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Mustang looks to clean up mistakes in week two vs. Norman

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Mustang couldn’t have started off its season much better, as the Broncos beat down rival Yukon. However, Coach Jeremy Dombek wasn’t totally impressed with what he saw. “The first-team defense played about as good as we can ask for a kid to play. Very, very pleased with our game plan…

Mustang looks to make it four-straight over Yukon

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer For Carlos Thomas, it’s not a game or even a rivalry. The Mustang tailback calls the annual confrontation between MHS and Yukon a ritual. Thomas doesn’t use the word because of all the hype and pomp and circumstance that goes into the matchup. It’s because for his entire prep career…

Five reasons why Mustang, Yukon will win Bedlam 2017

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Mustang- 1. Powerful offense -Mustang’s offense is going to be one of the best in the state this season. They have all the ingredients to be a great offense, including a returning starting quarterback, running back, wide receivers and a monstrous offensive line. They could be too much for Yukon to handle Friday night. 2.…

Mustang harriers get off to fast start

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Emma K. Downing admits it’s not easy. The Mustang High cross country runner is competing each day not at her best due to a chronic injury called Osgood-Schlatters that causes pain in her bones while she is running. Yet, despite the constant pressure of the pain, Downing has started her…

Mustang Boys Sports

Doubling Up: Mason Lowe is one of Mustang’s many multi-sport athletes

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer For many school districts around Oklahoma and the nation, the days of the multiple sport athlete have passed on. High school athletics has turned into a specialization era where kids play or practice one sport for almost the entire year. That is not the case in Mustang. That is especially…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Volleyball welcomes new teams, prepares for season

Mustang High School’s volleyball program welcomed their new teams on Monday, after hosting their second clinic last weekend. Last year, the varsity volleyball team was going into the season with a new coach and eight seniors with lots of experience. “Last year we had some really good players,” Head Coach Steve Hajek said. “But this…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang wrestling: Bronco wrestlers close season strong at 6A state tournament

Mustang advanced five wrestlers to the 6A State Championship Wrestling Tournament this past weekend and four-out-of-five of those wrestlers placed. Bronco sophomore Cameron Picklo took third-place in the 113-pound weight bracket. Junior Joe Lupton finished in third-place in the 120-pound weight class. Senior Gage McBride placed third in the 170-pound weight class and senior Trey…

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Mustang Basketball

Tondrell Durham tabbed to lead boys basketball program

By Kyle Salomon New Mustang athletic director Robert Foreman has found his man to lead the Bronco boys basketball program, and that man is Tondrell Durham. Durham comes to Mustang after spending the last 16 seasons as the head boys basketball coach at Bishop McGuinness High School. He won three-consecutive Class 5A state championships with…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang graduate chasing dream from the Virgin Islands

Greg Penny’s journey has led him from Mustang to Kentucky, back to Oklahoma and now the MHS graduate is competing nationally for the Virgin Islands   By Trey Hunter / Sports Editor Not many Mustang graduates or former Broncos earn the opportunity to compete nationally for the United States. And only one has earned the…

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Mustang Football

Mustang makes it four-straight over Yukon with 31-14 beat down

By Michael Kinney For the Mustang seniors it meant everything. After three-straight years of owning Yukon, there was no way they weren’t going to show up in full force when the two teams squared off Friday in the season opener. Led by a staunch defense and the big plays of Damien Close and Carlos Thomas,…

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Mustang Softball

Lady Broncos get preseason practice underway

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The Mustang softball team kicked off its season Monday with a five-hour practice. With more than a dozen freshmen filling up the roster, coach Jaime Roberts needs every second to get them ready for the upcoming season. “When you add 13 freshmen to your team, they just don’t know all…

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Mustang Volleyball

Volleyball welcomes new teams, prepares for season

Mustang High School’s volleyball program welcomed their new teams on Monday, after hosting their second clinic last weekend. Last year, the varsity volleyball team was going into the season with a new coach and eight seniors with lots of experience. “Last year we had some really good players,” Head Coach Steve Hajek said. “But this…

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Mustang Cross Country

Cross Country: Bronco boys, girls each finish fourth at 2016 OK Runner Classic

Madison Cornelius (Sr.) paced Mustang’s girls Saturday at the 2016 OK Runner Classic in Norman, placing second and adding her fourth top-5 finish of the season. She clocked her best time of the year, finishing just eight seconds behind Casady’s Kaitlyn Barthell with a time of 20:10. Cornelius has yet to finish outside of the…

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Other Sports

Wrestling: No. 9 Mustang knocks off Class 3A No. 4 Heritage Hall for first dual win

  No. 9 Mustang cruised to a 51-31 dual win over Class 3A No. 4 Heritage Hall Tuesday inside the Mustang Event Center. Heritage Hall (3-2) got off to a quick start, building a 19-0 lead, however the Broncos (1-1) stormed back with 33 straight points to help seal the victory. The Chargers started the…

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Columns & Features

Giving hearts: MSA, MYB donate $13K to Warriors For Freedom

Mustang Softball Association (MSA) and Mustang Youth Baseball (MYB) are giving back to an organization that helps veterans. MSA and MYB presented a check of $13,000 to the Warriors For Freedom Foundation (WFF) during the June 20 City Council meeting. “This is my fifth year that I get to do this presentation and it’s just…

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