Area Sports

Mercer volleyball falls in straight sets to West Jessamine

3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 25-14) Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After an encouraging performance at home last time against West Jessamine (16-5), the Mercer County Titans volleyball team (9-5) took a step back in their second matchup on the road against the Colts, falling in straight sets, 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 25-14), on Tuesday, Sept. 24. West Jessamine…

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Titans rout Lions to improve to 4-1

Mercer County football gain confidence ahead of big matchup at Christian Academy of Louisville this week Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After last week’s tough loss against Boyle County, Head Coach David Buchanan said his team needed to improve across the board. That was certainly the case for the Mercer County Titans (4-1) in a…

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Gritton competes at inaugural All-State Tournament

Titan senior places 33rd Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com  Mercer County senior golfer Reed Gritton competed at the inaugural All-State Championships at University Club of Kentucky on Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 21-22. Gritton finished with a combined score of 152 (76 each day), placing him 33rd out of 96 competitors. “It was an awesome experience. The tournament…

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Titans split season series with Colts with win on road

Mercer County improves to 8-3-2 overall and 3-1 in district play Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com  Just one week ago, the Mercer County Titans soccer team (8-3-2) were shut out in a 3-0 loss to the West Jessamine Colts (8-6-1). In their second meeting on Saturday, Sept. 21, the Titans earned a 4-2 victory to…

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Curtsinger places first at Boyle County Invitational

Darnell placed 2nd; Lady Titans place 2nd as team Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans and Lady Titans cross country teams competed at the Boyle County Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 19, at Millenium Park in Danville. Senior Cody Curtsinger placed first overall among males, finishing the course in 18 minutes and 22…

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Burgin XC finish in top 5 at Boyle County Invitational

Boursaw places 4th Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs cross country team competed at the Boyle County Invitational on Thursday, Sept, 19, at Millenium Park in Danville. Both teams placed in the top five, with the Bulldogs placing third and the Lady Bulldogs placing fourth. Sophomore John Boursaw was the…

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Gritton and McConville honored on senior night

Boyle def. Mercer 153-162 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It was senior night at Brightleaf Golf Resort on Tuesday, Sept. 17, for the Mercer County Titans golf team. Seniors Reed Gritton and Login McConville were honored before teeing off for the final time at their home course. Gritton has been with program since middle school…

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Titans edge Bearcats in close 4-3 win

Booth scores twice; Titans improve to 7-3-1 Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com  The Mercer County Titan soccer team (7-3-1) came out on top Tuesday, Sep. 17, in their region cross-county matchup with the Anderson County Bearcats (1-10-1). The Titan attack was sublime, creating chance after chance from every angle, and a majority of the production…

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West Jess shut out Titans in first matchup between district rivals

Colts def. Titans 3-0 Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans soccer team (6-3-1) suffered defeat for the third time this season on Thursday, Sep. 12, when they played district opponent West Jessamine (8-5-1). Since 2012, only two schools have won the 46th district championship in soccer, Mercer County and West Jessamine. Although…

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