Prep Sports

Sectional champ M-S boys to compete at state track


Mahomet Citizen Sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour boys’ track and field team has been on a roll.

M-S baseball earns share of Corn Belt Conference title


Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

On Friday, the Bulldogs will learn whether they are the outright recipients of the final Corn Belt Conference baseball title or whether they have to share it.

Prep pitchers facing new numbers game

Scenarios are taking place in baseball this spring that high school coaches never had to deal with in the past.

Imagine a pitcher throwing well and trying to protect a two-run lead late in a game. He strikes out a batter and then the coach comes out to the mound and removes him.

Mahomet-Seymour coach Nic DiFilippo doesn’t have to use his imagination.

Soccer girls earn top regional seed


Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer team finished the week with a 2-1 record and also earned a top seed in the Class 2A IHSA Regional, which will start next week in Mattoon.

The Bulldogs (14-3-1) posted wins over Champaign Central (6-1) and Normal University (4-3) and suffered a 3-1 loss to Normal West.


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


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

M-S girls compete in Champaign

By Jason Brown

The Bulldogs girls’ track and field team competed in the 11-team Champaign Central Girls Invitational at Centennial High School in Champaign Saturday.

Several Bulldogs finished in the top ten.

Former Bulldogs run Boston

By Jason Brown

For Lucas Prather and John Butcher, running is more than exercise—it’s a bond.

The two Mahomet-Seymour graduates started running together in sixth-grade cross county and have continued running together whenever possible.

Bulldogs still undefeated

Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer team stayed undefeated at 7-0 with wins against Urbana Monday and Saint Thomas More Thursday.

In Urbana, the Bulldogs fell behind for the first time this season when the Tigers scored in the 11th minute. 

Providing a new perspective

Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer team, which has started the season undefeated at 4-0, has a new assistant coach—and head coach Joey Gruner could not be more thrilled.



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