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Happy for his hometown: IBCA Hall of Famer Craig Buchanan gives nod to Mahomet for support

Craig Buchanan has never cared about the trophies or awards.

So when it was announced that Buchanan would be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association state Hall of Fame in early December, he wasn't excited that his standout career would finally be recognized.

Instead, he was happy for his town. Mahomet. The only town he'll ever call "home."


Looking to rebound: M-S softball drops two, wins one

Ashley Campbell was one inch away last Monday.

The Mahomet-Seymour freshman left fielder made a valiant effort to rob Tri-City's Kaitlynn Spain of an RBI single, but the sinking line drive just got down in front of Campbell's outstretched glove.


Swinging for the fences: M-S freshman breaks onto scene with impressive batting

Mahomet-Seymour softball coach Lisa Ayers is usually about 50 feet away from home plate when she flashes the signs to her Bulldog hitters.

Except when that hitter is Aubrie Shore.

"I back myself away and get a little closer to the fence," Ayers said.


The road to Bloomington: Cory Noe reflects on his choosing of Illinois Wesleyan

MAHOMET — Even as a youngster, everyone knew that Cory Noe was eventually going to play college basketball.

On April 12, those dreams became a reality.

The Mahomet-Seymour star announced on Twitter that he would be attending Illinois Wesleyan University in nearby Bloomington next fall.


A heartbreaking finish: Springfield Southeast defeats M-S in sectional semifinal

DECATUR — Cory Noe was visibly frustrated.

Mahomet-Seymour's senior guard had just missed a crucial box-out and Springfield Southeast had hit a momentum-changing three-pointer to take a 39-30 lead late in the third quarter of last Wednesday's Class 3A Decatur Eisenhower Sectional semifinals.


M-S dance team earns 2nd- and 3rd-place invitational finishes

The Mahomet-Seymour Dance Team took home both second place and third place in the Class 1A division at the IHSA Competitive Dance Invitational last Saturday.


News and notes from River Fest 2017

MAHOMET — The bags tournament was the big attraction during Saturday afternoon at Mahomet River Fest, and a father and son duo finally got their much anticipated first championship.

Mahomet chiropractor, Daniel Walk, and his father, Steve, have competed in the bags tournament the last three years and were tickled pink to get the win over the rest of the 16-team field.


Sangamon River checkup

A small group of volunteers gathered under the Hazen Bridge for a mussel survey last Saturday.

For nearly three hours, they combed the Sangamon River.

The Upper Sangamon River Conservancy (USRC) is a group that runs the mussel survey every year.


Life Remembered: 'Leo (Vitali) probably never knew how many young lives he touched'

Mahomet-Seymour’s rich athletic history shows team championships in five sports.

Individually, Bulldog athletes have captured state crowns in four sports.

The first period for Golden Years in M-S sports, however, was an eight-year stretch when there were no state titles.


Mahomet dentist helps football players guard their mouth

The brutality of the game of football has scared some parents away from the sport. The staff at Mahomet Family Dentistry has found a way to keep teeth safe during the dangerous game.

Last week, they made form-fitting mouthguards for 40 players on the Mahomet-Seymour High School football team.


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