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Athletics

News & Athlete of the Week

Get up to date sports coverage, scores, highlights and action photos of student-athletes of from Mullen High School.

Student Athlete of the Week

2020

Mustangs in the news

  • September

    'Stangs fall short in 4A tennis

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen wins only 1 of 3 matches in the finals, but ties for second with ever-present Cheyenne Mountain and George Henry Hanzel wins No. 2 singles.
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  • Fat Friday for Mustangs boys tennis

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen advances in 6 of the 7 spots in Class 4A tennis and owns the team lead; 'Stangs bidding for various individual titles as well as their first team championship.
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  • Photo by John Leyba, Mullen Sports Photographer

    Mustangs ready for 4A tourney

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen, 2nd in 2019, will bid for its 1st boys tennis championship Friday-Saturday in Pueblo in a COVID-19- shortened format.
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  • Candice Walls joins Mullen sports

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs' new Director of Sports Performance comes with considerable credentials, even bigger appetite for becoming a part of the high-school ranks.
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  • Are you ready for some football?

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    In a reversal, the level's most-popular game, field hockey and sideline spirit got the go-ahead late Wednesday; districts and individual schools to make decisions to play or wait until the spring.
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  • Netters dominate region again

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mustangs sweep singles and 3-of-4 doubles to qualify at all seven spots; 4A state tourney in Pueblo awaits.
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  • Photo by John Leyba, Mullen SPorts Photographer

    Regional rounds are here

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen ready to defend its 4A Region 3 title and advance its team at all 7 spots to the Colorado tournament to be held later this month in Pueblo.
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  • 'Stangs ride the RV tourney and take 3rd

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Behind Mac Caldwell, Mullen fares well in strong gathering in Arvada; home match today vs. Colorado Academy will wrap up regular season. 
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  • Photo by John Leyba, Mullen Sports Photographer

    Conflicting times, conflicting reports

    By The MBN
    On the day the Colorado High School Activities Association elects not to change its COVID-19-modified sports calendar, the National Federation of State High School Association's executive director urged the country to 'never say never' for fall sports, performing arts. 
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  • Photos by John Leyba, Mullen Sports Information Director

    The CHSAA passes on reinstituting football

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    State officials say they revisited their plan for 2020-21, but decide to pass on any change. Hence, only 4 sports to continue for Season A and the new, other 3 seasons won't begin until after the New Year.
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  • 'Stangs show well against Niwot

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Niwot wins 4-3 in a 4A nonleague dual, but encouraged Mullen is preparing for the postseason against heavy competition.
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  • August

    'Stangs breeze past Grandview

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Led by a singles sweep, Mullen improved to 6-2 in dual matches with a 6-1 decision of the Wolves in the Centennial League; Niwot is next.
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  • Photos by John Leyba, Mullen Sports Photographer

    MBN Roundup: Cross country, boys tennis

    By The MBN
    Runners take fourth in both genders at Creek meet, headed by Dudzic and O'Connell; netters continue busy schedule, including against Niwot.
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  • 'Stangs down Heritage in nonleague tennis

    By The MBN
    Mullen boys win 6 of first 7 matches.
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  • VII boys tennis rolls in Aurora

    By The MBN
    Mullen's Varsity II defeated the host Buffaloes 6-1 in a Centennial League match; 'Stangs are 3-1.
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  • Photos by Kyle Markel, Mullen student

    'Stangs dominate Cherokee Trail

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Mullen drops only a combined 10 games in routing the Cougars 7-0 in Centennial League boys tennis; 3 matches on consecutive days await.
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  • Creek sweeps Mustangs in Centennial dual

    By The MBN
    Always powerful 5A Bruins roll 7-0 in winning all singles and doubles matches.
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  • For openers, a decisive victory

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    'Stangs boys tennis begins 2020 with a 6-1 victory over visiting Arapahoe in league; seniors singles sweep.
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  • Season A '20: 'Stangs net worth up

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    It's another fall sport with cuts due to COVID-19, but Mullen boys tennis brings back experience and younger talent has improved. Team was 4A state runner-up in 2019.
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  • At the starting line ...

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Remaining 3 sports for Season A due to open practice this week as are 1st varsity events. Games are on.
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  • We're playing and the plan is out!

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Four sports seasons to happen in 2020-21, with football beginning in February and basketball in January, but the Colorado consensus is relief and joy for competition to resume.
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  • First up: Mustangs boys golfers teeing off

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Softball and boys tennis will follow next week, but in-staters anxiously awaiting decisions on additional sports.
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  • July

    Additional Sports get Green Light from CHSAA for Fall 2020

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Boys tennis and softball join boys golf as 3-of-9 fall sports to open as scheduled; information on others due by the end of the week. 
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  • Brown officially joins Mustangs athletics

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Former in-state running back set to join Mullen as athletic director on Aug. 3; Colorado native "excited" about his new position and opportunities for his student-athletes.

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  • Mullen HS Boys Summer Tennis Camps/Drills

    Camp Information:

    •Camp will run in one week sessions.

    •First session starts week of July 6

    •Last session ends week of Aug 3

    •Sessions will run Monday through Thursday, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    •Participants are required to sign up for the whole week

    •1 week session price: $100. PLEASE WRITE A CHECK MADE OUT TO MULLEN HIGH SCHOOL TO GIVE TO JACOB AT THE START OF CAMP.

    •Sessions need a minimum of 6 participants scheduled for each day. If we do not meet this minimum within 24 hrs. of camp started, camp will be canceled for that week and Jacob will communicate that to you and your check will be returned if previously submitted.

    •If interested in single day drop in, cost is $35/day and indicate that on the form below; first priority goes to Weekly campers

    •Remember to bring personal water bottles as we will not be able to supply water throughout duration of camp
     
     
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  • Uniforms-Orders Due July 19th!

    Please order your uniform for the 2020 season today! Orders are due to SportsLine by 7/19. The link to order is: https://mullenboystennis2020.itemorder.com/sale

    NEW FOR THIS YEAR:
    • Please order a polo shirt for your player! Coach Jacob would like to encourage the boys to wear the tennis polo shirt to school on match days to create excitement and support!
    • If you player is a returning player they should already have the uniform from last year. If you need a replacement, please order additional pieces.
    • The uniform for home matches will be a WHITE OUT (white t-shirt and white shorts).
    • The uniform for away matches will be a navy t-shirt and white shorts.
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  • June

    Tennis Updates

    Welcome New Tennis Players!
    • If you would like to receive communication about the upcoming season please contact Lenora Phelps lmphelps711@gmail.com. She will put you and your student on our distribution list. 
     
    Summer Tennis Camp/Drills with Mullen Head Coach Jacob Ohrman
    • Check back here for updates w/o 6/29/20.
     
    Tennis Uniforms & Apparel for Fall 2020-Deadline 7/19
    • Link to come this week from SportLine. Check back here for ordering information w/o 6/29/20.
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  • May

    Prep re-opening on June 1

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Caution, intelligence and patience will be required, but it's a start -- individual decisions to be made at the local level.
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  • Zoom workouts starting June 2nd

    Grant Stewart
    Mullen Sports Performance is conducting live, Zoom workouts for all Mullen students starting Tuesday June 2nd.  No exercise equipment or weights are required, but can be used.  Email Coach Stewart, stewart@mullenhigh.com and join the Google Classroom to register for dates and times.  The Google Classroom code is: uhh2n6i.  Updates will also be on Twitter @mullen_strength and Instagram @mullensportsperformance
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  • April

    Looking ahead with 20/20 vision, Issue 15

    J.P. Starkey, Mullen Senior
     J.P. Starkey, a multi-sporter and champion for the Mustangs, writes about lost opportunities, including back-to-back seasons in lacrosse and his turn as a mentor. But in the latest edition of Mullen Today’s UnOrdinary Times, the senior instead chooses to center on his entire four-year experience, including his first day at Mullen, schoolmate and teammate bonds, winning in doubles tennis and looking forward in 2020 with 20/20 vision.
      
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  • Spring sports cancelled

    By The MBN
    Third of 3 annual seasons halted by coronavirus (COVID-19).
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  • Photos by John Leyba

    'Stangs assistant coach a talented artist with a pertinent purpose

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Swim's Zucchini-Fowler captures healthcare professionals poignantly with a colorful mural downtown that has been seen worldwide.
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  • Dwol, Naha and Mahmood honored by Centennial League

    By Neil H. Devlin, Mullen Sports Information Director
    Three Mustangs cited as female and male athletes of the month, and coach of the month.
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  • No school, sports through April 30

    By The MBN
    Extension for the stay-at-home order by Gov. Polis to be determined; current deadline is April 11. Campus remains closed.
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Back 2020
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.