Focused on the future

Mason swimmers’ dream of competing in the Olympics coming into focus Andrew Little | The Chronicle Three seconds. That is how close Carl Bloebaum is to achieving an Olympic dream. Bloebaum, a senior and one of the most decorated swimmers in the history of Mason High School swimming, advanced to the second wave of qualifying for the United States swim […]

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Students using medication fight to conquer associated stigma

Eliza Orlando | The ChronicleShravani Page | Managing EditorAbby Waechter | Managing Editor For years, medication has been a pitfall for divide. Pain and cold medications such as Ibuprofen and Allegra are widely accepted by the public, but anything outside of that realm is buried in debate and polarization. From ADHD pills to antidepressants, dependence on medication can potentially be […]

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Student-parent duos navigate dynamic of athlete and coach

Abby Waechter | Staff Writer Coaches’ kids get treated differently. Even though parents and teammates think coaches’ kids get special treatment, it is usually the furthest thing from the truth.  Parents often try to coach their kids from the sidelines or on the drive home. After a while, a child can start to resent the parent coaching. But when your […]

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Amburgy overcomes knee injury to place at state

Divy Bose | Sports Writer        Abby Waechter | Staff Writer Sometimes the journey to the top can be a dangerous climb.  Mason High School senior wrestler Owen Amburgy saw firsthand just how dangerous that climb could be at the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Division I state wrestling championship on Saturday, March 13 and 14.  After breezing through his quarter-final […]

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Comets claim District Championship with win over Springboro

Abby Waechter | Staff Writer The Mason Comets girls basketball team pushed their record to 20-0 and in the process captured a district championship with a 60-44 win over the Springboro Panthers on Saturday, February 27 at Princeton High School.   After Springboro jumped ahead of Mason in the first quarter 15-13, coupled with junior forward Kyla Oldacre going to the […]

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Killens makes the most of senior year on the basketball court

Abby Waechter | Staff Writer Trey Killens has undergone a transformation.  From varsity benchwarmer a year ago, Killiens is now the Greater Miami Conference’s leading scorer and one of the most explosive offensive scorers in Mason Comets’ basketball history.  In middle school when the Mason High School coaches were watching middle school games to get a look at their potential […]

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mason Boys’ Swim Team takes on Lakota East and West

Abby Waechter | Staff Writer The Mason Boys’ Swim team triumphed over Lakota East and West Friday night at the Mason High School Natatorium.  The team earned 301 points beating Lakota West by 125 points, and Lakota East by 195 points. Sophomore Max Plumley and senior Kevin Wu helped pave the way for the Comets with powerful contributing performances in […]

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Show Review: Bridgerton

Series Creator: Chris Van Dusen Rating: 8/10 Review by: Abby Waechter Taking place in a fictional 19th century English society, the eight-part Netflix series Bridgerton has romance, drama, comedy, and scandal.  Although it’s undoubtedly a cliché when love prevails and the guy gets the girl, Bridgerton successfully pulls it off, a chaotic tale of courtship between the Duke of Hastings and […]

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Best TV Shows of 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, the Chronicle Staff is looking back at the best, most binge-able television released over this past year. Without further ado, here are some staff picks for the best shows of the year. Abby Waechter | Staff Writer Evan Romansky’s original Netflix Series Ratched imagines the complex backstory of Nurse Ratched, a character long understood […]

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