Category: Sports

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…

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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…

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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…

Mason hosted Lafayette before 6,706 raucous members of #MasonNation inside EagleBank Arena.  Photo by:  Ron Aira/Creative Services/George Mason University

Patriot player sets record despite loss to William & Mary

OTIS LIVINGSTON SCORES HIS 1,000TH CAREER POINT  By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Wednesday’s men’s basketball game included a scoring milestone, an old CAA rivalry and a season first for the Mason men. The Patriots were defeated by William & Mary…

Mason Madness celebrates the start of the basketball season with the green machine, mason dance team, mason cheerleading, and more. Photo by Bethany Camp / Creative Services / George Mason University

Natalie Butler: A Story of Coming Home

By Natalie Heavren, Staff writer  When I found out Natalie Butler was transferring from the powerhouse University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to Mason for her last year of eligibility, I was understandably excited. As a Connecticut native and now…

Patriots of All Ages Lead the Team to Victory

By Natalie Heavren, Contributor        On Nov. 29, the Mason Women’s Basketball team, coming off only their second loss of the season, against a University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks a team that hasn’t won since their opening game on November…

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Women’s basketball team wins season home opener

PATRIOTS DEFEATED OLD DOMINION 66-53 AT EAGLEBANK ARENA By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Mason’s women’s basketball started their 2017-2018 season at EagleBank Arena with a win, as the women defeated Old Dominion University 66-53 on Friday, Nov. 17 in their…

Fans cheer during the Mason Homecoming 2012 basketball game at the Patriot Center, Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Patriots Open the Season With a Narrow Victory

By Hogan LePore, Staff Writer The Mason men’s basketball team started their 2017-2018 season on the right note, defeating Lafayette College on Friday, Nov. 10 at the EagleBank Arena. The Patriots toppled the Leopards 67-65 in a close finish. Mason…

The Men's Basketball game against Fordham  during Homecoming 2016.  Photo by:  Ron Aira/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Men’s Basketball Ranked Middle of the Pack

RETURNING JUNIOR AND SOPHOMORES HOPE TO LEAD PATRIOTS TO VICTORY  By Hogan LePore, Staff Writer Out of the 351 Division I intercollegiate men’s basketball programs in the nation, George Mason University is left hanging in the middle. According to rankings by…

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GMU Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule Released

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Mason’s Mens Basketball program released their Atlantic-10 conference schedule for the upcoming basketball season earlier this month. Although the season starts  Oct. 13, Mason does not play at Eagle Bank Arena until Nov. 10  against…