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Mustang girls hoops earns first win

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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…

Bailey receives $137,500 in settlement with Mustang Public Schools

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In a settlement between Mustang Public Schools and fired Mustang Public Schools Athletic Director Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr., the school district agreed to pay Bailey $137,500. The agreement was reached in principal at a settlement conference at the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Oklahoma City on Nov. 2, and the settlement agreement was filed Nov. 14.…

Southwest Covenant is state bound

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  Cautious optimism has turned into reality for a Southwest Covenant football team playing for a state title this Friday. All season, coaches and players have expressed the opinion there weren’t many teams better than themselves in the state. Now, it’s down to two. Tipton (10-2) and Southwest Covenant (12-0) are set to face off…

Mustang ladies fall in season opener

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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…

Mustang Boys Sports

Picklo snaps a 12-year drought at Geary

  It had been 12 years since the Mustang Broncos had a champion at the oldest wrestling tournament in the United States, Geary Invitational. The Geary Invitational held its 75th consecutive tournament over the weekend at Geary High School. Among the teams that attended the tournament were Blair Academy, New Jersey, ranked No. 1; Tuttle,…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Avenge falls short for Lady Broncos in Mustang Holiday Classic

  In the inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic, the Lady Broncos had a chance to avenge their only loss of the season — to the Edmond North Lady Huskies. “I’m proud of them. I thought we had a good week,” said coach Kevin Korstjens. “This tournament is loaded with a lot of really, really…

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Mustang Wrestling

Picklo snaps a 12-year drought at Geary

  It had been 12 years since the Mustang Broncos had a champion at the oldest wrestling tournament in the United States, Geary Invitational. The Geary Invitational held its 75th consecutive tournament over the weekend at Geary High School. Among the teams that attended the tournament were Blair Academy, New Jersey, ranked No. 1; Tuttle,…

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Mustang Basketball

Broncos fall in consolation championship

  Mustang hosted the inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic over the weekend, and the Broncos made their way into the consolation championship. The Broncos opened the tournament with a thriller against Tulsa Central on Thursday. Class 4A No. 3 Tulsa Central took a 51-39 lead into the fourth quarter before Mustang outscored the Braves…

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Mustang Swimming

BEHIND THE SCENES

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department last week as it prepared for the home football game on Friday. During the next three weeks, we will detail what we witnessed. By Brody Feldmann “I would love to be an athletic director. Show up to games, get in free and stand…

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Mustang Football

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…

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Mustang Softball

Softball falls to Yukon

By Brody Feldmann YUKON– Mustang went into regionals last week at Yukon High School with a nine-year streak of making the state tournament. But, this season the streak was ended by rival Yukon in the regional championship. “Devastation, disappointment and frustration. It is hard, and it’s still hard. We expected to be playing this week,”…

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Mustang Volleyball

TOUGH LOSS

By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball’s spectacular season came to an end on Tuesday night to the hands of the Jenks Trojans in the regional finals. Mustang went into the regional championship on a three-game winning streak, Yukon (3-1), Putnam City West (3-0) and Union (3-2). “They had a great season. We tried to emphasize that…

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Mustang Cross Country

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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Other Sports

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

Mustang JROTC cadet nominated to West Point

By Chris Eversole Andrew Borseth joins a growing list of Mustang High School JROTC students who have been nominated to a service academy. Borseth has his fingers crossed that his nomination to West Point will result in an appointment there, but he realizes that Mustang’s success rate on service academy appointments is about 50 percent.…

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