Area Sports

Lady Titans advance to district title game

Mercer blanks East 6-0 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It’s never easy beating a team three times in a season, but the Mercer County Lady Titans soccer team (11-6-1) accomplished that feat, defeating the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars  (6-14) 6-0, in the first round of the 46th District Tournament on Monday, Oct. 7. Last year,…

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Darnell and Curtsinger take home first prize at Mercer All-Comers

Titans and Lady Titans win second Mercer All-Comers Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       The second Mercer County All-Comers meet was held on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Anderson Dean Park, and the Titans and Lady Titans had themselves a day. They both finished first place overall, including having the top male and female finishers…

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Boursaw and Humber top finishers for Burgin at Mercer All-Comers

Boursaw places 6th; Humber 11th Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       The second Mercer County All-Comers meet was held on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Anderson Dean Park, and the Burgin Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs each had multiple runners places in the top 15. The Bulldogs placed fifth overall among all male teams. Sophomore John…

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Mighty Mighty Titans edge CAL 45-42

Titan rushing attack with 420 rushing yards Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Mercer County football (5-1) picked up their fifth win in their first six games with a 45-42 road victory over the Christian Academy of Louisville Centurions (3-3) on Friday, Sept. 27. This is the best start the Titans have had in…

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Titan soccer def. Frankfort 4-2 on senior night

Booth scores two goals in physical game Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       It was a tough and physical game between the Mercer County Titans soccer team (9-4-2) and the Frankfort Panthers (9-7) on Thursday, Sept. 26, which the Titans won 4-2. Mercer County celebrated senior night and one of their top seniors, Hunter…

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Lady Titans mercy rule Marion County on senior day

Eight different goal scorers for Mercer County Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com      As senior day goes around fall sports at Mercer County, the Lady Titans soccer team (8-6) could make the case for the most impressive win. They blanked Marion County (8-6-1) 10-0, ending the game with 10 minutes still left on the…

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Titan volleyball wins on senior night

Mercer County improves to 11-5 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After their season long 4-game win streak was snapped against West Jessamine last week, the Mercer County Titans volleyball team have won their last two games, most recently in a straight set victory on senior night over Casey County (9-15), on Monday, Sept. 30. The…

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Bechtel shoots personal personal best at Region 4 Tournament

MCSH junior shoots 88; Misses state by two shots Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The girls’ golf Region 4 Tournament took place on Monday, Sept. 30, at Maywood Golf Club in Bardstown. Mercer County’s only competitor, junior Emily Bechtel, shot a personal best 88, but missed out on the state tournament by two shots. The…

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Sparrow excited for opportunity to lead CU Pioneers

Former Titan named Interim HC   Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It’s a new era for the Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg men’s basketball. After announcing their new logo a few weeks ago, another big announcement was made on Thursday, Sept. 19. Austin Sparrow, former Mercer County Titan, has been named the interim head coach for the newly…

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