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The Problem With Baserunning

The Problem With Baserunning

Johnny Asel, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under (B)Asel Ball, Sports, Voices

Who is the best base runner is baseball? A speedster like Dee Gordon or Billy Hamilton? What about a baserunning mastermind like Paul Goldschmidt? The two most valuable base runners in baseball last year were actually Byron Buxton and Mookie Betts. While they did not have the same volume of steals as ...

Tatts & Teachers

Tatts & Teachers

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Do YOU know which teachers have body art (Tattoos)?

How well does Mason know the Avengers?

How well does Mason know the Avengers?

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under News

Lasso reporters Jay Nesson and West Hagler tested the Marvel knowledge of their fellow Mustangs.

Like suspense? A Quiet Place is the movie for you. (SPOILERS!!!)

Like suspense? A Quiet Place is the movie for you. (SPOILERS!!!)

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Placed at the top of the box office (currently #2), A Quiet Place is a film that constantly surprises and entertains you at every corner. After recently watching John Krasinski’s film, I find myself still thinking about it. As it ends on a cliffhanger, the story is opened up to another movie, and judging by ...

Ball (and the outdoors) is life: Nate Ogle

Ball (and the outdoors) is life: Nate Ogle

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features

Most people only know Nate Ogle as the “good looking” assistant basketball coach or the guy who looks kinda looks like Post Malone. At the Clarke game, he said six people had made comments to him saying he looked like Post Malone.   Ogle volunteered as last years assistant boys varsity ...

Mason baseball players and their MLB counterparts

Mason baseball players and their MLB counterparts

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

The baseball season is underway, and that means that it is time to compare our own athletes to professional athletes again. With a close look at playing style, we give you Mason players and their Major League Baseball counterparts.   Thomas Dean: Nolan Arenado A good defensive third baseman who also absolutely rakes; classic three hitter.   &nbs...

“Where we dropping boys?”

“Where we dropping boys?”

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

Why teenagers are so hooked on Fortnite, the newest video game craze. It’s 11:00 p.m. on a Thursday night and I’m playing Fortnite with the boys. I hear one of my friend’s mothers yell over the mic, “I will throw it away!”    Parents and girlfriends all over the world are getting annoyed due to this new third person shooter game. Complaints are flying a...

Mason Football closes tremendous season despite several injuries

Mason Football closes tremendous season despite several injuries

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Mason football team (6-5) finished their season with one of the best records in years. This record is outstanding compared to last year's 2-8 losing record and previous records. Coach Adam Amerine stepped up and proved himself as head coach with a dominant record. The Mustangs started off th...

Most exciting World Series ever?

Most exciting World Series ever?

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

One could argue that the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers is the most exciting final in years. Two severely dominant teams matching up quite nicely in this 2017 World Series, both the Astros and the Dodgers are both superb defensive and offensive ball clubs.  ...

NFL protests cause dividing views at Mason

NFL protests cause dividing views at Mason

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Over the past month, National Football League (NFL) players from all different teams across the nation have been kneeling during the National Anthem before their games to protest the police brutality aimed towards the African American Community in the United States. Former San Francisco 49ers' starting quarter...

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