MSU Pays Homage to Tyler Trent

Austin McCoy, Writer

January 10, 2019

Following Tuesday nights game against Purdue, Michigan State Spartans paid tribute to late Tyler Trent, who tragically lost a battle with bone cancer. Former Purdue student and super fan Tyler Trent, age 20, lost his life on January 1, 2019, due to a rare bone cancer that he was diagnosed with at...

MSU Football Drops Redbox Bowl

Colin Koot, Writer

January 8, 2019

The Michigan State University football team dropped their bowl game against the University of Oregon in a low scoring game on New Year’s Eve. The Spartans broke the scoring drought with 9:57 left in the third quarter, courtesy of a thirty four yard field goal by Matt Coghlin. After a quick three ...

Mason Boys Basketball Gets First Conference Win

Colin Koot, Writer

December 20, 2018

The Mason boys varsity basketball team picked up their first conference win against Eastern High School on December 14 Mason flipped a 26-18 deficit to a 38-26 advantage in the third quarter, outscoring Eastern twenty to zero and attaining a 38-26 lead.  “What helped us was that we got stops on...

The Off-Season

Samara Trout, Writer

December 20, 2018

Many athletes have an off-season, or a time of year when they don't have a sport taking place. An off-season, for some athletes, is a break used to optimize skill level or to be prepared for their upcoming sport. Others just enjoy the break while they have it before their next demanding season arrives. Athletes’...

Mason Girls Varsity Basketball Falls to NorthWest

Austin McCoy, Writer

December 18, 2018

On Tuesday, December 12, the Mason Girls Varsity Basketball team took on a battle against Jackson NorthWest. Mason ended short of a victory, with a final score of 65-48. It was a hard loss for Mason. Even with Doris Rhymes, Isabel Reemsnyder, and Katelyn Franks as the team’s top scorers, it wasn’t...

Freshmen Boys Basketball Tops Northwest on a Buzzer Beater

Colin Koot, Writer

December 17, 2018

The Mason boys freshman basketball team topped Jackson Northwest on a last second buzzer beater by, Connor Williamson, on December 11. To start the game, Mason set the tone by applying full court pressure and executing half court traps.  They forced many turnovers, but failed to finish layups. ...

A Loss in Baseball

Austin McCoy, Writer

December 14, 2018

Major League Baseball and its fans are at a loss, after two former players died in a car accident. On December 7, 2018, Luis Valbuena, and former infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Jose Castillo were pronounced dead after their car hit a rock and veered off of the road. “We are deeply saddened...

Intramural Basketball

Tyler Abraham, Writer

December 14, 2018

December 6 was the start of intramural basketball, more commonly referred to as IM basketball. Six teams every year go head to head every Thursday to win the championship at the end of the season. The IM season is full of excitement with high competitiveness, as well as egos. Starting off the season,...

Mason Boys Basketball Drops Conference Opener

Colin Koot, Writer

December 13, 2018

Mason boys varsity basketball fell short of Haslett High School in the first conference game of the season, despite eighteen points by senior Noah Anderson. With the Bulldogs trailing by 10 points going into the fourth quarter, creating as many turnovers as possible on defense was necessary for a...

MSU Plays in the Redbox Bowl

Colin Koot, Writer

December 7, 2018

After a 7-5 season riddled with injuries for Michigan State University football, they look to close out the season with a win against 8-4 Oregon, in the Redbox Bowl. MSU’s faulty offense resulted in the Spartans losing a lot of close, low scoring games this year. “They have been pretty awful offensively,...

Volleyball Districts

Samara Trout, Writer

November 12, 2018

Mason’s girls’ varsity volleyball team has earned their spot as district champs. With their undefeated title this season, the idea of winning districts wasn't farfetched. “I think it will be really exciting because we have to give everything we have at this point because any game could be our last,”...

Dewitt Invitational

Ava, Writer

October 29, 2018

On Saturday September 29 17 cross country teams lined up at the Dewitt High School starting line, ready to let go of all the built up adrenaline. Mason, Midland, Dewitt and Lansing Christian put up a good fight, with Lansing Christian in 1st, Mason in 2nd, and Midland 3rd for boys. In the girls division...

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