The Lasso

Strategy, success, and States

The lacrosse team huddling during a game. The girls lacrosse team has gone 7-0 so far, despite losing six seniors last year. They look to place at States again and beating their rivals, Riverside. (Photo courtesy of LifeTouch)

Fernanda Molina, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018

The varsity girls lacrosse team made Mason history last season by earning a trip to the 4A State Championship. With only nine seniors left, Coach Courtney Gibbons plans to take the trip to the State Championships again on her 11th year of coaching at GM. “I think its made a lot of us step up into...

Three sports, one athlete: ‘Athletic Freak’ Roou

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)

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 the Mason lacrosse defender levels an opponent who unwisely chose to take him on.   All of th...

Bond-ing defense: Reed Bond leads boys lacrosse into the 2017 season

Boys lacrosse player

Kate Karstens, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2017

In an effort to score on the varsity Mason boys lacrosse team, you have to go through one of the strongest defenders in the area: Reed Bond. And chances are you won’t get through. Bond is a junior and is leading not only the defense, but the rest of the team into a winning season, if Bond’s predictions...

Mustangs look to build on spring success by starting early

Mustangs look to build on spring success by starting early

Liam Bridge

November 5, 2015

The Mason boys soccer, girls lacrosse, and boys lacrosse teams have already started preseason practice for the 2016 spring season. Each of the three teams had a winning season in the spring season of 2015, which led the coaches and student athletes to begin preparing for the season earlier, hoping to h...

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