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Mustang’s Carter Rees impresses at All-State Game

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer For Mustang fans who traveled to Tulsa for last Friday’s All-State football game, they saw a familiar play. With the East on offense, a pass was thrown to a receiver with Carter Rees in the area. Anyone who has watched the Broncos play over the last three years knew what…

Kylie Dodson returns to the line-up for the Mustang softball team

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Sidelined by a knee injury, Kylie Dodson watched from the dugout as her teammates competed in Mustang’s inaugural slow-pitch season last spring However, Dodson said she is not going to let that affect her as she enters her senior season with the Broncos. She said wants to end her prep…

Softball’s preseason comes to an end, kicks into full gear Aug. 7

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer After countless hours of practicing in near 100 degree weather, the Mustang fastpitch team finally got a chance to compete against players in another uniform. The Broncos traveled to Shawnee Monday for a pair of scrimmages against Stillwater and Silo. Coach Jaime Roberts was pleased with what she saw. “It…

Athletic Department additions to bring attention to spirit, support

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Mustang Athletic Department is bringing in two new programs this year. One addition will be the Mustang Broncos “Spirit Award.” The Spirit Award will be presented to an elementary or intermediate school, including Mustang Education Center, which displays “outstanding Bronco spirit.” The award will be given every Tuesday during football season to a different school.…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang safety hopes for healthy season after heart episode

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Senior safety Joseph Sylvester has a simple goal for Mustang High’s 2019 football season. He wants to be healthy and finish the season on the field. Of course, in a contact sport like football, that’s easier said than done. “The last two seasons, I’ve been injured,” said Sylvester, a team captain…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Sami See honored with several season awards

Samantha See stood out all season and now she’s seeing her hard work recognized. See has accumulated a myriad of awards in the weeks following the end of the regular season. Her name has appeared on the All-State and All-District list. She was named co-offensive player of the year in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference…

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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

Tondrell Durham tabbed to lead boys basketball program

By Kyle Salomon New Mustang athletic director Robert Foreman has found his man to lead the Bronco boys basketball program, and that man is Tondrell Durham. Durham comes to Mustang after spending the last 16 seasons as the head boys basketball coach at Bishop McGuinness High School. He won three-consecutive Class 5A state championships with…

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Mustang Swimming

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: Broncos lock down district with 6-0 win over Westmoore

Mustang (26-6, 12-1) entered Tuesday’s matchup with Westmoore (22-6, 9-2) seeking revenge after a 10-3 loss to the Jaguars last month. It’s a drink best served cold. The Broncos shutout Westmoore 6-0 on seven hits and a complete-game performance from Kylie Dodson (Jr.), all but sewing up the regular season district championship as well as…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang Cross Country

Cross Country: Broncos sweep Panther Open Run after hosting 2016 Mustang Harrier

Mustang’s cross country teams are off to a hot start in 2016. Both the girls and boys captured wins at the 2016 Putnam City North Panther Open Run Tuesday after the girls placed first and the boys fourth at the 2016 Mustang Harrier at Wild Horse Park last Thursday. Madison Cornelius (Sr.), who recently picked…

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Other Sports

Upward trend has the Millers excited about second half of season

  Through seven games of the regular season, Yukon basketball has had to change. At 2-5 the Millers are on the outside looking in, having played some of the Class 6A elite. Their losses have come to the tune of 76-43 to No. 5 ranked Edmond Memorial, 77-52 to No. 9 ranked Norman North, and…

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Columns & Features

Column: Oklahoma not up to par with college football elites

  Stoops’ dismissal not warranted, but program starting to lack luster of other blue bloods Why hasn’t Oklahoma been able to hold its own against the elites in college football? That’s the question most Sooners fans are asking after a blowout loss to Ohio State in Norman Saturday. A game that like OU, left folks…

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