Mason defense strong in defeating Thunderhawks

James Nosek | Staff Writer It was a tale of two halves for the Mason varsity football team’s defense in their 28-14 win over Lakota East on September 30. The first half, Mason struggled to stop the Thunderhawk offensive attack, giving up 204 total yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns. But the second half on the other hand, was “lights […]

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The snap, the hold, the kick, they’re good

Strong friendship helps point after trio perform under pressure… James Nosek | Staff Writer With 11 minutes remaining in the varsity football teams’ season opener against Springboro, kicker Marcus Otte faced a field goal to extent the Comets’ seven point lead to ten. The kick would go wide left and miss the mark. To most fans he missed a fairly routine field goal, […]

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Replacing the irreplacable

 After four years with Zach Wills, the boys’ cross country team must move on… Joseph Spencer | Staff Writer For the past four years, Mason High School has been abuzz with the news of 2011 graduate Zach Wills. He won three individual state championships and a trip overseas to Italy to represent the United States at the Junior World Championships. […]

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Girls’ tennis pushes for a strong GMC finish

Katelyn Cain | Sports Editor  Photo from masoncomets.org   As of September 23, the girls’ varsity green tennis team has a record of 12-2 and a second place stand- ing in the GMC, a place the team wants to improve upon through the GMC tournament, which started September 28 and ends on October 1, and is a tourna- ment that will […]

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“Ottematic”

James Nosek | Staff Writer It was a boring spring day for Mason kicker Marcus Otte. He didn’t have a lot to do on this day sophomore year so he rode his bike up to the Mason freshmen practice field, in close proximity to his house, to kick some field goals for fun. He just stuck the ball in the […]

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Castner’s Comments: 9/23

Brian Castner, Mason varsity football Head Coach, comments on the Comet win against Fairfield on September 23. “When we win our games, we win in the trenches, o[ffensive] line and d[efensive] line and it is obvious when that happens. Tonight was pretty obvious by the score. When we are physical up front, it’s going to be a great night of football […]

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Comets couldn’t keep up with Colerain Cardinals

James Nosek | Staff Writer The last time the Mason High School varsity football team played Colerain High School they lost 56-3 on the Comet’s home turf. Almost two years later both GMC teams would battle it out once again and the result would be very similar, as Colerain would win 56-20. “Coming into the game we compared it to […]

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Castner’s Comments: 9/16

Brian Castner, Mason varsity football Head Coach, comments on the Comet loss against Colerain on September 16. “We need to improve on defense quick… Once again it was poor tackling [that hurt us]. Poor tackling creates us being in the wrong spots. We need to just do our job defensively. You just can’t give up these big time plays [during the […]

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Boys’ varsity soccer tied in GMC battle

James Nosek | Staff Writer The Mason (3-1-2) and Sycamore (3-1-3) boys’ varsity soccer teams went into their September 13th match up with nearly identical records overall and sharing a spot tied for first in the GMC. They came out of the game with the same result, as both teams would settle for a 1-1 draw in what Mason head […]

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Comets take down the Trojans

James Nosek | Staff Writer Mason varsity football coach Brian Castner told his 1-1 Comets to ponder two things in the week prior to playing Glen Este High school in their third game of the season. One, responding to their six point loss last week against Lancaster and two, that everybody has to just do their specific job.

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Castner’s Comments: 9/2

Brian Castner, Mason varsity football Head Coach, comments on the Comet loss against Lancaster on September 2. “We let a really good team hang around and we get up two scores and we let them hang around. When you let a team of that caliber hang around they are going to take advantage of our miss[ed] cues and that is exactly […]

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