Category: Sports

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….

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….

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…

Mason Sports Roundup

Fourth Estate might have missed some sports coverage in recent weeks because of our own doing, but here are some things to catch up on: Mason Madness is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 18, so take a look at our…

Men’s Basketball Predicted to Finish 13th in A-10

  Following a season where the Mason men’s basketball team finished second to last in their first season in the Atlantic 10, the A-10 preseason basketball poll predicts a similar finish for the Patriots this season. The poll predicts Mason to…

Mason falls to nationally ranked UVa. at home

  George Mason University men’s soccer team lost 1-0 to the University of Virginia on October 7 in front of a huge crowd that braved the rain and wind at George Mason Stadium. The first half would end scoreless but…

Weekend Sports Preview

This is an important weekend for Mason athletic teams as Atlantic 10 Conference play begins across all sports. The Patriots hope to start off with strong in-conference play. In addition, the Mason Invitational cross country meet is being held this weekend in…

Men’s Soccer knocks off UMBC

George Mason University men’s soccer team defeated the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Retrievers by a score of 3-0 on Sept. 27 in front of their home crowd.  The Patriots and Retrievers went back and forth in the beginning of…

The NFL Got Something Right Last Week

It has been a few tough weeks in the NFL to start the 2014 season. The days have been filled with everyone from the average fan to lucrative sponsors like Anheuser Busch chastising the league. Last week alone, the NFL…