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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Athlete have personal attachment to the number on their jersey

Player content and photos compiled by Cody Allgor, Staff Writer There are some numbers that are synomymous with sports. Michael Jordan’s number 23, the number three on Dale Earnhardt’s car, Babe Ruth’s number 4, or the iconic number 42 of Jackie Robinson.  Sometimes in high school an athlete is simply handed a jersey and that’s their number. Some athletes grow […]

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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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Comets advance in tournament with win over Lakota West

Shravani Page | Staff Writer ‘They’ say it’s almost impossible to beat a team three times in one season. Well, ‘they’ are wrong. After knocking off Lakota West 59-46 on Friday, February 26 in the district semi-final game, the Mason Comets proved that a team can be beaten three times in one season.  They had a good example to follow […]

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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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Comets bring home six GMC titles in COVID complicated season

Divyana Bose | Staff Writer After claiming seven Greater Miami Conference (GMC) Championships in the fall sports season, the Mason Comets are showing that in spite of a global pandemic, they have the resilience to maintain that championship standard winning six more conference titles during the winter sports season.  The Comets brought home championships in girls basketball, girls swimming, boys […]

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Comets down the Aviators 65-58

Evelina Gaivoronskaia | Staff Writer On Friday, February 5, the Mason Comets defeated the Sycamore Aviators 65-58 at the Mason Arena.  Down 16-11 after the first quarter and trailing 34-30 at the half, head coach Greg Richards felt his team started out a little slow. “I had to call the time out early and wake us up a little bit, […]

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Comets take down Aviators on Senior Night, 46-27

Divy Bose | Sports Writer On Wednesday, January 27, the Mason Girls Basketball team defeated the Sycamore Aviators 46-27. It was senior night for the league-leading and second-ranked team in the state. Prior to the game, the team celebrated seniors Marilyn Popplewell, CC Cary, Riley Cosimi, and Kate Cooper.  Mason came out of the gate hot going up 12-4 after […]

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Comets Hockey Team takes down Sycamore 3-1

Divyana Bose | Sports Writer Cody Allgor | Sports Writer It was the ‘battle of the skies,’ ice version today at the South Metro Sports Arena in Dayton, Ohio.  The Mason Comets defeated rival Sycamore 3-1 in a game that was the complete opposite of a game played earlier this season when the two teams combined for 14 goals. A […]

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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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Indiana Baseball commit makes return to basketball court

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer  If senior Max Johnson had to be described in one word, it would be competitor.  After one year away from basketball, the Indiana University baseball commit decided to return to the hardwood this winter for his senior season. Johnson had previously played basketball since intermediate school before deciding to take a step back his junior […]

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