Sports

New scoreboard in honor of recreation volunteer

A new scoreboard at the south ball diamond at Taylor Fields has been dedicated in honor of late Mahomet resident Chris Craig.


Jones retires after 17 years with M-S softball

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

For the past three years, Mark Jones has been pulled in two directions.

Jones, who has been farming with his father since he was 21, has commitments to the farm and his family.


Five runners medal at State

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

Five Mahomet-Seymour boys’ track and field runners earned medals at the IHSA Boys 2A State Championships at O’Brien Field in Charleston Saturday. 

Alex Keeble placed fifth in the 3200-meter run with a time of 9:33.38 Saturday.


Soccer secures regional crown

​By JASON BROWN
Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer team overwhelmed Charleston 6-0 to win the Class 2A Girls Soccer Regional title Saturday in Charleston.

That win tied the school  record dating from 2014 of 16 wins in a season.


Strong finishes at state for girls' track

By JASON BROWN
Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ track team saw some fast finishes at state last weekend and placed 10th overall.

Lauren Whitehouse placed sixth in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:16.05 in the IHSA Girls 2A State Track and Field meet Friday at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston.


Undefeated week for Bulldogs

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

Mahomet-Seymour baseball  finished the week undefeated with victories against Normal Community, Heritage and Eureka to reach the 21-win mark on the season.


Host Bulldogs third in sectional

By JASON BROWN
Citizen sportswriter

Mahomet-Seymour High School hosted the 14-team IHSA Class 2A Girls Sectional on Thursday.

For the second straight year, M-S finished third and qualified several Bulldogs for the state meet, including two relay teams.


Double wins for Franklin

Jessica Franklin can’t seem to escape the hold that running has on her life.

In the fall and spring, it’s on cross-country or road race courses.

During the winter, it’s more of the stop-and-start variety that come from being on a basketball court.

There’s a difference in the endeavors.


Pletcher breaks vault record

Mara Pletcher broke the Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School record in pole vault at an invitational in Paxton Monday night. She set the record with a vault of 10’6”, breaking her previous record at 10’0”. See this week's Mahomet Citizen for more MSJH track results.


Plenty of momentum

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer team finished the week 4-1-1 with a strong performance in the Aurora Rosary Invitational Saturday.

The Bulldogs finished the Rosary Invitational 2-1-1 and is now 8-2-1 overall.


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