Category: Sports

Battle of Heroes

Gunston and the Patriot to duel in lightsaber battle to decide the mascot for the 2019-’20 season BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS As many people know, the Patriot has been our university’s mascot since 2007….

What fabric should sports uniforms be made out of?

  BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE The biggest concern in sports today is which fabric jerseys are made out of, obviously. The polyester basketball jerseys are soooo three years ago. Also two years ago. And last year and this year, as well….

Quit Horsing Around

Sports editors beat Mason basketball in a game of HORSE, sending Athletics into a frenzy BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS On Friday, March 29, the sports editors of Faux Estate challenged the Men’s and Women’s Basketball…

A Mason Switcheroo

Green Machine and Mason basketball to switch for one game next year; ‘Doc ‘Nix to head coach BY NATALIE HEAVREN, THE UCONN WOMEN ARE NOT BAD FOR BASKETBALL During one nonconference game in both the men’s and women’s schedules, the…

Will Somebody Please Iron the Final Four Banner

  BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS When people are asked about the one thing they would change about Mason, they usually give examples like making better dining halls, lowering the cost of parking passes or…

Coast to Coast

Women’s Club Ice Hockey Founder Has Goals for her team BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR When she arrived at Mason, sophomore Ali Purvis noticed something off about the campus: There was no Women’s Ice Hockey team. Realizing that, she knew…

March Madness: It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR; DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Domenic If you know what college basketball is, you know what March Madness is. I remember watching the first-round games back in my fifth-grade math class, around the time when…

Recipe for Success

Men’s Volleyball’s Sam Greenslade excels in a breakout year BY ERIK SATHER, STAFF WRITER  Men’s Volleyball’s Sam Greenslade has embraced his role on the team in his breakout season and aims to make every play in every game count. With…

Upcoming Sports Calender (March 27-31)

Rowing MAR 31 (SUN) ALL DAY VS OCCOQUAN SPRINTS Baseball MAR 27 (WED) 3:00 P.M. VS TOWSON UNIVERSITY Tennis MAR 30 (SAT) 10 A.M. VS COPPIN STATE Volleyball MAR 29 (FRI) 7:00 P.M. VS PRINCETON MAR 30 (SAT) 7:00 P.M….