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VHSL adopts third model of reopening, postpones all sports until December

A football player runs.

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor

July 27, 2020

In a 34-1 vote on Monday, the Virginia High School League voted to adopt the third model of reopening high school sports for the upcoming school year, postponing all sports until at least December and adopting a schedule of condensed seasons. The schedule allows for winter sports (list winter sports) to ta...

End of season Fall sports power rankings

Volleyball girls come together.

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

  1. Cross Country Ending the season in first is the cross country team. The girl’s team finished fourth in the state and the boy’s team came in at ninth. Many members of the team set personal records at the state meet, including top times from Colson Board with 16:54 and Lauren M...

Fall sports power rankings

Fall sports power rankings

Carter MacKinnon, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

1. Volleyball Coming in at first this week is the George Mason varsity volleyball team. The team is on a six-game winning streak, outscoring their opponents 18 sets to three in that span. The team is composed of only juniors and sophomores, in what was supposed to be a “rebuilding year”. Howe...

Mason tops Madison County and sends off 40+ seniors for Fall Senior Night

Senior football player Jack Bandy shakes hands with Principal Hills.

Kaitlyn Daniels

November 10, 2017

The Mason football team swept their final regular season game last Friday November 3, breaking their four-game losing streak and shutting down the Madison County Mountaineers 48-0. The Mustangs, now 6-4, advance into postseason with full hearts, ready to battle in the first round of playoffs against...

Scenes from Mason football’s 2017 home opener

Football players plays on the field.

Sierra Sulc, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017

With bleachers filled to the brim with extremely excited and tropically dressed students, our Mason Mustangs kicked off the regular season on Friday, September 8 with a 28-15 victory over Sidwell Friends. The turnout for the game was so impressive that the students struggled to all fit into the student sec...

Memorable volleyball season shows great hope for 2017 season


Leana Sapp

November 29, 2016

As the George Mason girls volleyball team's season came to a close with 20 games in the season, they ended it with a strong record of 15-5. In the postseason, they made it to the first round of the Region Tournament, and were eliminated in the same round as last year. “I think that we were just more of a team ...

No eXCuses: Mason cross country at states

No eXCuses: Mason cross country at states

Allyson Kryk

November 19, 2016

[huge_it_gallery id="32 "]   After 3 months of sweating through early morning runs, hill workouts, and mile repeats, all the hard work came down to one race: the cross country state competition at the Great Meadows Race Course in The Plains, VA. “This race was the biggest of the season a...

Carpool Karaoke: Fall Sports Edition

The boys cross country team driving in a car while jamming to

Nhari Djan, Features Editor

November 14, 2016

As the Fall sports season come to a close, we here at The Lasso wanted send Mason athletes off with a bang. We made our own version of James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” based on this adaption by the team USA athletes in the 2016 Olympic games. The song, instead of “Party in the USA,” is “Uptown...

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