Prep Sports

Etching his name into history: M-S’ Mathias Powell wins individual state title

As Mathias Powell reached the 2-mile mark, he glanced at the clock. It read 9 minutes, 30 seconds. So he turned on the jets, and no one was catching him.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior made history on Saturday by becoming the first Bulldog to win the individual state championship in cross-country.


Hitting the hardwood: M-S' Maddy Wade steps off soccer field and onto basketball court

Basketball season is a grind. For four grueling months, basketball tends to consume many high schoolers. But for Maddy Wade, basketball season is her break.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior is a soccer star, and the basketball season gives her time to get away from the pitch and play the game she loves.


The road to Peoria: M-S girls' cross-country heads to state

Kristin Allen is in her first year at the helm of the Mahomet-Seymour girls' cross-country program, but she's already etched her name into school history. Thanks to a clutch run from freshman Elizabeth Sims, M-S won the Class 2A East Peoria girls' cross-country sectional meet on Saturday to qualify for state.


Exceptional Bulldogs: M-S football's players of the year

Mahomet-Seymour ended its season with two consecutive wins, but finishing 3-6 was a big-time disappointment. The Bulldogs missed the playoffs for the first time since 2015.

It was just the second time in head coach Keith Pogue's 11-year career that the Bulldogs didn't finish with a winning record.


M-S' Grant Coleman set for breakout season

Grant Coleman had a strong sophomore year for Mahomet-Seymour, and the numbers back up that statement.

Cory Noe had all the attention last year, and Coleman made opponents pay by splashing 22 three-pointers and averaging 10.9 points per game. The 6-foot-5 forward shot over 70 percent from the free throw line and over 54 percent from the field.


Isaac Trotter's five takeaways from M-S' Week 8 victory

Mahomet-Seymour finally ended its five-game losing streak with a 14-0 win at Lincoln. The Bulldogs will have a chance to finish off their season on a high note, hosting Macomb tonight for Senior Night.

M-S sits at 2-6 on the season and finished 2-4 in Apollo Conference play. Let's take a look at five takeaways from M-S' road victory over Lincoln last Friday:


M-S volleyball ousted by Unity in regional semifinals

TOLONO — And just like that, it was over. Mahomet-Seymour volleyball had rolled to a 20-win regular season, but the Bulldogs were felled by Unity 25-21, 25-23 in the Class 3A regional semifinals on Tuesday.

Senior star Savannah Matthews spurred the Bulldogs to a 22-19 lead in the second set, but they couldn't pull off the rally.


M-S cross-country teams blaze past regionals

Both the Mahomet-Seymour boys' and girls' cross-country teams advanced through the Class 2A regionals without an issue.

Elizabeth Sims and Brisa McGrath both finished in the top five as M-S edged out Normal U-High for the girls' regional championship.


Mahomet-Seymour football goes out with a win against Macomb

MAHOMET — Entering the season, three wins wasn't the expectation. But as Mahomet-Seymour geared up for a senior night contest against Macomb, it was all that the Bulldogs had left in front of them.


M-S boys' soccer ends season in tough regional championship loss to Mattoon

Back in 2016, Mattoon ended Mahomet-Seymour's boys' soccer season with a 5-4 win in the Class 2A regional championship. Last year, Mattoon beat Mahomet-Seymour 2-1 to end the Bulldogs' season once again in the regional finals.


 
 
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