Mules Golf Wins Quad Match On Tiebreaker

The Fairfield Mules won a four-team match in McLeansboro Monday, nipping the host Hamilton County Foxes on a tiebreaker. The top four for each squad combined for a 177 team score, but the Mules had five golfers shoot 50 or below to win the tiebreaker by five strokes. The Mt. Carmel Aces finished third with 179 strokes and Christ Our Rock Lutheran was fourth with 211. Fairfield’s Noah McElravy was medalist on the day, shooting a 40. Fairfield Mule Maverick Conrad and Hamilton County Fox Sammy Benbrook both shot 42s. Foxes Laban Hunt and Gavin Ingram and Mt. Carmel’s Jett … Continue reading Mules Golf Wins Quad Match On Tiebreaker

College Football, Week 1, Thursday Slate

Well, week 0 did not disappoint, with two fun games. Hawaii pulled off the double-digit upset in week 0 for the second straight year, despite four interceptions and benching their starting quarterback. And that all came after Miami covered against Florida in a low-scoring affair, something we warned of. My projections wound up splitting against the spread. Week one brings our first Thursday games. I kind of like Texas State to backdoor cover in a game more important to them than Texas A&M. I like UCLA to be improved in year two of Chip Kelly and think that game is … Continue reading College Football, Week 1, Thursday Slate

Mules Golf Gets Underway

The Fairfield Mules golf squad was the first FCHS athletes to get their season underway this school year, with one tournament and two duels already under their belt. Robinson Tournament They opened their season in the Robinson Tournament on Aug 19, playing the always-tough Quail Creek Country Club. Carmi won the team tournament, with their top four combining for a 312. They were led by medalist Oakley Gee, who shot a 68, while Ty Barbre was third as an individual with a 74. Effingham St. Anthony had a 315 team score, while Richland County carded a 333 to round out … Continue reading Mules Golf Gets Underway

ACC Football Spread Predictions

Here are the predicted spreads for every ACC football game, based on my preseason power ratings. In the Atlantic, national frontrunner looks like they will be a two-touchdown favorite in every regular season game of the year, and would be as well in any version of an ACC championship. The race is for second, where I have Florida State regrouping in Willie Taggert’s second year. Over in the Coastal Division, Miami hosts Virginia Tech in week five and Virginia in week six, giving them a slight edge in the conference race. Those are the next two teams in my power … Continue reading ACC Football Spread Predictions