BDC Cross Country Meet Held In Hamilton County

Competing at Dolan Lake in Hamilton County Thursday, the Fairfield Mules finished third in the four-team Black Diamond Conference boys cross country meet. The host Foxes easily won the team title with 24 points, followed by Vienna in second with 56. The Eagles edged Fairfield by two points, while Goreville finished fourth with 86. In the girls’ meet, Goreville won easily as well, with 27 points. Hamilton County was second with 30 and Chester was third with 79. The Lady Mules did not have enough for a team score. The Foxes had three of the first four finishers in the … Continue reading BDC Cross Country Meet Held In Hamilton County

Conrad Plays In State Golf Tournament; Finished After Day One

Fairfield Mule senior golfer Maverick Conrad placed 59th out of 112 golfers on the first day at the IHSA 1A State golf tournament over the weekend, shooting an 86 on the par-72 course Prairie Vista in Bloomington. Conrad had three double-bogeys, all on par-4s, eight bogeys and seven pars on the day, missing the cut to advance to the second day of the tournament. The Carmi Bulldogs finished fourth as a team, behind Breese Mater Dei, Belleville Althoff Catholic, and Riverdale. Ty Barbre led them with a 12th place 154 over two days, while Oakley Gee was just behind in … Continue reading Conrad Plays In State Golf Tournament; Finished After Day One

Lady Mules Finish BDC Play Undefeated At 10-0; Big Clash On Deck In NCOE

Wrapping up an undefeated Black Diamond Conference season, Chet Snyder’s Fairfield Lady Mules knocked off visiting Carmi Thursday on Senior Night at the Mule Barn. Fairfield won in straight sets, 25-20, 26-24, fighting off challenges in both sets after early leads in both. That moved the Mules to 10-0 in the BDC-East, giving them the title outright for the first time since 2009. They have won conference 10 times since joining the BDC 17 years ago. The victory also moved the Lady Mules to 27-1 overall with their 18th straight win. Their lone loss was to Tolono Unity in the … Continue reading Lady Mules Finish BDC Play Undefeated At 10-0; Big Clash On Deck In NCOE

College Football Spread Predictions Week 8

Running behind this week, so throwing up the early games while I work on the rest. I did not get to the midweek stuff this week either. Perils of doing this as a side gig. Of the early games, I like Florida -4 and Louisville +25 the most. Away Home IAW Vegas Clemson Louisville 23.2 25 West Virginia Oklahoma -30.0 -32 Wisconsin Illinois 26.4 30 Florida South Carolina 5.5 4 Auburn Arkansas 19.1 19.5 Purdue Iowa -16.5 -17.5 Houston UConn 20.3 21.5 Kent St Ohio -7.9 -7.5 Georgia Tech Miami -19.4 -18 NC State Boston College 2.6 3.5 Here is … Continue reading College Football Spread Predictions Week 8