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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Comets defeat Upper Arlington state meet rematch

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer With the help of numerous top finishes, the boys and girls swimming teams defeated Upper Arlington in a rematch of last year’s state competition. On Saturday, January 7, the Comets took on the defending state champions, Upper Arlington, at home. Last season, the girls fell short at the state meet, coming in second to Upper […]

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Comets improve to 6-1 after 48-34 victory over East

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Mason Boys Basketball team won a physical defensive matchup at home against Lakota East 48-34 Tuesday night. The two teams entered the game tied for second place in the Greater Miami Conference. A win would keep them in second place and only one game back from Oak Hills. Senior forward Matt King said the […]

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Comets take down Elder in Playoffs

Joey Deaton | Staff Writer The Mason Comets Football team’s season may have ended in a 20-7 loss to Sycamore on November 11, but Team 55 made history. Mason Football was able to take that next step by defeating the Elder Panthers 21-20 in a nail-biting first round playoff game on November 4. The win was the Comets’ first playoff […]

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Perfectly placed punt clinches playoff win

Eric Michael | Staff Writer It was the moment he had been waiting for his entire life. Fourthdown. Up by one. Playoffs. Reed Naglich got in position to receive the punt which would determine the outcome of the game. If he could lay it inside the 20, the game was over, Mason wins. If he didn’t get it off in […]

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Kirssin steps up in district championship game

Sophomore goalkeeper takes over for fallen teammate Charlie MacKenzie | Staff Writer Days prior to what could have been his last high school soccer game, senior Danny Mackzum could not move the right side of his body. Mackzum, the starting goalkeeper, was diagnosed with hemiplegic migraines, a severe type of migraine headache that has symptoms common to a stroke: muscle […]

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Soccer seasons decided by game of chance

Penalty kicks spell doom for Comet soccer teams Lauren Thomas | Staff Writer An entire soccer season rides on a game of kickball. Both the boys and girls soccer teams had their seasons end at the hands of penalty kicks (PK’s). The girls lost to Seton in their postseason opener, and the boys team fell to Beavercreek in PK’s in […]

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