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Pogue resigns as Mahomet-Seymour football coach  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Keith Pogue is stepping down as the head coach of Mahomet-Seymour football, the school announced Friday morning.Pogue has run the ...



Bus driver charged with DUI while driving Mahomet-Seymour students  The Pantagraph

MAHOMET — Illinois State Police say a Mahomet man was driving under the influence of drugs when a school bus, carrying 33 students and coaches, was ...



Bulldogs' late rally falls short in Apollo play  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Time simply ran out on the Mahomet-Seymour boys' basketball team.The Bulldogs hadn't led since a 7-5 edge during the first quarter of ...



UPDATE: State police ID bus driver charged with DUI while driving Mahomet-Seymour students in Piatt County  Herald & Review

MAHOMET — The Illinois State Police said a Mahomet man was driving under the influence of drugs when a school bus, carrying 33 students and coaches, was ...



'This is a special place'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Jon Adkins is not a graduate of Mahomet-Seymour High School.In fact, he played football at Charleston, one of the Bulldogs' current Apollo ...



HS Wrestling: IHSA Class 2A Mahomet Sectional  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Area wrestlers compete for a chance at the state tournament during the IHSA Class 2A Sectional in the gymnasium at Mahomet-Seymour High School Saturday, ...



Pogue resigns after 11 years leading MS football  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — In what appears to be a surprise decision, Mahomet-Seymour football coach Keith Pogue is stepping aside following 11 years in charge of the ...



HS Baseball: Mahomet-Seymour vs. Urbana  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour hosted Urbana in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday March 23, 2019.



Champaign-Urbana Area Spring Musical Theater  chambanamoms.com

Spring is a popular time to catch live musical theater at area high schools. Packed into just a few short months of rehearsals, these students all over ...



Hayden Ade | Obituaries | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

MATTOON -- Hayden Ade, 23, of Mahomet, IL passed away Friday, March 29, 2019. Family and friends may gather to remember Hayden on Tuesday, April 2, ...



Imogene James  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Imogene James, 86, of Mahomet passed away at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday (March 19, 2019) in Springfield. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, ...



Gary Ross  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Gary Dale Ross, 59, of Mansfield went to be with his Lord and Savior at 7:38 p.m. Saturday (March 16, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital.



Kenneth Grammer  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Kenneth C. Grammer died peacefully at Carle Foundation Hospital in Hospice Care on Monday (Feb. 25, 2019) in Urbana, at the age of 78.



Retired educator enjoying time as interim principal of Paxton grade school  Paxton Record

PAXTON — Being brought out of retirement may mean fewer walks on the trails of Mahomet's Lake of the Woods and fewer lunches with his friends, but Tom ...



Mahomet-Seymour, Centennial ready to enshrine notable alums  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Come Sept. 22, Jim Risley can get rid of the 3-inch-thick binders, folders filled with documents, large blue-and-orange banner and boxes filled with crystal ...



HS Girls Basketball: Mahomet-Seymour vs Central  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-SeymourGirls' Basketball vs Central, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Mahomet-Seymour High School.



James Vest  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — James “Jim” Vest, 76, a lifelong resident of Mahomet, passed away Saturday (Jan. 19, 2019) at home. Jim was born Aug. 4, 1942, in Champaign, ...



NG boys' baseball Top 10: March 26, 2019  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

As local programs try to fight through the rain and chilly weather, preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS unveils his first rankings of 2019:RANK, TEAM REC. PREV.



NG softball Top 10: April 8, 2019  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS again shuffles the bottom of his rankings as local leaders become more clear weeks into the season:RANK, TEAM REC. PREV.



For friend of Mahomet woman's family, kidney donation an 'easy' decision  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Life can change in an instant, and for Mahomet's Linda Miller, it all changed with an unexpected phone call in early May.Joel Shoemaker, the best ...



Hall-of-fame M-S coach removed from position  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — The longtime girls' track and field coach at Mahomet-Seymour High School has been removed from her position under uncertain circumstances, ...



Closing and Cancellation Tuesday, January 29th  Samantha Laturno

The following has been cancelled for January 29th: Effingham Knights of Columbus Bingo has been cancelled. Eff...



'It's getting worse'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Submit your Letter to the Editor hereMAHOMET — More than a year has passed since Jodi and Derric Eisenmann discovered their well water was contaminated ...



Art Theater to screen Mahomet-Seymour student's film on inspirational bicyclist  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — More than two years after nurse midwife Ray Spooner passed away, a Mahomet-Seymour High School junior has made a documentary about ...



Three Chargers begin state bids  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — The Centennial wrestling "room" is one of two landings overlooking the high school gymnasium.It's exposed when a block of bleachers is ...



Central Illinois native, SIU grad hailed as hero after stopping Indiana school shooting suspect  Chicago Tribune

The teacher who subdued the gunman during Friday's middle school shooting in Noblesville, Ind., is a Mahomet native and graduate of Southern Illinois ...



Cassano case: Cigarette butt sealed deal  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — A commercial genetic genealogy company that relies on science and public records, combined with old-fashioned detective work, led to the arrest ...



Looking back at the area's best sports moments of 2018  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

With 2018 coming to a close today, The News-Gazette sports staff spotlights the top 10 stories that defined the last 12 months of area athletics:



Tackling a school shooter? For those who know M-S grad, 'That's Jason'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

At Mahomet-Seymour High School, he was a tough-tackling, rim-touching, shot-putting three-sport star who was always in the middle of the action. So when ...



Just 1 Question: Mahomet-Seymour's 'Breakfast of Champions'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

You don't have to be a top-athlete or have the highest GPA to be named a "champion" at Mahomet-Seymour High School. As part of the school's Positive ...



Top of the Morning, April 23, 2019  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The kids from JENNIFER WHERLEY's agriculture class at Mahomet-Seymour High School were back in our building last week, producing radio commercials to ...



Mark Cooley  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

God gained another angel Wednesday (Jan. 2, 2019) when husband, dad, papa, brother and loving son Mark Cooley was taken to heaven.



Bilingual Bulldog sets sights on UI engineering degree  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — At Mahomet-Seymour High School, Brisa McGrath is more than one of the fastest girls on the cross-country course.The 18-year-old senior is also ...



Wired In: Erik Johnson  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood chats with a different high-tech difference maker. This week, meet ERIK JOHNSON, an associate professor of astronomy at ...



Mahomet-Seymour student killed in Douglas County wreck  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet Citizen editor Fred Kroner was at Wednesday's vigil. Listen to his report here. TUSCOLA — One Mahomet-Seymour student was killed and two others ...



Bret Fry  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Bret W. Fry, 41, of Chillicothe, formerly of Mahomet, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2018) at his home. Bret was born on Nov.



Mahomet pulls together in wake of teen's tragic death  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Jodi Murphy was in the Mahomet-Seymour High School auditorium on Wednesday night. Her freshman son was presenting a memorial ...



Southeast stops Mahomet-Seymour, to play Lanphier for title - News  The State Journal-Register

DECATUR — Cory Noe entered the Class 3A Decatur Eisenhower Sectional with 53 made 3-pointers and has been Mahomet-Seymour High School's primary ...



Champaign-Urbana Area Christmas Shows, Concerts and More  chambanamoms.com

Make family memories at Christmas-themed performances, concerts and shows. Thank you to Virginia Theatre, where you can see Rudolph the Red-Nosed ...



UI homecoming parade called off  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois has canceled tonight's homecoming parade because of cold and wet weather.The parade was scheduled to get ...



All-Area Wrestling Coach of the Year: Mahomet-Seymour's Rob Ledin  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Why he's Coach of the Year: Ledin guided Mahomet-Seymour to a third straight regional title, and the Bulldogs followed that up with a team sectional win over ...



Many at Mahomet-Seymour 'college-ready'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

SPRINGFIELD — Students at Mahomet-Seymour High School are the most "college-ready" in the area, according to data from the 2014-15 State Report Card, ...



Mahomet-Seymour Graduation 2016  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour High School Commencement 2016, Friday, May 20, 2016 at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.



William "Billy" Sanderson  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — William “Billy” Michael Sanderson, 28, of Mahomet passed away at 7:30 p.m. Friday (June 22, 2018) in Mahomet. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. ...



HS Boy's Basketball: Mahomet-Seymour vs IVC  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour Boys Basketball vs IVC, Friday, December 2, 2016 at Mahomet-Seymour High School.



Mahomet-Seymour moves graduation to Krannert  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour's graduation ceremony is changing venues this school year.Anyone who's been to commencement in the past few years ...



Cheryl Osterbur  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Cheryl Osterbur peacefully passed away Sunday (March 10, 2019) after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.



Updated: Mahomet-Seymour student dies of apparent natural causes  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

New 6:23 p.m. Friday:Services have been set for Matthew Prather, according to Mahomet-Seymour football coach Keith Pogue.Matthew's visitation is at First ...



Memorable ride for Mahomet-Seymour's Benedict and Noe  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Cory Noe and Noah Benedict. For more than 10 years, the two have provided a staple on basketball courts whenever a Mahomet-Seymour ...



STATE WRESTLING: Clinton's Micah Downs advances to title match  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Clinton's Micah Downs wasn't going to stop.



Michael Stillwell  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Michael Stillwell, 63, of Savoy, formerly Mahomet and Bloomington, passed away Wednesday (June 20, 2018) at Willowbrook Memory Care of Savoy.



Morton Superintendent Lindsey Hall set to resign  Peoria Journal Star

MORTON — The Morton school district will require a new superintendent for the 2017-18 academic year.During a special meeting Monday night, the ...



Top of the Morning, May 10, 2017  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

In today's High School Confidential, correspondent Maddy Gates writes about the Mahomet-Seymour math team winning another IHSA state title last weekend.



Rantoul closes out regional win  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Rantoul gets clutch free throws from Rome, Hudson to earn regional victoryMAHOMET — As time ticked away to less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter ...



EXCHANGE: Future Marines gets head start on basic training  Chicago Daily Herald

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Push-ups, chin-ups and sit-ups. They're the upside of training for future Marines, who will face greater challenges - hefting ammo boxes full of ...



Noe propels Bulldogs to third title in four seasons  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Sweat dripped off Cory Noe's head as he posed for photos and chatted with friends and family Friday.The Mahomet-Seymour senior had good ...



Mahomet-Seymour passes sting U High | High School Football  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Primarily a running football team, Mahomet-Seymour High School's passes are often simply to stretch a defense.



HS Boy's Basketball: Mahomet-Seymour vs Normal U-High  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour Boy's Basketball vs Normal U-High, Friday February 3, 2017 at Mahomet-Seymour High School. The Bulldogs defeated the Pioneers 55-51 ...



Travels have changed Mahomet-Seymour High grad's worldview  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — All told, Natalie Bidner spent about seven months traveling abroad last year.In that time, the Champaign resident touched down in Croatia, ...



State agency recommends suspension of Champaign lawyer's license  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — A hearing panel for the state agency that disciplines lawyers has recommended that a Champaign attorney's license be suspended because he ...



Top girls' soccer teams: Mahomet-Seymour at No. 2  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Matt Daniels talks with Aley Brunner of Mahomet-Seymour High School, the Number 2 area girls' soccer team.



Just 1 Question: Ending the 'R'-word at Mahomet-Seymour High  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour High School students are banding together to end the use of the "R"-word.



UPDATE: 55 years for Champaign man who killed mother during crime spree (w/video)  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — A 41-year-old Champaign man who has spent much of his adult life behind bars for crimes of violence will stay locked up the rest of his life for killing ...



Heather Clarke  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Heather N. Clarke, 19, of Mahomet died Monday (April 16, 2018). She was born Sept. 17, 1998, in Denver, the daughter of Becky (Clodfelter) ...



'A gutsy' win for Mahomet-Seymour  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour football coach Keith Pogue didn't know what to expect heading into this season from a young, inexperienced team that had ...



Cassano case: 'He said he stabbed her. He said all over'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — For the first time ever, Toni Cassano was in the same room as the man accused of brutally murdering her daughter.The mother of the late Holly ...



Ex-Bulldogs cream of Rose-Hulman crop  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — For the past 18 years, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has been ranked the No. 1 engineering school for undergraduates in the ...



Mahomet-Seymour strike continues  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Mahomet teachers will be on strike again today. Contract negotiations ended when the board's negotiating team walked out around 9 p.m. ...



Mahomet-Seymour tops Olympia, takes control in Corn Belt  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — A month ago, Cory Noe said Mahomet-Seymour High School's basketball team got a little intimidated in the second half against Olympia.



Student hits chemistry heights | Education | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

DECATUR – According to his MacArthur High School chemistry teacher, Connor Dickey is “a star.”



ETA for college is earlier for some  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — It's safe to say not every high school student is as motivated as Karsyn Bryant.The Mahomet-Seymour High School sophomore, who holds down ...



Coetzee keeps trucking along despite increased attention  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — The arm strength, bat speed and baseball IQ of Brooks Coetzee aren't what initially stood out to Nic DiFilippo.Those attributes have certainly ...



Jacob Hamilton  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Jacob Andrew Hamilton, 16, of Mahomet died at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday (May 17, 2017) as the result of injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle accident ...



Indiana students rescued after bus breaks down on I-74  WAND

MAHOMET, Ill. (WAND) - A bus full of Indiana high schoolers broke down on I-74 near Mahomet, but a local school district was there to help.



University Galleries to present the Central Illinois High School Art Exhibition, June 1 through July 29 - News - Illinois  Illinois State University News

University Galleries of Illinois State University is pleased to announce the opening of the inaugural Central Illinois High School Art Exhibition. A public reception ...



Bulldogs adapt to new surroundings  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — A year ago, the Mahomet-Seymour football team went through an identity change.The flashy, explosive players of the few years prior were gone.



Area high school counselors psyched about UI's new free-tuition offer  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

More than 75 percent of the students at Danville High School qualify for free or subsidized school lunch based on their family income.So word that the University ...



Possible homicide suspect leads deputies on a chase through Champaign County  WAND

The chase ended outside Mahomet-Seymour High School, when police confronted a man with a knife.



Champaign-Urbana Labor Day Weekend Planner Sponsored by Urbana Park District  chambanamoms.com

Thank you to Urbana Park District for sponsoring this edition of the Weekend Planner. We thank you for a great outdoor pool season. Remember, Urbana Indoor ...



Celebrating 2nd tough for Mahomet boys  Bloomington Pantagraph

PEORIA — After being ranked No. 1 all season, the Mahomet-Seymour High School boys cross country team took it hard after losing to No. 2 Grayslake Central ...



Madeleine McNulty  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Madeleine Claire McNulty, 16, of Mahomet passed away on Saturday morning (Feb. 25, 2017) at her home of complications from PCDH19 ...



Wesley Veitch  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Wesley T. Veitch, 28, of Mahomet passed away on Sunday (Sept. 10, 2017). Wesley was born on Feb. 3, 1989, in Normal. Surviving are his parents ...



HS Boy's Basketball: Mahomet-Seymour vs Central Catholic  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour Boys Basketball vs Central Catholic, Friday, February 6, 2015 host by Mahomet-Seymour High School.



Mount Zion routs host Mahomet-Seymour  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — The last time a Keith Pogue-led Mahomet-Seymour football team lost a season opener, a guy named Wes Lunt saw action for the opposition as ...



Top of the Morning, Dec. 7, 2016  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Congratulations to ...... baritone Nathan Gunn, who received two Grammy nominations (opera recording and contemporary classical composition) on Tuesday.



Entertainment listings, Feb. 14-21, 2019  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

EVENTSThis weekendSPURLOCK MUSEUM'S 17TH ANNUAL WINTER TALES CELEBRATIONWhat: Honoring the cultures of Indigenous Americans and the ...



Mahomet-Seymour vs Urbana Baseball  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Mahomet-Seymour baseball vs Urbana, Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Mahomet-Seymour High School.



CJ Fall  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Charles Jason "C.J." Fall, 30, of Urbana passed away from this life on Saturday (July 9, 2016).



Charles Rayburn  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. – Charles Robert "Chuck" Rayburn passed away on Nov. 22, 2017, at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. He was born on ...



Will Eastern Illinois' next football coach come from this group of candidates?  ChicagoNow

Prairie State Pigskin speculates who and when Eastern Illinois will hire as its 25th head football coach.



Dynamic duos lead Bulldogs  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — In wrestling, good things often come in twos.Takedowns and reversals are each worth two points.There's another pair that's prevalent in the sport.



New principal at Dunlap High School - News  Peoria Journal Star

DUNLAP — Scott Adreon, principal of Maroa-Forsyth High School in Maroa for 10 years, has been named principal of Dunlap Community High School. Adreon's ...



UPDATE: Man who strangled mother facing extended prison term  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m.URBANA — A Champaign County judge will decide how long a Champaign man will spend behind bars for strangling his mother late last ...



Three Mattoon grapplers go to final day at state  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHAMPAIGN — Not only did Mattoon's wrestlers have a good day at the State Wrestling Finals, Mattoon coach Brett Porter also received recognition.



Jordan Harris  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA – Jordan Wayne Harris, 24, of Urbana died on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was born March 2, 1993, to Craig and Lori (Torbit) Harris, big brother to Eric ...



Matthew Fox  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

BLOOMINGTON – Matthew Eric Fox was born on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 1979, in Urbana, and on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Bloomington he died a gentle giant.



Jason Seaman returning to hero's welcome as SIU's Homecoming 2018 grand marshal  SIU News

CARBONDALE, Ill. —The last time Jason Seaman crossed the field at Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Saluki Stadium, the defensive lineman was a ...



SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...



Dixie Heath  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET – Dixie Nell (Mayol) Heath, 43, of Mahomet passed away from colon cancer on Wednesday morning (Oct. 5, 2016) at Carle Foundation Hospital in ...



Prosecutor: Man suffocated mother  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — Prosecutors said in court today that a Champaign man killed his mother by suffocating her with a pillow and blankets during a crime spree Friday.



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