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Mason students make predictions for the 2019 SuperBowl

Mason students make predictions for the 2019 SuperBowl

Sam Mostow, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

On Tuesday, the Lasso sent out a poll asking questions regarding Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. Here are the results:     ...

Mustangs rout Nelson County at Homecoming game

Mustangs rout Nelson County at Homecoming game

Sam Mostow, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

On the gloomy Friday night, September 14, with Hurricane Florence moving away from Falls Church and Homecoming had student spirit high, George Mason (3-0 overall, 1-0 in Bull Run District) demolished the Nelson County Governors (1-3 overall, 0-1in Bull Run District), in a dominating 48-0 win. Led by s...

Three sports, one athlete: ‘Athletic Freak’ Roou

Three sports, one athlete: ‘Athletic Freak’ Roou

Jack Felgar

April 6, 2018

The Friday night lights shine down on the Mustang star football player as he runs through defenders. The crowd cheers the 195 lb wrestler pins his opponent. The stands unleash a worrisome “ooooh” as the Mason lacrosse defender levels an opponent who unwisely chose to take him on.   All of th...

Mason Football closes tremendous season despite several injuries

Mason Football closes tremendous season despite several injuries

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2017

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...

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

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

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...

NFL protests stress the importance of unity in Mason activies

NFL protests stress the importance of unity in Mason activies

Margaret Hicks

October 13, 2017

Before an NFL preseason game in 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racial inequality. He is out of the NFL now, but when the 2017 season began, other players picked up his cause. These public displays led President Trump, o...

NFL protests cause dividing views at Mason

NFL protests cause dividing views at Mason

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017

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...

New coaching staff leads Mustang Football to strong start

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

Scenes from Mason football’s 2017 home opener

Scenes from Mason football’s 2017 home opener

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...

Mason football ends ‘16 season

Mason football ends ‘16 season

Lizzie Thornton

November 29, 2016

The pass was thrown a little short for the Mason varsity football team’s season. Despite last season’s record of 8-3 and a playoff run, this year's team finished their season with a record of  2-7. “I think that we did really well… we never had a full team after the second win,” head coach T...

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