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Mustang Boys Sports

Broncos launch torrid rally, top Millers

Late in the Mustang-Yukon boys basketball game Tuesday night, Bronco coach Scott Hodges called timeout after the Millers’ lead reached 14 points late in the third quarter. “Everyone had their heads down,” MHS senior guard Carter Holland said. “I told everybody to get their heads up … that there was a lot of time left…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang snags new softball coach

Robert Foreman, Mustang High School’s athletic director, has continued his quest to assemble one of the best young coaching staffs in the state. Monday, at its monthly meeting, the Mustang School Board approved Foreman’s selection of Lacy Darity to be the high school’s new head softball coach. “Lacy was our top candidate from the beginning…

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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

Seniors lead the way for Mustang’s defense

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] For two years now, seniors Liam Krivanek and Judson Rowland have been the heart and soul of the defense for Mustang High School’s football team. Krivanek plays safety, and Rowland is the middle linebacker. They are returning starters and MHS’ defensive co-captains. First-year head coach Lee Blankenship said the pair have…

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Mustang Softball

Lady Broncos pitch past PC North

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Overpowering pitching and tight defense usually combine to create a winning formula. Mustang High School’s girls fast-pitch softball team proved as much Monday, posting a season-opening 6-2 victory at Putnam City North. Mother Nature proved to be an even tougher adversary Tuesday as the Lady Broncos’ home-opener against Moore was rained…

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Mustang Volleyball

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 Cross Country

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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Other Sports

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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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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