Category: Sports

Fantasy Football Week 8 vs. Week 9

Ramon Mejia, Kaleel Weatherly and Mitchell Westall, staff writers Week 8 Disappointments Le’Veon Bell (PIT, RB) – Bell’s MCL injury was quite serious, so here’s hoping he will be back to playing 100 percent next season. As of now, there are only…

Mason athletes turn the playground into a workout

It’s every college student’s dream to play on a playground for exercise. For Mason athletes, this dream became a reality with the recent remodel of their weight room. Mason’s weight room now has plenty of space for running around like…

Women’s soccer records a loss and a spot in playoffs

Mitchell Westall, staff writer Following a tough loss Thursday to LaSalle, Mason’s women’s soccer team fell below .500 for the first time since losing to East Carolina in the season opener. In order to clinch a playoff spot, the women’s team needed…

Week 7 vs. Week 8 Fantasy Football Expectations and Downfalls

Mitchell Westall & Ramon Mejia, staff writers Biggest Disappointments Deandre Hopkins (HOU, WR) – This season, Hopkins has enjoyed the breakout performance the entire world saw coming. Even though the Houston quarterback’s situation is forever in flux, he has been a…

Mason wrestler reflects, looks ahead, prepares

Kaleel Weatherly, staff writer As the 2015-2016 season approaches, Mason’s men’s wrestling team is gearing up for big successes. Wrestler Greg Flournoy, a redshirt senior, said this year wrestlers will focus on building off of the strides made last season. In the 2014-2015 season, Flournoy had…

Paulsen dishes on basketball expectations

Kaleel Weatherly, staff writer The men’s basketball season opener is only three weeks away and new Head Coach Dave Paulsen has been seen around campus trying to get to know the fans, but now its time to get to know…

Fantasy Football Week 6 vs. Week 7

Kaleel Weatherly, Mitchell Westall and Ramon Mejia, staff writers (Megan Zendek/photo illustration) Biggest Disappointments from Week 6 Randall Cobb (GB, WR) – For the third consecutive week, Cobb posted fewer than five fantasy points. This comes as a major surprise,…

Men’s soccer records another tie

Mitchell Westall, staff writer In need of a strong performance to remain in line for the Athletic-10 conference playoffs, Mason’s men’s soccer team pulled a close tie Wednesday against A-10 rivals, the University of Dayton Flyers. The Flyers’ overpowering offensive attack dominated…

Mason Madness: Then and Now

(Photo credit: Claire Cecil/Fourth Estate) A sea of students decked out in green and gold flocked to Eagle Bank Arena on Friday night to celebrate the start of the 2015-2016 basketball season. However, the bright lights and grand performances have…

Mason Madness Live Stream

Mason Madness has been the celebratory pep rally for the Patriots’ basketball season since the 1980s. On Friday, October 16, at 8 p.m., students, faculty and other fans will head to EagleBank Arena to ring in the beginning of the season. Both…