Category: Sports

Mason Homecoming events

Happy Homecoming, Patriots! Check out these events planned for the week:   Monday, Feb. 6 6 p.m. Homecoming Parade and Kick-off   Tuesday, Feb. 7 12 p.m. Patriot’s Day of Service 7:30 p.m. Homecoming Groceringo   Wednesday, Feb. 8 12…

Club sport of the week: Underwater hockey

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER You might do a double take when you see the words “underwater hockey” together. Mason’s underwater hockey team is there to tell you to believe it. Underwater hockey (or Octopush, in England) is a sport…

Club sport of the week: Equestrian

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER Few people would have the courage to get up on a horse and compete against others, but the Mason equestrian club does just that. The equestrian club is a co-ed program that competes across Virginia…

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Men’s basketball season preview

BY BEN CRISWELL, STAFF WRITER With the men’s basketball team opening its regular season this Saturday, Head Coach Dave Paulsen is prepared to improve off the 11-21 record the Patriots finished with last year. This year, Mason has one of…

Club Sport of the Week: Women’s Ultimate

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER Ultimate Frisbee has long been a game of leisure since its birth in a New Jersey high school in the late ‘60s. Today, though, it is viewed in a much more competitive manner. George Mason’s…

Washington Nationals season in review

BY BEN CRISWELL AND MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITERS   More than a week after losing the final game of the National League Division Series, the Washington Nationals find themselves in a familiar position—a position that does not include a baseball…

Fantasy football

Fantasy focus: Special midseason edition

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER Most fantasy football regular seasons last only fourteen weeks, so that means we’re officially halfway through the season. Have you built a roster capable of winning a championship? Are you ready to throw in the…

Swimming and diving players surface with A10 Honors

BY DAVE SCHRACK, SPORTS EDITOR Three members of the swimming and diving team were given Atlantic-10 honors Oct. 18. Sydney Fisher earned the Women’s Performer of the Week, Paul Helfgott earned the Men’s Performer of the Week and Attila Kiss…