Tag: baseball

Nine Reasons to Watch the Best Game in America

BY DOMINIC PINO With the World Series in progress, I am reminded of a quote from Washington Post columnist George Will: “Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not…

Mason sports ends 2017-2018 season

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer As the semester comes to a close, so do the spring sports seasons. Mason baseball has been up and down this season. The team started off with eight consecutive losses before rattling off four wins…

On the mound

An interview with Patriots’ pitcher Zach Mort By Domenic Allegra, Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 11, the Patriots (14-17) fell to the James Madison Dukes (16-16) by a score of 2-1. The Patriots are 11-4 at home this season but…

OPINION: Spring Baseball Preview

A LOOK AT THE PATRIOTS’ ROSTER GOING INTO THE NEW SEASON By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Mason Baseball announced incoming freshman/transfer acquisitions for the upcoming 2018 season during the fall semester. With the spring season right around the corner, head…

Washington Nationals hosting a college day for Mason students

By Mitchell Westall, Sports Editor As part of their college day series targeting students or fans of seven Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia universities, the Nationals will host George Mason University day Thursday, Sept. 28. The promotion allows students and…

Mason Baseball on five-game winning streak

  BY MICHAEL ABLER, STAFF WRITER   The Mason Baseball team seems to be showing signs of turning this season around. Mason has gone on a five-game winning streak over the past week. The streak includes a three-game series sweep…

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…

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…

No place for cheaters in Hall of Fame

Ben Criswell, staff writer The year was 1998. For 37 years, the single season home run mark had remained in the possession of Roger Maris. A seemingly unbreakable record had stood fast for almost four decades, resistant to attempts made by some of the…