Category: Sports

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball Men’s basketball improved to 3-5 Wednesday night after narrowly defeating Morgan State University 82-75. Senior Otis Livingston II recorded his 400th career assist, becoming just the second Mason player to put up 400…

One Last Stride

Senior Sarah Moore reflects on her college experience as a student-athlete BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER For senior Sarah Moore, track and field has been a guiding light. Starting her career early on as a freshman at James Hubert Blake High…

En Garde!

Mason’s fencing team provides a close-knit environment for students of all levels BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Fencing is the modern Olympic sport of sword fighting. “The best way I would describe fencing is it is very fast-paced and your cliche…

Dealing With the Dirty Work

How sophomore Javon Greene impacts men’s basketball BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball sophomore Javon Greene has always been surrounded by basketball. Growing up with an older sister who played AAU basketball, he was in the gym year-round, something he…

Three Takeaways from Mason’s Win over Morgan State

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason’s men’s basketball team held on to Morgan State 82-75 to improve to 3-5, bouncing back after two losses in the Emerald Coast Classic. “It wasn’t always artistic, but I think it was a good kind…

Patriots Improve to 3-1 After Tough Non-conference Win

Three takeaways from women’s basketball’s win over Colgate University BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball improved to 3-1 after defeating Colgate 64-61 Sunday, Nov 18. Nicole Cardaño-Hillary led the team in points, assists and minutes played, scoring 24 points and…

“IT’S GOOD TO GET THE FIRST WIN”

Four takeaways from the first win of the season for the men’s basketball team BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR In the first of two campus games in the Emerald Coast Classic, Mason beat the Southern University Jaguars 69-65 Saturday, Nov.17. The…

Get In the Zone

BY SAMANTHA HADLEY CONTRIBUTOR The Mason men’s basketball team has been running a man-to-man defense for at least three years, which is as long as I have been watching them. A man-to-man defense is where one defender covers one offensive…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (November 17-28)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Nov. 17 Men’s Basketball vs. Southern University EagleBank Arena: 4 p.m. Nov. 18 Women’s Basketball vs. Colgate University EagleBank Arena: 2 p.m. Nov….