Category: Sports

Three Takeaways from Men’s Basketball’s Win over James Madison

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball found itself back in the win column Friday night after defeating former Colonial Athletic Association foe James Madison University 66-53. “That was a great effort by our guys, that’s exactly what we’ve been looking…

Four Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win over Delaware

By Natalie Heavren, Sports Editor   Women’s basketball improved to 5-4 after they defeated former Colonial Athletic Association rival University of Delaware 72-46 Thursday night. The team extended their non-conference home winning streak to 14 games, which started during the…

Four Takeaways from Mason’s 72-67 Loss to Vermont

BY ZACH SEAY STAFF WRITER Men’s basketball team missed another chance on Monday to add an impressive non-conference victory to their résumé in a 72-67 loss to the University of Vermont. Plagued by horrendous three-point shooting (3-18) and little defensive resistance…

A Midway Check-up on Mason Athletics

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR; DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball Through the first eight games, men’s basketball has held a record of 3-5 on the season. Led by senior point guard Otis Livingston II and head coach Dave…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (December 3-9)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Dec. 3 Men’s Basketball vs. University of Vermont EagleBank Arena (EBA): 7 p.m. Dec. 6 Women’s Basketball vs. University of Delaware EBA: 7 p.m. Dec….

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball Men’s basketball improved to 3-5 Wednesday night after narrowly defeating Morgan State University 82-75. Senior Otis Livingston II recorded his 400th career assist, becoming just the second Mason player to put up 400…

One Last Stride

Senior Sarah Moore reflects on her college experience as a student-athlete BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER For senior Sarah Moore, track and field has been a guiding light. Starting her career early on as a freshman at James Hubert Blake High…

En Garde!

Mason’s fencing team provides a close-knit environment for students of all levels BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Fencing is the modern Olympic sport of sword fighting. “The best way I would describe fencing is it is very fast-paced and your cliche…

Dealing With the Dirty Work

How sophomore Javon Greene impacts men’s basketball BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball sophomore Javon Greene has always been surrounded by basketball. Growing up with an older sister who played AAU basketball, he was in the gym year-round, something he…