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Raptors Put Golden State Against the Wall

Colin Koot

May 31, 2019

The Warriors have never lost Game 1 of the NBA Finals during their dynastic run of the last five years.  At least before last night. Toronto carried over their momentum from the Eastern Conference Finals to win their fifth straight game Thursday night by the score of 118-109. Raptor forward Pascal ...

Three Questions for the NBA Finals

Colin Koot

May 30, 2019

The NBA Finals are set.  Not surprisingly, the Golden State Warriors are there for the fifth straight year.  But it’s the team from the East that brings most of the intrigue. The Toronto Raptors, led by Kawhi Leonard, are making their first ever finals appearance.  They were the two seed in the Ea...

Bulldogs Beat up Shamrocks, Move to Semifinal in Diamond Classic

Colin Koot

May 29, 2019

Mason Baseball put a beat down on Portland St Patrick, jumping out to a 5-0 lead after two innings.  The final score was 10-0 after five frames, earning them a date with the Williamston Hornets in the semifinals. Senior pitcher Trent Stuewe tossed a masterpiece, going five strong innings, allowing...

Mason Baseball Heads to Second Straight Diamond Classic, This Time As A Favorite

Colin Koot

May 23, 2019

The Mason varsity baseball team have lost just three games this year.  They have clinched the CAAC Red division title, but one thing is still on their list, a Diamond Classic victory. The Bulldogs have been one of the most stellar teams in the Lansing area, and were recognized with the second seed in...

Mason Soccer’s close victory in the Golden Cup

Olivia Kinney, Reporter

May 22, 2019

Mason Varsity Soccer kicked the Golden Cup tournament off to a good start. With all the dedication Mason put into their season, it led them far into the tournament. Unfortunately Mason had several key players that had to sit out for a few games due to ACL(anterior cruciate ligament) injuries. Mason...

Pelicans Earn the Right to Draft Zion

Colin Koot

May 15, 2019

The NBA draft lottery was revamped this year to dissuade teams from tanking, and it worked. The Knicks, Cavaliers, and Suns all had the highest chance of landing the top pick, presumably Zion Williamson. Only the Knicks landed in the top three. Instead, the New Orleans Pelicans, with just a si...

BREAKING: John Beilein Leaves Michigan for NBA

Colin Koot

May 13, 2019

The winningest coach in the University of Michigan’s history is heading out the door. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Beilein will sign a five year deal to be the next coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. “Michigan’s John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become coach of the ...

Sports Officiating and Coaching

Colin Koot

May 13, 2019

Being a sports official takes a lot of work.  Knowing the rules is just the start of it. An official needs to have confidence, possess great leadership skills, and be able to communicate effectively. New for the 2019-2020 school year, Andrew Chapin is starting a class, sports officiating and coachi...

Too Early MLB Postseason Predictions

Colin Koot

May 8, 2019

Although Major League Baseball teams have only played about 30 games, fans have seen enough glimpses to start getting excited about the postseason. Still, many questions remain unanswered about some of the best teams in the league. Here are my projected division winners and World Series picks. American Le...

Four Things That Must Happen for MSU Basketball to Make Another Final Four

Colin Koot

May 6, 2019

Last year’s Michigan State basketball team overachieved.  After losing two lottery picks to the NBA and then their second best player to injury, it was a shock to most people that that team advanced all the way to the Final Four. The expectations are different this year, with MSU being atop ma...

Mason Varsity Baseball off to Blazing Start

Colin Koot

April 29, 2019

The Mason varsity baseball team has gone on a tear to start the season.  They currently own an 11-1 record and are in first place in the CAAC Red.  However, many are still left wondering if they can make a deep run in the playoffs. The Bulldogs are led by first year coach Kohl Tyrrell and have j...

Tractor Technicians to Worlds

Alissa Cottom

April 26, 2019

Mason’s Robotics team has had amazing success this season. The team has won their first Chairman’s award, the most prestigious award that can be given at an event, and has also been awarded with the Engineering Inspiration award, the second best award to the Chairman’s award, for the second year in a...

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