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Girls basketball closes season one point short from State Final

Girls basketball closes season one point short from State Final

Estelle Timar-Wilcox

March 15, 2018

The Mason girls basketball team ended their season by a single point to Buffalo Gap in the state semifinal game on Tuesday, March 6, after leading by six points in the last quarter. “It definitely was disappointing that we lost so close to the end,” senior forward Jenna Short said. ”We wanted ...

Scenes from the girls varsity basketball regional finals

Scenes from the girls varsity basketball regional finals

Sierra Sulc, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2017

“We played well and everyone was definitely hype about that game. Our shots weren’t falling which is always tough, but we did a pretty good job shutting down their best player on defense,” said sophomore, Raquel Dod. The regional finals for the George Mason girls varsity basketball was play...

Girls track: varied events, victorious results

Girls track: varied events, victorious results

Estelle Timar-Wilcox

February 26, 2017

Charlotte Crum joined the track team last year as a freshman, looking to improve her running skills and keep busy. She quickly became the Mason track team’s fastest 400m runner. She placed second in the 400m at the VHSL State Meet as a freshman with a time of 60.2 seconds, less than a second away fr...

Armstrong strong-arms to the top

Armstrong strong-arms to the top

Hannah Seiken

February 26, 2017

Spring is quickly approaching, and with it a variety of spring sports, including girls soccer. For the varsity team, junior Izzy Armstrong is the 2017 player to watch. Armstrong has been on the varsity soccer team since her freshman year, and was on junior varsity as an eighth grader. She regularly...

Sallah makes a racquet

Sallah makes a racquet

Allyson Kryk

February 26, 2017

Junior Yatou Sallah’s killer serve and ability to hit winners on any part of the court are enough to intimidate her opponents, but Sallah’s game and mental focus are vital to her role on the Mason girls varsity tennis team. Last season, Sallah moved up from the number two seed for singles to the num...

Girls basketball is shooting for a good season

Girls basketball is shooting for a good season

Gabriella Stevens

December 9, 2016

It’s the beginning of December, which means the winter sports season is already in full swing, including the highly anticipated girls basketball season. “I feel like we are prepared, and we are going to be stronger,” junior point guard Nicole Bloomgarden said. Last season, Bloomgarden led the ...

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