Category: Sports


Dave Paulsen welcomed to Mason

The man newly tasked with leading George Mason basketball seemed to go through a range of emotions in his introductory press conference. When talking about the transitions facing his own career and family Dave Paulsen almost choked up when giving thanks…

Dave Paulsen

Dave Paulsen announced as new men’s basketball coach

View image | George Mason University announced the hiring of Dave Paulsen as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team. “Dave Paulsen is a proven winner and an outstanding basketball mind,” said Director of Athletics Brad Edwards in…


Paul Hewitt fired after four seasons

  George Mason University announced today the firing of men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt. The move comes after four seasons under Hewitt, a time in which the team went 66-67 — with the last two seasons marking the first time that…


Brown takes place among Mason greats

Lyn Midcap / Staff Writer Taylor Brown leads the Atlantic 10 in points per game this season, making school history on her way there. The junior guard from Bowie, Md. is only the 18th player in Mason’s women’s basketball history…


Men’s basketball team falls to Cornell in season opener

Photo gallery: Images 1-6: (Amy Rose/Fourth Estate), Images 7-14: (Amy Podraza/Fourth Estate) Although a new year for the George Mason University Patriots men’s basketball team meant a fresh start for the young team, the problems of last season seemed to linger…

(photo by John Irwin).

Men’s basketball season preview

The Patriots take the court tonight against Cornell University in their season opener. Mason is a school aided by the development and exposure around the rise of the basketball program, but the general feeling around Fairfax is one of apathy….

(Amy Rose/Fourth Estate)

A Second Chance at Life

After six arrests, an upward of six figures in debt, two failed stints managing restaurants, too many family members lost, eleven years of substance abuse and then a subsequent eight ongoing years of sobriety, certain numbers could define a life….

Timi Mulgrew

Leading scorer stays grounded

People say patience is a virtue. When trying to talk to Timi Mulgrew after a home match of Mason men’s soccer team, however, patience is nothing short of a requirement. An absolute favorite of the fans, Mulgrew is surrounded by…


Men’s soccer edges out Davidson in overtime

Mason’s men’s soccer team won 2-1 Saturday night over the Davidson Wildcats. The game was tied 1-1 after 90 minutes and ended midway through the first overtime with a penalty kick by Mason senior captain Timi Mulgrew. A first half…