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Girls basketball bounces back

Girls' basketball players run sprints up and down the turf field
After a lack of practice for over six months, the team makes its return to play.
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...

Girls basketball’s season ends at states quarterfinal

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

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

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

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

An evening in the shadow of Coach Bravin

Bravin talks to Dan Forgas
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...

Girls basketball enters a new era

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

Women’s basketball needs to be as big as men’s

Women playing basketball
October 24, 2018

Women’s sports have always played second fiddle to their male counterparts. This is especially true for the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA),...

Winter athletes to watch

Felgar wrestling at a meet
January 3, 2017

Boys Basketball: Hollman Smith         Smith is a sophomore first year varsity player who started on JV for the second half of his 8th grade year, and all of his...

Senior Night: The final play

Girls basketball team with children during Senior night
February 20, 2015

With a 1000 point personal record reached and a win for their senior night, the Lady Mustangs end their last home game of the regular season with a bang. The Warren County Wildcats remained...

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