Prep Sports

Lady Bulldogs hope to shake 6-game losing streak

The Mahomet-Seymour Lady Bulldogs have really hit a rough patch. Nathan Seal's crew has lost six games in a row. M-S is 8-12 overall, but the team still has just about a month to fix its woes before regionals get started.

On the bright side, senior Maddy Wade broke out for 13 points in the loss to Effingham.

Lakeida Nichols a key cog in coach Nathan Seals' team

MAHOMET — Lakeida Nichols was at war in her own head. The Mahomet-Seymour senior is the fastest player in the Apollo Conference — she proved that on the track last spring when she became the conference champion in the 100-meter dash.

Despite her supreme athleticism, the senior forward has never been wired to score.

'They deserved this': Bulldogs overcome four-game skid

MAHOMET — After Mahomet-Seymour's crushing 73-67 overtime loss to Mattoon just seven days earlier, Mahomet-Seymour coach Ryan Bosch knew he had to make a change. After consulting the team captains and the rest of his coaching staff, he inserted sophomore Braden Finch and senior Connor Kamphaus into the starting lineup, replacing Dawson Finch and Kobe Essien.

M-S tops DHS in triangular meet

The Mahomet-Seymour boys’ swim team competed in the Raider Invitational in Bloomington Saturday and a triangular meet with Danville Tuesday, Dec. 12.

At Bloomington

During the Raider Invitational, the Bulldogs placed 16th out of 19 teams with a score of 38.

Mahomet-Seymour Junior High basketball teams start off strong

The Mahomet-Seymour junior high boys' basketball teams have continued their strong starts to the season. The seventh-graders sit at 8-3 after wins over Rantoul Eater and Clinton.

The eighth-graders are a sparkling 11-0. They have won seven of their 11 games by more than 11 points.


Seventh grade

M-S 42, Rantoul Eater 32.

Leader of the pack: M-S wrestler Seth Buchanan off to a hot start

MAHOMET — Imagine going to wrestling practice every single day knowing that your partner was going to knock you down over and over again. That's what life was like for Seth Buchanan last season.

Bulldogs basketball ready for a homecoming after 3-game road trip

Ryan Bosch needs some home cooking. The Mahomet-Seymour basketball coach will be more than happy to get three straight home games starting Saturday against Dunlap.

The Bulldogs have played three of the last four games on the road. The Bulldogs lost two tough ones to Normal U-High and Taylorville. The Bulldogs sit at 4-3 overall and 2-1 in Apollo Conference play.


Struggles continue: Lady Bulldogs come up short against Effingham

The Mahomet-Seymour Lady Bulldogs handled Effingham's full-court pressure defense for three quarters, but Effingham knocked down 16-of-17 free throws and defeated M-S 50-33 on Monday.

'Dawgs boys' swimming and diving start season off strong

After placing fourth with a score of 129 in the boys' swimming and diving sectional at Urbana last season, Mahomet-Seymour boys' swim team head coach Dean Ekberg expects a strong year from his team, which returns many letter winners.

After a few short weeks of practice, the Bulldogs kicked off their season with a strong performance in a triangular meet Dec. 1.

Playing for keeps: MSJH's 8th-grade girls' hoopers become regional champs

It's not just the seventh-grade girls' basketball that has been so successful on the hardwood. The Mahomet-Seymour eighth-grade girls' basketball team beat Champaign Jefferson 36-18 on Friday to win the IESA Class 4A Regional Championship.

The Bulldogs held Jefferson scoreless in the first quarter and led 16-1 at halftime.

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