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Lady Titans track wins region championship with 180 points

Mercer County girls track claim first region title since merger in 2006; Boys track places 7th Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It has been an emotional few weeks for the Mercer County Titans track and field program, but things are certainly looking up. The Lady Titans dominated yet another meet, taking the Class AA Region…

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Lady Titans win back-to-back Region tennis titles

Sophomore Rebekah Trent defends singles title   Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Tell me if you’ve heard this before: the Mercer County Lady Titans tennis team are the 12th Region Champions. It sounds familiar because the same thing happened in 2018. Sophomore Rebekah Trent defended her singles title, defeating Pulaski County’s Emma Calfee 6-0, 6-2.…

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Titans claim first district baseball title since 2011

Barnett pitches gem to end Mercer County’s 13-game losing streak to Colts Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com It was a season of firsts for the Mercer County Titans baseball team (18-11). They defeated the West Jessamine Colts 6-2 to claim their first 46th District title since 2011, and also ended a 13-game losing streak to…

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Two Burgin track seniors qualify for state track meet

Vandiviere wins region in pole vault; Kestler places fifth    Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com After losing key seniors from the 4×800 meter relay team last season that qualified for state, the Burgin Bulldogs track and field team had to put in a lot of work to get back to state. The Bulldogs placed 10th…

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Lady Titans shutout in District

Mercer County falls to West Jess in third meeting Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       It wasn’t the ending the Mercer County Lady Titans softball team (12-19) had hoped for, but that’s the way the game goes sometimes. After defeating West Jessamine (10-15) the previous two times they played this season, the third time…

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Marcum falls in quarterfinals

Wessling and Moseley drop super tiebreaker in 2nd round Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       The Mercer County boy’s tennis team competed at the 12th Region Tournament on Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, at Centre College and Danville Bate Middle School. “Leading into region this year, as a team, we had been in every…

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East Jess def. Lady Bulldogs in three innings

Hammons and Simpson with only two hits for Burgin Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       It’s been a tough season for the Burgin Lady Bulldogs softball team (3-20). Their season ended in the first round of the 46th District Tournament at the hands of the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars (19-8) by a final score…

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Burgin’s season ends in district

Edwards: “I’m excited about our future” Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Despite their season ending at the hands of the West Jessamine Colts (16-12) on Saturday, May 18, in the first round of the 46th District Tournament, the Burgin Bulldogs baseball team (15-18) achieved a lot this season. They won 15 games in 2019, the…

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Stark back on sidelines for Mercer soccer

Stark: “Coaching at MCHS is very close to my heart”     Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com A familiar face will be back on the sidelines for Mercer County boys soccer in the Fall of 2019. Mercer County Athletic Director Donald Wayne Smith announced last week that Garrett Stark would be returning as head coach…

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Lady Titans edge Boyle at Central Ky Championships

Yeast named Central Ky Conference Girls Coach of Year Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Another meet, another win for the Mercer County Lady Titans track and field team. They placed first overall with 145.5 points, edging out second place Boyle County with 133.5 points at the Central Kentucky Conference at Henry Clay High School on…

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