Senior Sports Editor Josh Apple

Mike Morrison continues to recover from surgery

Junior Mike Morrison recently underwent surgery to remove a screw from his knee. He is a key part of the Patriots' lineup, primarily becuase of his defensive intensity. (John Powell)

Men's hoops will face Virginia Tech in 2011 preseason NIT tipoff

Mike Morrison slams it down in the NCAA Tournament game against OSU. He will be one of the senior leaders next season as the Patriots will look to return to the tournament. (John Powell)

Weekend home sports schedule

Friday, April 8

Madness ends in ugliness

Thanks to the worst performance in championship game history by Butler, the UConn Huskies cruised their way to an NCAA title. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons, user American Odyssey)

Aquatic and Fitness Center will be closed this summer

The Aquatic and Fitness Center located on the George Mason campus will be closed from May 23 to August 16.

The building will be closed in order to install new air handling machines in the roof, which are responsible for maintaining the proper air temperature, air quality and humidity.

The Mason Recreation department deemed it a necessary measure in order to protect the saftey of the students.

Opinion: Nationals fall on Opening Day, big surprise

The Washington Nationals will need their new star arrival, Jayson Werth, to step up this season in order for the squad to have any chance at achieving success. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons, user RMTip21/Mike)

A closer look at VCU’s improbable run

VCU wasn't expected to make the NCAA Tournament. They weren't expected to win any games. But now they are just two wins away from a National Championship. (John Powell)

Opinion: Does that say VCU vs. Butler?

VCU's star guard Joey Rodriguez has carried his team to five straight victories in the NCAA Tournament, setting the stage for an unlikely Final Four matchup against the Butler Bulldogs. (John Powell)

GMU student Ryan Ellis races his way to success

Ryan Ellis (left), along with his teammate Ian Baas, posing in front of their Volkswagen GTI following their win at the Daytona International Speedway in their first race together. (Photo courtesy of Arin Ahnell).

Mason cricket team captures national title

The George Mason cricket team poses with their trophy following their victory over Montgomery College in the national championship. (Photo courtesy of the GMU cricket team).