Out and Proud, Rippon Heads to PyeongChang

February 5, 2018 6:11 PM0 comments

By Lois Elfman Figure skater Adam Rippon finds it hard to believe that in the year 2018 he is the first openly gay man to represent the United States at the Olympic Winter Games, but apparently that is the case. He wasn’t out there alone for long — shortly after […]

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This Week in Sports: Swim & Dive

January 31, 2018 9:16 PM0 comments

Both the George Mason High School boys and girls swim teams competed well on Saturday in the Bull Run District Meet, taking home the winning trophies. Strong individual performances from junior boy swimmers TJ Roche and Adam Janicki tied for highest points scored by a boy swimmer, and the two […]

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Mason Girls Suffer 1st Loss in a Month

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In its final game of the month George Mason High School’s girls basketball team finally cooled off with a narrow, 45-43, loss to Central High School. Before the defeat, Mason earned two wins over Madison County High School, 40-18, and Strasburg High School, 50-29, during last week’s three-game road trip. […]

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Mustangs Continue Winning Streak with 6 Straight

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Heating up at just the right time, the George Mason High School’s boys basketball team easily downed Rappahannock County High School twice in the past week with an unsettling 54-33 win over Strasburg High School sandwiched in between. Now on a six-game win streak, Mason (12-7) is looking like it’s […]

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Mustangs Hit Their Stride, Win 5 of Last 6 Games

January 24, 2018 8:59 PM0 comments

Getting hot at the right time, George Mason High School’s boys basketball team builds steam toward the postseason with victories over 4A Park View High School, 66-57, and Bull Run district rival Clarke County High School, 52-44 on the road this past week. The Mustangs (9-7) have now won three […]

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Mason Girls Keep Streak Alive by Defeating Clarke & Rappahannock

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Roughly two weeks out from the postseason, George Mason High School girls basketball team continues its New Year’s roll as they boat-raced Rappahannock County High School, 60-21, and Clarke County High School, 66-40, in the squad’s last two recent games. There’s something about Mason (12-4) and the month of January. […]

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Mason Boys Hang On in Win Over Madison Co., Fall Short to Central

January 17, 2018 10:39 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s boys basketball team continues to roll with the punches, including the ones they throw at themselves, as a 68-64 win over Madison County High School was preceded by a 66-62 loss to Central High School on Jan. 12. The Mustangs (7-7) appear to be hellbent on […]

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Mustangs Continue Perfect Stretch to Start 2018

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Replicating their strong start to 2017, George Mason High School’s girls basketball team is now 4-0 in 2018 after adding a 40-36 win over Central High School and a 57-30 win over Strasburg High School to the list this past week. It may be a similar surge to the new […]

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Mason Girls Bounce Back with 2 Big Wins Against TJ, Rappahannock

January 10, 2018 10:39 PM0 comments

Starting the new year strong, George Mason High School’s girls basketball team downed Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 36-33, and won their first Bull Run district match against Rappahannock County High School, 63-37. The Mustangs (9-4) bounced back from their two game slump to end 2017 with […]

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Mustangs Win 40-31 Over Strasburg on Off Night

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An 11-day break between games left George Mason High School’s boys basketball team in rusty form as they toughed out an ugly win against Strasburg High School, 40-31, last week. Points were hard to come by in Mason’s (6-6) first return to action since they defeated Fairfax Home School at […]

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