Misc.

Ex-M-S wrestling coach Jim Moxley enters Hall of Fame

By JASON BROWN

Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

M-S senior Hunter Crowley was one of six high school wrestlers chosen for the Ken Gerdes III Leadership Award last week.

Crowley was also awarded the Silver Award for demonstration of extraordinary perseverance through battling adversity. Crowley and teammate Noah Trapp were chosen as All-Academic Wrestlers of the Year.


Baseball team stands atop Corn Belt

By JASON BROWNMahomet Citizen sportswriterThe Corn Belt Conference-leading Mahomet-Seymour baseball team improved its overall record to 13-9 by picking up two Corn Belt Conference victories in the past week.The Bulldogs defeated Prairie Central, 8-1, and Illinois Valley Central, 7-3.Against Prairie Central, Austin Biehl led off the bottom of the fir


A 'plucky little team' from Seymour

Before there was Mahomet-Seymour High School, there was Mahomet Community High School. And, a few miles to the south, Seymour High School.


Trolia chases golfing dreams

By JASON BROWN
Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

 

Since childhood, Seth Trolia wanted to become a professional golfer.

So the 2011 Mahomet-Seymour graduate used his talent to earn a scholarship to golf at Bradley University, where he earned a degree in Business Management and Leadership.


Meet the area's top bowler

Ten years after he started bowling, Mahomet-Seymour graduate Rich Covington bowled his first 300 game.


Double honor for Mahomet's Moxleys

It’s going to be a happy new year for the Moxley family.

In a span of three months in early 2017, husband-and-wife team Bonnie and Jim Moxley will be inducted into state association Hall of Fames as a tribute to their outstanding coaching tenures in different sports.


Registration underway for MAYC runs

On Saturday, August 20,  the 21st Annual Mahomet Half-Marathon, 5K, and Youth Run will be held to benefit the Mahomet Area Youth Club (MAYC).  


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.


Local winners at MAYC race

This past Saturday over 500 runners competed in the MAYC Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and 5K Run (3.1 miles).  

Besides Illinois, there were participants from Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin and even Germany.

Mahomet was well-represented in the winner’s circle.  


Marching Bulldogs gearing up for season

By HOPE WEBB
For the Mahomet Citizen

The Marching Bulldogs are at it again with practice eight hours a day during band camp to prepare for their upcoming season.

This year’s show, entitled “Cursed,” showcases the growing band – now with over 200 members – and will feature new props, new volunteers and many new students.


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