Lady Mules Look To Follow In Footsteps With New Cast

A lot of teams can point to the 2021 sports season and wonder what if? It could be the next Marvel season on Disney Plus. Case in point: Chet Snyder’s Fairfield Lady Mules volleyball squad. An experienced and talented group went 21-3 on the year. Their only 2A loss on the year was a road defeat at Carmi with two starters out. Still, they never got a chance to test their mettle in the playoffs with the Covid-shortened season. “Talent-wise, that was my team with the most potential to make a run, yes. It was a crazy spring. We played … Continue reading Lady Mules Look To Follow In Footsteps With New Cast

Expectations Again High For Mules Coming Off Undefeated Season

When Justin Townsend took over as the head coach for the Fairfield Mules football team 21 years ago, they were coming off three straight 1-8 seasons. A realistic goal was to simply be more competitive. Wins were an afterthought. They won the first game of his first year, matching their win totals from previous three years in the first game. And it would be nice if that was a turning point, and the Mules were an instant powerhouse.  But, no, the evolution was slower than that. “In that first year, when we won our week-one opener, you would have thought … Continue reading Expectations Again High For Mules Coming Off Undefeated Season