Tag: club sports

We Stick Together

Field hockey provides a welcoming environment on and off the field BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Field hockey has been played in its current form since the early 19th century. Played using a stick with a flat edge and one rounded…

Those Who Tackle Together Stay Together

Women’s Rugby Is the Place for Camaraderie and Confidence BY ALLY MCALPINE ART DIRECTOR “Hey what’s up, you want to play rugby?” Many students will recognize the common call of a friendly woman, holding an oblong ball, to people passing by…

Stream On

Mason Hockey partners with Monumental Sports & Entertainment BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Look out, Mason hockey fans — club hockey is getting a brand new livestream. Starting this fall, Monumental Sports Network (MSN), a branch of Monumental Sports &…

In the Scrum: Men’s Rugby

Mason’s Oldest Club Brings Camaraderie to the Field BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR In most team sports, the goal is to move the ball to the other end of the field. This is the same in rugby, however, the players cannot…

Mason Quidditch

Mason Brings Quidditch to Life

The Harry Potter based sport combines rugby, dodgeball and tag BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, STAFF WRITER When you think of Mason club sports, there is only one that comes to mind where you run with a “broom” between your legs. Mason’s club…

Women’s athletics panel

Discussion Focused on Issues for Female Coaches in College Sports By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Mason’s Division of Sport, Recreation and Tourism hosted the “Breaking Gender Roles: Women Coaching Men” symposium with a panel of  women’s coaches in Merten Hall…

Mason Ski and Snowboard Club races for Nationals

THE STUDENT-RUN ATHLETIC CLUB IS CROWDSOURCING FUNDING TO COMPETE AT LAKE PLACID By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer One of Mason’s newest and most little-known teams is headed to Nationals. Again. The George Mason Ski and Snowboard Club was founded by…

GMU Club Football – A Universal Language

By Matt Caron, Staff Writer The Mason club football team hosted its second annual “Intro to American Football for International Students” event on the RAC field on Friday, September 1. The club football team drew a very diverse crowd, including…

Club sport of the week: Underwater hockey

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER You might do a double take when you see the words “underwater hockey” together. Mason’s underwater hockey team is there to tell you to believe it. Underwater hockey (or Octopush, in England) is a sport…

Club sport of the week: Equestrian

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER Few people would have the courage to get up on a horse and compete against others, but the Mason equestrian club does just that. The equestrian club is a co-ed program that competes across Virginia…