Mustang Public Schools

Wins continue for Lady Bronco netters

No. 4 Mustang has been on a tear this season. But that has been amplified since sustaining its third loss of the year on Aug. 25. Since then, the Lady Broncos racked up nine straight wins. During the run, they have dropped only one set, which was to Edmond Santa Fe Sept. 8. “I am…

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Lady Bronco softball team sees win streak end

The Mustang softball team carried a four-game win streak into the Carl Albert Tournament last week. They had hoped to extend the streak a few more days and take home the tourney title. However, Stillwater decided to play spoiler and dropped Mustang 4-3 in the opener. Instead of letting the loss carryover, the Lady Broncos…

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Mistakes haunt Broncos in home-opening loss

Mustang hosted its first game of the 2020 season Friday when the Broncos took on No. 3 Stillwater. Coming off their victory over Yukon the week before, the Broncos had a chance to show they can contend with some of the top teams in the state. However, that plan quickly turned sideways on Mustang as…

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Virtual learning concerns discussed

Mustang Public Schools’ Board of Education discussed challenges and benefits of virtual learning, as well as social media feedback and funding during Monday’s meeting. Assistant Super-intendent of Elementary Education Stacy Edwards and Assistant Super-intendent of Secondary Education Ryan McKinney updated the board about what is working for MPS and what has not. The two said…

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Broncos claim bedlam victory, 35-21

Dominique Dunn had the type of night most athletes could only dream of. Against his rival, the Mustang senior reached the end zone four times out of the Dirty Don formation, which put the tight end in the backfield for direct snaps. Dunn, who also racked up 73 yards on 10 carries, had the kind…

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Mustang school employee dies of COVID

A staff member in the Mustang School District has died of COVID-related complications, officials at the school district announced Wednesday. A statement emailed to parents reads:  “It is with great sadness that I share with you that one of our Mustang staff members, who dedicated years of service to the students and staff of Mustang…

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Mustang’s Simonsen sets course record

Senior cross-country ace Gabe Simonsen set a course record in winning the Mustang Harrier Invitational last Saturday at Wild Horse Park. Simonsen, the Broncos’ two-time defending Class 6A state champion, ran 15:48.74 in the 5,000-meter race. “Gabe did break the course record by two seconds,” MHS coach Mike McGarry verified, noting the event has been…

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Mustang, Yukon primed for Bedlam football rivalry

In this era of COVID-19, Mustang High School’s football team will be facing a Yukon defensive unit in the season opener that even sounds like it makes opponents ill. When MHS and Yukon kick off their schedules in Canadien County’s version of Bedlam football at 6 p.m. Saturday at Miller Stadium, the Broncos will be faced by…

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Mustang band drops its nickname

By SHANE SMITH For The Mustang News After more than four decades of being known as the “Nightriders,” the Mustang High School band will have a new nickname beginning this fall. Officials announced this week that because of concerns about the Nightriders’ history, the Nightrider nickname is being dropped. A Google search reveals that one…

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Assistant coach clears personal obstacles

Lee Blankenship calls Kyle Hale, the Broncos’ new secondary coach, an “overcomer.” Hale, a former Oklahoma State University walk-on, has overcome much during his life— on and off the football field. Hale’s positive attitude and playing and coaching experience are what Mustang High School’s head football coach appreciates most. “I am fired up to have…

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