Comets outlast Firebirds 43-41

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer Defense was the story in Lakota on Friday, January 10th as the Comets defeated Lakota West with a score of 43-41. Going into the 4th quarter down by 10, it didn’t look like the Comets would be able to win the match-up. The more surprising story was not the score but the point total of […]

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Comets celebrate 2020 with impressive win over Highlanders

The Mason Comets girls basketball team cruised to a 57-43 win over Oak Hills on Saturday, January 4. The Comets improved 7-4 overall and 6-1 in the Greater Miami Conference. Mason was led by freshman guard Margo Mattes who poured in 22 points including five steals and five blocked shots.  Forward Marilyn Popplewell added 12 points and 10 rebounds for […]

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Comets Defeat Colerain in First Game of Decade

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer On Friday, January 3rd, the Mason boys basketball team played their first game of the decade at home versus the one-win Colerain Cardinals. Early on, the Cardinals put on a surprising performance, being down by seven after the first quarter with a score of 20-13. After that, the Comets’ defense prevailed by shutting the Cardinals […]

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Q & A with head Boys Basketball coach Greg Richards

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer This season marks Greg Richards 25th as the head coach of the boys basketball team. Richards has been extremely successful in his tenure, amassing a record of 358-167 in his career. Richards has led the Comets to 6 total league titles (FAVC and GMC), including 2 GMC championships. Richards has effectively silenced the doubters who […]

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Davis earns all conference accolades, respect in the alley

Indranshu Das | Staff Writer  Recently, Kent State basketball player Kalin Bennett made headlines by becoming the first athlete with autism to play a division one college sport. His story was national news.  Mason senior bowling stand-out Jonathan Davis has Asperger’s, a milder form of Autism. He’s been one of the top bowlers in the Greater Miami Conference his entire […]

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Comets defeat Cardinals, 61-35

Aditya Thiyag The Mason Comets defeated the Colerain Cardinals 61-35 Wednesday, December 11 to improve to 3-0 in the Greater Miami Conference. The Comets now stand at 3-1 overall and are riding a three game winning streak.  Mason was led by the fabulous freshman Margo Mattes who poured in 21 points. Marilyn Popllewell contributed 10 points and five rebounds. Alanna […]

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Carmel Defeats Comets

The defending Indiana 4A state champions Carmel High School came to Mason on Friday, November 29 and knocked off the Comets 61-54.  Mason hosted the Greyhounds in the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic held for the first time in the Mason Arena. The Comets were led in the scoring column by senior forward Jack Cooper who poured in 18 points and grabbed […]

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Girls Tennis Team captures 3rd straight title

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer The Comets Girls Tennis team has done it again. Mason secured their 3rd consecutive Ohio Tennis Coaches Association (OTCA) state title on Sunday, October 20 after sweeping Magnificat in their championship match. The Comets quickly won the three matches they needed by a singles win from Emma Kruse, and doubles efforts from Sanjana Reddy and […]

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German exchange student makes impact on the field

Matthew Smith | Staff Writer Albert Wiesigstrauch has found a home away from home.  Wiesigstrauch is a junior at Mason High School, but unlike most other students here, he is still getting used to life in America. Just months ago, Wiesigstrauch moved to Mason from Germany, leaving everything he was used to, including most of his family, behind.  As a […]

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Comets Defeat Middletown, Honor Graduating Seniors

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer For Mason it was senior night, and they provided a perfect way to finish the season. The Comets went down to score on their first drive, but the middies answered on their second play with a 81 yard touchdown. The Comets responded quickly though, as they scored right before the end of the first quarter […]

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Comets lose to Lakota West

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer The Comets home woes continue. After Lakota West scored a touchdown in the first quarter, the Comets answered with a touchdown of their own, but missed the extra point to make it 7-6 West at the half. Midway through the third quarter, another score by West on a first and thirty made it an eight […]

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