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Mustang senior overcomes challenges for state title

Another successful season came to an end for Rachel Hamel, and the state championship season bookended a successful career for the Lady Bronco. In Hamel’s four-year career at Mustang, the hurdler took home three gold medals from the state track meet. During the state meet in her sophomore season, Hamel won the title in the…

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Class of 2019 crosses stage of Lloyd Noble Center

By Chris Eversole Families and friends joined the Mustang High Schools Class of 2019 in their commencement exercise Friday. The crowd filled Lloyd Noble Center on campus of the University of Oklahoma, except for the section behind the stage. About 700 seniors participated in the ceremony for this, the largest graduating class in the history…

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Storm chasing is Mustang man’s passion

By Chris Eversole A storm chaser from Mustang was in the right place at the right time Monday. Sammy Brence and the two other members of Twisting Fury team captured photos and videos from the Mangum tornado in Southwest Oklahoma. The team sold its video to The Weather Channel and Good Morning America, and team…

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Mustang Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between May 12 and May 18: Mitchell Parrish, 39, Oklahoma City: Defective brake lights, driving with suspended license, possession of paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine; Colin Edward Hill, 32, Mustang: shooting with intent to kill; Jacob Matthew Hicks, 28, Oklahoma City: Possession of paraphernalia, failure to comply; Joshua…

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Mustang catches its Bass

A new era begins inside the Mustang basketball programs with the hiring of Katie Bass, 36, as the next girls’ basketball coach. “The community base here is amazing, and the support is something that I’ve always wanted and needed. I’m just excited to be here,” Bass said. “The community around here is just, I’ve never…

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Drivers rescued from high water

By Chris Eversole Rescue crews helped three motorists who were stranded in high water in Canadian County early Wednesday. They included a woman whose car was partially submerged west of the intersection of S.W. 29 Street and Cimmaron Road, said Capt. David Macy of the Oklahoma City Fire Department. Both the Oklahoma City and Union…

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Deputy fire chief joins Hall of Fame

By Chris Eversole The Mustang Hall of Fame named Deputy Fire Chief Roy Widmann as this year’s inductee during the Mustang Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet April 25. The award was timely since he retired Tuesday. Widmann said he is planning to move to Arkansas, where he is building a log home. He has been…

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Mustang Police Logs

The Mustang Police Department recorded the following arrests between April 21 and April 27: Monica Sasnett, 28, Yukon: Driving with suspended license, speeding; Richard Lee Brock Jr., 47, Oklahoma City: Driving with suspended license, expired license plate, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia; Misty Marie Thompson, 45, Sayre: Obtains controlled dangerous substance by fraud, possession…

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ROTC instructor recruits students for Memorial Marathon

By Chris Eversole Mustang High School will be well represented Sunday at the 2019 Memorial Marathon. JROTC instructor Jorge Moreira, a retired Army master sergeant, is serving as one of the marathon’s ambassadors. He recruited two girls and three boys to run the event. In preparation for the Memorial Marathon, the students ran several events,…

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Lady Broncos capture district title over Norman North

For an entire year the Mustang girls soccer team wanted revenge on Norman North. The Lady Timberwolves defeated the Lady Broncos last season in a de facto district championship in Norman. “The nerves were definitely up there. But I knew that we just had to come in and play a full 80-minute game and do…

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