Lady Mules Tennis Edges Wildcats, 5-4

The Fairfield Lady Mules tennis team picked up another team win Tuesday at Lakeside Park, knocking off visiting Salem, 5-4. Salem won the top two singles matches, but Fairfield swept the other four to take a 4-2 lead heading into doubles play. Brittany Titzer, Karigan Harvey, Alexis Worthey and Ella Thomas all had victories, playing to 10 games. They combined to win by 30 games. Salem took the top two in doubles play as well to tie Fairfield at 4-4. Lainie Milner and Adriana Munoz teamed for an 8-2 win in the number three match to give Fairfield the win. … Continue reading Lady Mules Tennis Edges Wildcats, 5-4

Conrad Advances To State Golf Tournament

Fairfield senior Maverick Conrad shot a 76 Monday in the West Frankfort Sectional, qualifying for the State Tournament in Bloomington, while junior teammate Noah McElravy missed advancing by one stroke. Carmi won the team title with a 301, becoming the first Bulldog team to win a golf sectional since winning five straight from 1975 to 1979. They were led by Oakley Gee, who became just the second Bulldog to win back-to-back Sectional titles. Gee shot a 66. He finished sixth at state last year as a freshman. McElravy shot a 79 Monday, missing the cut by one stroke at it … Continue reading Conrad Advances To State Golf Tournament

Lady Mules Clinch Conference Title With Room To Spare

With wins over Johnston City and Hamilton County, the Fairfield Lady Mules have improved to 24-1 overall, and 7-0 in the Black Diamond-East, as Chet Snyder’s volleyball squad continues to roll along in their best start to a season ever. With every other team in the division already with three losses, the Mule gals have already clinched at least a share of the BDC title, which is Fairfield’s eighth in 17 years in the league. One more league win would give them their first outright title since 2009, however. They have been co-champs their last three times, once with Edwards … Continue reading Lady Mules Clinch Conference Title With Room To Spare

Oh My Hammy!: FCHS Alumni 7-on-7 Held Saturday Morning; Draws Three Teams

With Homecoming week wrapping up Saturday evening with the dance, the action returned to the field Saturday morning, with an alumni 7-on-7 passing tournament. Played for the first time, the event drew three teams, with an entry fee of $100 per team. The money will will go toward a scholarship for an FCHS senior, based entirely on need. Two of the squads had sponsorships, with Wabash General Hospital sponsoring one team, and La Fuente helping another with shirts. WGH also provided athletic training services with Sarah Turner tending to the aging athletes reliving their glory days. With three teams, they … Continue reading Oh My Hammy!: FCHS Alumni 7-on-7 Held Saturday Morning; Draws Three Teams

Mule Gals Tennis Takes Down Aces, 7-2

Sweeping doubles play, the Fairfield Lady Mules picked up a tennis tea win Monday, beating the Mt. Carmel Lady Aces, 7-2. The Mule gals won four of the six in singles play, then took all three in doubles action. The win avenges a 5-4 loss to Mt. Carmel in early September. Up next for Fairfield is a home match against Salem Tuesday. They will play in the Carbondale Sectional on Oct. 18.   Fairfield 7, Mt. Carmel 2 Singles 1—Lainie Milner, F, def. Anne Schroeder, MC, 6-2, 6-2. 2—Adriana Munoz, F, def. Ashton Lane, MC, 6-2, 6-2. 3—Brittany Titzer, F, … Continue reading Mule Gals Tennis Takes Down Aces, 7-2

Lady Mules Win Three On The Road, Move To 22-1

With three straight road wins this week, Chet Snyder’s Fairfield Lady Mules have already eclipsed the 20-win mark, and have run their win streak to 13 straight. Aces Fairfield traveled to Mt. Carmel Monday for nonconference action against the former NEC rival Aces. Mt. Carmel caught them sleeping in the first set and sprung a 25-20 win on them. Fairfield rallied to take the next two sets, however, 25-16, 25-21, to keep the streak alive. Fairfield let an 8-4 lead slip away in the first set. In the second, they jumped out to a 16-6 lead and did not let … Continue reading Lady Mules Win Three On The Road, Move To 22-1