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Broncos show potential in scrimmage

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The Mustang football team got its first real look at what type of team they will be putting on the field this year when they traveled to Bixby last week. In their first scrimmage of the season, coach Jeremy Dombek had a lot of positives in the outing. “Early on…

Mustang suffers first loss of season

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer   After starting the softball season with an impressive 5-0 start, Mustang finally felt its first taste of defeat. Facing Pryor High Saturday, the Lady Broncos fell 1-0 in seven innings. It was the first time all season they had been held under four runs. “I definitely think we’re coming…

Mustang parent gauges interest for rowing team

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A rowing team may be in Mustang Public Schools’ future. Connie Houpt, a MPS parent, is gauging interest in adding a rowing team to Mustang’s lineup. Houpt’s oldest son, Jason, graduated from Mustang High School in 2016. Jason, standing at 7’1”, played basketball for the Broncos, but decided to take a year off from school…

Lady Broncos going through growing pains

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The start to the volleyball season has not been kind to Mustang. After a tough five-set loss to Moore in the opener, they dropped their first three pool play matches at the Norman High Volleyball Tournament Friday. It looked like the Broncos were going to drop to 0-5 when they…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang’s Wiley earns second national title

By BRODY FELDMANN newseditor@mustangnews.info Last week was a breakout week for Mustang’s John Wiley in Fargo, North Dakota. Last year heading into his freshman season Wiley was a national runner-up in Fargo, but this season when walking into the Fargo Dome the soon-to-be sophomore wasn’t being mentioned as a contender. But after a great week…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang catches its Bass

A new era begins inside the Mustang basketball programs with the hiring of Katie Bass, 36, as the next girls’ basketball coach. “The community base here is amazing, and the support is something that I’ve always wanted and needed. I’m just excited to be here,” Bass said. “The community around here is just, I’ve never…

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Mustang Wrestling

Wrestling: No. 9 Mustang knocks off Class 3A No. 4 Heritage Hall for first dual win

  No. 9 Mustang cruised to a 51-31 dual win over Class 3A No. 4 Heritage Hall Tuesday inside the Mustang Event Center. Heritage Hall (3-2) got off to a quick start, building a 19-0 lead, however the Broncos (1-1) stormed back with 33 straight points to help seal the victory. The Chargers started the…

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Mustang Basketball

Durham gets practice underway in first season with Mustang

By Michael Kinney In his first season as the Mustang boys head basketball coach, Tondrell Durham has shown he is not afraid to do things his way. One of the techniques Durham has implemented is getting better communication between the coaches and the players. That includes at the end of each practice, holding hands as…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang Football

Behind the scenes part 3

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department three weeks ago as it prepared for the home football game. We will detail what we witnessed as the staff prepared for game time. All of the work done earlier in the week leads to Friday night. But, first, a lot of preparation…

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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: Mustang boys finish fourth, girls finish fifth at Deer Creek meet

EDMOND – Mustang’s cross country teams kicked off the season with a pair of top-five finishes at the 2016 Deer Creek Invite Saturday. Cameron Mills (Jr.) and Parker Huckabay (So.) each finished in the top-five individually, leading the boys to fourth place while Madison Cornelius (Sr.) finished third, leading the girls to fifth. Mills placed…

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Other Sports

Yukon school board renews, extends Simeroth’s contract/ Yukon switches from Nike to Adidas

  The Yukon School Board, on Monday, voted to extend the contract of the district’s superintendent through 2022. Dr. Jason Simeroth also received a 2 percent pay increase as part of the annual contract renewal process, as well as a longevity bonus. The action came during the board’s monthly meeting. Simeroth’s contract and annual performance…

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Columns & Features

Column: College Football Playoff Committee got it right with this year’s selections

The College Football Playoff committee got it right. No matter the argument Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and yes, Washington deserves to be in the College Football Playoff. The uproar for Penn State after winning the Big Ten Championship and for some reason Michigan, is all for not. Neither team is one of the four best…

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