Category: Sports

Washington Nationals season in review

BY BEN CRISWELL AND MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITERS   More than a week after losing the final game of the National League Division Series, the Washington Nationals find themselves in a familiar position—a position that does not include a baseball…

Fantasy football

Fantasy focus: Special midseason edition

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER Most fantasy football regular seasons last only fourteen weeks, so that means we’re officially halfway through the season. Have you built a roster capable of winning a championship? Are you ready to throw in the…

Swimming and diving players surface with A10 Honors

BY DAVE SCHRACK, SPORTS EDITOR Three members of the swimming and diving team were given Atlantic-10 honors Oct. 18. Sydney Fisher earned the Women’s Performer of the Week, Paul Helfgott earned the Men’s Performer of the Week and Attila Kiss…

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…

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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…