Area Sports

Trent Isn’t Satisfied With Back-To-Back Singles Championships

Local Tennis Phenom Hopes  For More Than Regional Success In Final Two Years Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Winning the 12th Region singles title in consecutive years is quite the accomplishment, but for Rebekah Trent, there is still work to be done. Trent, who will be a junior in 2020, has already compiled a record…

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CU-Harrodsburg Builds New Athletic Facilities

Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Conover Education Center has changed the face of the south side of Harrodsburg, but the Campbellsville University satellite campus is not done yet. CU-Harrodsburg is building a state of the art sports facility off of Legion Drive just behind Kroger. Along with athletic offices and classrooms, the building will…

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Lyric Houston Plays On NAIA’s Biggest Stage

Former Lady Titan Competes In NAIA College World Series Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com    After an illustrious high school career which consisted of a state championship in basketball and a district championship in softball, former Lady Titan star Lyric Houston recently competed in the NAIA College World Series for Lindsey Wilson College. The series took place…

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Three Bulldogs compete at state track meet

Vandiviere, Kestler and Humber go against state’s best Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Three Burgin Bulldogs qualified for the Class A state meet at the University of Kentucky on Thursday, May 30. Seniors Daylan Vandiviere and Ethan Kestler along with freshman Kenzie Humber all competed in the pole vault event for Burgin. While Kestler and Humber…

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Trent falls in 2nd round at state tournament; Caton/Bryant ousted in 1st round

Lady Titan tennis competes at state Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After winning their second consecutive 12th Region title, the Mercer County Lady Titans tennis team competed at the KHSAA State Tennis Championships on Thursday, May 30, at Top Seed Tennis Club in Nicholasville. 12th Region singles champion, sophomore Rebekah Trent, defeated Metcalfe County’s Konnor…

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First time for everything: Lady Titans track win state

Mercer County girls track wins program’s first state championship Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com In each of the last three state meets, the Mercer County Lady Titans track and field team have made history. In 2017, they finished sixth, their highest finish in school history. Last year, they finished runners-up, breaking their own school record…

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Terry Smith

Terry Smith, 50, of Harrodsburg, husband of Elizabeth Ann Cunningham Smith, died Thursday, May 30, 2019.  Born July 20, 1968, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late William Bradley Sr. and Mary Edna Richardson Smith. He was a retired Captain of Harrodsburg Fire Dept., Station Chief at Central Station 5 and Assistant…

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Former Titan track star places 4th at ACC Championships

Johnson completes first season at Louisville Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After an extremely successful and decorated high school career, former Mercer County Titans track and field star Aaron Johnson is already making a name for himself as a freshmen at the University of Louisville, placing fourth overall among decathletes, earning him  2nd Team All-ACC…

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Admirals best Titans in 12th Region Semifinals; Baughman’s walk-off wins first round matchup against Wayne Co.

Baughman’s walk-off hit propels Titans past Wayne County in first round Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com    After a thrilling victory in the 46th District Tournament to capture their first district title in eight years, the Mercer County Titans baseball team set their sights on the 12th Region Tournament at Southwestern High School. Mercer County’s…

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Making History: Titan senior earns first ever archery scholarship

Bailey Zammit: “It feels so unreal” Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com     The season for Mercer County Titans archery ended just a few weeks ago at Nationals, but the historic season adds another headline. Senior Bailey Zammitt, who just completed her first season on the archery team, became the first ever student-athlete from the program…

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