Tag: basketball

MASON BASKETBALL UPSETS MARYLAND

  The latest win brings a 4-0 start to the “English Era” BY JALEN STUBBS, STAFF WRITER Fairfax, VA – Mason men’s basketball sealed an astonishing win at the Xfinity Center against the Maryland Terps, tallying a record of 4-0…

ROCKING OUT AT GOLD RUSH 2021

School spirit and the second win of the season for men’s basketball at the annual home-opener event                                               …

MASON MADNESS: A NIGHT OF PERFORMANCES AND BASKETBALL

Basketball season opener returns after two years BY M. E. GODFREY Flashing lights of green filled the stands as the crowds roared in anticipation for the annual Mason Madness event on Friday, Oct. 15. Cancelled in 2020 due to the…

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: FINDING A WIN EVERYDAY

Women’s Basketball hosts a pre-season open practice with coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis BY JALEN STUBBS STAFF WRITER Basketball is looking great this year for the Patriots as they continue their pre-season practices, wasting no floor-time. The team held their first open…

Kobe Bryant’s Impact

BY CHRISTINA O’FARRELL, STAFF WRITER I remember being 10 years old and watching Kobe Bryant win an NBA championship in 2010, thinking, “He won again?” I grew up playing basketball, so naturally I fell into the habit of watching NBA…

Why Don’t We Pay Attention to Women’s Sports?

BY CHRISTINA O’FARRELL, STAFF WRITER When I found out that the Washington Mystics won the WNBA Championship, I was beyond surprised. I had no idea they were even in the playoffs. I had no idea that the WNBA playoffs were…

Jaire Grayer: A True Patriot At Heart

On and off the court Grayer exceeds expectations as a player and a man of his community BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER Tackling his senior year, Jaire Grayer could not be more on top of his game. As a guard for…

A Storm Over Washington

Seattle Sweeps Washington 3-0 in the WNBA Finals BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, STAFF WRITER As the clock ticks down the seconds left, the game starts to come to a close. While it might end on the court, it’s only just the beginning….