Student coach assistants vital to Mason football

Sean Speidel | The Chronicle The quarterback gets the headlines and the coaches get the criticism, but there are many important people on the Mason football team who go unnoticed. Student coaching assistants (CAs) work behind the scenes helping the program by performing essential tasks that allow the coaches to focus on coaching, and the players to focus on playing. […]

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THE TIES THAT BIND

Green tie about more than just game day for football program Savannah Libby | The Chronicle High School football is about tradition and for the past twelve years since Brian Castner took over as head football coach one of those traditions has been the game day attire of the players on the Mason football team. While most high school football […]

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Athletes find hope in vaccine

Sean Speidel | The Chronicle Mason athletes are taking their shot. In order to avoid quarantine that could prevent them from playing in games several Mason Comet athletes decided to get Covid-19 vaccine this year. Last year athletes contact traced were ordered to sit out nearly two weeks which for some players meant missing several games. With the new rules […]

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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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THROUGH THE LENS: The Spirit is back

A PHOTO ESSAY BY LILY HALLER The start of the 2021 athletic season also marked the return of the Black Hole. Living up to the mantra of “We’re Back!” the Black Hole is back like they never left with more energy than ever. With rejuvenated passion, the beloved student section is doing everything they can to support the Comets. “My […]

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Late field goal stuns Comets, fall to Elks 15-14

Savannah Libby | Sports Writer Centerville’s Jackson Courville’s 46 yard field goal with 15 seconds left on the clock dealt the Mason Comets a stunning 15-14 defeat to the visiting Elks.  Leading 14-5 with under three minutes to play it looked like the Comets were on their way to opening the season 2-0, but when Centerville quarterback Chase Harrison hit […]

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MASON OPENS SEASON WITH 15-7 WIN OVER GAHANNA LINCOLN

Andrew Little | Sports Writer Mason football returned Friday night, August 20 with a 15-7 victory over the Gahanna Lincoln Golden Lions in a game dictated by strong defensive plays. The Comets offense started out slow with two possessions without a first down, due in part to the Lions defensive line putting pressure on senior quarterback, Michael Molnar. The Mason […]

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Freshman softball player lets her play do the talking

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer Mason softball player Audrey Renaud knows what it’s like to be mocked. She also knows what it’s like to get the last laugh.  Renaud has Tourette’s Syndrome. A disorder that involves uncontrollable repetitive movements or unwanted sounds, also called tics.  Even though she started developing severe tics in the seventh grade, Renaud wasn’t diagnosed with […]

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Multisport athletes becoming rare in age of specialization

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer  The three sport varsity athlete has slowly started to become something of the past at Mason High School. However, some Comet athletes are not ready to give up playing the sports they love, even if it means dealing with a jammed packed training schedule and lingering injuries.  As a junior, Michael Molnar was the starting […]

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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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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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