Freshman track athlete has deep roots in track and field

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The sport of track and field runs in the Ullom family. Freshman Maddie Ullom comes from multiple generations of track runners and coaches and she’s wasting no time living up to the family name. Ullom was the only freshman in the indoor state final for the 400 meter open and finished 5th overall with a […]

Read more

Varsity baseball defeats Loveland Tigers 9-1

     Senior DJ Fluker takes a swing against Loveland. The Comets won 9-1 over the visiting Tigers. Photo by Jacob Fulton. Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer On April 18, the Mason baseball team defeated the Loveland Tigers 9-1 in a match up of two of the top teams in southwest Ohio.  Loveland sits atop the Eastern Cincinnati Conference while […]

Read more

Bly binds team together with community philosphy

Charlie Mackenzie | Staff Writer To Mason baseball, 45040 is more than just a zip code. The program’s mantra can be seen everywhere – hung proudly in front of the baseball field, on the team’s shirts, and hashtagged on Twitter. Started originally as a hashtag, 45040 was intended to cultivate a homegrown mentality across the program. Over the past ten […]

Read more

GMC successful against GWOC in Clash of the Titans meet

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer The Greater Miami and Greater Western Ohio Conferences went against each other for an early season competition at Sycamore High School on April 7. The track meet, called The Clash of the Titans meet, consisted of 13 different varsity teams competing to see which conference was superior. Last year, Sycamore wanted to host the event for the […]

Read more

Tennis team wins opening match 5-0 against Lakota West

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer Mason Men’s Tennis opened their season with a 5-0 sweep over Lakota West on April 4. The Comets opened their season with a win against their Greater Miami Conference rival Firebirds. The game started optimistically, with Mason Tennis winning all of their opening sets. Later on, Mason’s second doubles team, juniors Diego Cepeda and Shashank […]

Read more

Tennis team poised to knock off bitter rival Aviators

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer After losing out at last year’s state tournament and conceding the last three Greater Miami Conference (GMC) and state titles to the Aviators, Mason Men’s tennis is looking to knock Sycamore off its perch. Coach Mike Reid said that Sycamore would be a big obstacle in the upcoming season. “(Sycamore has) a terrific program and […]

Read more

Girls swimming repeats as State runner-up

Duncan MacKenzie | Staff Writer The girls’ swim team finished their season as state runner-up for the second consecutive year, continuing their tradition since 2013 as a top three state finalist. The team earned 230 points at the meet in Canton, Ohio, 16 shy of champion Upper Arlington. Junior Allison Bloebaum and senior Ashley Volpenhein paved the way for the […]

Read more

David Neal becomes first State bowling qualifier

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer Senior David Neal competed in the State Bowling Championships in Columbus on Saturday, March 11 and placed 56th with a pin total of 543. Neal is the first Mason bowler to qualify for State since bowling became an official varsity sport almost two decades ago. Despite of this honor, Neal said the transition to the […]

Read more

Comets defeat Bombers, look to improve defensively

Charlie Mackenzie | Staff Writer The Mason basketball team silenced the St. Xavier Bombers 59-49 in their first game of the sectional tournament on March 1. Nothing seemed to be going the Comet’s way during the first quarter. Right off the tip, senior Bobby Jefferson quickly put up two points for the Bombers. Halfway through the first quarter, the Comets […]

Read more
1 2 3 52