The parties have issued the following statements:
"Mullen and the CHSAA Commissioner's office have completed process of reviewing the violations brought forward by the school. The Mullen High School administration has been fully cooperative and worked diligently to assistant the Association in providing solutions to the issues reported. Because Mullen has provided an appropriate action plan to prevent a reoccurrence, the CHSAA feels confident that both parties will be able to move forward from this situation. In keeping with CHSAA policy, any additional comments on this situation will be referred to the school. The MHS football post season eligibility is not affected." - Commissioner Paul Angelico
"CHSAA has advised us that its investigation has concluded. The Mullen football program will be placed on probation for one year. We have complied with all of CHSSA's requirements and have provided the necessary forms and reports as requested. We are grateful to have this resolved. Mullen appreciates the professionalism of CHSAA in working collectively through this review process. We are excited and prepared to progress with a new school year." - Janell Kloosterman, Principal (Mullen High School)|
IMPORTANT NOTES ON THE ISSUE:
Mullen football post season eligibility remains intact.
Probation in CHSAA parlance is a sanction used to assist the school in remediating violation situations.
Probation under the CHSAA by-laws is for one calendar year.