Prep Sports

Charleston bound: Several Bulldogs advance to Saturday's state meet

The Mahomet-Seymour girls' track and field team placed third in the IHSA Class 2A Sectional last Thursday in Monticello.

The Bulldogs scored 62 points, which was 38 points behind second-place Urbana. Host Monticello won the meet with 110 1 / 3 points.

Chugging along: M-S baseball finds rhythm with series of wins

The Mahomet-Seymour baseball team is on a roll heading into next Thursday's Champaign Central Class 3A Regional.

The Bulldogs have won seven straight games, including five this week against Bloomington, Charleston (twice), Argenta-Oreana and Tri-Valley.

Unstoppable: M-S girls' soccer finishes Apollo Conference undefeated

The Mahomet-Seymour girls' soccer team blanked Taylorville and Mount Zion by identical 7-0 scores earlier this week to finish undefeated in the Apollo Conference.

Also last week, the Bulldogs completed their second comeback of the year, this time against Champaign Central.

Happy for his hometown: IBCA Hall of Famer Craig Buchanan gives nod to Mahomet for support

Craig Buchanan has never cared about the trophies or awards.

So when it was announced that Buchanan would be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association state Hall of Fame in early December, he wasn't excited that his standout career would finally be recognized.

Instead, he was happy for his town. Mahomet. The only town he'll ever call "home."

It's official: M-S wrestler David Griffet signs with Minnesota State

Mahomet-Seymour High School senior student/athlete David Griffet has signed with Minnesota State University to continue his wrestling career.

"I felt that MSU was the best fit for me," Griffet said. "My parents and I really liked the coaches and the facilities. The whole campus atmosphere felt like a bigger school, but not too big."

Looking to rebound: M-S softball drops two, wins one

Ashley Campbell was one inch away last Monday.

The Mahomet-Seymour freshman left fielder made a valiant effort to rob Tri-City's Kaitlynn Spain of an RBI single, but the sinking line drive just got down in front of Campbell's outstretched glove.

Rising above the ranks: Bulldogs pick up three wins, dominate conference

The Mahomet-Seymour girls' soccer team continued to roll this past week with two more Apollo Conference wins and a come-from-behind victory to beat the No. 1-ranked team in the area.

The Bulldogs knocked off Mount Zion last Thursday and Charleston on Tuesday to stay undefeated at 6-0 in their inaugural year in the Apollo.

Swinging for the fences: M-S freshman breaks onto scene with impressive batting

Mahomet-Seymour softball coach Lisa Ayers is usually about 50 feet away from home plate when she flashes the signs to her Bulldog hitters.

Except when that hitter is Aubrie Shore.

"I back myself away and get a little closer to the fence," Ayers said.

Looking ahead: Bulldogs beat Urbana, lose two against Mount Zion

M-S looks to rebound in Saturday's doubleheader after dropping pair of games at Mount Zion

The Mahomet-Seymour softball team defeated Urbana last Wednesday, but was swept in a doubleheader in Mount Zion on Tuesday afternoon.


Mount Zion 9, M-S 8 (first game). To start the doubleheader against Mount Zion, the Bulldogs lost the first game by one run.

The road to Bloomington: Cory Noe reflects on his choosing of Illinois Wesleyan

MAHOMET — Even as a youngster, everyone knew that Cory Noe was eventually going to play college basketball.

On April 12, those dreams became a reality.

The Mahomet-Seymour star announced on Twitter that he would be attending Illinois Wesleyan University in nearby Bloomington next fall.


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