Mustang Football

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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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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Mustang football looks for ‘PHAST’ start

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High School’s football team intends to play “PHAST” this season: physical and fast on offense. It’s a theme new head coach Lee Blankenship has employed the past eight seasons. The Broncos want to pressure opposing defenses, moving up and down the field with their up-tempo, multiple offense. Mustang returns 12…

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Mustang seniors and dads enjoy summer retreat

By BRODY FELDMANN newseditor@mustangnews.info Mustang football coaches took senior athletes and fathers on an unforgettable trip to southwest Oklahoma for a one-day retreat. “It was amazing. When I tell you that it totally changed the way that our seniors look at our football program and our coaches. It is a different vibe and different feel.…

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Mustang Athletics reveals Hall of Fame inductees

In its second year, Mustang Athletic Department announced four individuals and one team will be inducted into the Mustang Athletics Hall of Fame. Charles Carpenter, Toby Daugherty, James Garner, Shane Hamman, and the 1984 girls’ volleyball team will go up in the hall of fame Aug. 24 at the Mustang Event Center. Toby Rowland will…

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