Wrestling

State-bound M-S wrestler Wyatt Heimann soaks in 'amazing moment'

MAHOMET — Wyatt Heimann had seen this ending before. Last year, the Mahomet-Seymour grappler had advanced to the blood rounds in the Class 2A Lincoln Sectional. All that stood between him and a state berth was Glenwood's, Mitch Hutmacher.

Heimann was stressed and overwhelmed.

Hutmacher dashed Heimann's hopes with a 4-1 decision.


M-S wrestling wins fifth straight regional crown

URBANA — This wasn't the way this year was supposed to go. After losing over a dozen huge seniors, M-S wrestling faced a year of uncertainty.

But thanks to some big-time performances from some unsung heroes, the Bulldogs won the Class 2A Urbana Regional last Saturday. It was the program's fifth straight regional title.


Bulldog grapplers ready for regional action

MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour wrestling coach Rob Ledin got a little taste of how dominant Seth Buchanan could be last year. As a sophomore, Buchanan placed in a couple of tournaments that Ledin inserted him into.

But the 285-pounder sat behind David Griffet and watched and learned from the Class 2A state runner-up.


M-S wrestling's senior quartet filled with 'great leaders'

MAHOMET — After graduating 16 wrestlers last year, M-S wrestling coach Rob Ledin knew that 2019 was going to be a season of change. Ledin knew it would be hard for his quartet of seniors to find their own identity. But Wyatt Heimann, Daunte Roberts, Tyler Kittivanichkulkrai and Cameron Livingston have done just that.


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.


The best of the best: M-S recognizes three former athletes in second Hall of Fame class

Mahomet has seen its fair share of all-stars, but none rise above the ranks quite like this year's Hall of Fame athletes. Craig Buchanan, Sharon (Farley) Goff and Rob Porter are all household names in Mahomet and for good reason.


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.

 

Baseball


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."


Taking it to the mat: 3 Bulldogs compete in state wrestling finals

Three Mahomet-Seymour senior wrestlers — David Spencer, Ben Stahl and David Griffet — made the trip to the IHSA Class 2A state wrestling tournament last weekend at the State Farm Center in Champaign.

Two of them earned all-state status.

"We are very proud of our three state qualifiers," Mahomet-Seymour coach Rob Ledin said. "We had a great tournament."


Reigning champs: Bulldogs secure 4th-straight regional title

The Mahomet-Seymour wrestling team won its 33rd overall and fourth straight IHSA Class 2A regional title last Saturday at home.

But that was expected.

Now, the team and individual wrestlers will try to finish out their goals for the rest of the postseason.


 
 
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