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The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry has had one of his best seasons at the age of 32, 5 years removed from his last MVP.

The polarizing story of Stephen Curry, and why his 2020-21 season has been so special

Duncan Miller, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

Stephen Curry has had one of the most fascinating, and decorated, journeys of any NBA superstar in recent history. He's a two-time, back-to-back MVP. He's the only unanimous MVP in NBA history. He's a...

Basketball players high five their teammates as they leave the court.

March Madness: Bracket tips and what to watch for

Duncan Miller, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

St. Patrick's Day is upon us, and this year it (almost) coincides with probably the most exciting days in sports. As 64 teams (technically 68, but let's not count play-in games) prepare to make a run,...

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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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Independence defense is too much for visiting Mustangs

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

The boys basketball team played their worst game of the season on Monday, and it showed on the score sheet as they fell 77-35 in the Region 3B quarterfinal vs. Independence. The Mustangs were without...

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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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Enough with video review

Duncan Miller, Staff Reporter February 8, 2021

All sports need video review, right? If there's a crucial call in a game, we have to be sure the call that was made was the right one. The outcome of a game has to be fair. Referees need to take their...

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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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Not your typical Mason swim season

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

While swimming may not be the first thing that comes to mind for many people in the middle of winter, it certainly does for those on the George Mason swim team. However, this year provided a set of...

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An inside look at a COVID-19 era boys basketball game

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor January 24, 2021

  Both the boys JV and varsity basketball games on January 15 against Skyline deserved a proper audience. It’s truly a shame that almost nobody could see them in person. Skyline won the hard-fought...

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Mustangs’ second half performance is too much for visiting Wildcats

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter January 15, 2021

After a disappointing end to the first half the Mustangs trailed Warren County 28-23. The Mustangs rallied and scored 35 points in the second half. The second half dominance propelled the Mustangs...


Quick start propels Mustangs past visiting Cougars

Carter Mackinnon, Staff Reporter January 13, 2021

Manassas Park kept the game close for much of Tuesday's boys basketball contest against rival George Mason, though the Mustangs always seemed to have an answer when the Cougars got a little too close. When...

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