Mustang Cross Country

Bronco harrier repeats as state champion

EDMOND — For Mustang High junior runner Gabe Simonsen, it was just another day at the office. Simonsen’s office, of course, is wherever he runs and on Saturday, it was the season’s biggest show — the Class 6A state cross-country championships at Edmond Santa Fe High School. Simonsen defended his state title in the 3.1-mile…

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MHS harriers primed for state after regional runs

It was a cross-country course unlike Mustang High’s teams had seen all season. And it’s nothing like they’ll see Saturday at the state meet. Mustang’s harriers competed in the Class 6A East Regional at Sand Springs. MHS’ boys team won, and the Lady Broncos finished fourth behind champion Jenks. “The course had tall grass, holes,…

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Mustang harriers reassigned to east regional

Mustang High School’s cross country teams are excited about competing Saturday in regionals, but part of that exhilaration comes from the venue. Originally, Mustang’s harriers were assigned to participate in the Class 6A west regional in Norman, but the Oklahoma Secondary School Activity Association reassigned MHS to Sand Springs. “With a strong west half of…

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Mustang’s Simonsen wins COAC championship

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High’s Gabe Simonsen continues to build on his legacy of being one of the premier competitors in Class 6A cross country in Oklahoma. Simonsen captured the championship of the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet on Tuesday morning at Deer Creek High School, breezing across the finish-line in 16:21 in the…

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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’s harriers claim first at pre-state

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info With a trip to Arkansas and an important meet looming, Mustang’s boys and girls cross-country teams continue to see improvements. Mustang’s harriers competed Saturday in a pre-state event at Santa Fe High School in Edmond, which will host the Class 5A-6A state meet in a month. Mustang’s boys and defending 6A…

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Neither rain nor lightning can deter Bronco harriers

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High’s cross-country teams had their day rained on — literally — in the OK Runner Classic on Saturday. Nobody escaped Mother Nature’s wrath last weekend. Not Mustang’s softball or football teams, and not its harriers, who were slowed but not deterred in Norman. “We had a 2 1/2-hour lightning delay,…

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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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Man recovering after shooting in Mustang

A man was shot early Monday at a Mustang apartment complex following a dispute, officials with the Mustang Police Department say. Police said the incident occurred around 1 a.m. after a woman brought a man home. The man was shot by the woman’s roommate. The shooting occurred at the apartment complex, 1184 W. Westchester Way.…

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BEHIND THE SCENES

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department last week as it prepared for the home football game on Friday. During the next three weeks, we will detail what we witnessed. By Brody Feldmann “I would love to be an athletic director. Show up to games, get in free and stand…

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