Sports

'The potential is there'

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

In his 16th season at Mahomet-Seymour, Mark Jones’ coaching philosophy has had to adapt from year to year, and this year has been no different.


Althoff ends M-S season

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour basketball team’s historic run came to an end Tuesday night when the Belleville Althoff Catholic Crusaders defeated the Bulldogs 79-49 in the Super Sectional at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center in Springfield.


Huge crowd turns out for regional games

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

For both home regional basketball games, the Mahomet-Seymour student section brought an electric atmosphere to the already packed Mahomet gymnasium that barely held the nearly 2,000 spectators in attendance.

Coaches, players and other fans took notice of the students for their contribution to the regional championship.


MSJH wrestlers tops at Regional

The Mahomet-Seymour Junior High wrestling team was crowned Regional Champion on Saturday,  February 28.  

The following wrestlers were individual Regional Champions in their weight class: Noah Schnepper-75, Clayton Bell-135 (moves to  27-0 on the season), Wyatt Heimann-145 and Morrie Mendenhall-167.


Onward to sectional

The Bulldog wrestling team continues to build upon another great season.

The team closed out the regular season by claiming a conference title, and now the team has won a regional title. This allows the team to compete at the Dual Team Sectional, which will
be held in Taylorville on February 24.


Dance team wins at State

Members of the Mahomet-Seymour dance team got a rousing welcome home from the state finals on Saturday afternoon.

Escorted by a Cornbelt firetruck and Mahomet police cruiser, their bus made its way through the streets of Mahomet and back to the high school, where team members greeted well-wishers and posed for photos with their first-place trophy.


Ledin reaches 300th career win

The Mahomet-Seymour wrestling team went undefeated for the week, dominating all five of their matches.

On January 20 they defeated both Pontiac and Prairie Central, scoring a total of 111 points for the meet.
Two days later they easily took down Champaign Central by a score of 54 to 21. The match had great significance as it was Coach Rob Ledin’s 300th career victory.


Busy week for M-S athletes

Photos from boys' and girls' varsity and JV high school basketball, MSJH 7th and 8th grade boys' basketball, wrestling, and more! Find complete coverage of the week's sports in the Jan. 29 Mahomet Citizen.


Wrestlers have strong showing at home invite

The Mahomet-Seymour wrestling team kept their dominant season going this past week.

They went 4 and 0 during their dual meets and had great success at the 35th annual Marty Williams Invitational, hosted by MSHS.

The Bulldogs started their busy week on January 13 with a meet at Monticello High School. The Bulldogs’ first match was against the Saint Thomas More Sabers.


Dance competition set for Saturday

Fans can watch the Mahomet-Seymour High School dance team in action this weekend—and see teams from across the state as well.

MSHS will host a Team Dance Illinois Regional Competition on Saturday, Jan. 10. Twenty-one teams are expected to attend, and a total of 42 performances are scheduled throughout the day.


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