Cross Country

Cross Country

2018 N-G girls' cross-country Coach of the Year: Unity's Kara Leaman

Coach of the Year: Unity's Kara Leaman

Final area girls' cross-country leaders: Nov. 27, 2018

RUNNER, TEAM TIME

Sims, Mahomet-Seymour 17:34

McPike, Monticello 17:36

Turney, Clinton 17:41

Hendrickson, St. Thomas More 17:43

Bachert, Unity 17:53

McGrath, Mahomet-Seymour 17:59

Bagby, St. Joseph-Ogden 18:04

Harmon, Unity 18:10

Kimme, Uni HIgh 18:15

C. Scott, Urbana 18:17

Koon, Monticello 18:19

2018 All-Area girls' cross-country teams

All-Area First Team

ATHLETE YR. SCHOOL

Caroline Bachert So. Unity

Cassidy Bagby Sr. St. Joseph-Ogden

Jordan Harmon Sr. Unity

Fran Hendrickson Jr. St. Thomas More

Brisa McGrath Sr. Mahomet-Seymour

Elizabeth Sims Fr. Mahomet-Seymour

Payne Turney Jr. Clinton

All-Area Second Team

ATHLETE YR. SCHOOL

Meet the first team | 2018 N-G All-Area girls' cross-country

Caroline Bachert | Unity, So.

Why she made the team: Bachert paced the Rockets with an all-state effort, landing in 19th at the Class 1A meet en route to a third-p

Signing Day 2018-19: Locals heading to college

Photos from local high school athletes during the 2018-19 school year signing with their various colleges to continue athletic careers. Submit your photo at clikas@news-gazette.com.

Prep pulse: Nov. 5, 2018

This most recent weekend wasn't a bad one for Mahomet-Seymour High School.

There were some exciting accomplishments afoot for both current and former Bulldogs across Friday and Saturday.

Powell claims his first-ever state title

PEORIA — Mathias Powell was out of opponents to chase.

The Mahomet-Seymour senior found himself leading the Class 2A boys' state cross-country meet with approximately 1 3 / 4 miles remaining in the 3-mile jaunt.

And he'd never relinquish that position.

So what was Powell to do?

No repeat for Rockets; Dixon paces Monticello

PEORIA — Kara Leaman paused several seconds before trying to put into words the emotions she was feeling.

Simultaneously, Unity girls' cross-country athletes were taking photos with the Class 1A third-place state trophy Saturday at Detweiller Park.

Trio of area teams win sectional titles

EAST PEORIA — The Mahomet-Seymour girls' cross-country team won the Class 2A East Peoria Sectional title on Saturday, relying on a second-place finish from Elizabeth Sims in 18 minutes, 15 seconds.

Teammate Brisa McGrath added a sixth-place finish (18:29) and Grace Lietz took 19th in 19:05 for the Bulldogs.

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