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Mustang Boys Sports

Broncos produce collegiate sports signees

Head coach Lee Blankenship’s first Mustang High School football team built a solid foundation for the program with a senior-laden class. Now, Mustang soon will bid farewell to 33 seniors, including 17 starters. At least nine players expect to be playing in college next season, including two in other sports. They led Mustang’s football program…

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Mustang Girls Sports

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 Wrestling

Picklo wins title, named top wrestler at event

Mustang’s Tate Picklo was named the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler and won a championship, headlining a group of seven other Broncos who placed last weekend in the prestigious Kansas City Stampede. The nationally No. 8-ranked Picklo remained undefeated, dominating eight opponents at 182 pounds to run his record to 20-0 this season. Picklo won in…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos rout struggling Southmoore

Mustang’s girls basketball team pitched a shutout in the second quarter, holding Southmoore scoreless as it snapped a three-game losing streak while coasting to a 74-17 victory Tuesday night. Playing suffocating man-to-man defense, the Lady Broncos forced Southmoore into two more turnovers (19) than points scored before about 400 fans at the Mustang High School…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang Football

Mustang’s Blankenship named district’s coach of the year; seniors receive all-district honors

An exemplary football season by Mustang High School’s first-year coaching staff has earned Lee Blanken-ship selection as The Oklahoman’s District 6A-1 Coach of the Year. Blankenship guided the Broncos to a 7-4 record and their first postseason appearance since 2016. “It’s an honor to be selected coach of the year,” Blankenship said. “There are so…

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Mustang Softball

Freshman pitcher hurls, hits Broncos to 10th straight win

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Like any other sport, fast-pitch softball can be a game of adjustments. Make them, and you win. Fail, and you may lose. Mustang High School pretty much has been making all the right moves this season — just as freshman right-hander Landry Garza did Tuesday night on the Lady Broncos’ home…

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Mustang Volleyball

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 Cross Country

Neither rain nor lightning can deter Bronco harriers

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High’s cross-country teams had their day rained on — literally — in the OK Runner Classic on Saturday. Nobody escaped Mother Nature’s wrath last weekend. Not Mustang’s softball or football teams, and not its harriers, who were slowed but not deterred in Norman. “We had a 2 1/2-hour lightning delay,…

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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

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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