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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

Mustang wrestling makes history

The Mustang wrestling team had a successful outing over the weekend with a second-place finish at the Owasso Dual Tournament. Mustang finished with a 5-1 record, with its only loss of the season coming to nationally ranked, No. 13, Allen (Texas) High. “Overall, I give us a good. I still think we have some more…

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Mustang Girls Sports

SKIATOOK TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS

With a new two-game winning streak, the Lady Broncos put its streak on the road in the Skiatook Tournament. Mustang opened the tournament with host, Skiatook in the first round and walked away with a 58-32 victory. Mustang’s Jaki Rollins led the Broncos with a game-high 21 points while Cur’Tiera Haywood added 17. “We didn’t…

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Mustang Wrestling

Bringing the pain: Mustang dominates rival Yukon in annual Bedlam dual

It was Bedlam at Yukon High School Tuesday when Mustang invaded rival territory to take on the Millers in the annual wrestling dual. The Broncos dominated Yukon 40-24 to improve to 2-0 on the year in dual matches. Last year at home, Mustang won eight of the 14 dual matches but all six of Yukon’s…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls hoops earns first win

MOORE – Typically the biggest improvement comes between the first and second game of the season. “I think it was just a little bit of nerves and lack of confidence,” said basketball coach Kevin Korstjens. That is what the Lady Broncos basketball squad witnessed Tuesday during a 70-41 rout over the Southmoore SaberCats. The victory…

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Mustang Football

BRONCOS SURVIVE AN UGLY FRIDAY NIGHT

By Brody Feldmann MOORE– A battle between the Broncos and Sabercats ended in the Broncos second win of the season and first win in district play. “Number one it is really good to get a win. Any time you can get a win it is a positive,” said offensive coordinator Aso Pogi. Mustang faced off…

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Mustang Softball

Softball: Mustang punches ticked to state with three-game sweep in regional

  Season-ending momentum is crucial. And after a dominating, regional performance, Mustang is clicking at the right time. The Broncos punched their ticked to the Class 6A State Tournament for the sixth straight year with a 3-0 sweep over Putnam City West, Putnam City North and Norman North Tuesday and Wednesday in their regional tournament…

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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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Millers finish third at tourney

An unusual occurrance cost the Millers a chance at the Weatherford High School Basketball Tournament championship. Yukon picked up a win in the first round against Class 5A No. 18-ranked Guthrie and their game against Tuttle proved to be an anomaly. The Millers dropped the game against the 4A school 69-67. Their opponent attempted 39…

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Columns & Features

Hagan, who started on council in 1996, honored

By Chris Eversole The Mustang City Council gave a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to Linda Hagan, who resigned from the council last month for health reasons.Council member Darrell Noblitt, who served with Hagan when he was on council from 2002 to 2005, noted that Hagan had been part of many accomplishments while serving on council…

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