Mustang Public Schools

Holiday Classic brackets have been released

Mustang announced the brackets for its inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic last week. The tournament is loaded with state champion programs, and the girls’ bracket features three defending champions. In the girls’ bracket, there are 22 combined championships and 23 combined championships in the boys bracket. Action will take place in the Mustang Event…

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Nightriders finish season strong

Last week, the Mustang Nightrider Marching Band competed at Bands of America Grand Nationals. There were 108 bands from around the nation at this contest. “To go to a place like Indianapolis, the world’s largest stage for high school marching bands was a dream come true. To go and compete and watch bands was a…

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BEHIND THE SCENES Pt. 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department two weeks ago as it prepared for a home football game. During the next two weeks, we detail what we witnessed. The second half of the week is straight preparation for Friday night as the athletic department begins setting things up for Friday…

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KEEPING IT QUIET

Search for superintendent to remain secret By Chris Eversole The Mustang Board of Education decided Monday to conduct its first round of interviews for a new superintendent Monday and Tuesday. The board did not decide on how many applicants it would interview, but the number could be as many as 12, Board President Jeff Landrith…

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Dombek resigns as head football coach at Mustang

Mustang head football coach Jeremy Dombek has resigned. Dombek steps down Monday after six years as the head coach of the Broncos. In six years, Dombek led Mustang to the playoffs four years and the semifinals twice. “I love Mustang and wish them nothing but the best. Eighteen years is a long time and I’ve…

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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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Mustang routs the Lions, 35-12

By Brody Feldmann On a night that the Mustang football program celebrated the 2018 seniors and the alumni from the previous 50 years, the Broncos embarrassed the Moore Lions. “How physical we were and how fast we played was exciting,” said defensive coordinator Adam Gaylor. Mustang waited until the final game of the season to…

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Nightriders head to nationals

By Faith DeSplinter This week, the Mustang Nightrider Marching Band is heading to Bands of America Grand Nationals. They will compete against 100 bands from across the nation. “Grand Nationals is such a diverse and really awesome experience. I get to meet people from all over the nation who share the same passion as I…

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Settlement reached in fired athletic director’s case

By Chris Eversole On Friday, Mustang Public Schools and fired Mustang Public Schools Athletic Director Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr. reached a settlement in the Bailey’s case against the school system. Both sides met throughout Friday afternoon in a private settlement conference at the U.S. Courthouse in downtown Oklahoma City. On Monday, Interim Superintendent Charles Bradley…

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DOMINOES ARE FALLING

By Brody Feldmann There is a saying that “success breeds success” and that is what is happening inside of the Mustang wrestling program. The program witnessed its first individual win a national championship over the summer when Tate Picklo won at the Fargo National Championships. Then, for the first time in two decades, the Broncos…

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