Opinion: National Anthem Protests Are Ineffective

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer What has changed since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the national anthem? It has been over a year since the former 49ers quarterback first protested racial inequality and police brutality, but what does America have to show for it? It is hard to argue that any significant change has resulted from these protests. […]

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Colerain Cardinals defeat the Comets 36-10

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Mason Comets lost a tough road Greater Miami Conference (GMC) match-up to the Colerain Cardinals 36-10 after turning the ball over three times Friday night. The three interceptions thrown by senior quarterback Will Adams was a rare sight as he came into this week throwing just one interception in his previous five games. According […]

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Mason Women’s Pre-Season Classic prepares players for tryouts

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer The Mason women’s soccer program started their season this past weekend in the Mason Pre-Season Classic at Heritage Oak Park. In preparation for upcoming tryouts, players were divided into four different teams that were divided by grade with the exception of a few players. The teams then participated in five games during the span of […]

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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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