TOLONO — And just like that, it was over. Mahomet-Seymour volleyball had rolled to a 20-win regular season, but the Bulldogs were felled by Unity 25-21, 25-23 in the Class 3A regional semifinals on Tuesday.Senior star Savannah Matthews spurred the Bulldogs to a 22-19 lead in the second set, …

 Champaign Central vs. Urbana and Mahomet-Seymour vs. Unity in Class 3A Unity Regional semifinals at the high school in Tolono on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

Josie Hess wasn't supposed to play libero. The sophomore was an outside hitter, but when senior Hannah Buzicky unexpectedly left the team right before the season started, Hess slid into the important position.Hess was originally slated to play as an outside hitter, but after 18 matches at li…

David Johnson's memory is just fine. The pastor at Mahomet Christian Church still vividly remembers his playing days in the church softball league. On Sunday, Johnson took his congregation right back to the dreaded men's 35 and older league.

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…

Mahomet-Seymour volleyball has had a really busy summer. The Lady Bulldogs hosted summer league contests every Monday night through the month of June. The Bulldogs finished in third place out of eight teams. M-S edged Centennial to place third. St. Joseph-Ogden finished first and Unity took second.

By JASON BROWNMahomet Citizen sportswriterThe Mahomet-Seymour seventh-grade volleyball team lost its regional championship game (25-19, 25-10) to the Comets of Champaign Edison Middle School at J. W. Eater Junior High School in Rantoul Wednesday night.The seventh-grade team’s season ended wi…

Friends and family of the late Dixie Heath came out for a special evening of volleyball in her memory on Tuesday.Heath, a former M-S assistant volleyball coach and a lifelong volleyball fan, passed away from colon cancer last week. Organizers of a benefit that had been planned for her family…

By JASON BROWNMahomet Citizen sportswriterThe varsity volleyball team defeated Pontiac at home Thursday, but that wasn’t the biggest win of the night.

By JASON BROWNCitizen sportswriterWhen coaches and players from the Mahomet-Seymour High School volleyball program say they support the troops, they back it up with more than words.

By JASON BROWNMahomet Citizen sportswriterAt the Decatur Eisenhower Regional on Thursday, the Mahomet-Seymour volleyball team stunned the Class 3A Regional crowd by defeating top-seeded Effingham—its third opponent in four days—to win the team’s first regional title in 18 years.

The Mahomet-Seymour volleyball team’s motto this season has been “Let’s Get Roudey.”They’ve dedicated the season to Roudey Hensley, the younger brother of head coach Chandra Steers. Mr. Hensley, 17, was killed this summer in Jefferson County when a drunk driver ran a stop sign and struck the…

By JASON BROWNMahomet Citizen sportswriterWith seven seniors and nine returning letter-winners, volleyball coach Chandra Steers has three major goals for her 2015 squad: win at least 20 games, finish in the top tier of the Corn Belt Conference and compete for a regional championship.

By TERRY GREENE Mahomet Citizen sportswriter After dropping their home opener, the Mahomet-Seymour varsity volleyball team bounced back two days later to win three of five matches at the Centennial Invitational to record a 3-3 week.

Mahomet-Seymour winter sports athletes received awards at the high school’s annual ceremony March 7.