Mason Girls Lacrosse on the Hunt for the GMC Title

The Mason Girls Lacrosse Team dropped a tough match up to Loveland on Thursday, April 18 13-8.  Despite the loss the Comets are enjoying a successful season with an overall record of 6-3 and 5-1 in the Greater Miami Conference.  The Comets sit just one game behind league-leading Sycamore. The Aves defeated the Comets earlier in the season 13-6, but […]

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Comet tennis team notches big wins over Indian Hill, Sycamore

The Mason Boys Tennis Team (as of April 15) is the ohiotenniszone.com third ranked team. The Comets defeated Indian Hill 5-0 in Wednesday, April 17. Earlier in the week the Comets knocked off GMC rival Sycamore 4-1.  The Comets are currently 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the conference.  The team is led by number one singles and Brown University commit Niraj […]

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Mason boys volleyball fall to St. Xavier, sit at .500

The Mason Boys Volleyball Team has opened the season with a 3-3 record.  The Comets have recorded wins over West Clermont (25-16, 25-10), Lakota West (25-6, 25-18, 25-17), and Milford (25-20, 25-14, 25-15).  The Comets’ three losses have been at the hands of Greater Catholic League opponents St. Xavier, Badin, and Chaminade Julienne. Statistically, Damien Sauer leads the Comets in […]

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Track and Field finds success at Centerville

The Mason Boys Track Team had a great night at the Centerville Elk relays.  The team was in great form and came together for a true whole team effort.  The  4x 200 won their race with the second fastest time in the state, as did the men of the 4x 400.   Both of these relays included Akari Porter, who is […]

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Tissue syndrome not deterrent for dedicated athletes

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Despite being named “the most neglected disorder in modern medicine by the Ehlers Danlos Society, Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS) regains its prominence through the heavy impact it has on the lives of those inflicted with the disorder. EDS is a genetic condition that weakens connective tissue all over the body, manifesting into 13 different types […]

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Review: ‘Us’

Henri Robbins | Staff Writer Score: 85% After directing the wildly successful Get Out, Jordan Peele’s Us is a stunning thriller which paints a portrait of haunting parallels. Establishing itself in dark symbolism and playing off of an overarching feeling of uncanny, Us works to create not simply a suspenseful film, but one which raises questions about the world around […]

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Family responsibilities often limit pool of female coaches

Matthew Smith | Staff Writer With coaches being an integral piece to any team’s success, there are plenty of sports with positive influencers running the programs at Mason High School. But take another look. Where are the women?  With an even distribution of male and female sports at most high schools, men still dominate the coaching ranks. Mason High School […]

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It starts with our culture

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer Mason has a serious problem, and it isn’t the fault of the administration or our teachers. It’s a culture problem.  As I talk to people in grades both above and below me, I constantly hear things about how stressed they are because their “parents are going to kill them if they get a bad grade.” […]

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Teacher teams up with student to solve cold case

Andrea Hefferan | Online Editor It’s been over 20 years since University of Cincinnati student Alana “Laney” Gwinner disappeared. Forensics teacher Randy Hubbard and junior Evan Fletcher are determined to find out why. Fletcher and Hubbard were investigating unsolved crimes, or cold cases, when they stumbled upon the case of Laney Gwinner, who was a 23-year-old accounting student at the […]

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Student writers author their own novels

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer Sometimes a simple English course isn’t enough. While there are a number of writing programs for Mason High School writers to find their footing in the world of the English language, some students have decided to take their skills into their own hands. A number of students have been trying to bring their writing prowess […]

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Social media creates rise of conspiracists

Anusha Vadlamani | Staff Writer With every new conspiracy comes a new conspiracist.  Conspiracy theories, dating back as early as ancient Rome, have progressed through word of mouth. It wasn’t until the introduction of modern technology that conspiracy theories really began to flourish: John F Kennedy’s assassination, the realness of the moon landing and Princess Diana’s death have all remained […]

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Staff Editorial: Planned parenthood provides crucial healthcare

Recently, the state of Ohio decided to make some budget cuts. They cut out all the usual stuff — overpaid politicians, unused funding. Normal, right? Well, not exactly. What happened instead was that Planned Parenthood was completely defunded.  And if you’re opposed to abortion then that’s great, right?  Most would say so, but that’s simply not the case: Planned Parenthood […]

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