The Lasso

An evening in the shadow of Coach Bravin

Bravin talks to Dan Forgas

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 to shadow Athletic Director Ms. Julie Bravin for the evening. After walking in, I was quickly greet...

Spikeball: The new sports club taking Mason by storm

Mason students play Spikeball

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 simple game they can play with their friends.  Spikeball is a game played with 4 players, 2 on each team and a ...

Top 9 sports moments of 2019

Megan Rapinoe celebrates.

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor

December 22, 2019

New coaching staff leads Mustang Football to strong start

A coach and football player talking on the sidelines.

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 by former assistant coach Adam Amerine. Amerine has been coaching at Mason for 19 years, and was promote...

Girls track: varied events, victorious results

Track and field drawing

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 in the 400m at the VHSL State Meet as a freshman with a time of 60.2 seconds, less than a second away fr...

Armstrong strong-arms to the top

Girls soccer players in a game

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 soccer team since her freshman year, and was on junior varsity as an eighth grader. She regularly...

Sembera shoots to score

Boys soccer player

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 many extra hours to train and practice.  Senior midfielder Olo Sembera is a player that has shown comm...

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 girls varsity tennis team. Last season, Sallah moved up from the number two seed for singles to the num...

Serving up Kim

Boys tennis player

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 he will be able to exceed expectations in the upcoming season. As a freshman last year, Kim was the only Ma...

No chillaxing for Amy Roche

Girls lacrosse player

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 team, and an even longer lead on the scoreboard. This is not only as a result of the team’s close-...

Don’t miss these speedy boys as they race by

Boys lined up for track race start

Korinne Wills

February 26, 2017

April showers bring May flowers… and February brings spring sports! Among the many sports ready for a fresh start with the new year, the boys track and field team is getting ready to show some of its best colors. With observations from last season, the team is looking forward to a new track, new goa...

No losing with Lang

Boys baseball player

Leana Sapp

February 26, 2017

Going into a season with the loss of a majority of the starting roster can be nerve wracking for some, but for senior Zach Lang, it is just a calling to work harder and lift his teammates up even more. “As a team, I am hoping to be able to fill all the spots that we have open from the seniors we...

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