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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...

Mason wrestling makes history

a group of wrestlers and coaches pose with a trophy.

Sierra Sulc, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019

As the winter sports season comes to a close, the George Mason wrestling team has left its mark on Mason history. For the first time in our school’s history, the team had a full lineup of 14 wrestlers at the postseason district and regional tournaments. Although many of them were first-year wrestle...

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 ...

2018 2A State wrestling tournament; an inside look

A group of boys laying in a circle on their stomachs

Sierra Sulc, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018

Join the George Mason High School wrestling team as they take on the 2A Virginia State Tournament.

Scenes from the girls varsity basketball regional finals

Girls basketball players in a game

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...

Boys soccer strives for five; girls back again for number ten

Boys soccer strives for five; girls back again for number ten

Kate Karstens, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

In last year’s All-Met section of the Washington Post, 2016 senior captain of the GMHS varsity boys soccer team, Grant Goodwin, was credited for his role in Mason’s four consecutive state championship titles. “Without Goodwin,” the Post wrote, “George Mason’s 2A supremacy would come apart at the...

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