Mustang Football

Mustang awaits Trojans in playoff opener

Jenks’ Trojans will visit Mustang at 7 p.m. Friday for a first-round Class 6A playoff game after extending one of Oklahoma’s most amazing prep football streaks last week. The Trojans (6-4, 5-2 in 6A-2), winners of five of their last six games, crushed visiting Westmoore, 44-15, to qualify for the postseason playoffs for the 31st…

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Mustang to visit Moore’s Lions following 37-34 road win

The Mustang Sack Exchange helped put Putnam City North’s football team out of business in last week’s 37-34 road win. The Broncos sacked Panther quarterback Aaron Norment 10 times. They may need a similar type of effort at 7 p.m. Friday when they visit Moore’s Lions. Defensive tackle Jett Woodward and linebacker Bradyn Jarman had…

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Broncos face key 6A-1 showdown at PC North

Mustang High’s defensive unit will face another big test at 7 p.m. Friday when it travels to Putnam City North for a crucial District 6A-1 football contest. With a victory, the Broncos (5-3 overall, 3-2 in district) can qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2016. PC North is 6-2 and 3-2. The…

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MHS’ Blankenship faces No. 1 Rams, ‘Coach B’

Lee Blankenship grew up wanting to be a football coach and admits much of his motivation came from watching his second cousin, Bill Blankenship, direct programs in the Tulsa area. “It’s kind of a joke in our family, but you are either a preacher or football coach,” quipped Lee Blankenship, whose father is a preacher.…

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Seniors lead the way for Mustang’s defense

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info For two years now, seniors Liam Krivanek and Judson Rowland have been the heart and soul of the defense for Mustang High School’s football team. Krivanek plays safety, and Rowland is the middle linebacker. They are returning starters and MHS’ defensive co-captains. First-year head coach Lee Blankenship said the pair have…

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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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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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Homecoming victory eludes Mustang

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Missed opportunities came back to haunt Mustang’s football team in its District 6A-1 opener Friday. Three plays at the end of the third quarter provided the turning point as Norman North hung on to defeat Mustang 23-20 before a homecoming crowd of 7,500 at Bronco Stadium. The Broncos led 14-13 in…

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Hoping for imperfect Union, Broncos head to Tulsa

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang’s football team will face another explosive rusher when it travels to Tulsa for a District 6A-1 encounter against the Union Redskins. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Union-Tuttle Stadium, and Mustang’s defense will be most aware of running back AJ Green’s presence. “Green is a great player. He’s…

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Broncos look to rebound after first loss

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Head football coach Lee Blankenship and his staff have been working this week to rectify mistakes that led to Mustang’s second-half collapse in its loss to Westmoore. They’ve done so in preparation for District 6A-1 play. It gets underway at 7 p.m. Friday against Norman North at Bronco Stadium. It also…

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