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Mustang Boys Sports

Picklo wins title, named top wrestler at event

Mustang’s Tate Picklo was named the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler and won a championship, headlining a group of seven other Broncos who placed last weekend in the prestigious Kansas City Stampede. The nationally No. 8-ranked Picklo remained undefeated, dominating eight opponents at 182 pounds to run his record to 20-0 this season. Picklo won in…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Bronco netters claim tourney championship

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High volleyball coach Steve Hajek says his team has a short-term memory. The Lady Broncos don’t obsess over losses, which is a good thing, he explained. Mustang didn’t remain preoccupied with a disappointing setback last week to No. 1-ranked Edmond North. Instead, the No. 6 Lady Broncos defended their home…

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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

Lady Broncos losing streak extends to four

Mustang girls’ basketball has fallen into a slump as of late and the losing streak grew to four Tuesday. “Yeah, we lost but I don’t think it would have done us any better had we gone and beat a team by 45 and everyone gets to play. I think that is false confidence and that’s…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang Football

Mustang football looks for ‘PHAST’ start

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High School’s football team intends to play “PHAST” this season: physical and fast on offense. It’s a theme new head coach Lee Blankenship has employed the past eight seasons. The Broncos want to pressure opposing defenses, moving up and down the field with their up-tempo, multiple offense. Mustang returns 12…

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Mustang Softball

Eyeing gold: Mustang enters state tournament red hot

By Michael Kinney It took four days, but the Mustang softball team finally got through with its regional tournament Saturday. They defeated Westmoore 9-5 in the finale to earn a spot in the state tournament. The Lady Broncos will open the state tourney Thursday when they face Broken Arrow in the first round 4 p.m.…

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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

Mustang conquers OK Runner

By Michael Kinney Every week it seems to be the same for Emma Downing. Each time the Mustang senior competes, she continues to prove is she one of the elite cross country runners in the state. Downey’s latest conquest came Friday afternoon in the annual Norman OK Run at Irvin Middle School. She took home…

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Other Sports

Mr. 1,000

Southwest Covenant’s Will Haas hit 1,000 career points Tuesday against Calumet There was a buzz in the Calumet gym Tuesday night. The 22-1 Chieftains are enjoying a successful season, and with the playoffs just weeks away, one would think the buzz would be for them. It wasn’t. Southwest Covenant’s faithful made the trip and filled…

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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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