Category: Sports

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Dayton wins by 34 in rout of undermanned Patriots

Ben Criswell, staff writer “We ran into a buzzsaw,” Mason men’s basketball head coach Dave Paulsen said after the game, and that’s exactly the way the 24th ranked Dayton Flyers played Saturday night. The Flyers led for all but the…

Mason’s own fitness band

Mason Recreation’s newest promotion might not be the most fashionable piece of jewelry, but having the little piece of plastic around your wrist could earn you many benefits. Free to all Mason students, the new Mason fitness band is a bracelet that…

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Paulsen brings sideline coaching program to Mason

Head men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen started a new tradition this year by inviting faculty and staff to join him on the sidelines of home games as part of the sideline coaching program. This new program is meant to bridge…

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Men’s basketball falls to Colonials in Founder Feud

(Amy Rose, Fourth Estate) Kaleel Weatherly and Ben Criswell, staff writers In the first Revolutionary Rivalry match of the season, Mason’s men’s basketball team fell to the George Washington Colonials 76-70 at EagleBank Arena Sunday afternoon. In the first quarter,…

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Indoor blizzard bootcamp

No one wants to trudge through the 30 inches of snow, ice and sludge just to go sweat it out at the gym. Instead, take advantage of your home and turn it into your personal gym. With these quick tips,…

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Women’s basketball team defeats VCU

Kaleel Weatherly, staff writer  In their game at EagleBank Arena against the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams Wednesday evening, Mason’s women’s basketball team came away with a 70-54 victory. Mason got off to a fast start as the team shot 13…

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Time to hit the gym

As the spring semester rolls around, Mason students are starting to hit the gym with new fitness goals and dreams of achieving toned bodies before spring break. Unfortunately, students may stray from the gym in fear or make common mistakes…

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Men’s basketball midseason recap

Ben Cowlishaw, Assistant Sports Editor The Patriots are on the board. After starting the new year with four straight conference losses, Mason men’s basketball team (7-11, 1-4 Atlantic 10 Conference) took home a 92-79 win from St. Louis Sunday night, thanks…

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Fantasy Football Week 12 highs and lows

Mitchell Westall and Ramon Mejia, staff writers Biggest Disappointments Todd Gurley (St. Louis Rams, RB): Todd Gurley has been gold for people who drafted him though he did not see the field until Week 3. In his first start of the…