Category: Sports

Fantasy football

Fantasy focus: Week six

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER What we Learned:   David Johnson is officially the best running back in football. Through six weeks, Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson leads all running backs in total yards, touchdowns and consequently fantasy points….

Nationals fall short in postseason

BY BEN CRISWELL, STAFF WRITER   The Washington Nationals fell to the  Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 Oct. 13 in the deciding Game 5 of the National League Division Series. Twenty-year-old Julio Urias picked up the win in two innings of…

Capitals drop season opener

BY DAVE SCHRACK, SPORTS EDITOR   The Washington Capitals fell 2-3 in their season opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins Oct. 13. It was a tight, defensive battle that ended in shootouts. The Capitals struck first with a goal by Andre…

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Club sport of the week: Field hockey

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER Like some of the other club sports at Mason, field hockey isn’t what many consider a typical college sport. But, also like other club sports, Mason’s field hockey team is a hard-working, motivated team that…

Fantasy football

Fantasy focus: Week five

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER   What We Learned:   Tom Brady is still good. The Deflategate saga finally ended with New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady returning from his four game suspension on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Brady…

Fantasy football

Fantasy focus: Week four

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER What We Learned:   Matty Ice is the real deal. Coming into last week, there was a lot of doubt about whether or not Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan’s strong start to the season is…

The women's club soccer team in action during practice held September 14. Credit: Dave Schrack, IV Estate

Club sport of the week: Soccer

BY DAVE SCHRACK, SPORTS EDITOR   The field was overrun with mosquitoes and gnats, even as day turned to dusk turned to night. Cleats and shoes drifting through the natural grass gradually collected loose blades and trimmings with the glue…