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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Comets’ season ends in 20-7 playoff loss against Sycamore

Charlie MacKenzie | Staff Writer The Mason Comets’ historic postseason run was cut short with another loss to the Sycamore Aviators, this time 20-7. After keeping Sycamore from scoring on their opening drive, the Comets faced an early fourth-and-1 on their own 40-yard line and decided to go for it. Junior quarterback Jake Harris handed the ball off to junior […]

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Boys soccer falls to Beavercreek in penalty kicks

Charlie MacKenzie | Staff Writer The boys soccer season was cut short in the regional semifinals after falling to the Beavercreek Beavers. Beavercreek was the one seed from the Southwest 1 district and the fifth ranked team in the state, two spots behind the Comets. Head coach Paul Reedy said that Beavercreek has one of the top offenses in the […]

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Comets fall to Aviators 17-10 in Battle of the Skies

Charlie MacKenzie | Staff Writer The Comets were unable to defend their Battle of the Skies title, falling to the Sycamore Aviators 17-10. Although Mason has already clinched a playoff spot, head coach Brian Castner said the game was important not only because of the rivalry, but because the Comets could have finished second in the GMC with a win. […]

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Mason defeats Princeton 28-7 on senior night

Eric Michael | Staff Writer [espro-slider id=40989] Senior members of the football and cross country teams, marching band and color guard were recognized at Friday’s game. Photos by Staff Writer Jonathan McCollough. Following the senior night festivities, Mason put on a show for a packed crowd at Dwire Field, beating the Princeton Vikings 28-7 on their last home game of […]

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Tennis team dominate regular season, turns attention to state tournament

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer In a majority of the girls’ tennis team’s matches this season, the players have experienced nothing but success. The Comets head into the postseason with a whole season’s worth of momentum after securing their second straight Greater Miami Conference title with a 18-1 overall record and an undefeated conference record. After losing their first match […]

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Boys and girls continue winning streak, place first in GMC

Charlie MacKenzie | Staff Writer The Greater Miami Conference winning streak continued for the Mason Cross Country team, with both the boys and girls hoisting the championship trophy. The meet took place at Voice of America Park on Saturday, October 15. The view from the top of the podium wasn’t anything new for either team, especially for the girls, who […]

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Comets look ahead after 21-17 loss to Lakota East

Lauren Thomas | Staff Writer The Mason Comets fell to the Lakota East Thunderhawks 21-17 after a rollercoaster of a game. Making his second career start, junior quarterback Jake Harris connected on a pass to fellow junior Austin Croy creating an explosive start for the Comet offense. The first points of the game came on a 21-yard play action pass […]

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Comets fall to Cardinals after 30-16 thriller

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Mason Comets sustained their first conference loss after falling to the high-flying Colerain Cardinals 30-16. Colerain came into this game with the second best rushing attack in the Greater Miami Conference.  On their opening drive, the Cardinals ran the ball early and advanced to the Comets side of the field.  As they were inching […]

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