Sports

A 'worthwhile' experience: M-S football's Preseason Tailgate Bash brings community together

For the last several years, Mahomet-Seymour High School's head football coach Keith Pogue has held a lift-a-thon to stir excitement in his football program, but this year he wanted to try something new.

"We wanted to jazz that up to get them excited," Pogue said.


M-S football's Daunte Roberts hopes to put up big numbers, ignite defense

New Mahomet-Seymour defensive coordinator Brett Roberts loves to dial up creative blitz packages, but blitzing only works if you have elite talent.

Senior linebacker Daunte Roberts has the ability to absolutely explode in the new defense.


25th annual lift-a-thon pumps up Bulldogs for upcoming football season

After a tough 29-8 loss to Chatham Glenwood in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs last October, Morrie Mendenhall knew that he had to transform his body in the weight room.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior offensive lineman has done just that.


M-S volleyball's Hannah Buzicky set to anchor the defensive in season opener

As the daughter of Mahomet-Seymour head volleyball coach Stacey Buzicky, Hannah Buzicky understands the narrative that she might be on the floor only because of her mom.

Last year, the libero struggled mentally with those thoughts.


Former M-S boys' basketball coach Chad Benedict helped form a culture of success

Former Mahomet-Seymour coach stabilized program during successful 12-year tenure

At the end of the basketball season, Chad Benedict stepped down as Mahomet-Seymour varsity head coach.

In his 12-year tenure, Benedict not only amassed a 204-147 overall record, but also turned the Bulldogs' basketball program into a respected powerhouse in the area and state.


M-S football's defense looks to put on the pressure

Brett Roberts has ascended into the role of defensive coordinator this fall for Mahomet-Seymour football.

Replacing legendary defensive coordinator Steve Kreps won't be an easy task, but Roberts has been molding his defensive identity for the last couple years.


M-S boys' soccer's Austin Carr set for a big senior season

Austin Carr even surprised himself when he went out and scored 24 goals last season.

Carr knew that he had the talent to score at a high level, but having talent and scoring 24 goals are two completely different things.


M-S soccer's Ethan Mansfield has big goals for his senior season

Each year before every soccer season, Ethan Mansfield develops a list of goals. The list sits in his basement, and the Mahomet-Seymour star checks them off one at a time throughout the year.


A fun ride: 2017-18 end-of-the-year M-S sports wrapup

A new sports season is just around the corner, but before that, The Mahomet Citizen wanted to pay tribute to last year's teams. It's time for an end-of-the-year wrapup.

Last sports season, by any measurement, the Mahomet-Seymour High School had many highlights. Here's an alphabetical look, by sport.

 

Baseball


Keep an eye on these guys: Top 10 Bulldog football players

Mahomet-Seymour football got off to a strong start throughout the first week of training camp. The Bulldogs are looking to build off a 6-4 2017 campaign. Making the playoffs is always the goal, but at the end of the day, a state championship is the ultimate goal.


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