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Mustang harriers get off to fast start

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Emma K. Downing admits it’s not easy. The Mustang High cross country runner is competing each day not at her best due to a chronic injury called Osgood-Schlatters that causes pain in her bones while she is running. Yet, despite the constant pressure of the pain, Downing has started her…

Future of Mustang, Yukon football in good hands

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When Yukon and Mustang go to battle on the football field Friday at Bronco Stadium, there will be two Jeremy’s on the field manning the sidelines for each team. On the Mustang sideline, it will be Jeremy Dombek, who is entering his fifth season as the face of Bronco football and on the Yukon sideline,…

Youth football continues to grow in Mustang

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Boys and girls in Mustang have the opportunity to be a part of a growing football association every year. The Mustang Youth Football Association (MYFA) is continuously growing. Last year the association had 18 teams, the most of any league, said Louis Krivanek, president of the association. MYFA provides a place for players ages 5-12,…

Professional soccer player trains Canadian County youth

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A former professional soccer player offers team and individualized training close to home. Gabriel Da Silva, who just goes by Gabby, was born in Brazil. He’s been playing soccer for 11 years. He came to the U.S. to play soccer for North Carolina then played for Rayo OKC. When asked what he enjoys most about…

Mustang Boys Sports

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 Girls Sports

Lady Broncos finish the three-peat at SOC

It’s a wrap. The Mustang Lady Broncos basketball team finished the three-peat of the Southern Oklahoma Classic on Monday with a 62-48 victory over Pauls Valley. “Just getting one is good, but for our older girls that have done this a couple of times, it’s always good and always a good tournament,” said coach Kevin…

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Mustang Wrestling

Brian Picklo bringing hard-nosed attitude, style as he takes over Mustang wrestling program

  Former All-American, Big Ten Champion has helped kick start program’s resurgence from the ground up Trey Hunter / Sports Editor Brian Picklo’s wrestling and coaching style dates back to the 1996 Big 10 Wrestling Tournament and a match against Iowa’s Lee Fullhart. “It’s a fight with rules,” Picklo said. Mustang’s first-year coach felt comfortable…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls dominate Lady Antlers to open season

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…

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Film Study Week Two

By Brody Feldmann After a loss to Yukon in Week One the Mustang Broncos football team will travel to Edmond Santa Fe to take on the Wolves Friday at 7 p.m. Mustang faces a lot of the same challenges it did last Friday, as Yukon and Edmond Santa Fe have a lot of similarities. Offensively,…

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Mustang Softball

Softball: Jayden Chestnut transfers to University of Central Oklahoma after one year at Oklahoma

Former Bronco heading to Edmond after one-year stint, national championship at Oklahoma Mustang graduate and now former Oklahoma Sooner Jayden Chestnut has transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Chestnut is joining now former Oklahoma State Cowboy Peyton Walker who spent the last two seasons in Stillwater. Here is the press release from…

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Southwest Covenant athletics find consistent success

  When Kevin Cobbs arrived at Southwest Covenant, he looked around and saw potential. An athletic program recently admitted into the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association, Cobbs knew they needed to make a splash to prove they belonged. Nine years later, the program is booming. This school year alone, volleyball made it to the state…

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Columns & Features

World-famous reverend visits Mustang church

By Chris Eversole Contributing Writer Rev. Samuel Thomas made a stop in Mustang last weekend as part of his seven-state trip from India to garner support for Hopegivers International, a Christian organization that raises orphaned, abandoned and at-risk children and trains them to be missionaries. Thomas was the guest of Mustang residents Rex and Sara…

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