Area Sports

Burgin drops home opener to Danville Christian

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Lady Bulldogs (0-1) volleyball team played their first home game of the 2018 season on Thursday, Aug. 16, but it unfortunately ended in a straight set loss to the Danville Christian Lady Warriors (0-2) by a final score of 25-11, 25-6. Burgin suffered their second loss of the…

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CU starts athletic programs and joins USCAA

Jennifer Marsh Herald Staff jmarsh@harrodsburgherald.com Campbellsville University has joined the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) with their new athletics program that will include men and women’s basketball, bowling and golf on Tuesday, during their media day held at the Willows. Michael Carter, president of Campbellsville University made the official announcement of the beginning of…

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Garrett’s hat trick leads Mercer past East

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       A total team effort propelled the Mercer County Lady Titans (1-0) soccer team to their first district win of the season against the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars (0-0) on Wednesday, Aug. 15. It was a 9-4 contest, which saw goals nine goals  between both teams in the first…

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Titans lose home opener to John Hardin

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com  On a rainy and muddy evening at Alvis Johnson Field on Saturday, Aug. 18, the Mercer County Titans (0-0) suffered a season-opening 20-19 loss to the John Hardin Bulldogs in the Little Caesar’s Ft. Harrod Bowl. The Titans held a 12-0 lead at halftime, eventually building the potential shutout to…

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Titans soccer defeat Bearcats 6-3

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans boys soccer team opened up their season on Tuesday, Aug. 14, by defeating the Anderson County Bearcats 6-3 in a physical game. Head Coach Doug McClain picked up his first win as Mercer County head coach and was thrilled the Titans came away with the victory.…

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Buchanan’s Titans ready for 2018

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Titans were just one win away from the state semifinals in 2017, but even  after losing a handful of impact seniors on both sides of the ball, their mission remains the same, win. The Titans lost some of their best play makers last year. Wide receiver and all-state defensive…

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Lady Titans fall in home opener to Pulaski

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       It was a tough home opener for the Mercer County Lady Titans volleyball team, losing in straight sets to Pulaski County (25-7, 25-22, 25-9), on Thursday, Aug. 9. “Pulaski has a good team so it’s not a disgrace to get beat by them, but it was not okay…

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Chad Mayes takes over Asbury women’s basketball

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com     Former Harrodsburg High School and Mercer County Senior High School assistant coach, Chad Mayes, was hired as the new head man for the Asbury women’s basketball program by the Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, Mike Whitworth on Thursday, July 26. Mayes has over 20 years of coaching experience, and…

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Becoming a leader on and off the court

Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Junior Jaclyn Devine is a very good volleyball player and student. Devine dominated the court last season as well as the classroom leading the Titans to a district runner-up and accumulating a 3.8 GPA through two years of high school.        The last two seasons have been tough…

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