Category: Sports

2018 Winter Olympics update

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Team USA won another nine medals since last week, although they remain in fifth place in the overall medal count. After winning four gold medals in less than a week of competition, only Mikaela Shiffrin,…

Tayler Dodson leads the team on and off the court

AN INTERVIEW WITH MASON’S STARTING SENIOR By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer For senior Women’s Basketball starter Tayler Dodson, community service isn’t just a team requirement, it’s become a passion. Dodson, who quietly climbed to fifteenth in assists and twenty-second in…

Early Olympics Update

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer The United States is in fifth place in the 2018 Winter Olympics medal count with seven total — four gold, one silver and two bronze as of Feb. 13. Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Canada…

Eagles fly past the Patriots

By Natalie Heavren, Sports Editor It took 53 years, but the Philadelphia Eagles are finally Super Bowl Champions. Philadelphia was led by Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, who became the first backup quarterback to win a Super Bowl since John…

“The sky’s the limit” for Nicole Cardano-Hillary

MASON FRESHMAN HAS BEEN ALREADY NAMED A-10 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK FIVE TIMES By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Nicole Cardaño-Hillary, a native of Madrid, Spain, has been around basketball longer than she can remember. Her mother, Erin Hillary, played while…

OPINION: Spring Baseball Preview

A LOOK AT THE PATRIOTS’ ROSTER GOING INTO THE NEW SEASON By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Mason Baseball announced incoming freshman/transfer acquisitions for the upcoming 2018 season during the fall semester. With the spring season right around the corner, head…

Uvaldo Acosta Honored in Men’s Volleyball Invitational

By Clinton W. Carlson JR, Contributor Mason’s Men’s volleyball team hosted the inaugural Uvaldo Acosta Invitational January 26-28 at the Recreation Athletic Complex (RAC) on the Fairfax Campus. The invitational honors Mason Class of 1996 alum Uvaldo Acosta who played…

OPINION: Super Bowl LII Preview and Prediction

By Hogan Lepore, Columnist The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will face off in Super Bowl LII Sunday, Feb. 4, in Minneapolis. The Patriots look to tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super Bowl wins in the…

Patriots Basketball Continues Victories Over Winter Break

MENS AND WOMENS TEAMS WON NINE OF 14 GAMES SINCE LAST SEMESTER  By Liam Griffin, Staff Writer Although most students have been away from campus since the end of the fall semester, Mason’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have been…