Freshman track athlete has deep roots in track and field

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The sport of track and field runs in the Ullom family. Freshman Maddie Ullom comes from multiple generations of track runners and coaches and she’s wasting no time living up to the family name. Ullom was the only freshman in the indoor state final for the 400 meter open and finished 5th overall with a […]

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David Neal becomes first State bowling qualifier

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer Senior David Neal competed in the State Bowling Championships in Columbus on Saturday, March 11 and placed 56th with a pin total of 543. Neal is the first Mason bowler to qualify for State since bowling became an official varsity sport almost two decades ago. Despite of this honor, Neal said the transition to the […]

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In close battle, Comets fall to Firebirds 64-61

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer Mason girls basketball lost a nail biter at home to the Lakota West Firebirds 64-61. With West and Mason dominating the Greater Miami Conference, the game was moved to the middle school arena in order to accommodate all of the expected fans. Head coach Rob Matula said the matchup with the Firebirds was going to […]

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Comets improve to 6-1 after 48-34 victory over East

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Mason Boys Basketball team won a physical defensive matchup at home against Lakota East 48-34 Tuesday night. The two teams entered the game tied for second place in the Greater Miami Conference. A win would keep them in second place and only one game back from Oak Hills. Senior forward Matt King said the […]

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Trump wins White House in election shocker

Pollsters fail to account for key demographics Jonathan McCollough | Staff Writer It ain’t over till the fat lady sings, and at 2:30 a.m. she sang in favor of Donald Trump. Donald J. Trump will be the 45th President of the United States after defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton. Although Clinton won the popular vote by more than 440,000 votes, Trump […]

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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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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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Comets rally comes up short against Moeller

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer After a bomb threat delayed the game until Sunday afternoon, the Comets lost a close game to the Moeller Crusaders 17-14 in the highly anticipated matchup. The Comets looked to capitalize off of their 48-6 blowout win against Withrow last week and bring the momentum into this week’s matchup against the Crusaders. Moeller received the […]

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Comets advance to 2-0 after blowout win over Withrow

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer Mason traveled to Withrow High School and secured their first road win of the season after a 48-6 blowout. Mason started with a 30-yard kickoff return from junior defensive back Jalen Johnson, which gave the Comets a starting field position at their own 40-yard line. After an offside penalty on Withrow, senior quarterback, Preston Hutchinson, […]

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Indiana University High School Journalism Institute 2016

The Chronicle staff participated in a journalism camp at Indiana University from July 11-15. Throughout the week staff members improved their writing, interviewing, photography, videography and leadership skills. At the conclusion of the camp, staff members received the following awards: Best Story Arc for Photo Story – Jonathan McCollough Outstanding Leadership Team – Jessica Sommerville, India Kirssin, Arnav Damodhar, Eric […]

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Staff’s Outside Work

  Joey Deaton Ryan D’Souza   Bryan Hudnell Politifact determines if politicians are politically correct Luke Hutchinson Florida Staff Writer speaks about Politifact Alexandra Lisa Eric Miller Ria Parikh Gillin’s Politifact receives criticism when rating truthfulness of politicians DeWitt predicts a smooth check-out process Asia Porter Ron Johnson speaks about the delicate balance between content and design Teachers reflect on […]

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Mason alum drafted by Toronto Blue Jays

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Toronto Blue Jays drafted TJ Zeuch 21st overall in the first round during the Major League Baseball Draft on June 2. According to Zeuch, playing professional baseball was always a dream of his. “It feels amazing,” Zeuch said. “Playing professionally has been a dream of mine since I was 5 years old and getting […]

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