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VHSL adopts third model of reopening, postpones all sports until December

A football player runs.

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor

July 27, 2020

In a 34-1 vote on Monday, the Virginia High School League voted to adopt the third model of reopening high school sports for the upcoming school year, postponing all sports until at least December and adopting a schedule of condensed seasons. The schedule allows for winter sports (list winter sports) to ta...

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...

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...

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...

Carpool Karaoke: Winter Sports Edition

Juniors Kaylee Hirsch, Lizzie Dodge, and other members of the girls varsity basketball team sing in this edition of Mason Carpool Karaoke. Photo courtesy of Nicole Bloomgarden.

Nhari Djan, Features Editor

December 21, 2016

Mason Carpool Karaoke is back for the winter sports season. To get in the holiday spirit, the song we picked is Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” We’d like to thank girls varsity basketball, boys varsity basketball, varsity wrestling, and girls varsity swim for participating....

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