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Mustang Boys Sports

Broncos ride roughshod over Pioneers

STILLWATER — Mustang High’s Scott Hodges is like most basketball coaches and loves it when a plan comes together. His Broncos struggled to a 28-26 halftime lead against Stillwater’s Pioneers last Friday night. But what transpired in the second half, Hodges said, was perfection. Mustang (3-4) limited the Pioneers to only 15 points in the…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang harriers reassigned to east regional

Mustang High School’s cross country teams are excited about competing Saturday in regionals, but part of that exhilaration comes from the venue. Originally, Mustang’s harriers were assigned to participate in the Class 6A west regional in Norman, but the Oklahoma Secondary School Activity Association reassigned MHS to Sand Springs. “With a strong west half of…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang grappler earns national title

By BRODY FELDMANN [email protected] Mustang had never had a national champion before last year, but now the Broncos have two in as many years. “I feel like a broken record sometimes. But it is indicative of the work that these kids have put in and where they want to go and compete at the next…

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Mustang Basketball

Pairings announced for holiday hoops classic

The pairings for the second annual Cornerstone Mustang Holiday Classic basketball tournament have been announced. Robert Foreman, Mustang’s athletic director, released the tournament bracket Nov. 6 during a luncheon in the Mustang High School Event Center hospitality room. The classic is Dec. 26-28. Mustang’s Lady Broncos will face Verdigris at 7 p.m. Dec. 26 in…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang Football

Bronco assistant shows toughness, beats stomach and colon cancer

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Lee Blankenship, Mustang High School’s head football coach, says assistant Cody McDaniel has the mentality of a fighter. And for good reason. McDaniel, 32, has been through an ordeal no person should have to endure. The Broncos’ offensive coordinator/offensive line coach has beaten both colon and stomach cancer. “He was 22.…

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Mustang Softball

Mustang softball looks for its tenth consecutive state appearance

By Brody Feldmann   Teams always want to host a regional, but if that doesn’t happen is there a better place to travel than a rival? Mustang travels the short distance to Yukon on Wednesday to compete in the Yukon regionals. “I think it is a really big deal. I think it is that one…

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Mustang Volleyball

Lady Broncos bounce back against Putnam City

By Brody Feldmann After a loss to Stillwater last Thursday, the Mustang Lady Broncos got back on the winning side of things with a victory over Putnam City on the road. Facing a lesser challenger, the Broncos found itself playing down to the Lady Pirates skill. “We try to play our opponents game and we…

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Mustang Cross Country

Cool air helps speed cross country at COAC

By Brody Feldmann Mustang cross country competed at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet last Thursday morning at Deer Creek High School. In Oklahoma, COAC is considered the toughest conference when it comes to cross country, and the Mustang harriers had some success. Mustang’s girls finished in seventh place with 176 points, one behind Edmond…

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Other Sports

Keanon Simon resigns from Mustang

After three seasons, Mustang’s baseball coach Keanon Simon resigned Tuesday. “We appreciate the things Keanon did for us. We appreciate the three years he has been here,” Athletic Director Robert Foreman said. Simon led the Broncos to two state tournament appearances and a state championship in 2017. In his three seasons, Simon compiled a 72-44…

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Columns & Features

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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