Youth and Junior National Championships USA Triathlon sees over 700 athletes

Nathalie Schickendantz | Staff Writer Nation-wide athletes — some starting at the age of seven — competed for a national title in the USA Triathlon. From August 5-6, West Chester hosted the Youth and Junior National Championships USA Triathlon. From over 36 states, more than 700 athletes competed in the championship at Voice of America Park. The age category ranges […]

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Mason Women’s Pre-Season Classic prepares players for tryouts

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Mason women’s soccer program started their season this past weekend in the Mason Pre-Season Classic at Heritage Oak Park. In preparation for upcoming tryouts, players were divided into four different teams that were divided by grade with the exception of a few players. The teams then participated in five games during the span of […]

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Mason Tri-Umphant Triathlon sees athletes of different skills and interests

Nathalie Schickendantz | Staff Writer Sports can be a challenge, but combining three together can add a new level of difficulty. On July 23, athletes spread across Ohio competed in the Mason’s Tri-Umphant Triathlon. The race began with a 400-meter swim or 5-kilometer run, transitions to a 20-kilometer bike ride around the city of Mason and finishes with a 5-kilometer […]

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BRIAN CASTNER, MASON FOOTBALL GROOMS YOUNG STARS

Joey Deaton | Staff Writer From July 17-20, Dwire Field was a scene of organized chaos. The Castner Youth Football Camp ended on Thursday with campers from kindergarten to incoming freshmen taking part in position drills, “Razzle Dazzle”, and even some of the events from the NFL combine: such as the 40 yard dash, and the broad jump. Mason football […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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