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Girls basketball’s season ends at states quarterfinal

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

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 team went down fighting - at the end of regulation, the score was tied 41-41 after coming back...

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.

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 last year, the Mustangs have already exceeded expectations this year. George Mason has a record ...

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)

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 week, it can be easy to forget that one winter sport is still going strong.  Due to their lates...

An evening in the shadow of Coach Bravin

Bravin talks to Dan Forgas

Sam Mostow, Sports Editor

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 to shadow Athletic Director Ms. Julie Bravin for the evening. After walking in, I was quickly greet...

Girls basketball enters a new era

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

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 Dodge, Victoria Rund, Claire Trundle, Jenna Short, and Bella Ashton were all senior players on the vars...

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

Women playing basketball

Sam Mostow, Sports Editor

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), the parent organization of the WNBA. The women work just as hard as the men, sometimes playing i...

Winter athletes to watch

Felgar wrestling at a meet

David Miller

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 freshman year. During that time, he was a top scorer, largely due to his versatility of positions and as a scorer. Already this year...

Senior Night: The final play

Girls basketball team with children during Senior night

Laura Whitaker, Editor-in-Chief

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 within reach of our Mason basketball team throughout the game on February 5, however were no thre...

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