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Track, field teams shine in COAC meet

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By MICHAEL KINNEY Contributing Writer MOORE — The Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference could easily be described as the most talented track and field conference in the state. With the likes of Edmond Santa Fe, Southmoore, Edmond North, Mustang and Moore, they have many athletes who are expected to shine at the state meet. When they…

Broncos outlast Yukon in defensive battle

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Mustang boys soccer improved to 4-0 on the season Tuesday with a 2-0 victory at Yukon. For the first 56 minutes of the match, the Broncos and Millers were scoreless. With 23:46 remaining in regulation, it was Mustang freshman Isaias Silva, who broke through the Yukon defense to put a shot in the back of…

What can Brown do for you? Mustang’s Mia Brown leads the Lady Broncos in senior season

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By Michael Kinney Mia Brown just stood there listening. The Mustang senior had just helped her Broncos roll over Southmoore and was listening to a college coach who drove down to watch Brown play. For nearly 20 minutes the visiting coach flattered and praised Brown. It is something she is learning to deal with as…

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…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang safety hopes for healthy season after heart episode

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Senior safety Joseph Sylvester has a simple goal for Mustang High’s 2019 football season. He wants to be healthy and finish the season on the field. Of course, in a contact sport like football, that’s easier said than done. “The last two seasons, I’ve been injured,” said Sylvester, a team captain…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos overcome slow start to top Edmond

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info The past week has kept getting better for Mustang High volleyball coach Steve Hayek. Hayek’s never-say-die Lady Broncos started slowly Tuesday against Edmond Memorial at the Mustang High School Event Center but finished with a flourish in a 23-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-17, 15-8 victory that lasted about three hours. “This has…

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Mustang Wrestling

Broncos have success at Colton Schneider Memorial

By Brody Feldmann Mustang grapplers hit the mat for the first time this season when they traveled to Edmond for the Colton Schneider Memorial Tournament. The Broncos, which bring back a lot of talent from a dual state qualifying team from last season, took 11 wrestlers to Edmond North. Out of the 11 who traveled,…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang ladies fall in season opener

EDMOND— Mustang basketball opened the season on Tuesday at Edmond North and walked away with an empty in the win column. “I thought we did good in spurts. When they made a run, towards the end of the second quarter, I didn’t think we answered adversity very well, which comes with experience,” said coach Kevin…

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Mustang Football

Mustang Athletics reveals Hall of Fame inductees

In its second year, Mustang Athletic Department announced four individuals and one team will be inducted into the Mustang Athletics Hall of Fame. Charles Carpenter, Toby Daugherty, James Garner, Shane Hamman, and the 1984 girls’ volleyball team will go up in the hall of fame Aug. 24 at the Mustang Event Center. Toby Rowland will…

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Mustang Softball

Defending state champions to take the field

By Brody Feldmann Coming off of a state championship season, the Mustang Lady Broncos softball team knows they will have a target on their back. “It is going to take a lot of patience early on, but we definitely have the talent to be competitive and we still have high expectations,” said head coach Jamie…

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Mustang Volleyball

Volleyball’s losing streak increases to three games

By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball has fallen into a mini slump with a now a three-game losing streak. The Lady Broncos fell Tuesday night three sets to none against the Edmond Memorial Lady Bulldogs. “This is a competitive team and to be the best you have to beat the best. You have to be ready…

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Mustang Cross Country

Simonsen lays foundation for future at state cross country meet

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…

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Other Sports

Losing streak snapped for Lady Patriots

It’s been a while since Southwest Covenant had the feeling of the buzzer going off and their score being higher than the other teams. Jan. 7 was the last time the Lady Patriots got the taste of winning but none of that discouraged their spirit. Nine games went by before they found the winning side…

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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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