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Mustang Boys Sports

MHS grapplers get pin happy, dominate regional

Mustang High School’s wrestling team put on a powerful display over the weekend on its way to winning the Class 6A West Regional at Westmoore High School. However, coach Brian Picklo thinks Mustang, which amassed 26 pins, can perform even better at this weekend’s state tournament. “We played it safe. We didn’t wrestle near as…

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Mustang Girls Sports

MHS slow-pitch softball set to open season

Mustang High School’s spring slow-pitch softball program opens its season next week with interim head coach Geoffrey Davis at the helm. The Lady Broncos host Purcell in the season opener at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Mustang Softball Complex. At 4:30 p.m. the next day, Mustang travels to Southmoore for its road opener. The Lady…

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Mustang Wrestling

MHS grapplers get pin happy, dominate regional

Mustang High School’s wrestling team put on a powerful display over the weekend on its way to winning the Class 6A West Regional at Westmoore High School. However, coach Brian Picklo thinks Mustang, which amassed 26 pins, can perform even better at this weekend’s state tournament. “We played it safe. We didn’t wrestle near as…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos’ defense thwarts Yukon rally

When Mustang High suffered a nearly catastrophic offensive outage in the fourth quarter against Yukon, the Lady Broncos’ zone defense bailed them out in the heated bedlam rivalry. Boosted in the waning moments by several key hustle plays from guard Jordyn Rollins, No. 18-ranked Mustang eked out a 44-43 victory over the Millerettes last Friday…

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Mustang Swimming

Hamilton brings home gold

For the first time in school history, Mustang swimming has a regional champion; Hannah Hamilton. “I think it is really cool. Swimming doesn’t get a lot of recognition at the school, so for me to be able to put swimming in the school is really cool. It is really nice for me, too, because this…

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Mustang Football

Memphis promotes Mustang native to assistant coach

  Former Mustang High School and Oklahoma State University football standout David Glidden’s star just keeps rising — in coaching. Glidden, a Parade All-American receiver at Mustang in 2010, played for OSU from 2011-2015. The past two seasons, Glidden was an offensive quality control analyst for then-head coach Mike Norvell’s University of Memphis Tigers. New…

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Mustang Softball

MHS slow-pitch softball set to open season

Mustang High School’s spring slow-pitch softball program opens its season next week with interim head coach Geoffrey Davis at the helm. The Lady Broncos host Purcell in the season opener at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Mustang Softball Complex. At 4:30 p.m. the next day, Mustang travels to Southmoore for its road opener. The Lady…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang wins regional, seeks volleyball crown

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info For members of Mustang High’s volleyball team, a dream partly came true Tuesday night — the Lady Broncos are going to the state tournament. MHS (29-4) overwhelmed Westmoore and Union to capture the championship of the Class 6A regional tournament before about 300 fans at the Mustang High School Event Center.…

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Mustang Cross Country

Simonsen places fifth at junior nationals in San Diego

Mustang High’s Gabe Simonsen placed fifth Saturday afternoon in the U.S. Track & Field Junior Cross Country Championships in San Diego. Simonsen, a two-time Class 6A state champion, clocked 27:14.8 in the 8,000-meter event (about five miles) at Mission Bay Park. The race’s winner was Sam Gorgas, a college freshman from Northern Arizona who ran…

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Other Sports

Millerettes, Mustang battle for win

After battling neck-and-neck for most of the game, the Mustang Lady Broncos used a 14-4 run in the final three minutes Tuesday to knock off the Yukon Millerettes 40-28. Mustang, ranked No. 14 in Class 6A, led most of the way but could never pull more than a few points ahead. At halftime, the score…

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Columns & Features

Pre-K helps students adjust to school

Kyla Johnson’s pre-K classroom at Prairie View Elementary School was a beehive of activity – all of it with a deliberate purpose – on a recent day. The day started with students walking in zigzagging paths as they greeted each other and Johnson to the tune “Hello Friends.” Everyone grouped around Payton Kellum as she…

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