Anatomy of Mason’s perfect athlete

Jami Berchard | Staff Writer In an attempt to create the ultimate athlete, The Chronicle has found the top athletes on seven different sports teams at Mason High School and used these athletes’ best strengths to compile the perfect athlete. The right arm: Freshman Miguel Cepeda had a major victory for the varsity tennis team when he won his match against […]

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Ian Howard | Staff Writer Trevor Maxim | Staff Writer Varsity Boys’ Tennis – Head Coach: Linda Kirtley – Last Year’s GMC Finish: Third place – Coach’s Comment: “This year we don’t have any established doubles teams. So, we’re going to have to see which two players will pair up both skill-wise and mentally to come up with really good doubles […]

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Diving in

Trevor Maxim | Staff Writer The sport of diving, although it is not well known at Mason, has been a part of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Swimming and Diving Championships since 1927, according to OHSAA.org.

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Video games transfer sports skills to the field

Trevor Maxim | Staff Writer With the increasing popularity of sports-related video games, those who were once merely spectators can now become coaches or players in the virtual world. Xbox Live, the most popular online gaming service, allows players to compete against each other over the internet in real-time. The service had 17 million active users as of January 2009, […]

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Athletic scholarships sparse for high school athletes

Ian Howard | Staff Writer While teenage athletes may look at their high school sports as potential tickets into collegiate athletics, less than 5.7 percent of high school athletes advance to the National Collegiate Athletic Association level on paid scholarships, according to NCAA.org.Men’s Cross Country Coach Tom Rapp received 90 percent of his athletic scholarship to Pennsylvania State University in […]

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