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2022

Mustangs in the news

  • June

    Mustangs conclude a great Spring Golf Season

    by Mullen Athletic Department
    After a tough start at the 4A Golf State Championship in Grand Junction Colorado, Mullen’s Girls team rebounded nicely to finish up the season. 
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  • May

    'Stangs in position after 1st round

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen girls tied for 3rd as a team; Choi and Zingler within top-10 individuals.
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  • McGrath signs with CSU-Pueblo

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen keeper lands late deal with ThunderWolves after planning to be a walk-on at Metro State.
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  • 'Stangs, Choi dominate another regional

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen wins a 2nd-straight team title in regionals, by a whopping 20 shots, Choi, with a 4-under 68, takes her 3rd medalist title in a row; 'Stangs finale in 2022 will be May 31-June 1 in Grand Junction at the 4A Championships.
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  • 'Stangs stunned at home in extras

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    No. 5 Mullen falls to Heritage 5-4 in 8 innings; season of expectations comes to an early end despite four HRs.
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  • Mullen girls clear track ... and field

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Dwol, Freelon lead 'Stangs to a second-place showing in Class 4A, Colorado Championships that were hindered by the late-spring snow. 
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  • Postseason holes await 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen heads to Montrose for Class 4A Region 4; Mustangs, senior Choi, are defending champs.
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  • Updated playoff schedule

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    After multiple changes because of the storm, here's the latest schedule for Mullen hosting Class 5A Region 4.
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  • Another jump into history ...

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior Agur Dwol wins another long-jump title and helps Mullen to a relay title; more action on Sunday.
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  • 6 'Stangs named all-league

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Vanek, Best head Mullen's all-league selectees in girls lacrosse.
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  • Dwol leaps to glory ... again

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior sets another all-time Colorado best in the triple jump and remains tops nationally; impending storm figures to force several schedule changes for Friday and Saturday.
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  • Extra baseball is here

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen baseball will host a Class 5A Regional and is primed to challenge; the only question is when, as Colorado's fickle May weather is to make its usual appearance in late-season spring.
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  • Andrew Brady, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport: Baseball (infielder).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Is 13 for his past 19 (.684); leads the Mustangs as well as Class 5A with 26 extra-base hits; and stands third in 5A slugging percentage (1.093) and tied in 5A for seventh in home runs (seven).

    Grade-point average:  
    4.15.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • Dwol again flies high

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior Agur Dwol ups her all-time best and state record in 1 event and sets a PR in another; Mullen boys and girls 6th in the team chases heading into the Colorado Championships May 19-21 in Lakewood.
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  • Girls netters net a 1st, 2nd and 3rd in doubles

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen finishes 6th as a team at 4A tennis in Pueblo; three of 4 duos place, led by Walters-Brouillette at No. 4.
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  • Looks like 'Stangs will host ...

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen beats Mountain Range 9-4 on the road to finish its regular season at 18-5; Mustangs seem to be assured of hosting in next week's Class 5A regional rounds.
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  • Mullen comes up short in the hills

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs gave up 2 second-half goals, 1 inside 3 minutes, to lose 2-1 at Steamboat Springs in the 2nd round of the Class 4A playoffs; 'Stangs finish 11-6.
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  • 'Stangs stand 6th through 2 days

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen girls will have two lines playing for championships and another going for third place, all in doubles, in the final day (Saturday) in Class 4A Colorado tennis.
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  • 'Stangs swim to 6th in 4A pool

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Austin Linn, Noah Mooney and Oliver Valdez head Mullen's efforts at the VMAC in Thornton.
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  • 'Stangs double-up in Pueblo

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    All 4 doubles teams advance to the semifinals; Yost may be alive in singles playbacks; Mullen in competitive shape after 1st day of 4A state tennis.
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  • Brady powers 'Stangs to league crown

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior infielder Andrew Brady blasts 3 home runs, Trevor Moore adds a grand slam and Henry Stewart a 3-run shot as Mullen ties for Centennial Championship; regular-season finale on Saturday, then 5A regionals.
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  • 'Stangs blow into the 2nd round

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Kendall Smith, Mattea Parsons get the goals in a 2-0 victory in the Class 4A playoffs; Mullen will head to Steamboat Springs on Saturday for Round 2. 
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  • Agur Dwol, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport: Track and field (long jump, triple jump and relays; two-time champon in the triple jump and defending champion in the long jump).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Recently set the all-time best by a female long-jumper in Colorado history, 41 feet, 10 inches, which also is tops nationally in 2022. Also went 19-11.25 in the long jump, the best in state this season and second nationally.

    Grade-point average:
    3.1.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • Playoff lacrosse roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Boys fall to Cherokee trail and girls lose at Valor Christian in 5A preliminaries.
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  • Marsh, 'Stangs control Arapahoe

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior Owen Marsh fans 10 in 11-1 victory; A, Brady, Moore lead the bats; Mullen stays tied atop the Centennial.
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  • Mullen to host Centennials

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs will host the Centennial League track and field championships on Thursday and Saturday.,
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  • 4A girls soccer bracket

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs are the No. 11 seed.
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  • 5-7 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Boys swim and dive prep for 4A meet at league championships; track and field is 2 weeks from the state meet.
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  • 5A boys lacrosse bracket

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs are the No. 22 seed.
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  • 5A girls lacrosse bracket

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs are the No. 15 seed.
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  • Choi, Zingler again sit atop Centennial

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior and junior finish 1-2 -- again -- in the league; lots of momentum heading into the postseason.
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  • Moore, 'Stangs getting well

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior pitches Mullen past Eaglecrest 9-2 as the final week of regular season awaits; Mustangs go for a dozen hits, half for extra bases; hosting a regional is still a possibility.
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  • 5-6 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Defending 4A champ 'Stangs qualify all for the state tourney again; girl soccer ends regular season with a shutout.
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  • 5-5 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Girls tennis rolling along the net; girls soccer blanks Elizabeth in a walk; Choi, 'Stangs tuning up for postseason girls golf; and baseball takes a hit, but stays at top of the Centennial. 
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  • 'Stangs complete league sweep

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen rolls through Smoky Hill 15-1; Mustangs await 5A playoffs with 4th straight victory and 7th in 8 matches. 
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  • Lexi Yost, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport: Tennis (No. 1 singles).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Moved up from No. 2 singles the past season on the Class 4A championship team to take over at No. 1, has won 8–of-12 matches in dual meets and leads the Mustangs into today’s regionals.

    Grade-point average:
    3.64.

    Class:
    Junior.
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  • Familiar theme, opposite result

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    3 days after beating Cherokee Trail by the 10-run rule, CT returns the favor with a 12-2 victory in 6 innings; teams again tied at the top of the Centennial League. 
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  • 'Stangs grab first league title

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen cruises past Eaglecrest 13-1 for at least a share of the 5A League No. 1 crown; one more regular-season match to go, but it also will be the first banner in The Hutch for boys lacrosse.
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  • Jumpin' Jack Agur

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Dwol, a senior, sets a Colorado record (41-10) in the triple jump and is No. 1 nationally; she also goes 19-11.25 in the long jump, tops in 2022 here and No. 2 nationally; 'Stangs girls 2nd as a team at the Liberty Bell Invitational.
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  • April

    'Stangs grab Centennial lead

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Moore, 15-hit attack spark 11-1 win over Cherokee Trail; Mustangs are up one with 5 to play in the loop.
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  • 'Stangs rally for late, key win

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen downs host Cheyenne Mountain 10-9, stays in playoff picture.
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  • 4-29 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    On another windy Friday, boys lacrosse keeps control of league; girls tennis completes regular season.
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  • Yay! Fowler new head coach

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Stephanie Fowler is Mullen's new cheer coach; 'Stevie' has ideas of re-establishing Mullen pride and spirit.
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  • 'Stangs shut down Trailblazers; win 5th in a row

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Marsh, Gamueda each have 4 RBIs in 13-3 victory; Mullen remains atop the Centennial with Cherokee Trail; the 2 will meet on Saturday. 
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  • Choi, Zingler again lead 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior goes 5-under par, junior is 1-under as Mullen takes runner-up as a team in Centennial League Tournament No 4.
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  • Kaitlin Zingler, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport: Golf.

    What I’ve done lately:
    .Finished runner-up in her past two tournaments – the Bruin Invitational at CommonGround Golf Couse on Monday with a 2-over-par 73 and a 1-under 72 in Centennial League Tournament No. 4 at Aurora Hills G.C. on Wednesday.

    Grade-point average:
    4.4.

    Class:
    Junior.
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  • Resilient 'Stangs rise up

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Late goals by Bond, Dempsey help to propel a rousing 10-9 decision of Lewis-Palmer; Mullen takes control of league as Thomason also is outstanding on face-offs.
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  • 4-26 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Girls soccer loses a tight one; baseball keeps on rolling; track results from Saturday; and girls lacrosse falls to league leader.
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  • Zingler leads young 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Junior, who grabs runner-up, 2 frosh account for 3rd-place finish at CommonGround G.C.
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  • Jack Krza, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sports: Football (offensive and defensive line) and swimming (relays and freestyle).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Qualified with teammates for all relays and getting close in the 100-yard backstroke and 50 freestyle.

    Grade-point average:
    3.15.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • 4-20 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Choi, Zingler lead girls golf in league match; boys lacrosse, karr earn 3rd straight victory; girls tennis swept in 5A nnleague.
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  • 4-21 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen 9 beats Smoky again; girls tennis handles Grandview; girls soccer wins at Eaglecrest; girls lacrosse drops home finale
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  • Degitis named boys coach on the pitch

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Remove the interim from Matt Degitis' head-coaching title -- he's now in full command of boys soccer.
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  • 4-19 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Baseball, Moore beat Buffs; girls soccer wins over Cherokee Trail; boys swim and dive falls at Smoky.
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  • 'Stangs 8th in Smoky Invite

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Linn, Mooney head Mullen showing in Aurora; 13-team event.
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  • 4-16 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Baseball bashes Bruins; girls tennis grabs a couple of match victories; girls soccer rolls Overland.
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  • New league for Mullen in '22

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Scheduled confirmed for next season -- 5 nonleague and 5 in the new Front Range League South.
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  • 'Stangs add 6 signees

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    A half-dozen Mullen college signees cap the Class of 2022 at 2 dozen. 
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  • 4-12 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Zingler heads girls golf; baseball errs against Creek; Johnson heads 'Stangs' pitch; girls tennis takes down Cherokee Trail.
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  • 4-13 Lacrosse Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs boys open league with an 8-3 victory; girls drop another one-goal game.
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  • Henry Stewart, Student-Athlete of the Week

    High-school sport: Baseball (pitcher-outfielder).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Had a three-run home run in Saturday’s victory in Pueblo and had two of the team’s five hits in an extra-inning loss to Cherry Creek on Tuesday.

    Grade-point average:
    4.1.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • 4-11 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs girls win 2-0 on the pitch; girls lacrosse falls late; girls tennis swept; and bys swim and dive fares well in Thornton.
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  • Jeff Lepley to head boys tennis

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Accomplished player, assistant in both genders for Mustang, now in command in the fall. 
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  • 4-9 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Baseball wins in Pueblo; track and field hosts its 24th Invitational; girls lacrosse falls to rival.
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  • 4-7 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Zingler, 'Stangs 2nd in Centennial golf; H. Stewart, baseball sweep Grandview; girls soccer shut out by Creek; girls tennis swept by Bruins; boys swim and dive falls to Wolves.
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  • Mullen Cheer announces Try-outs for the 2022-2023 Season

    Interim Head Coach, Stephanie Fowler
    MUSTANG CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS
    2022-2023 SEASON
    APRIL 26-28
    4-6PM
    GREEN ROOM
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  • Keelee Rakowski, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Soccer (left or right wing).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Leads the team with four goals.

    Grade-point average:
    4.06.

    Class:
    Junior.
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  • 4-6 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Boys lacrosse shows quite well in loss to CA; girls tennis completes delayed dual victory at Arapahoe; girls lacrosse loses at Cherry Creek.
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  • Stewart earns redemption

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Thomas Stewart bounces back with a decisive sacrifice fly; it caps a dramatic 5-4 victory for the 'Stangs over Grandview.
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  • 4-5 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Blowing' in the wind -- Girls soccer loses league opener to Grandview; girls tennis must wait another day to complete a match at Arapahoe.
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  • Netters downed by Heritage

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen drops a 5-2 match to Heritage in nonleague; Centennial League play begins Tuesday at Arapahoe.
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  • 4-2 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Baseball drops a wild one; track competes in Fort Collins; girls lacrosse wins in league.
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  • 'Stangs rock in tri-meet

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen handles Littleton and Douglas County; Mustangs win 7 events.
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  • 3-31 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Marsh begins and ends 12-2 baseball victory; Zingler and Choi head girls golfers in the Centennial League.
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  • Haley Vanek, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Lacrosse (attack and draw specialist).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Scored four goals in a 16-6 victory over Columbine to take the team lead in scoring with 10 goals.

    Grade-point average:
    3.9.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • March

    3-30 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Yost, girls tennis win first dual of 2022; Rich, girls soccer level mark at 2-2 with a road shutout.
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  • Beck, Vanek spur victory

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs run past Columbine 16-6 in nonleague; Grandview in league is next on Friday.
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  • O'Blia finishes 2nd nationally

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen sophomore loses 4-2 decision in Virginia beach to finish runner-up at the National High School Coaches Association Tournament; Alina Antillon moves to 9th in national rankings.
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  • 3-26 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Baseball shuts out Fossil Ridge; O'Blia wrestling for a national title; Gallegos 4A player of the year; Kilah Freelon also an all-stater.
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  • Connor Warren, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sports: Football (linebacker, all-Class 5A Jefferson County League second team) and lacrosse (midfielder).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Had a goal and two assists as the Mustangs downed Santa Fe Christian, the No. 3 team in California, on a trip during spring break.

    Grade-point average:
    4.47.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • 3-24 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen baseball falls behind early, can't recover against Regis Jesuit in 8-3 road loss; girls lacrosse downs Chaparral 10-8 in nonleague; girls soccer levels its record with 2-1 home decision of Denver South.
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  • O'Blia, Antillon head 'Stangs all-staters

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Champions Dale O'Blia and Alina Antillon top wrestling honors; Linares, Valdez-Lemos, Troni also recognized.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    5 'Stangs on all-Centennial

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Freelon, Gallegos and Perez make all-league for girls; J. Leslie and Lopez named in boys.
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  • Mustangs drop opener

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs fall 1-0 to Lutheran on the road in nonleague.
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  • 'Stangs stopped in opener

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen girls fall 15-7 at Air Academy in nonleague; Vanek gets 4 goals.
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  • 3-16 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs plate 7 late runs to win on the road; boys lacrosse falls in California.
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  • 3-12 Spring Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs baseball sweeps Erie at home after schedule change; boys lax falls to defending Colorado champ.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Mullen's 4 on the floor

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs win a 4th consecutive 4A championship, 44-38 over previously undefeated Windsor; team was 78-23 over the span; 19 playoff victories in succession; seniors step up against adversity and solve the Wizards down the stretch; 5th girls title in command for Coach Cawley.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs blast Rams

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen's defense is too much for Green Mountain in a 55-25 4A semifinals victory; Mustangs have won 18 playoff games in a row; next is the title game on Saturday against Windsor; Freelon, Gallegos and Perez again lead the way.
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  • Hannah Giacomin, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sports: Basketball (shooting guard) and golf (state-placer).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Helped the Mustangs to the Class 4A final four; Thursday matchup against Green Mountain at the Denver Coliseum.

    Grade-point average:
    3.5.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • O'Blia, Howes top all-league

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Two-time champion Dale O;Blia and head coach John Howes top 8 Mullen entries on all-Centennial League wrestling for 2021-22.
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  • Spring '22: Cold, snow and opening day are here

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Boys swim and dive began last week; Thursday, baseball, girls golf, boys and girls lacrosse, girls soccer, girls tennis, and track and field get their turns; Mullen interests are good in multiple sports.
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  • Mullen girls turn 17

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs win their 17th consecutive playoff, 59-27 over Roosevelt; 3-time-defending champs' Big Three plays in final home game at The Hutch; semis matchup on Thursday is next at the historic Denver Coliseum.  
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  • Spring '22: Swim with 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Boys swim and dive under new management and first in the spring for Mullen.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs run over in Sweet 16

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    No. 46 Mullen falls to No. 3 Chaparral 63-51, but its late-season showing made for an interesting finish.
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  • Alina Antillon, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport: Wrestling (136-pounder who competed in four consecutive finals bouts, the past two that were sanctioned).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Recently won the 136 championship in its second season recognized for girls. She was 41-0 with 41 pins and only one bout went into a second period. For her career, including two unsanctioned titles at the same weight and a sanctioned runner-up, she was an impressive 104-3.

    Grade-point average:
    4.2.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • Photps by John eyba

    Fun facts about a fun run

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    No. 46 Mullen has attained new 5A highs with its two victories; 'Stangs will take on host Chaparral in Parker in the Sweet 16,
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Sweet win in Sweet 16

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen keeps rolling with a 77-31 blowout of Berthoud; defense and passing the biggest keys; 'Stangs will host No. 7 Roosevelt on Friday, 6 p.m., in the 4A quarters.
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  • February

    Photos by John Leyba

    No. 46 Mullen does it ... again

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    The Mustangs continue to come through by knocking off No 14 Doherty 61-46. The unlikely bracket-busters have earned a chance for more extra basketball -- vs. No. 3 Chaparral on Wednesday, March 2.
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  • Photos by John leyba

    'Stangs too much for Cougars

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen blitzes Coronado 71-18 in the 2nd round of the 4A playoffs; 15th postseason win in a row; Mustangs will host Berthoud Tuesday in the Sweet 16.
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  • Dale O'Blia, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Wrestling (undefeated two-time Class 3A 106-pound Colorado champion).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Won his second consecutive championship the past weekend at Ball Arena – was 44-0 for the 2021-22 season, 61-0 in his career. Also helped lead the team to a fourth-place finish.

    Grade-point average:
    4.1.

    Class:
    Sophomore.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    No. 46 'Stangs eliminate No. 19 Eagles

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior Ethan Heffern drills 8 3-pointers as Mullen whips host Broomfield 59-38 in the 1st round of the 5A playoffs; Mullen advances to the 2nd round at Doherty on Saturday.
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  • Photo by John Leyba

    Class 4A girls bracket

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    The 48-team outlay for the playoffs; Mullen, the 3-time-defending Colorado champion, is the No. 2 seed. 
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  • Photo by John Leyba

    Class 5A boys bracket

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    The 48-team outlay for the playoffs; Mullen is the No 46 seed.
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  • Alina Antillon caps brilliant career

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior wins at 136 for a 41-0 season, a four-year mark of 104-3 and a career to remember.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Extra hoops for 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen easily handles Highlands Ranch to 67-52 to secure a 5A postseason spot; bracket to be released Sunday; expect a 1st-rounder on Wednesday.
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  • Photos by Brad Cochi CHSAA

    2-18 Winter Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs, still in the team chase, send 3 to the 3A finals; girls basketball wins 5th in a row and completes regular season; boys hoops gets key victory to stay within postseason race.
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  • O'Blia wins again; 'Stangs 4th

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Soph Dale O'Blia wins again at 3A 106 and is 61-0 for his career; Linares (132) and Valdez-Lemos (170) are runners-up; Troni (170) takes 3rd.
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  • Photo by John leyba

    Cawley wins Sanders Award

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Longtime girls basketball coach Frank Cawley is the Dave Sanders Colorado Coach Award winner; featured in Mile High Sports Magazine.
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  • Mat matters back in Denver

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    As the Colorado tournament returned after a COVID stint in Pueblo, Mullen boys advanced 4 to the 3A quarterfinals and senior Alina Antillon kept her quick pace.
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  • 2-16 Basketball Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs' girls cut loose against Eaglecrest in a 58-38 victory headed by Freelon; boys hang for a bit before being blown out by Raptors 61-45.
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  • Alyssa Terry, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sports:
    .Swimming (freestyler and relay-team member, state-qualifer) and volleyball (middle blocker and hitter).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Helped a couple of relay teams compete at the Class 4A Colorado meet.

    Grade-point average:
    3.7.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • Countdown to finish ...

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Basketball staring at final regular-season games; ice hockey falls at home, finale will be Thursday.
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  • Mission: Championship

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen boys set to challenge for their first wrestling championship; Fab 5 lead the way; O'Blia still undefeated; Alina Antillon a favorite in girls; action starts Thursday.
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  • 2-12 Winter Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Superlative 'Stangs sending 9 boys and a girl to state wrestling; girls hoopers gaining momentum, boys struggling; ice hockey drops a pair; girls swim and dive wraps up season.
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  • 'Stangs add another big-leaguer

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    New head coach Phil Stanford welcomes former Colorado Rockies OF Cory Sullivan; he'll join other staff members, including Jason Hirsch, a former Rockies hurler. 
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Ethan Heffern, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Basketball.
    What I’ve done lately: Recently provided a spark to help the Mustangs knock off Smoky Hill in the Centennial League and remain in the Class 5A playoff chase.
    Grade-point average: 3.3
    Class: Senior.
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  • Winter's stretch run is here

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Busy rest of week, first postseason play.
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  • 'Stangs can't climb Aspen

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Late push comes up short in 4-2 loss; Mansfield, Witwer provide goals.
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  • 2-5 Winter Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Dobson, Dooley and Mansfield lead 'Stangs to a meaningful tie; girls swim and dive completes 'A' league, 4A finals are next.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs take a thriller

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen outlasts Smoky Hill 79-78 in 2OT; snaps 7-game Centennial losing streak and stays in the 5A playoff hunt.
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  • Beckie Mutz joins 'Stangs staff

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Longtime coach now in command of Mullen boys swim and dive; familiar face brings wealth of knowledge and experience.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Mullen rolls Smoky Hill

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs blow out Buffaloes 73-27 in league; victory snaps 2-game losing streak and stretch of four losses in 7 games; Freelon returns from injury.
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  • 'Stangs roll a 7 on signing day

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Five in football and 2 in boys lacrosse make for a fortunate class.
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  • Sportswomen to honor 2 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior trackster Agur Dwol and tennis' Lauren Manwiller, now a college frosh, to be honored in organization;'s 48th year.
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  • January

    Moore listed among national elite

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior Trevor Moore listed by MaxPreps and Collegiate Baseball as one of the top U.S. schoolboys; Stanford signee will lead Mustangs in preseason practice on Feb. 28.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs humbled by Wolves

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen suffers 33-point loss to Grandview in the Centennial League, team's worst in 4 seasons. 
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    1-29 Winter Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen boys hoops thisclase in 66-64 loss; wrestlers, behind O'Blia and Valdez-Lemos, grab 3rd at Bear Creek tourney; ice hockey falls on road in Colorado Springs.
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  • Carter Hill, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Ice hockey (defenseman) and soccer (goalie).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Seasoned defenseman is having his best season to date.

    Grade-point average:
    4.5.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • 1-27 Basketball Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs girls get beat at their own game in 54-45 setback to Arapahoe; boys turn it over repeatedly in 69-43 whipping.
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  • 'Stangs aren't in Kansas anymore, but left as 6th

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    O'Blia, Antillon, Linares and Troni are champs as Mullen shines out of state; Mustangs keep high-end season rolling.
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  • 'Stangs override RV ... again

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen beats Rastoin Valley a 2nd time, 49-38, to move to 11-4; important meeting at Arapahoe on Thursday; Perez, Schwertner and Jones stand out in nonleague.
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  • Mullen drops a roadie down south

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs fall 8-2 to Rampart; Rams squeeze off 56 shots.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Mullen girls working toward improvement

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs display strong defense and flashes of losing their offensive problems; Schwertner and Perez lead the way.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Raptors too much for 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    High-flying Eaglecrest rolls Mullen; 'Stangs' skid reaches 4 in a row.
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  • 'Stangs headed to Kansas

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen one of 22 teams in Overland Park for Blue Valley NW Husky Invitational; latest OTM rankings.
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  • 1-19 Basketball Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen girls use 2nd-half surge to roll Cherokee Trail; boys fall to Cougars 64-56 in 2OT. 
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  • Allison Schwertner, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Basketball (guard-forward).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Scored a career-high 16 points with three 3-pointers in Wednesday’s 65-35 whipping of Cherokee Trail as the Mustangs moved to 9-4 overall.

    Grade-point average:
    4.3.

    Class:
    Sophomore.
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  • Jeremy Heil joins staff

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Former Chatfield assistant and father of senior Jaxon is Mullen;s new defensive coordinator.
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  • 2nd-half trouble for 'Stangs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Overland goes for a 47-point second half in a 68-51 defeat of Mullen in the Centennial League; Mustangs fall to 5-7, 1-3.
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  • Fab 5 'Stangs 4th in Florence

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen takes 4th at the rugged Mel Smith Invitational; unique trip to a Kansas tourney is next.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs can't handle Valor

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Raegan Beers leads Eagles with 35 points in a 62-51 victory; Mullen hadn't lost consecutive games in Colorado since February 2018.
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  • 'Stangs come up short against powerful Buffs

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Diasselliss, J. Leslie help keep Mullen within range; team is 5-6 overall, 1-2 in the Centennial League; Overland is next, on Saturday.
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  • Noah Linares, Student-Athlete of the Week


    High-school sport:
    Wrestling (132-pounder, ranked No. 2 in Class 3A, 14-4 in 2021-22; finished third at 3A 126 the previous season).

    What I’ve done lately:
    Finished third at 132 the past weekend at the higher-end Cheyenne Mountain Classification Clash.

    Grade-point average:
    3.8.

    Class:
    Senior.
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  • Wrestlers roll Overland

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs dominate forfeit-filled Centennial League dual; Mullen wins 54-15; Strong tourney in Florence is next; latest On The Mat Rankings included.
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  • Dwol sets all-time Colorado best

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen senior goes 42-0.75 in the triple jump; it's the best in the U.S. so far this season and surpassed a 19-year mark by nearly a foot.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Mullen overcomes a Legend

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs open a 3-game week with a 51-40 victory over the Titans at home in nonleague; record is leveled at 5-5.
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  • 1-8 Roundup

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    O'Blia leads 'Stangs in Colorado Springs; ice hockey 0-2 in the hills.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    Cherry Creek edges 'Stangs late

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen can't hang late in 64-57 loss in the Centennial League.
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs taken down by Cherry Creek

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Flat Mullen handled by Bruins 43-34; Mustangs go entire 2nd half without a basket.
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  • 'Stangs on the ice board

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen snaps a 7-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over Air Academy; Leo Mansfield and Lucas Nafe each score twice.
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  • Lopez, 'Stangs grind out victory

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Senior Josh Lopez makes 10-of-10 free throws in 43-37 road victory over Grandview in Aurora to open the Centennial League.
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  • Mustangs erase 12-year skid

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen handles Grandview 58-46 in a Centennial league road victory that halted a 22-games losing streak to the Wolves.
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  • Mullen, O'Blia heading latest 3A rankings

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs the top pick in the classification through the holidays; sophomore and returning Colorado champ Dale O'Blia rules 106 pounds. 
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Back 2022
Mr. Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director, covers and promotes our 20 varsity sports programs. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Neil is in his 40th year of covering high-school sports in Colorado through newspapers, television, radio, the Internet and magazines. He has won various writing awards and is in multiple halls of fame. His passion for writing about the people, athletes and events of the Rocky Mountain prep sports world will now primarily focus on Mullen.

If you have a news or story idea, please email Ami Zach or Neil Devlin.