Category: Sports

Women’s Soccer Junior Kayla Hamric Eyeing a Special Season

BY KAITLYN FLETCHER, STAFF WRITER Kayla Hamric had a breakthrough start to her junior season. Within the first six games of the season, the 5-5 junior forward and midfielder has already matched her career-high in assists. As a four-year varsity…

Sports in Brief

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Volleyball  On Sept. 13 and 14, Women’s volleyball participated in the Maryland Tournament at the University of Maryland (UMD).  Women’s volleyball first took on the Princeton Tigers, losing in a close first set…

Fall Into These Sports

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  We are now a few weeks into the fall semester and I have already begun hearing and seeing pleas for the college basketball season to return.  The temperatures have not begun to cool down, the…

Sports in Brief

BY ROSS SHINBERG, STAFF WRITER Men’s Soccer Men’s Soccer lost for the third game in a row, falling to 1-3 on the season.  Campbell University shut out Mason, winning by a 3-0 score on Sept. 8 in Buies Creek, North…

A Home Away From Home

Freshman Women’s Volleyball starter fills the shoes of vital libero position BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR  Filling the shoes of one of Mason Women’s Volleyball’s greatest players would seem daunting to a starting freshman.  But not for Stephanie Der. …

A Partiot To Remember

Senior Men’s Soccer star discusses his successes and family support BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  Ryan Mingachos has been surrounded by soccer, literally, since the day he was born when his grandfather wrapped him in a scarf of a Portuguese…

Darlington, Baby! The Southern 500

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is not what it used to be. NASCAR (see what they did there?) used to be a sport for Southerners, by Southerners. In 1965 when Tom…

Patriots Have A Successful Summer

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR, DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Otis Livingston II Continues Basketball Career in Denmark  Mason Men’s Basketball has a new addition to its list of professional players as guard Otis Livingston II signed a one-year contract…

Fall Sports Preview

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR, DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR  MEN’S SOCCER Men’s Soccer looks to follow up their unexpected run to the A-10 championship game with another successful campaign. Last season the team gained traction as the season progressed…