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Mustang girls dominate Lady Antlers to open season

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By Michael Kinney The Mustang girls basketball team got exactly what they wanted to open the season. Not only did they pick up the victory over Deer Creek, but they did it in convincing fashion. Led by Curtiera Haywood, the Lady Broncos rolled to a 48-29 victory over the Lady Antlers Tuesday at MHS. “I…

Dombek reflects on ‘tough’ season for Broncos

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By Michael Kinney It was hard for coach Jeremy Dombek to watch. The first round of the postseason began last week and all the Mustang High football coach could do was stew. With Mustang being knocked out of playoff contention on the final day of the regular season, the opening weekend of the postseason was…

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

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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…

Simonsen lays foundation for future at state cross country meet

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By Michael Kinney It didn’t take long for Gabe Simonsen to start looking toward the future. As soon as he finished competing in his first state cross country meet, the Mustang freshman already began looking ahead to the possibilities. Simonsen had placed sixth in the 6A Boys State Cross Country Championships Saturday, which put him…

Mustang Boys Sports

Rugby Club to put on inaugural fundraiser

  Rugby was born in Canadian County in the fall 2014 when the Yukon Rugby Club was formed. Its first official season was the spring of 2015. Four years after its birth, the Yukon Rugby Club has grown to the largest school rugby club in the state. It has 60-70 members at the elementary-age level…

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Mustang Girls Sports

PERSEVERANCE

Mustang’s Jordan Thayer overcomes leg injuries as a young girl and finishes her high school cross country career as an All-State harrier for the Lady Broncos By Brody Feldmann Cross country runners rely heavily on their legs and feet to get them around the course during a race. Mustang’s Jordan Thayer was told by a…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang wrestling: Broncos look to make statement at state tournament

The Mustang wrestling team qualified five wrestlers for the 6A State Championship Wrestling Tournament after their performance at the regional tournament this past weekend. The 6A state tournament will begin Friday and conclude Saturday evening with the entire tournament taking place at the State Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City. Trey Edwards at 132-pounds, Gage McBride…

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Mustang Basketball

Boys hoops edges Deer Creek in season-opener

By Michael Kinney Tondrell Durham may have gotten more than he expected in his first game as head boys basketball coach at Mustang. Facing Deer Creek, the game was filled with runs, back-and-forth action and a clutch game-winning shot. Behind Zalek Sharp, the Broncos opened the season with a 65-64 win over the Antlers Tuesday…

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Mustang Football

Film Study: Week Four against Norman North

By Brody Feldmann After a win last week over Westmoore the Mustang Broncos football team resets its record at 0-0 going into district. “It is 0-0, and it all starts over. This is the most important game of the season to this point. We are facing a good team. Despite their record they have played…

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Mustang Softball

Softball: Broncos lock down district with 6-0 win over Westmoore

Mustang (26-6, 12-1) entered Tuesday’s matchup with Westmoore (22-6, 9-2) seeking revenge after a 10-3 loss to the Jaguars last month. It’s a drink best served cold. The Broncos shutout Westmoore 6-0 on seven hits and a complete-game performance from Kylie Dodson (Jr.), all but sewing up the regular season district championship as well as…

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Mustang Volleyball

Volleyball: No. 11 Mustang collapses down the stretch in four-set loss to No. 7 Norman

  MUSTANG – No. 11 Mustang came in looking for respect against No. 11 Norman. The Broncos (10-4) ran off six straight wins last week, but didn’t move out of their spot in the second week of OSSAA rankings. And after a four-set loss to the Tigers (9-3) Tuesday inside the Event Center, it is…

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Mustang Cross Country

Cross Country: Bronco boys, girls each finish fourth at 2016 OK Runner Classic

Madison Cornelius (Sr.) paced Mustang’s girls Saturday at the 2016 OK Runner Classic in Norman, placing second and adding her fourth top-5 finish of the season. She clocked her best time of the year, finishing just eight seconds behind Casady’s Kaitlyn Barthell with a time of 20:10. Cornelius has yet to finish outside of the…

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Other Sports

Upward trend has the Millers excited about second half of season

  Through seven games of the regular season, Yukon basketball has had to change. At 2-5 the Millers are on the outside looking in, having played some of the Class 6A elite. Their losses have come to the tune of 76-43 to No. 5 ranked Edmond Memorial, 77-52 to No. 9 ranked Norman North, and…

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Columns & Features

Celebration of Life

Family and friends of Chase Ashley and the Ashley family get ready to release balloons. Photo/Courtesy By Brody Feldmann Lub-DUB, lub-DUB, that is the sound Chase Ashley’s heart makes inside of Brian Deuster’s chest 10 years after he received the 19-year-old’s heart. Ten years ago, Deuster was told that he had two weeks to live.…

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