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“Lady Mustangs” needs to be retired

Stella Turner, Features Editor March 5, 2021

Lady Mustangs. It’s a phrase I’ve heard countless times while living in Falls Church, and I didn’t think much of it until recently. Basketball, lacrosse, swim and dive, cross country, track...

Coach Wooten with his son at football game

Coach Wooten: New to Mason but right at home

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter October 5, 2020

In a virtual environment, it can be hard to get to know people, especially teachers. This year at George Mason, there are several new staff members, including Mr. Marvin Wooten, the new athletic director....

Bravin talks to Dan Forgas

An evening in the shadow of Coach Bravin

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor February 27, 2020

I walked into the Pit sixty-three minutes before the start of the first game of Friday night’s boys and girls basketball playoff doubleheader. This evening, instead of being a casual fan, I was here...

Mason students play Spikeball

Spikeball: The new sports club taking Mason by storm

Jack Calabrese, Staff Reporter January 11, 2020

Spikeball, one of the newest clubs at Mason this year, has given Mustang Block and lunches a new meaning. Students rush to finish their work and food so they can de-stress between classes with a fun and...

Megan Rapinoe celebrates.

Top 9 sports moments of 2019

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor December 22, 2019

A coach and football player talking on the sidelines.

New coaching staff leads Mustang Football to strong start

West Hagler, Staff Reporter September 25, 2017

The 2017 football season is underway and with it comes a huge change in the Mason football program. George Mason High School has hired six new varsity coaches, with the head coach position being filled...

Track and field drawing

Girls track: varied events, victorious results

Estelle Timar-Wilcox February 26, 2017

Charlotte Crum joined the track team last year as a freshman, looking to improve her running skills and keep busy. She quickly became the Mason track team’s fastest 400m runner. She placed second...

Girls soccer players in a game

Armstrong strong-arms to the top

Hannah Seiken February 26, 2017

Spring is quickly approaching, and with it a variety of spring sports, including girls soccer. For the varsity team, junior Izzy Armstrong is the 2017 player to watch. Armstrong has been on the varsity...

Boys soccer player

Sembera shoots to score

Allyson Kryk February 26, 2017

With four consecutive state championship wins, it is no secret that the Mason soccer program has a reputation for winning.  But, in order to maintain their legacy each year, the players have to put in...

Sallah makes a racquet

Sallah makes a racquet

Allyson Kryk February 26, 2017

Junior Yatou Sallah’s killer serve and ability to hit winners on any part of the court are enough to intimidate her opponents, but Sallah’s game and mental focus are vital to her role on the Mason...

Boys tennis player

Serving up Kim

Allyson Kryk February 26, 2017

For sophomore Chris Kim, being an athlete means putting extra hours in order to improve his game. His dedication is recognized by his coach and teammates alike as the reason for his past successes and...

Girls lacrosse player

No chillaxing for Amy Roche

Hannah Seiken February 26, 2017

The girls’ lacrosse team is back this spring and hungrier than ever to clinch the state title they have long strived for. With 17 returners, The Lasso sees a long postseason for the girl’s lacrosse...

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