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A picture of an NFL Draft

A sports lover’s guide to surviving

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter April 24, 2020

NFL Draft: The NFL Draft starts tonight, and goes through Saturday. The draft’s seven rounds showcase the best of the collegiate players. Round one was Thursday night starting at 8 p.m., rounds two and...

A question asking who will win the Super Bowl

Results from The Lasso’s annual Super Bowl Poll

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2020

Last night, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers  in the 54th annual Super Bowl. Over the past few weeks, The Lasso has surveyed students about various aspects of the Super Bowl. Here...

Volleyball girls come together.

End of season Fall sports power rankings

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...

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...

An interception is made by Mason.

Scenes from the 2019 Homecoming football game

Stella Turner, News Editor September 30, 2019


Two teams line up as one snaps the ball.

Mason students make predictions for the 2019 SuperBowl

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief 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:    

Football player runs with the ball surrounded by other players.

Mustangs rout Nelson County at Homecoming game

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Senior Finn Roou plays football, lacrosse and does wrestling at Mason. He has received numerous achievements throughout his four seasons on varsity football and lacrosse, and placed fifth during his first year on the wrestling team. (Photo collage by Jack Felgar)

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...

Offensive line gets ready to snap next play

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...

Senior football player Jack Bandy shakes hands with Principal Hills.

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,...

NFL player Colin Kaepernick kneels before a game

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...

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