Dance team reaps rewards at competitions

Janica Kaneshiro | Editor-in-Chief Mason High School dance team competed at the MND High School AmeriDance competition placing first for hip hop, second for lyrical and third for jazz on January 21. The senior ensemble of the team placed first. The team also traveled to MA Regional Championships in Columbus, Ohio on January 22. The team took home Super Sweepstakes […]

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Comets win ninth straight

James Nosek | Staff Writer View photos below by Rebekah Barnes | Online Editor  Make it nine straight wins for the Comets. The 67-43 win for the Mason boys’ basketball team over Sycamore gives the Comets their longest winning streak since 2006 and places them in a tie with GMC rival Middletown as the Middies suffered their first conference loss […]

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Keeping it Reale: Sycamore

By Tim Reale MBC Reporter Varsity basketball player Varsity basketball player Tim Reale tells his story from the court as he anticipates the game against Sycamore on Friday, January 20. It’s been a week since our last game which seems forever. With not playing this Tuesday it gave us a full week of practice which I think helped us a […]

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Girls bowling team off to great start

Katherine Hansen | Staff Writer Because of their constant coaching and motivation for each other, the Mason girls bowling team has led an impressive season so far with recent wins against Reading and Princeton, according to team coach Connie Smith. “It’s a very individualized sport but with how the girls cheer each other on, they coach each other,“ Smith said. […]

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Varsity basketball team’s “Big Three” leading the way as Comets challenge for a GMC title

James Nosek | Staff Writer Behind the constant joking and laid back attitude of Mason seniors JD Sprague, Darin Harris and Michael Van Kleunen, lies three players who are currently taking the GMC by storm. Representing the second (Harris 16.2 ppg), seventh (Van Kleunen 14.5 ppg) and tenth (Sprague 14.0 ppg) spots in the GMC scoring leaders, Mason’s “Big Three” […]

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Mason brings best to the mats at eighth-annual Invitational

On Saturday, January 21 the Mason High School Athletic Department and the James V. Horning Memorial Foundation will host the Eighth Annual James V. Horning Memorial Varsity Wrestling Invitational.  During this event’s seven year history, eleven individual state champions, ten state runner-ups, seventy-nine state placers, and 200 state qualifiers have competed. This year’s tournament boasts ten teams from the Cincinnati, […]

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Mason gymnastics team “proves it” with first place win

Ashley Calvani | Staff Writer Above: highlights from the Comet Cup meet. Footage by Ashley Calvani and Rebekah Barnes, Online Editor The Mason High School gymnastics team’s mottos are both “team work makes the dream work” and “prove it.” They did both as the Mason Green team brought home a victory and Mason Black placed fifth at their only home […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gymnastics at the Comet Cup – 1/14

Ashley Calvani | Staff Writer Rebekah Barnes | Online Editor The Mason High School gymnastics team won first place at the Comet Cup on January 14. The All-Around winner was senior  Amythest Gauthier, who also broke the school record for floor with a 9.45 score. To read more about the game, click here. Click on an image below to enlarge […]

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Comets battle breast cancer and Thunderhawks

James Nosek | Staff Writer On a night where the entire city of Mason battled breast cancer, the Mason boys’ varsity basketball team battled the Lakota East Thunderhawks but only one was truly victorious. The Comets won the game 56-41 on “Comet for the Cure” night, a Mason run fundraiser supporting breast cancer, and that meant Mason Arena was painted […]

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Keeping it Reale: Lakota East

By Tim Reale MBC Reporter Varsity basketball player Varsity basketball player Tim Reale tells his story from the court as he anticipates the game against Lakota East on Friday, January 13. Everyone was talking about the game Tuesday night but that is over and we have moved on. Every game from here on out is a league game so it […]

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Comets upset defending state champions

James Nosek | Staff Writer It was more than the seventh win in a row for the Mason boys’ basketball team; it was an upset victory over the defending state champions and top ranked team in the city, the LaSalle Lancers, and that made the win much more rewarding, according to head coach Greg Richards. “We told the guys to […]

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Keeping it Reale: Victory over LaSalle

By Tim Reale MBC Reporter Varsity basketball player Varsity basketball player Tim Reale tells his story from the court after the team defeated defending state champions, LaSalle Lancers on  Tuesday, January 10.   Not many high school basketball players get an opportunity to play in a game like last night, have an atmosphere like it was and get a win over the […]

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Keeping it Reale: LaSalle

By Tim Reale MBC Reporter Varsity basketball player Varsity basketball player Tim Reale tells his story from the court as he anticipates the game against LaSalle on Tuesday, January 10. Finally we are back home for 7 out of 9 games. Half the season has passed and we sit at 9-1 so far. Tonight we play the defending state champs, […]

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