Category: Sports

In the Scrum: Men’s Rugby

Mason’s Oldest Club Brings Camaraderie to the Field BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR In most team sports, the goal is to move the ball to the other end of the field. This is the same in rugby, however, the players cannot…

We’re Halfway There

An Update to the Seasons of Fall Sports BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR As September comes to a close Fall sports almost halfway through their seasons. Here’s a look into what they have done so far. Women’s volleyball has struggled early…

Pick a Corner, Any Corner

The Patriots ground the Flyers 2-1 BY MANSUR SHAHEEN, STAFF WRITER Mason women’s soccer team started conference play with a win on Sept. 20. The Patriots beat the Dayton Flyers 2-1 to win their second straight game and their fifth of…

A Love Letter to Women’s Basketball

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Dear Women’s Basketball,    Thank you. I’ve had the joy of watching you since I was only a few months old. When I was born, my parents still regularly attended University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball…

Freshman Guard Looks To Make An Impact

Jason Douglas-Stanley Reconnects with His High School Teammate BY ZACH SEAY, STAFF WRITER   Two hundred thirty-five miles separate Mount Vernon, New York, and Fairfax, so having a familiar face around is sure to help freshman guard Jason Douglas-Stanley while he…

A Storm Over Washington

Seattle Sweeps Washington 3-0 in the WNBA Finals BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, STAFF WRITER As the clock ticks down the seconds left, the game starts to come to a close. While it might end on the court, it’s only just the beginning….

Upcoming Sports Calendar (September 10-15)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR September 12 Seattle Storm vs. Washington Mystics Game 3 EagleBank Arena: 8 p.m. September 14 Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Northern Colorado Recreation Athletic Complex…

Women's Soccer

They Say Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

The Patriots win 3-2 over the Dukes BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, STAFF WRITER As soccer kicks off for the 2018-2019 season, the women’s team has already surpassed the previous season’s start.   Last season through the first six matches, the women’s team…

Mason Quidditch

Mason Brings Quidditch to Life

The Harry Potter based sport combines rugby, dodgeball and tag BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, STAFF WRITER When you think of Mason club sports, there is only one that comes to mind where you run with a “broom” between your legs. Mason’s club…

Women's Volleyball 2018

Fall Sports Preview

Your Inside Look Into What’s Coming Up This Fall BY  NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR AND DOMENIC ALLEGRA, STAFF WRITER With the 2018-2019 academic year off and running so are fall sports. The 2018 cross-country season will be the first one…