Area Sports

Titans steal big district win at East Jessamine

Kaelin Drakeford: 21 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com A district road game always calls for a tough environment, and East Jessamine is no exception, just ask Mercer County Head Coach Josh Hamlin. “This is one of the toughest places to play in our region,” he said. “East…

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Irvine announces retirement

Burgin HC to step down at end of season Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com “The Legend” as he is known around town is calling it quits. This time for good. Burgin boys basketball Head Coach Don Irvine announced his retirement, for a second time, via twitter (@BurginBBall) on Friday, Jan. 25. This is his 38th…

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Baughman continues to add to 12th Region POTY campaign

Baughman eclipses 1,000 points in less than three varsity seasons Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It’s been a very impressive season for one of the 12th Region’s best players. Mercer County senior Carter Baughman has been on a tear this season, averaging 23 points per game (20th in state), while shooting 48-percent from the field. Baughman…

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Lady Bulldogs ousted in All-A Classic first round

Washington County Defeats Lady Bulldogs in All-A First Round Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Burgin Lady Bulldogs (1-13) are still in search of their first win in 2019 after a 60-19 loss to Washington County (4-12) in the first round of the 12th Region All-A Classic, hosted by the Commanderettes. Eighth grader Kaiden Lewis led…

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Three Titans in double-figures in big district win over West

Titans Earn Big District Win Over Colts Sam Warren Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (10-8) defeated the West Jessamine Colts (12-8) on Friday, Jan. 18, in a low-scoring, tough region battle. The Titans kept it close but won in the end, 54-51, over the Colts. The Titans had already fallen to West Jessamine…

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Bulldogs Fall In All-A Classic Semifinals

Washington County Defeats Burgin 78-61 Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After defeating Danville Christian Academy to advance in the 12th Region All-A Classic last Monday, the Burgin Bulldogs (11-4) saw their run for the All-A title end to the host school, Washington County (11-5), by a final score of 78-61 on Thursday, Jan. 17. Senior Cameron…

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CAL Edges Mercer County At 2A State Championships

Camryn Preston Named To All-Tournament Team Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After earning a spot at the 2A State Championships in the Section III tournament last week, the Mercer County Lady Titans (10-7) matched up with Christian Academy of Louisville (CAL). Mercer County’s run at a 2A title came to an end, in a 66-51…

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Titans Handle Rebels With 77-60 Victory

Baughman: 22 Pts, 5 Asts; Drakeford: 13 Pts, 13 Rebs, 5 Asts Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After a big district home win against West Jessamine last Friday, the Mercer County Titans (11-8) followed up that win with another one against Boyle County (6-11), by a final score of 77-60 on Tuesday, Jan. 22. When…

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Burgin advances to All-A semifinals

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After suffering a two-game skid after a season-high seven-game winning streak, the Burgin Bulldogs (11-3) got back on the winning track in the 12th Region All “A” Tournament at Washington County High School on Monday, Jan. 14. They defeated Danville Christian Academy (3-10) by a final score of 66-42, the…

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