2024-05-21 7:20 PM

Mason Tops Stuart in Nail Biter Football Face-Off

Trailing 13-7 with eight minutes left in the fourth quarter, George Mason High School linebacker Misael Benitez exploded through the line and sacked J.E.B. Stuart High’s quarterback Jason Friday on a crucial fourth and four well inside Mason territory.

Mason JVs Wrap Season With a Win Over Manassas

It was about as ugly a first half of football as there's ever been, yet the George Mason High School JV football team came from behind to beat visiting Manassas Park by a score of 13-6 in the final game of the season.

Mason Finale Win Not Enough To Put Mustangs in Postseason

Joel Chandler (center) defends Falls Church’s Sam Gerima (left) under the hoop, while Jaguars’ Evan Hansen (33) battles for position. (Photo: News-Press)

Going into their final regular season game against the Strasburg Rams, the George Mason High School football team knew that their postseason fate only partially rested in their hands, with the rest of their destiny controlled by a team hundreds of miles away.

GMHS Football Passes Manassas Park

Two weeks ago, the George Mason Mustangs lost to a historically bad team suddenly turned good. This past Friday, the Mustangs weren’t about to fall to a historically great club on a down year and let their post season chances slip right out of their fingers.

Injuries, Turnovers Lead to Rhodes-led Rout in the Rain

Joel Chandler (center) defends Falls Church’s Sam Gerima (left) under the hoop, while Jaguars’ Evan Hansen (33) battles for position. (Photo: News-Press)

The pass went up, a perfect spiral over the shoulder of two defenders gasping for breath, and was hauled in by the receiver in the back of the end zone for the 20-yard score. Then it happened. The receiver stumbled down to the turf and lay motionless, as an ambulance was called out onto the […]

Mason High Squeaks by Madison Co.

The Mustangs wrap up a Madison County ball carrier last Friday night (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar Productions LLC)

It was sloppy. It was a shootout. It came down to the wire. Quite frankly, however, a win is a win for the George Mason High varsity football team, as the end certainly outweighed the means in the Mustangs' 44-43 nail-biting victory over Madison County High School Friday night.

Goochland Ground Game Rolls Over Mason Mustangs

Junior Charlie Mann (No. 23) breaks a tackle. (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar, LLC)

On a warm Friday evening, defending state football champion Goochland High School hosted George Mason High School on the Bulldogs' homecoming night and dominated the Mustangs from start to finish. Final score: 41 – 14.

Mason High Grad Leaves Lasting Impression at School

Ben Zorn (No. 57) prepares to finish what his teammate started. It would be one of the many tackles that made Zorn a standout athlete during his time at George Mason High School. (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar Productions, LLC)

Zorn Turns Attention to D-IA Career at San Jose State Click. Clack. Sounds now associated with the latest Under Armor commercials bore a different meaning for Ben Zorn. For the 2007 George Mason High School graduate, walking down the concreate walkway on a Friday night towards a brand new turf field beneath the shining lights […]

4 Scores of 7 Points Pace Mason High Past Luray

Antoneo Folks carries the ball for Mason last Friday night. The Mustangs cruised 28-0. (Photo: Elizabeth Morrison)

Coming off their first loss of the year to Stonewall Jackson and a subsequent bye week, Mason was given time to break down the flaws, most notably in their defense, and improve versus a depleted Luray squad, entering the game with just one win. The Mustangs took advantage of the opportunity, crossing the goal line […]

Mustangs Let One Slip Against Stonewall, 26-22

Antonio Folks (No. 7) takes off down the field for Mason as Sean Mondragon (No. 51) clears a path for his running back. (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar Productions)

Before the opening kickoff of George Mason High School’s football meeting with host Stonewall Jackson High last Friday, Mason lineman Brady Hatfield bellowed out a soliloquy for his teammates in the huddle, whose spirits were not dampened by the constant downpour and frigid winds.