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That's a wrap: Bulldog wrestling edged out in dual team sectional

The Mahomet-Seymour wrestling team saw its season come to an end in the Class 2A Dual Team sectional match. Triad edged the Bulldogs 37-32 in a dual down in Taylorville on Tuesday. Seniors Tyler Kittivanichkulkrai and Wyatt Heimann both were winners in their final bout.


Talking the talk: Speech team sends three acts to sectionals

STANFORD — Audrey Boateng and Zoe Hovde tried out for Mahomet-Seymour's first speech team in more than 10 years on a whim, but their third-place performance at Olympia High School advancing them to Saturday's sectionals had them looking like pros.


Committed to the process

LINCOLN — "Keep guarding, the shots will start falling," Mahomet-Seymour assistant coach Todd Metzger preached to his Bulldogs at the end of the first quarter.

Mahomet-Seymour ran with Metzger's instructions and played lockdown defense all night, but the shots neverfell, and Lincoln defeated the Bulldogs 45-26 last Friday 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.


M-S boys' swim competes in Olympia

It is difficult to improve throughout the season and prepare for the end-of-the-season sectional meet when meets keep getting cancelled.

The Mahomet-Seymour boys' swim team had back-to-back Saturday meets postponed because of inclement weather.

Last Thursday, though, the Bulldogs were able to squeeze in a weekday triangular meet in Olympia.


Top 10 new laws for 2019

It's that time of the year again. The state of Illinois will put 253 new laws into effect on Jan. 1, 2019, with an emphasis on gun control and curbing human trafficking. Other laws aren't as controversial or serious as these, and include establishing a commission to plan centennial celebrations on Route 66, which will turn 100 in 2026; new transportation laws and a law designating Dec.


Bulldogs basketball ready for a homecoming after 3-game road trip

Ryan Bosch needs some home cooking. The Mahomet-Seymour basketball coach will be more than happy to get three straight home games starting Saturday against Dunlap.

The Bulldogs have played three of the last four games on the road. The Bulldogs lost two tough ones to Normal U-High and Taylorville. The Bulldogs sit at 4-3 overall and 2-1 in Apollo Conference play.

 


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.


Bill to safeguard aquifer awaits Rauner's OK

SPRINGFIELD — It's been two years since a natural gas leak was discovered near the Mahomet Aquifer.

In June, the Mahomet Aquifer Protection Task Force met with officials from the state's Environmental Protection Agency and Oil and Gas Resource Management office.


A heartbreaking finish: Springfield Southeast defeats M-S in sectional semifinal

DECATUR — Cory Noe was visibly frustrated.

Mahomet-Seymour's senior guard had just missed a crucial box-out and Springfield Southeast had hit a momentum-changing three-pointer to take a 39-30 lead late in the third quarter of last Wednesday's Class 3A Decatur Eisenhower Sectional semifinals.


 
 
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