Urbana University COVID-19 permanent closure impacts former Mason Comet football players

Rahul Parikh | Sports Editor Matthew Smith | Staff Writer On April 21st, Urbana University in Urbana, Ohio permanently closed due to the financial implications caused by the Coronavirus. This abrupt announcement completely caught two former Mason football players off guard. Mason senior Jackson Norman, an offensive lineman who had committed to Urbana and current Urbana freshman Brogan Reed now […]

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Athletes stay focused through sports themed movies and shows

Indranshu Das | Staff Writer With the spring season pushed back to May 1 at the earliest, spring athletes have looked to spend their time thinking about something else rather than the potentially forgotten season. One thing in particular that all athletes can turn to–sports themed movies and shows.  Nick French, senior varsity track sprinter, said he remains hopeful that […]

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Rising athletes struggle with newfound recruiting barriers

Matt Smith | Staff Writer Many kids have dreams of becoming a collegiate athlete. For some though, the process of realizing that dream has changed its course.  For rising athletes such as junior baseball player Ben Stuart and sophomore tennis player Vignesh Gogineni, this spring and summer was supposed to be a big opportunity for them to present their talents […]

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Local golf courses remain open despite social distancing

Indranshu Das | Staff Writer Amidst all the outbreak surrounding COVID-19, one thing hasn’t changed — golfers in Ohio have an opportunity to continue playing, practicing, and using golf course facilities.  In the Greater Cincinnati area, as well as the majority of counties in Ohio,  state mandates have allowed golf courses to remain open for golfers, with certain restrictions and […]

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Spring athletes continue sports regimen despite Covid-19

Abby Miller | Staff Writer For spring sport athletes, staying in shape isn’t as easy as it sounds.  With the recent closings of gyms, community weight rooms, fields and tracks due to the procedures surrounding COVID-19, high school athletes are finding it difficult to maintain their workouts at the same caliber as before. Per OHSAA rules, all spring sports have […]

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Baseball team prepares for season despite postponing

Matthew Smith | Staff Writer A curveball that no one saw coming.  Coming into 2020, the Mason baseball team, led by head coach Curt Bly, had high expectations for the season, and all eyes were focused on reaching State final four goals. However, this spring has been anything but expected. With their season on hold per OHSAA rules, a lot […]

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Wrestling Championship postponed amid fears of pandemic

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer Every year, high school wrestlers work towards a trip to the state tournament for a successful finish to their seasons.    This year, The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) wrestling state tournament was set to take place on March 13th through the 15th. That was until the OHSAA announced that all winter tournaments were indefinitely […]

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Chaney concludes H.S. career as one of Mason’s all time greats

Indranshu Das | Staff Writer Adam Chaney is the greatest of all time.  That’s what Mason head swimming coach Marc Sullivan thinks. Sullivan, a hall of fame swimming coach himself,  believes Chaney will be remembered as the greatest swimmer in Comet history, and potentially one of the best overall athletes.  “I’ve not coached or associated too much with the other […]

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Comets season comes to an end with a loss to Loveland

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer The Mason Comets girls basketball team exited the division one sectional tournament by falling to Loveland 55-41 on Monday night at Lakota East High School. The Tigers, winners of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference controlled the pace and tempo of the game, jumping out to an early 22-7 first quarter lead. A lead they held onto […]

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Comets season comes to an end with a loss to Lakota West

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer The Mason Comets boys basketball team was bounced from the division one boys sectional basketball tournament by Lakota West on Tuesday night at Hamilton High School. The Firebirds scorched the Comets for 74 points on their way to a 74-66 win. When the Comets defeated the Firebirds back on January 10 it was a defensive battle […]

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Mason Wrestling wins GMC Championship

Henri Robbins | Online Editor In the annual GMC Wrestling Championship, Mason took home first with 168 points and three wrestlers placing first in their weight class. Along with that, Coach Nick Maffey was named the 2020 GMC Coach of the Year. Below are all of Mason’s placements in the meet: Weight Class Name Placement 106 Ethan Pickens 3rd 113 […]

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