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The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry has had one of his best seasons at the age of 32, 5 years removed from his last MVP.

The polarizing story of Stephen Curry, and why his 2020-21 season has been so special

Duncan Miller, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

Stephen Curry has had one of the most fascinating, and decorated, journeys of any NBA superstar in recent history. He's a two-time, back-to-back MVP. He's the only unanimous MVP in NBA history. He's a...

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An inside look at a COVID-19 era boys basketball game

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2021

  Both the boys JV and varsity basketball games on January 15 against Skyline deserved a proper audience. It’s truly a shame that almost nobody could see them in person. Skyline won the hard-fought...

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A preview into the 2020-21 NBA season

Duncan Miller, Staff Reporter January 19, 2021

As the NBA returns amidst a turbulent sports world, let's take a look at each team's offseason and how each roster looks for the 2020-21 season, ranked from 1-30 and graded from A to F. 1. Los Angeles...

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Mustangs’ second half performance is too much for visiting Wildcats

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter January 15, 2021

After a disappointing end to the first half the Mustangs trailed Warren County 28-23. The Mustangs rallied and scored 35 points in the second half. The second half dominance propelled the Mustangs...

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Quick start propels Mustangs past visiting Cougars

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter January 13, 2021

Manassas Park kept the game close for much of Tuesday's boys basketball contest against rival George Mason, though the Mustangs always seemed to have an answer when the Cougars got a little too close. When...

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New season, new gym

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter January 12, 2021

Coach Michael Gilroy rolls out his George Mason High School (GMHS) boys Varsity basketball team tonight for their opener against Manassas Park (January 12 at 7:30 in the new GMHS gym) looking to improve...

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The NBA Playoffs’ breakout stars

Duncan Miller, Staff Reporter November 16, 2020

Greatness in basketball is based on titles. The greatest players step up and cement their place in NBA history in the Playoffs: from Lebron, to MJ, to Magic and Bird, all the way back to Bill Russell....

Mason defends the ball after the other team gets the rebound.

Girls basketball’s season ends at states quarterfinal

Erin Dean, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2020

After reaching the States tournament for the first time in two years, the girls Varsity basketball team’s run ended at their game this Friday against Booker T. Washington, falling 45-48 in overtime. The...

The girls basketball team hoists their regional championship trophy. They play Friday night in the state quarterfinal against Booker T. Washington.

A preview of Friday’s girls basketball game vs. Booker T. Washington

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter March 5, 2020

The Mason girls varsity basketball team is playing Friday in the state quarterfinals against Booker T. Washington High School. After setting high expectations after a trip to the regional semifinals...

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An evening in the shadow of Coach Bravin

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Player goes up for the rebound.

Scenes from boys basketball senior night

Stella Turner, News Editor February 20, 2020

Check out the best moments from the boys basketball senior night, where Mason routed Warren County, 78-51.

Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates

Midseason NBA power rankings

Jack Calabrese, Staff Reporter February 18, 2020

  1.Milwaukee Bucks    As long as they stay healthy, the Bucks will stay in the top spot for the remainder of the regular season. Giannis Anetntekumpo is yet again an MVP candidate,...

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