Girls' Basketball

Senior night a 'special moment' for Lady Bulldogs

MAHOMET — Seniors are always special. But some groups stand out more than others. For Nathan Seal, forgetting Lakeida Nichols, Abby Kyle, Ainsley Jessup, Kailyn Northrup and Maddy Wade will be easier said than done.

Five takeaways as Lady Bulldogs prep for regionals

Head coach Nathan Seal still had a little tinkering to do with his team as the Lady Bulldogs finished up the regular season and prepared for regionals. But Mahomet-Seymour's head honcho has reiterated all year long that his group's toughness and tenacity will give them a chance each and every night.

Lady Bulldogs gearing up for regional

The bitter cold wiped out Mahomet-Seymour's chance to get a second-straight win, but the Lady Bulldogs have started to figure some things out down the stretch. The Lady Bulldogs sit at 11-13 overall and 3-6 in Apollo Conference play after dropping a nonconference battle with Normal West and knocking off Lincoln.

Lady Bulldogs' sharp defense yields pair of wins

MAHOMET — Playing 32 minutes is the mantra of high school basketball coaches throughout the country.

Mahomet-Seymour did just that on Monday. The Lady Bulldogs played some of their best defense of the season and seven different players scored at least four points, as M-S cruised to a 54-42 win over Mattoon.

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.

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.

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.

Lady Bulldogs split a pair of games in Thanksgiving tourney to start off season

FAIRBURY — Mahomet-Seymour senior Maddy Wade had 15 points, six rebounds and two assists, but it wasn't enough as Eureka used an 11-0 spurt in the second half to edge the Bulldogs 57-50 in Game 1 of the Prairie Central Thanksgiving Tournament on Monday.

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.

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