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“Lady Mustangs” needs to be retired

Stella Turner, News Editor March 5, 2021

Lady Mustangs. It’s a phrase I’ve heard countless times while living in Falls Church, and I didn’t think much of it until recently. Basketball, lacrosse, swim and dive, cross country, track...

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Explosive third quarter propels girls basketball to state title

Ethan Siebel and Carter Mackinnon February 21, 2021

  After a slow start during the VHSL Class 3 state championship game on Saturday, Mason’s varsity girls basketball team (15-0) recovered by scoring 37 points in the second and third quarters...

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Girls basketball advances to the state semifinals with regional championship win

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter February 17, 2021

By now, it’s no secret that Mason’s girls basketball team wants to push the tempo. On Sunday, the Mustangs ran away from visiting James Monroe and into a spot in Wednesday’s VHSL state semifinal...

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Mustangs defense dominates in semifinal win against visiting Tigers

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

The top-seeded Mustangs knocked off the fourth-seeded Brentsville Tigers, 44-16 last night. George Mason only scored six in the first quarter, but had a combined 28 in the second and third quarters....

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Mustangs defeat Dragons and claim regular season district title

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

George Mason defeated William Monroe 57-38 on Wednesday night to secure the regular season district title. "The girls play really well together and strive to get better every day (both in practice...

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Girls basketball prepares for another successful season

Carter Mackinnon and Ethan Siebel January 6, 2021

5..4..3..2..1 and the Booker T. Washington Bookers have defeated the George Mason Mustangs in the state quarterfinals. Last season didn’t end the way the George Mason girls basketball team intended....

Girls' basketball players run sprints up and down the turf field

Girls basketball bounces back

Elizabeth Creed, Staff Reporter September 17, 2020

“Have you experienced symptoms of muscle aches, shortness of breath, loss of taste, loss of smell, fever, or chills in the past 14 days?” While this may seem like an unusual question, it has become...

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...

Girls basketball varsity team players posing with Coach Chris Carrico after achieving a states berth. (Photo Courtesy of Becki Creed)

Girls basketball is going to states

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter February 29, 2020

Track. Soccer. Tennis. Baseball. Softball. Lacrosse. If you ask any student-athlete at Mason right now what sport is on their mind, chances are they’ll answer the above. With spring sports starting this...

Bravin talks to Dan Forgas

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...

Julia Rosenberger celebrates the win with teammates Agnes Jagerskog (left) and Bella Paradiso (14). (Photo by Maggie Traverse)

Girls basketball enters a new era

Emma McDonald, Staff Reporter December 18, 2018

As nine varsity players have graduated and left the previous season, the varsity girls basketball team has had a lot of new changes building the team up for this season. Nicole Bloomgarden, Elizabeth...

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