Category: Sports

A Mason Switcheroo

Green Machine and Mason basketball to switch for one game next year; ‘Doc ‘Nix to head coach BY NATALIE HEAVREN, THE UCONN WOMEN ARE NOT BAD FOR BASKETBALL During one nonconference game in both the men’s and women’s schedules, the…

Will Somebody Please Iron the Final Four Banner

  BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS When people are asked about the one thing they would change about Mason, they usually give examples like making better dining halls, lowering the cost of parking passes or…

Coast to Coast

Women’s Club Ice Hockey Founder Has Goals for her team BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR When she arrived at Mason, sophomore Ali Purvis noticed something off about the campus: There was no Women’s Ice Hockey team. Realizing that, she knew…

March Madness: It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR; DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Domenic If you know what college basketball is, you know what March Madness is. I remember watching the first-round games back in my fifth-grade math class, around the time when…

Recipe for Success

Men’s Volleyball’s Sam Greenslade excels in a breakout year BY ERIK SATHER, STAFF WRITER  Men’s Volleyball’s Sam Greenslade has embraced his role on the team in his breakout season and aims to make every play in every game count. With…

Upcoming Sports Calender (March 27-31)

Rowing MAR 31 (SUN) ALL DAY VS OCCOQUAN SPRINTS Baseball MAR 27 (WED) 3:00 P.M. VS TOWSON UNIVERSITY Tennis MAR 30 (SAT) 10 A.M. VS COPPIN STATE Volleyball MAR 29 (FRI) 7:00 P.M. VS PRINCETON MAR 30 (SAT) 7:00 P.M….

Mason’s Atlantic 10 Tournament Run Ends Friday Afternoon

NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR After a 61-57 win over George Washington University on Thursday afternoon, Men’s Basketball’s season ended after losing 68-57 Friday afternoon. The Patriots controlled most of the first 16 minutes of their matchup against GW. However, they…

Three Takeaways From Men’s Basketball’s Loss to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason fell to 16-14 overall and 10-7 in Atlantic 10 play Tuesday night after losing 71-36 to Virginia Commonwealth University. This was the fewest points the Patriots have scored since 2001. Here are three takeaways…