UPDATE: M-S grad 'doing great' after confronting school shooter

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — A 2007 Mahomet-Seymour graduate, hospitalized after a shooting at Noblesville (Ind.) West Middle School this morning, is being credited for stopping the suspected gunman before he caused more harm.

Ex-M-S wrestling coach Jim Moxley enters Hall of Fame


Mahomet Citizen sportswriter

M-S senior Hunter Crowley was one of six high school wrestlers chosen for the Ken Gerdes III Leadership Award last week.

Crowley was also awarded the Silver Award for demonstration of extraordinary perseverance through battling adversity. Crowley and teammate Noah Trapp were chosen as All-Academic Wrestlers of the Year.

First-graders find Legos a snap

You start with Legos.Then you add engineering elements that include structure and design.The final result is a competition that ends at the University of Illinois.Did we mention that the contestants are first-graders?Mahomet-Seymour’s 10 first-grade classes took a field trip Friday to the UI’s Newmark Civil Engi

Central Illinois Daily Life: July 2012

News-Gazette staff photos from central Illinois in July of 2012.

Polar Plunge 2012

The Law Enforcement Torch Run Mahomet Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012.

Noon Day New Years

The Noon Day New Year's celebration at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum in Champaign on Saturday, Dec. 31 , 2011. Over 500 balloons were dropped from the ceiling of the theater after a countdown to the strike of noon. 

Toys for Troops 2011


Toys for Troops event at the ILEAS building in Urbana on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. The group hoped to have 100 boxes of donated gifts and food to send to troops overseas.

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