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Mustang refocuses, turns back Yukon in Bedlam volleyball

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang zipped to an easy victory over the Yukon Millers in the first set during Bedlam volleyball Oct. 3, but then the fourth-ranked Lady Broncos lost their focus and energy. The No.14 Millers (11-16) came out flat and error-prone to begin the match, but cut down on the mistakes, won the…

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Mustang shocks Union with late touchdown pass

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Making big plays literally from the football game’s first snap until its last, Mustang High stunned Union’s Redskins, 23-21, Friday in suburban Tulsa. Quarterback Hayden Conrad threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to receiver Chris Duran with 15 seconds left, propelling Mustang to a critical District 6A-1 victory over the Redskins at…

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Festivities planned for city’s 50th birthday

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info The city of Mustang has planned a series of events next week in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the city’s incorporation. The events include: • Birthday breakfast celebration – Monday Past and present city leaders, along with other community leaders, will kick off the events. Breakfast will be provided by…

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Theatre students win state for one-act play

Just one day after the Mustang High School football team upset Tulsa Union for its 300th win, the MHS Theatre Department traveled to Union and performed in the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association’s Class 6A State One Act Play Contest. When the dust settled at the end of the day, Mustang High earned the 1-Superior…

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Mustang assistant coach faces father in Southmoore match

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Assistant Cole Prestidge, who coaches Mustang High’s Bronco backs, will look across the field in pregame warmups and see a familiar face when MHS entertains Southmoore at 7 p.m. Friday. The SaberCats’ offensive coordinator is his father, Ty Prestidge, a veteran of 47 seasons of coaching high school football in the…

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Class is in session at new science academy

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Mustang Public Schools held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new High School Science Academy Monday. Superintendent Charles Bradley noted that it is one of the many projects funded by a bond issue that voters approved in 2017. “We are so blessed by the level of community support for our schools,” he…

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Hilly Arkansas course challenges Mustang harriers

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High School’s cross-country teams ran in one of the region’s largest and most famous races Saturday. The 31st annual Chile Pepper Festival is held at the University of Arkansas’ course in Fayetteville. Mustang boys coach Mike McGarry said 778 male and 630 female runners were entered in the 3.1-mile race.…

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Mustang, Yukon netters primed for Bedlam clash

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang’s varsity volleyball squad, coming off one of its most thrilling matches of the season, will entertain the rival Yukon Millers at 6 tonight. The No. 4-ranked Lady Broncos (23-4 overall) are 10-1 this season at the Mustang High School Event Center and will put a seven-match winning streak on the…

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Monarch festival highlights weekend’s final farmers market

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Saturday was the last farmers market of the year for Wildhorse Garden & Market, and it was a busy day. In addition to vendors selling their produce and products, Okies for Monarchs and Canadian County Master Gardeners hosted a monarch festival. The festival included applying temporary tattoos of monarchs on children…

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Yukon slams three homers, ruins Mustang’s Senior Night

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Watching Yukon power hitters slam three home runs over the outfield fences wasn’t exactly what Mustang coach Jamie Roberts wanted to see on Senior Night. But lately, not much has gone as planned for Roberts’ Mustang fast-pitch softball team. A.J. Rayburn belted two homers, and Makenna Johnson hit another Tuesday night…

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