Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang to visit high-scoring Jags

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High School hits the road for the first time this seasn when it faces the dangerous Westmoore Jaguars at 7 p.m. Friday at Moore Stadium. Westmoore and junior quarterback Dayton Wolfe rolled up 477 yards of offense last week while crushing Southmoore, 46-7. The previous week, the Jags’ fast-paced attack…

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Cross country teams make strides toward improvement

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info The cross-country season isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon of shorter races as Mustang High School’s runners make strides toward improving with regionals and state on the horizon. The Broncos’ defending state champion, junior Gabe Simonsen, ran 17:22.06 to win the 3.1-mile event in the Mustang Harrier at Wild Horse Park…

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Explosive Santa Fe to challenge Broncos

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang’s football team will be confronted by a dangerous foe at 7 p.m. Friday when Edmond Santa Fe’s Wolves visit Bronco Stadium. Santa Fe, the reigning Edmond city champions, rolled past Edmond North, 41-14, in their opener Sept. 6. The Wolves feature a high-powered multiple offense led by strong-armed senior quarterback…

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Mustang used persistence to nab football coach

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Persistence paid off in December for Robert Foreman, Mustang High School’s athletic director, as he searched for a replacement for the Broncos’ head football coach. Foreman interviewed candidates from Dec. 3-6 to replace Jeremy Dombek and thought the Broncos’ next coach might be among them. But one of his top choices…

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Positives seen in Mustang’s latest preseason scrimmage

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info In preseason high school football, winning rarely is the goal. Improvement is. Mustang head football coach Lee Blankenship was happy with the Broncos’ second scrimmage Thursday night at defending Class 5A state champion Midwest City Carl Albert. A week earlier, he saw plenty of positives in Mustang’s first dress rehearsal at…

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Mustang safety hopes for healthy season after heart episode

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Senior safety Joseph Sylvester has a simple goal for Mustang High’s 2019 football season. He wants to be healthy and finish the season on the field. Of course, in a contact sport like football, that’s easier said than done. “The last two seasons, I’ve been injured,” said Sylvester, a team captain…

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Mustang sees positives in scrimmages vs. Bixby, Enid

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info During preseason scrimmages, a little adversity is not a bad thing. Mustang High School’s football team competed in its first scrimmage last Friday, traveling to Bixby where it was opposed by the Spartans and Enid Plainsmen. During the scrimmage, Mustang allowed four touchdowns and scored three. The score was a bit…

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Broncos to rely on experienced O-line

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info If Mustang’s spread offense is to “Play PHAST,” success must begin with physicality in the trenches so the Broncos can throw blocks to free their fast receivers and running backs and protect the quarterback. Mustang returns three starters on the offensive line. The unit’s strength begins on the left side with…

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State sports hall of fame enshrines Cross

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang native Kendall Cross has been inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Cross was a national champion wrestler at Oklahoma State University in 1989 and captured an Olympic gold medal in 1996. He also placed sixth during the 1992 Olympics. Cross was enshrined in the state sports hall of…

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Fulton continues to shine on the mound

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High School baseball player Daxton Fulton looked right at home Sunday pitching on national TV in a big league ballpark. The Broncos’ 6-foot-6, 220-pound senior left-hander showcased his talents in the Perfect Game All-America Classic at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres. A member of the West team,…

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