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 […]

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Girls swimming places second in state for consecutive year

Eric Michael | Staff Writer The girls swimming team had a successful day at the state meet on February 24-25 in Canton, Ohio. Totaling 230 points, the girls finished second in the state just behind Upper Arlington, making this the second consecutive year of these two teams headlining the tournament with the same 1-2 punch. Junior standout Allison Bloebaum said […]

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COMETS, FIREBIRDS DOMINATE GMC

Joey Deaton | Staff Writer In the past three seasons, the Mason Comets and Lakota West Firebirds girls basketball teams have reigned unchallenged by the rest of the Greater Miami Conference (GMC). As of February 11, the Comets and Firebirds had combined for 90 straight wins against the other eight GMC schools. The last school to beat Mason or Lakota […]

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Rival schools rally together to honor former teammate

Watch a recap of the night’s events. Video by Alexandra Lisa.Juliana Discher | Staff Writer On February 11, the Sycamore Aviators and Mason Comets put their rivalry aside to honor their beloved teammate. Liz Lothrop, a 2013 Mason High School graduate, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2008 at the age of 14. After going into remission in 2011, her doctors found […]

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Comets defeat Thunderhawks in 59-44 thriller

Eric Michael | Staff Writer The Mason Comets defeated the Lakota East Thunderhawks 59-44 on Tuesday night in a showdown between two Greater Miami Conference basketball powerhouses. After the Comets won the tip off, senior Ben Schutte quickly put the first two points up on the board for Mason. Seconds later, Schutte intercepted a Lakota East pass and dished it […]

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Boys and girls finish first in GMC

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer The Mason Swimming and Diving teams swam their way to victory at the Greater Miami Conference this past weeking, claiming league titles for both the boys and girls teams. This marked the 10th consecutive league title for the girls team, who beat runner-up Lakota West High School by 280 points with a score of 628. […]

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In close battle, Comets fall to Firebirds 64-61

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer Mason girls basketball lost a nail biter at home to the Lakota West Firebirds 64-61. With West and Mason dominating the Greater Miami Conference, the game was moved to the middle school arena in order to accommodate all of the expected fans. Head coach Rob Matula said the matchup with the Firebirds was going to […]

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Individual wrestlers duel for team glory

Meghan Pottle | Staff Writer Wrestling is literally the world’s oldest sport, originating between 100 and 200 B.C. – and labeled as one of the toughest. However, wrestlers do not compete for recognition or for the fan fare. They work out incessantly and compete vigorously for the love of winning and for individual glory. The Mason High School wrestling team […]

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Comets defeat Fairfield 56-45 after battle in first half

Charlie Mackenzie | Staff Writer After fighting an uphill battle until seconds before the half, the Comets were able to outlast the Fairfield Indians on Friday night with a final score of 56-45. In Mason’s previous match-up against the Indians, the Comets lead at the end of each quarter. History did not seem to repeat itself, as the Indians came […]

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