Isaac Trotter

Five takeaways from M-S girls' basketball 3-game drought

Mahomet-Seymour girls' basketball dropped two games to top-notch and still-undefeated competition in the past week, falling 59-32 to Charleston and 43-30 to St. Joseph-Ogden.

M-S sits at 3-4 on the season, and the Bulldogs have lost three in a row after a 3-1 start in their season-opening tournament.


Playing for keeps: MSJH's 8th-grade girls' hoopers become regional champs

It's not just the seventh-grade girls' basketball that has been so successful on the hardwood. The Mahomet-Seymour eighth-grade girls' basketball team beat Champaign Jefferson 36-18 on Friday to win the IESA Class 4A Regional Championship.

The Bulldogs held Jefferson scoreless in the first quarter and led 16-1 at halftime.


Crashing the boards early: M-S boys' basketball picks up pair of key conference wins

MOUNT ZION — Grant Coleman has a pure knack to score. Charleston learned that on Friday when the Mahomet-Seymour junior poured in a career-high 39 points. Mount Zion must not have gotten the memo on Tuesday, and Coleman made another Apollo Conference opponent pay yet again.


Five storylines to follow: M-S boys' basketball gears up for its 2018-19 season

Mahomet-Seymour boys' basketball tips off on Monday on the road against Rantoul. M-S will have two weeks of practice in under new head coach Ryan Bosch, and the Bulldogs are antsy to lace them up for real.


Lady Bulldogs split a pair of games in Thanksgiving tourney to start off season

FAIRBURY — Mahomet-Seymour senior Maddy Wade had 15 points, six rebounds and two assists, but it wasn't enough as Eureka used an 11-0 spurt in the second half to edge the Bulldogs 57-50 in Game 1 of the Prairie Central Thanksgiving Tournament on Monday.


M-S football coach Keith Pogue resigns from position

After a disappointing 3-6 season, Mahomet-Seymour football coach Keith Pogue resigned from his position last Friday. Pogue was at the helm of the Bulldogs' program for 11 seasons after serving as an assistant under legendary M-S coach Tom Shallenberger.

Pogue led the Bulldogs to the playoffs in each of his first seven years. M-S had two nine-win seasons (2008, 2013) under Pogue.


Hitting the hardwood: M-S' Maddy Wade steps off soccer field and onto basketball court

Basketball season is a grind. For four grueling months, basketball tends to consume many high schoolers. But for Maddy Wade, basketball season is her break.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior is a soccer star, and the basketball season gives her time to get away from the pitch and play the game she loves.


M-S' Elizabeth Sims, girls' cross-country earn top-10 finish at state

In the biggest race of her standout freshman year, Elizabeth Sims found the perfect time to run the best race of her career.

The Mahomet-Seymour freshman finished eighth at the girls' Class 2A state cross-country meet last Saturday.


Etching his name into history: M-S’ Mathias Powell wins individual state title

As Mathias Powell reached the 2-mile mark, he glanced at the clock. It read 9 minutes, 30 seconds. So he turned on the jets, and no one was catching him.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior made history on Saturday by becoming the first Bulldog to win the individual state championship in cross-country.


M-S' Grant Coleman set for breakout season

Grant Coleman had a strong sophomore year for Mahomet-Seymour, and the numbers back up that statement.

Cory Noe had all the attention last year, and Coleman made opponents pay by splashing 22 three-pointers and averaging 10.9 points per game. The 6-foot-5 forward shot over 70 percent from the free throw line and over 54 percent from the field.


 
 
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