Area Sports

Titans run all over Lions en route to first win

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It’s been a struggle for the Mercer County Titans (0-3) so far this season, but that was put on hold during a dominating 49-0 win over the Garrard County Golden Lions (1-2) on Friday, Sept. 7. This game was won with defense and on the ground. The Titans forced three…

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The Gold Standard

Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Donald Wayne Smith is the Athletic Director and assistant football coach at Mercer County Senior High School. His determination to turn the Titans into an athletic powerhouse has led to athletic success across the board, something the Titans have strived for. Smith started his athletic career at Harrodsburg…

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Owens grabs gold at AAU Junior Olympics

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       It is unfortunate that  javelin is not a contested sport at the high school level in Kentucky, because one Harrodsburg native is among the best in the country. Meghan Owens, a senior at Mercer County Senior High School, competed at the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa,…

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Bearcats blank Titans in one half of play

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Mother nature made her presence felt on Friday, Aug. 31, when the Mercer County Titans (0-2) fell to the  Anderson County Bearcats (2-0) by a final score of 28-0 in one half of play. Rain fell prior to the game, but a couple strikes of lighting was the…

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Lady Titans fall to Madison Central 2-1

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Lady Titans (6-1) have gotten off to a fast start this season, winning six out of their first seven games, including four in a row. That streak ended on Monday, Sept. 3, falling to the Madison Central Lady Indians (3-1) by a final score of 2-1. Senior…

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Titans drop to 0-2 after loss to Waggener

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Titans (0-1) came to the Rebel Bowl at Boyle County High School to take on the Waggener Wildcats (0-1) on Saturday, Aug. 25, after losing a heartbreaking season opener to John Hardin last week. Unfortunately, the result at the end of the fourth quarter stayed the same for Mercer…

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Mercer golf honors late coach in 2018 season

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Despite having a crop of returning players and a bunch of newcomers for the 2018 season, Mercer boy’s golf are going through tough times. Phil Williams, who has worked along side Head Coach Jay Anderson for the last 12 seasons, passed away  in late July. TItans gold has dedicated this…

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Lady Titans shut out South Laurel; Dean scores hat trick

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It has been a solid start to the season for the Mercer County girl’s soccer team, and that continued in a 7-0 victory over the South Laurel Lady Cardinals on Monday, Aug. 27. Sophomore Abby Dean scored a hat trick, while junior Hannah Johnson earned a clean sheet in goal.…

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