Category: Sports

Bring On the Dynasties

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR If you have tuned into any form of media lately, you may have noticed that the New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl again. You probably have also heard some complaints about the Patriots being…

Embracing the Unbridled Attention

Mason’s Equestrian Club talks competition and team bonding BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Imagine waking up at 4 a.m. in the dead of winter to drive 45 minutes to work out in the cold. For the 25 members of the…

Post-Winter Break Sports Update

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Track and Field Both the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have started the Indoor season off on the right foot, performing well in their first three meets of the season and tallying 11 Atlantic 10…

A Badge Of Honor

Rebekah Schmidt talks being a woman in the male-dominated athletic training field BY ZACH SEAY, STAFF WRITER Of the 353 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball programs across the country, a mere 28 of them currently have a female athletic trainer—7.9 percent….

My Purple Shoes

Men’s Volleyball’s Hayden Wagner shares his motivation for why he steps on to the court BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR After choosing Mason, Hayden Wagner knew he had a difficult decision to make: either continue to play volleyball or pursue…

Give It Your Best Shot

Sophomore standout breaks the weight throw record and hopes to do it again BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Some things just run in the family. Sophomore thrower Benjamin Viau’s father was a thrower at Millersville University, and when his son…

Basketball Over the Break

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Winter break may mean rest and relaxation for many students. But for Men’s and Women’s Basketball student-athletes, it meant the final non-conference games and the start of Atlantic 10 (A-10) play. Over the winter break, Women’s…