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Red vs White success

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By Brody Feldmann Pads were popping, whistles were blowing, and footballs were flying. Mustang football held its annual Red vs. White scrimmage on Saturday at Bronco Stadium. The big questions since spring ball has been “how will the offense look?” The Broncos answered that question Saturday. Lining up against one of the best defenses that…

Lady Timberwolves claw out a victory over Lady Broncos

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By Brody Feldmann Norman North was just a little too much for the Lady Broncos volleyball team on Tuesday. Mustang fell three sets to none to the Lady Timberwolves on the road. The loss was the second for the season and the second in a row for the Mustang volleyball team. “It couldn’t have been…

Mother nature allows the Lady Broncos to finally hit the field

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By Brody Feldmann Mother Nature gave way long enough for the Mustang softball team to step on the field for the first time during the regular season last Thursday. Mustang traveled to Guthrie to kick off the season against the 5A Lady Blue Jays. “It felt great. These girls have been working hard for weeks…

Mustang football takes on fall camp

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By Brody Feldmann It is football season in Oklahoma. Mustang football began fall camp on Monday, along with the rest of Oklahoma. “We are glad it is here that is for sure,” head coach Jeremy Dombek said. This season is opposite from last year, when the Broncos had a lot of familiar faces on the…

Mustang Boys Sports

Settlement conference Friday on fired Mustang athletic director’s case

By Chris Eversole A settlement hearing is scheduled Friday in the case that a fired Mustang Public Schools athletic director brought against the school district. The hearing comes after an appeals court reversed a federal district court’s ruling against the claim by Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr. and sent it back for a new trial. Friday’s…

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Mustang Girls Sports

TOUGH LOSS

By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball’s spectacular season came to an end on Tuesday night to the hands of the Jenks Trojans in the regional finals. Mustang went into the regional championship on a three-game winning streak, Yukon (3-1), Putnam City West (3-0) and Union (3-2). “They had a great season. We tried to emphasize that…

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Mustang Wrestling

Wrestling: No. 8 Mustang opens season with 47-24 loss at No. 4 Edmond North

EDMOND – No. 4 Mustang started strong, but lost nine matches in a 47-24 season-opening loss at No. 4 Edmond North Thursday. Joe Lupton (Jr.) and returning state qualifier Cameron Picklo (So.) kicked things off with falls at 113 and 120 pounds. Lupton pinned Jacob Alexander at the 2:48 mark in the first period and…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang basketball: Broncos advance to area round with first-round win over Moore

The Mustang boys basketball team defeated Moore in 72-47 rout at Putnam City North this past Friday night, as they advanced to the regional championship game. In the regional title game on Saturday evening, the Broncos took on regional host Putnam City North and fell to the Panthers 57-37. Since the MHS boys won their…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang Football

Chalk up a home victory for the Broncos

By Brody Feldmann Win column… CHECK. Mustang hosted Westmoore on Friday for the first home game of the season for the Broncos and picked up its first victory of the season 21-14. “We are just proud of our kids. Obviously, we don’t take wins for granted and it’s a good feeling. How we react now…

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Mustang Softball

Mustang crushes Broken Arrow to advance to semis

By Michael Kinney OKLAHOMA CITY– If the Mustang softball team wanted to send a message, they couldn’t have picked a better way to do so. Playing broken Arrow in the first round of the 6A state tournament, the Broncos ripped apart the Tigers 9-1 at Hall of Fame Stadium. “It shows that we’re ready to…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang Blocks the Millers

By Brody Feldmann On Aug. 7 head coach Steve Hajek sat in the locker room after a dominating three sets to none victory over Moore and promised his team would place at the Norman Tournament. That is exactly what the Mustang Lady Broncos volleyball team did over the weekend when they finished 4-1, which is…

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Mustang Cross Country

Emma Downing takes second-place, Lady Broncos finish third at state meet

By Michael Kinney Emma Downing didn’t know what to think or what was going on. When she crossed the finish line Saturday at the state meet, the Mustang senior collapsed. She fell to the ground and laid there staring up. Downing had just taken second-place in the 6A girls state cross country championships, a goal…

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Other Sports

Area residents share memories of former Yukon coach

  For 13 years, J.W. Loudermilk was a force at Yukon High School, where it wasn’t unusual for his athletes to be seen running sprints up the hallways during frigid weather. His “never quit” attitude was engrained in his athletes. When he retired in 1988 after 13 years of walking the hallways and circling the…

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Columns & Features

Hagan, who started on council in 1996, honored

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council gave a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to Linda Hagan, who resigned from the council last month for health reasons.Council member Darrell Noblitt, who served with Hagan when he was on council from 2002 to 2005, noted that Hagan had been part of many accomplishments while serving on council…

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