Recent Sports

Broncos face must win against state’s No. 1 team

| | 0 Comments

By Michael Kinney For the past month, Mustang has been in a payoff situation. Every game presents the possibility of being knocked out of postseason contention. When they lost to Moore earlier in the month, it looked like their season was over. But after bullying Southmoore Thursday in a 28-0 victory, the Broncos find themselves…

Running for gold: Harriers enter state meet with momentum

| | 0 Comments

By Michael Kinney Coming into this season, Emma Downing didn’t know what to expect out of her senior year. Dealing with a chronic knee injury called Osgood-Schlatters, she wasn’t sure exactly what she would be able to do each week during the cross country season. Osgood-Schlatters causes bone growing on her growth plate and causes…

Broncos look to keep playoff hopes alive

| | 0 Comments

By Michael Kinney Entering last week, it looked like all hope was lost for the Mustang football team. After its crushing defeat to Moore, the Broncos’ playoff lives were all but dashed. But things can change quickly when it comes to high school athletics. On the same night Mustang ripped apart Putnam City North, Moore…

Durham gets practice underway in first season with Mustang

| | 0 Comments

By Michael Kinney In his first season as the Mustang boys head basketball coach, Tondrell Durham has shown he is not afraid to do things his way. One of the techniques Durham has implemented is getting better communication between the coaches and the players. That includes at the end of each practice, holding hands as…

Mustang Boys Sports

Blankenship named the Broncos’ head football coach

On a night that Mustang Public Schools approved a new superintendent, the Broncos football team is also under new supervision. Lee Blankenship, 33, has been approved as the Broncos’ seventh head football coach in school history. “I’m not anything special, to be honest. There are a lot of great football coaches around this state. What…

>>Read More

Mustang Girls Sports

STATE SUCCESS

By Brody Feldmann EDMOND– Mustang cross country took to the trails on Saturday at the 6A Oklahoma Cross Country State Championships at Edmond Santa Fe. The boys team went into the day with a chance to walk away as champions. It was going to end up between Mustang, Deer Creek and Owasso. Going into this…

>>Read More

Mustang Wrestling

Mustang wrestling: Broncos send five wrestlers to state tournament

The Mustang wrestling team competed in the 6A West Regional Wrestling Tournament at Yukon High School this past weekend and five Bronco grapplers qualified for the 6A State Championship Wrestling Tournament. The state wrestling tournament will take place Friday and Saturday at the State Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City. Trey Edwards at 132-pounds, Gage McBride…

>>Read More

Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls hoops looks to take next step

By Michael Kinney The Mustang girls basketball team surprised a lot of people last season. After compiling a 17-11 record and a spot in the postseason, the Lady Broncos opened some eyes around the state. However, this year, the Lady Broncos aren’t looking to surprise anyone. Their journey in 2016 has helped them prepare to…

>>Read More

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…

>>Read More

Mustang Softball

Softball: Donihoo’s three doubles spur 10-0 district-win at Putnam City

OKLA. CITY – Mustang has a district championship in sight. Spurred by nine hits and a shutout pitching performance, the Broncos (22-5, 9-1) cruised to a 10-0 win at Putnam City (8-10, 4-6) Thursday, the team’s fifth straight win overall and fifth straight in district-play. Missouri-commit MacKenzie Donihoo (So.), who entered hitting .520 over the…

>>Read More

Mustang Volleyball

Mustang Cross Country

Late start, miles ahead: Madison Cornelius off to hot start in cross country career

Miles and miles and miles. Madison Cornelius wasn’t sure she was into the idea. She was a basketball player and ran the 4×800 and 400-meter in track, but long distance? “I didn’t like the thought of miles, plural, instead of just a mile.” Her perceptions have changed. The Mustang senior made her cross country debut…

>>Read More

Other Sports

GIVING HEARTS

Millerettes donate supplies to The Children’s Center Many people say the holiday season is the season of giving. For the Yukon girls’ basketball program, those words ring true. The Millerette players, coaches and booster club members recently came together to donate supplies to The Children’s Center in Bethany and had the opportunity to take a…

>>Read More

Columns & Features

Fin’s Wish

By Chris Eversole Finley Beller of Mustang has a big heart, and she’s turning down gifts for her seventh birthday – and instead getting items to help the homeless. “When we were talking about what she wanted for her birthday, she said, ‘Mom, I can’t think of something. I have everything I need,’” said her…

>>Read More