Girls' Basketball

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.

A fun ride: 2017-18 end-of-the-year M-S sports wrapup

A new sports season is just around the corner, but before that, The Mahomet Citizen wanted to pay tribute to last year's teams. It's time for an end-of-the-year wrapup.

Last sports season, by any measurement, the Mahomet-Seymour High School had many highlights. Here's an alphabetical look, by sport.



'Beauty within': M-S female athletes train together, gain self-confidence

High school athletics are much more than what they used to be. From clubs to weight lifting, the training and preparation never stops. Add more than one sport to a student's agenda, and the athlete's responsibility becomes overwhelming.

Tough losses place M-S girls' basketball record at 12-10

The Mahomet-Seymour girls' basketball team dropped two games in the past week.

The Bulldogs (12-10) lost to Normal West last Thursday and to Lincoln last Friday.

"Obviously the week didn't go as we had hoped," M-S coach Nathan Seal said. "Each game was close, and we had our opportunities, but weren't able to get the win.

Community rallies behind Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser

Assisting in the fight against cancer, Mahomet-Seymour High School decked out its players, fans and visiting opponents in a sea of pink during its 10th annual Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser last Friday during the varsity girls' basketball game at 6 p.m. and the varsity boys' basketball game at 7:30 p.m.

Veteran girls' basketball team set for action

In his 18th year as Mahomet-Seymour girls' basketball head coach, Nathan Seal will have to utilize his team's quickness and depth to improve on last season's 14-14 overall record.

The Bulldogs have five seniors: Kameryn Brotherton, Cassidi Collins, Jessica Franklin, Erin Lenschow and Kailyn Stone.

M-S prep sports year in review


Mahomet Citizen Sportswriter

July marks the official end of the 2016-17 sports season, which means it’s time for the annual end-of-the-year wrapup.

During the last sports season, by any measurement, Mahomet-Seymour High School had many highlights, as well as two heart-wrenching lows.


Bulldogs defeat BCC on senior night

Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls’ basketball team defeated Bloomington Central Catholic on senior night Monday.

Seniors Jordan Hackmann, London Acree and Sydney Longfellow were honored before the game.

Tourney time for M-S teams

Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

The holidays are upon us, and that means high school tournament basketball. 

The girls’ and boys’ basketball teams are scheduled to enter the highly competitive State Farm Holiday Classic in Bloomington-Normal next week.

Two tough showdowns for M-S girls

Citizen sportswriter

The Mahomet-Seymour girls basketball team dropped tough Corn Belt Conference games to Normal University and Bloomington Central Catholic this past week. 

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