Bank Classic. In the opening matchup, Mercer took on Knoxville Catholic (8-9) of Tennessee. The Lady Titans scored first on a LindsayLindsay Jessie layup. Unfortunately, Mercer would never held another lead…

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Titans Fall To Rebels In Overtime

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Senior High School boys basketball team (6-6) capped off the Ellis Trucking Christmas Classic with a disappointing loss to 12th Region rival Boyle County (5-6) on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. On the heels of a 83-28 victory against Knox Central, the Titans could not finish in the…

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Lady Titans Struggle At Queen Of The Commonwealth

Casey Roberts Herald Staff Sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Senior High School girls basketball team traveled to Mount Washington Dec. 19-22 to compete against some of Kentucky’s top basketball programs in the Queen of the Commonwealth invitational. The Lady Titans did not perform to their fullest potential, losing three of four games. Mercer dropped the opening…

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