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Mustang Boys Sports

Picklo continues to thrive for Mustang wrestling

Pound for pound, there may not be a better high school wrestler in Oklahoma than Mustang High School’s Tate Picklo. And the scary thing, if you are an opponent, is that Picklo keeps evolving and perfecting his skills. Picklo is undefeated this season (29-0), having most recently won the title at the conference tournament and…

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Mustang Girls Sports

MHS harriers primed for state after regional runs

It was a cross-country course unlike Mustang High’s teams had seen all season. And it’s nothing like they’ll see Saturday at the state meet. Mustang’s harriers competed in the Class 6A East Regional at Sand Springs. MHS’ boys team won, and the Lady Broncos finished fourth behind champion Jenks. “The course had tall grass, holes,…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang’s Wiley earns second national title

By BRODY FELDMANN [email protected] Last week was a breakout week for Mustang’s John Wiley in Fargo, North Dakota. Last year heading into his freshman season Wiley was a national runner-up in Fargo, but this season when walking into the Fargo Dome the soon-to-be sophomore wasn’t being mentioned as a contender. But after a great week…

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Mustang Basketball

Broncos boys dig early hole, fall to Norman

NORMAN — Falling behind early has become a bad habit for Mustang High’s boys basketball team. The Broncos surrendered 22 points in the first quarter and trailed by as much as 14 late in the second period in a 75-68 loss Tuesday to the Norman Tigers. Ben Emmert, a 6-foot-5 senior center, scored 20 of…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang Football

Homecoming victory eludes Mustang

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Missed opportunities came back to haunt Mustang’s football team in its District 6A-1 opener Friday. Three plays at the end of the third quarter provided the turning point as Norman North hung on to defeat Mustang 23-20 before a homecoming crowd of 7,500 at Bronco Stadium. The Broncos led 14-13 in…

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Mustang Softball

Softball falls to Yukon

By Brody Feldmann YUKON– Mustang went into regionals last week at Yukon High School with a nine-year streak of making the state tournament. But, this season the streak was ended by rival Yukon in the regional championship. “Devastation, disappointment and frustration. It is hard, and it’s still hard. We expected to be playing this week,”…

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Mustang Volleyball

Volleyball has an up and down week

By Brody Feldmann With the season closing soon for the Mustang volleyball team, every game matters. The Lady Broncos faced off with two talented teams in the last week with a victory over Westmoore and then fell to No. 1 Edmond Santa Fe on Tuesday. “I think we are gaining confidence as we are going…

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Mustang Cross Country

Mustang harriers are preparing for state

By Brody Feldmann It’s postseason time in Oklahoma cross country, and the Mustang harriers will head to Norman on Saturday to compete in the regional meet. Streaks are on the line for both teams, but only one of them is two decades long. Mustang girls cross country has advanced to the state tournament every season…

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Other Sports

Yukon prepares for new school year

By TERRY GROOVER [email protected] The number of new teachers hired by the Yukon School District in preparation for the upcoming school year is down significantly from previous years. Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth said the district hired fewer than 100 new teachers over the summer. That is well below the 150 who were hired at the…

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Columns & Features

DOMINOES ARE FALLING

By Brody Feldmann There is a saying that “success breeds success” and that is what is happening inside of the Mustang wrestling program. The program witnessed its first individual win a national championship over the summer when Tate Picklo won at the Fargo National Championships. Then, for the first time in two decades, the Broncos…

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