Sports officials monitor impact of COVID-19 virus

After a recent surge of COVID-19 throughout the state, most counties in Oklahoma are designated red on the COVID-19 alert system. That includes Canadian County. Because of that, Mustang High School has decided to postpone all upcoming scrimmages for its winter season sports. That included basketball scrimmages that were scheduled for Thursday and Saturday of…

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Yukon harriers finish well at state

The Yukon girls’ cross-country team wrapped up its season Wednesday with a sixth-place finish at the OSSAA State Cross Country Championships. The Millers were led by junior Avery Stanley. “I felt they ran well,” Yukon coach Rodney Zimmerman said. “Their times were right at what they had been running this season and they always work…

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Simonsen paces Broncos to CC conference title

DEER CREEK — In No. 2 Mustang’s final tune-up before the postseason, the MHS boys’ cross-country team was able to lock horns with No. 3 Deer Creek once again. But this time around, it was the Broncos who came out on top Tuesday at the Central Oklahoma Coaches Association Conference Meet. Led by Gabe Simonsen…

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Lady Broncos rally for regional title

During the regional softball tournament, there were a couple of times Mustang could have folded and called it a day. However, that is not what Mustang coach Lacy Darity has instilled in her squad. From day one of the season, she has had them believing they are always in the game. So, when the Broncos…

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Softball season ends with loss to Mustang

Katy Hoke knew it was going to be a tough bracket. Even as the top seed and hosting the regional at their own stadium, Yukon’s skipper knew her Millerettes were going to have their hands full. That premonition turned out to be true as YHS went 2-2 at the regional softball tournament. Unfortunately for the…

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Lady Broncos look toward fastpitch regionals

The regular season came to an end last week for the Mustang fastpitch team. It concluded without a pitch being thrown or an out registered. When the coaches for Mustang and Yukon decided to cancel their regular season finale on Oct. 1, it capped an impressive two-month run for the Lady Broncos. But for coach…

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Broncos’ offense connects in win

Despite topping the 30-point mark in two of their first four games, the Mustang football team was still waiting for that offensive explosion where everything came together. That moment came last week when the Broncos traveled to Moore to face Southmoore. In their first Thursday game of the season, MHS turned a back-and-forth ball game…

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Mustang mauled by Timberwolves

Mustang kicked off the district portion of its schedule last week by hosting Norman North. The Timberwolves were coming off a loss to Yukon, so it looked like the Broncos should have been favored. However, when North got to Broncos Stadium, they were at full strength, something they were not the week before. They rolled…

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Mustang netters sweep rival Yukon

The Mustang Lady Broncos showed why they continue to be ranked among the best Class 6A volleyball programs in the state with a straight-set win against rival Yukon on Tuesday. The Lady Broncos won the bedlam match 25-19, 25-23, 25-17. Despite falling behind in two of the three sets, Mustang never appeared to panic in…

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Gabe Simonsen continues to push toward state meet

Gabe Simonsen has been on a mission. The Mustang runner has attacked his final year of high school cross-country with an intense dedication. That mindset has paid off for the MHS senior as he has racked up the meet titles in 2020. “I just try to have a lot of fun doing this, especially this…

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