Area Sports

Gritton vows for another state run

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Although Mercer County junior Reed Gritton did not finish where he would have liked at the boys golf state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Friday, Oct. 5, he enjoyed the opportunity and hopes to use it as a learning experience to get back next season. “I…

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Burgin’s season ends in district against West

April Ellis Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin volleyball ended their season Monday night, Oct. 8, with a loss to West Jessamine in the first round of district play. West Jessamine’s Caitie Hampton started the game serving, scoring 10 in a row. Burgin was able to return the ball, but struggled to keep it in the lines.…

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Lady Titans fall to East in first round of district

April Ellis Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County (7-18) Lady Titans volleyball team lost three straight tough sets Monday, Oct. 8 in the opening round of the district tournament to the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars (23-10). East freshman Lilly Glushschak scored four straight points on her serve and Mercer Head Coach Lynn Flach called a…

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Titans win third straight with win over Colts

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After starting the season losing four out of their first five games, the Mercer County Titans (3-4) have rallied and won their last three all-important district games and most recently a 36-22 victory over the West Jessamine Colts on Friday, Oct. 5. After a weather delay of almost two hours,…

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Mercer All-Comers XC Results; Lady Titans finish in first place

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans and Burgin Bulldogs competed in the Mercer All-Comers cross country meet at Anderson Dean Park on Tuesday, Oct. 2. On the girl’s side, Mercer County finished in first place overall. Junior Haley Blevins came in first place (20:59), eighth grader Clayra Darnell finished behind Blevins in…

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Rockcastle defeats Mercer in two sets

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County (6-16) volleyball team’s struggles continued Monday, Oct. 1, when they fell to Rockcastle County (15-14) in two sets, 2-0 (25-18, 25-16). Freshman Haven Six led the team with two aces and nine assists, junior Jaclyn Devine was the top player in kills with six and blocks with…

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Lady Titans fall 2-0 to West Jessamine

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Defeating the defending state champions is always a daunting task. The Lady Titans (10-5) were swept in the regular season by the West Jessamine Colts (9-3-4) on Monday, Oct. 1. The win gave West Jessamine the number one seed in the district tournament in a few weeks. Caroline Absher’s goal…

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Mercer County bass fishing underway

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       The inaugural season for Mercer County bass fishing is finally underway. The Bradley Roy HS Open took place at Herrington Lake on  the foggy morning of Saturday, Sept. 29. Despite not having any weigh-ins, the Titans and their head coach were glad to get the season underway, even…

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Titans survive late rally by East Jessamine

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (2-4) earned a big district win on the road over the East Jessamine Jaguars (2-4), by a final score of 29-22 on Friday, Sept. 28. Rushing the ball was the theme as the Titans dominated on the ground yet again and were able to force key…

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