Area Sports

Yeast Recognized For (Her First) 1,000 Points

April Ellis Herald Staff [email protected] Mercer sophomore Timberlynn Yeast was recognized for earning 1,000 points in varsity play before the Lady Titans’ game against Casey County on Friday, Feb. 5. Yeast hit the milestone basket last year, her freshman year,  in the opening game of the district tournament against the Burgin Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Titans…

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Lady Titans Beat Lady Rebels

April Ellis Herald Staff [email protected] The Lady Titans (6-4) easily handled defending 12th region champions the Casey County Lady Rebels (5-7) Friday, Feb. 5. Along with the 70-47 win, the Lady Titans also honored sophomore Timberlynn Yeast for achieving 1000 points last season. In the beginning minutes of the game, Casey County was able to…

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Admirals Come From Behind To Beat Patriots

Riley Johnson Herald Staff [email protected] The Danville Admirals (9-4) played a close game against the  Lincoln County Patriots (5-3), Friday, Feb. 5.  The Admirals came out on top, 63-52. Both teams stayed neck-and-neck with scoring going back and forth. The Admirals took good shots, but they bounced off  the rim. Lincoln, however,  seemed to hit every shot. The first…

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Lady Pioneers Score Second Win Of The Season

Joe Mathis Contributing Writer Despite losing eight consecutive games and getting off to a 1-8 start, Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg Lady Pioneers head coach Brian Tribble said his team was continuing to play hard. He also knew that as long as that trend continued, they would break out of the slump. That they did. Slowed by a…

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Burgin Falls To Mountain Lions

The Burgin Bulldogs played the Pineville Mountain Lions on Saturday, Feb. 6, at home. Throughout the game, both basketball teams fought hard, but the Burgin boys lost, 47 to 78. In the first quarter, the Bulldogs struggled to get shots on the board. Pineville had a good start with 22 points in the first eight…

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Lady Bulldogs Fall to Jackson City

April Ellis Herald Staff [email protected] Burgin’s Lady Bulldogs (0-3) were able to play just their third game Saturday, Jan. 30, against the Lady Tigers of Jackson City (3-7). It was a close, hard fought game but in the last minutes the Lady Tigers were able to pull ahead and close out the game 63-57. Jackson…

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Warriors Struggle To Overtake Titans

April Ellis Herald Staff [email protected] The Danville Christian Academy Warriors (3-3) made the short trip to Mercer County last Tuesday and faced the Mercer County Titans (3-0). The Warriors hit nine 3-point shots, but it wasn’t enough to get past the Titans’ defense and lost the game, 53-35. Mercer sophomore Evan Hart scored the game…

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