Category: Sports

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…

Fantasy Football Week 5 vs. Week 6

Kaleel Weatherly and Mitchell Westall, staff writers As the National Football League (NFL) heads into its sixth week, it’s time for fantasy football fanatics to take a look at the wins and defeats on the field and in their brackets….

Mason student reflects on running from sea to shining sea

Writer, Colleen Walsh This past summer, I ran from San Francisco, California to Baltimore, Maryland with a team of 28 college students for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. We covered fifteen states and 4,000-plus miles in 49 days….

RAD program faces challenges

For many female college students, feeling and staying safe can seem like a challenge. Mason Police’s Rape Aggression and Defense System (RAD) classes make it easy for women to learn how to defend themselves in the event of an emergency for free. The…