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Blankenship named the Broncos’ head football coach

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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…

Search is over for Mustang

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Mustang football has its seventh head coach in school history by naming Lee Blankenship, 33, the head man pending board approval Monday. Blankenship comes to Mustang after a one year stay at Bartlesville High School. The Bruins ended the season with a 4-6 record, as did the Broncos, after a 1-9 season the year before…

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.…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang names Scott Hodges as its next head basketball coach

Mustang boys basketball has named its fourth head coach in as many seasons. Westmoore’s Scott Hodges was named the Mustang boys head basketball coach Monday at the school board meeting. “He is the guy I wanted, and he is coming. He is going to be a good one,” Mustang Athletic Director Robert Foreman said. Hodges…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos to face Norman North for district title for second year

Mustang Lady Broncos soccer season is coming to an end, and there is a familiar foe at the end of the schedule. Last season the Norman North Lady Timberwolves defeated the Lady Broncos in the final game of the season to secure the district title at their place. “We have already had that speech about…

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Mustang Wrestling

Broncos qualify 10 for state en route to regional title

MOORE – Another milestone was reached by the Mustang Broncos’ wrestling team over the weekend. Mustang took first at the OSSAA 6A West Regional tournament with a team total of 222 points edging out the Edmond Memorial Bulldogs by three points. The first-place finish is the first regional championship for the Broncos in at least…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang North Middle School’s seventh-grade girls finished season 19-0

Undefeated rarely happens in sports, yet it happened at Mustang North Middle School. The seventh-grade Lady Broncos ended their season Metro Middle School Athletic Conference champions with a 19-0 record. Those accomplishments were impressive enough and they found a way to stand out among the crowd along the way. “We knew they were special,” coach…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang swimming competes in COAC meet

EDMOND – Mustang swimming competed in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference (COAC) meet Saturday at Mitch Park. The Broncos didn’t have a full roster and had a tough day finding success. The Lady Broncos finished in seventh with 151.5 points, and the boys took eighth with 122 points. Mustang had two individuals place in the…

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Mustang Football

Former Touchdown Club president, DA discuss deal on embezzlement charge

And Chris Eversole The former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club has repaid more than $10,000 that he is accused of taking from the club’s accounts for personal use. Raymond Craig Davis Jr., 49, is charged in Canadian County District Court with a single count of embezzlement. Court documents show that Davis agreed to repay…

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Mustang Softball

Tough outing for Lady Broncos

After a 4-0 start for the Mustang slow-pitch softball team, the Lady Broncos ran into some stiff competition Friday at the Big Cat Classic. Mustang opened the day against Class 6A’s No. 2 Westmoore Lady Jaguars and dropped the game 17-7. The Lady Broncos jumped out in the top half of the first inning scoring…

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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

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

OKLAHOMA CITY – Walking into the Jim Norick Arena on the last weekend of February brings a sight of wrestling mats covering the arena floor. Mustang wrestling entered the arena with 10 individuals Friday looking for a state title and walked away Saturday with an historic finish. “I knew it would be like this. Everyone…

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Columns & Features

A Valentine’s Day Do-Over

Engaged couple hopes to recreate first holiday together A rainy day on the campus of the University of Oklahoma in 2013 brought two Mustang natives together. This Valentine’s Day will be their last as a single couple. Troy Huddleston and Emily Haas, both 2013 graduates – Huddleston of Mustang High School and Haas of Southwest…

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