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Bulldog Baseball Takes On Mercer

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs baseball team (0-9) made the short drive to Harrodsburg on Monday, April 1, where they played back-to-back games against the Mercer County Titans (9-6). The Bulldogs failed to score a run over their first three games, but have shown significant improvement over the last two weeks, scoring…

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Titan Boys Find Footing, Win 8 Of Last 11

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titan baseball team (7-6) pushed their record back over .500 this weekend following two extremely tight wins over Wayne County and Scott High School. Vs Collins (3/30) The Titans lone loss of the weekend was their final contest. The Collins High Titans (9-4) earned five walks in…

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Lady Titans Win Five Straight

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Lady Titans softball team (8-2) won four games in three days this past week, including a 16-5 rout of Rockcastle County (4-7) on Thursday, March 28. Vs Rockcastle County (3/30) The Lady Titans played a rematch with Rockcastle County two days after their 16-5 win, on Saturday…

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Titan Tennis Tames The Golden Lions

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County High School tennis program began its season on Thursday, March 14, in a home win against Lincoln County. A week later the Titans faced Garrard County in Harrodsburg and completed a 4-3 win, high­lighted by Sara Dunn’s 8-0 domination of Garrard ‘s num­ber one seeded singles player.…

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Baseball Titans Take Down E’town

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Mercer County baseball had a week of highs and lows. One day after the Garrard County Golden Lions came from behind in the sixth inning and defeated Mercer 7-5, the Titans did the same to Elizabethtown in a 9-4 battle. On Monday, March 25, the Titans (4-5) faced the Harrison…

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Wildcats Leave NCAA Tournament Early, Again

Austin Cocanougher Herald Staff Kentucky Basketball has reached an inflection point. After suffering another sea­son-ending loss at the hands of an inferior non-power five team, John Calipari finds himself at the lowest point of his career. The fanbase has officially turned on him, the athletic department seems to be done with his antics, and analysts…

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Lady Titans Pick Up Two Big Wins

Samuel Warren/Trevor Ellis Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com On Monday, March 25, the Lady Titan softball team ( 4-2) took on the Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) Lady Eagles (4-3). Hot bats from the Lady Titan’s lineup led to a 14-4 win in five innings. Senior Hannah Beasley had a standout game at the plate batting I .000…

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Anna Kate Drakeford Wraps Up Accomplished Career With Lady Titans

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com In the 2020-21 Mercer County Senior High girls basketball season, the Lady Titans hit their stride going into tournament play. They won the district and advanced to the region championship game against Southwestern. They lost that game by six points, 62-56, after starter Anna Kate Drakeford went down in the…

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UK Basketball’s March Madness Preview

Austin Cocanougher Herald Staff It’s March Madness time in the Bluegrass, and the Kentucky Wildcats are ready to prove to the world that they are no fluke. With Calipari and his team having much to prove, the Cats eagerly awaited their tournament draw on “Selection Sunday.” Despite the team falling short in the SEC Tournament…

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Titan Boys Split Home Double-Header

Samuel Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans baseball team (2-3) played two games on Saturday, March 16 in Harrodsburg. The Ballard Bruins (4-0) were the first opponent of the day and recently picked up a 4-0 win against Madison Central and a 10-0 route of Bullitt Central. Senior Aaron May began the game…

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