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

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

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

Lady Mules Win Twice In Conference Play This Week

They did not play their sharpest game of the year, but an off night for the Fairfield Lady Mules is still good enough for a 25-12, 25-19 home conference win over Eldorado Thursday night. That was the second BDC win of the week for Chet Snyder’s squad, after they beat Hamilton County Tuesday on the road, 25-14, 25-11. Coming into the year, the Lady Foxes were thought to be the toughest challenge within conference play for Fairfield. On Thursday, Fairfield jumped out to an 8-1 lead, with Chloe Britton serving seven straight points. In that surge, Britton had two aces, … Continue reading Lady Mules Win Twice In Conference Play This Week

Lady Mules Advance To Gold, Finish Third In Casey Invitational

Advancing to the Gold Flight for the first time since joining the Casey-Westfield Invitational, the Fairfield Lady Mules suffered their first loss of the year but bounced back to claim the third-place trophy in the always difficult early-season tournament. Pool Play Fairfield went 3-0 in pool play, starting with two straight sets wins. They beat the Salt Fork Storm, 25-12, 25-14. The Mule gals then easily handled Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond (ALAH), 25-8, 25-10. That set up a showdown with the Newton Lady Eagles, one of the teams Fairfield coach Chet Snyder noted in the preseason would be one of the tougher foes … Continue reading Lady Mules Advance To Gold, Finish Third In Casey Invitational