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Jewel Triggs reflects on her time at Mason

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Jewel Triggs’ basketball story began in Thibodaux, La. when she was just six years old. As most parents do, Triggs’ parents threw her into all kinds of sports including basketball, softball and volleyball. She would…

Three Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Loss to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) 62-38 on Sunday afternoon, dropping to 5-7 in conference play while the Rams improved to 12-1. Here are three takeaways from the loss. Sometimes the odds just aren’t…

Three Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win Over La Salle

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball defeated La Salle University 59-42 Thursday night to improve to 13-11 overall and 5-6 in conference play. “I thought we came in really, really focused tonight,” said head coach Nyla Milleson. “I thought our…

Basketball Over the Break

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Winter break may mean rest and relaxation for many students. But for Men’s and Women’s Basketball student-athletes, it meant the final non-conference games and the start of Atlantic 10 (A-10) play. Over the winter break, Women’s…

Four Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win over Delaware

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball improved to 5-4 after they defeated former Colonial Athletic Association rival University of Delaware 72-46 Thursday night. The team extended their non-conference home winning streak to 14 games, which started during the 2016-2017…

A Midway Check-up on Mason Athletics

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR; DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball Through the first eight games, men’s basketball has held a record of 3-5 on the season. Led by senior point guard Otis Livingston II and head coach Dave…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (December 3-9)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Dec. 3 Men’s Basketball vs. University of Vermont EagleBank Arena (EBA): 7 p.m. Dec. 6 Women’s Basketball vs. University of Delaware EBA: 7 p.m. Dec….