Greg Richards’ boys’ basketball camp awards grades 7-9

Greg Richards’ boys’ basketball camp ran from June 17-21. Below is a list of awards for grades seven through nine. Seventh Grade Awards 3-on-3 Matthew Minick Jack Buckley Jake Snyder 1-on-1 Chase Harding 5-on-5 Justin May Dylan Berry Jack Kandell Matthew Minick Anthony Molinari Mitchell Butler JP Sponseller 3-on-3 Cut Throat Brandon Allen Chase Harding Nick Wagner Liam Glass Top […]

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Greg Richards’ boys’ basketball camp awards grades 3-5

Greg Richards’ boys’ basketball camp ran from June 10-14. Below is a list of awards for grades three through five. Third Grade Awards 3-on-3: Dean Monroe Neil Sebastian Sean Krueckeberg 1-on-1: Sean Krueckeberg 5-on-5: Drew Cox Christian Conner Cayden Dyer Colson Bunch Caleb Hershberger Gavin DeWitt Nolan Hartsock 3-on-3 Cut-Throat: David Metzger Nicholas Harris Caleb Hershberger Top Defender: Ben Bayer […]

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Boys’ basketball camp

Erin Brush | Sports Editor Monica Brucher | Staff Writer Emily Taylor | Staff Writer These boys are shooting hoops and dribbling basketballs during basketball camp this week at Mason Middle School. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode…

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Girls basketball District Champs

Ashley Calvani | Online Editor The Mason Comet girls basketball team defeated the Fairborn Skyhawks 64-48 in the District Final game on Saturday. What should have been a competitive game and a showdown between two of Ohio’s top athletes, senior Kayla McDowell for Mason and senior guard for the Skyhawks Alexis Gassion, who were both named first team AP All […]

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Thunderhawks triumph

Erin Brush | Staff Writer The Mason basketball team was unable to scrape together a win in a tight home game against the Lakota East Thunderhawks and was outscored 50-39, dropping their conference record to 3-6. From the moment the whistle blew, both teams were on their toes defensively and Mason was able to inch ahead when they capitalized off […]

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Comet basketball loses to Kings by one point

Erin Brush | Staff Writer The varsity basketball team fell just short of a win in a cutthroat 36-35 game on their home court against former conference rival, the Kings Knights. Despite the close finish, the game started off slowly with little fouling and little scoring. The Comets didn’t make a single 3 point shot the entire first half; instead […]

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Foiling the Firebirds

Ashley Calvani | Online Editor Erin Brush | Staff Writer The Mason girls’ basketball team beat the Lakota West Firebirds Saturday 54-39. Just a few days earlier the Comet faithful got to celebrate the 200th win for head coach Rob Matula, now they were looking for another milestone to celebrate.  With Kayla McDowell a few points away from the 1,000 […]

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Taming the Tigers

Erin Brush| Staff Writer After a tough loss to Sycamore the night before, the boys’ basketball team rebounded to beat the Loveland Tigers, 70-32 Saturday night at the Mason Arena.   According to head coach Greg Richards, the Comets didn’t change their plan from last night going into this game. “We just talked about coming out with confidence, playing together, and coming […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Comets v Aviators

Rebekah Barnes | Editor-In-Chief Erin Brush | Staff Writer Emily Faas | Staff Writer The Mason Comet basketball team fell to the Sycamore Aviators Friday night with a final score of 47 to 41. The Comets will play the Loveland Tigers Saturday night at home. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode…

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Expect the unexpected

Emily Faas | Staff Writer The boys’ varsity basketball team’s 52-40 win over the Lebanon Warriors will surely quiet the talk about this team suffering from the loss of their seniors. There is a new team of seniors in town, and they have set the tone for the season with a victory. The Comets only have two returning varsity players […]

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Comets take home regional victory, head to Elite 8

Rebekah Barnes | Online Editor With an unrelenting defense, the Mason girls’ varsity basketball team overcame a first quarter filled with turnovers to defeat long-time GMC rival, the Sycamore Aves, in the regional semi-finals. With a final score of 47-32, the comets advanced to the Elite 8 for the first time since the Mason state champions of 2000. According to […]

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End of the road

Comets fall to Withrow in sectional finals… James Nosek | Staff Writer Playing Withrow for the second consecutive year gave senior Michael Van Kleunen a case of déjà vu. Just like in last season’s OHSAA Sectional Finals against Withrow, Van Kleunen hit a buzzer beating three pointer to end the third quarter. Both instances came off multiple passes and ended […]

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Keeping it Reale – Mount Healthy

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 Mount Healthy on Tuesday, February 28. It’s been what seems like forever since we last played a game. Finally, that changes tonight as we begin our second season, the tournament. The opponent is Mount Healthy. Every tournament game in […]

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It’s tournament time

Boys’ basketball team heads into tournament play… James Nosek | Staff Writer The motto of “be the first” has been the sentiment of the Mason boys’ varsity basketball team’s season as they competed for their first GMC title. Unfortunately, the Comets didn’t achieve that goal, as they ended the regular season behind Middletown, but the team has evolved their saying […]

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