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Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang harriers reassigned to east regional

Mustang High School’s cross country teams are excited about competing Saturday in regionals, but part of that exhilaration comes from the venue. Originally, Mustang’s harriers were assigned to participate in the Class 6A west regional in Norman, but the Oklahoma Secondary School Activity Association reassigned MHS to Sand Springs. “With a strong west half of…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Freshman pitcher hurls, hits Broncos to 10th straight win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Like any other sport, fast-pitch softball can be a game of adjustments. Make them, and you win. Fail, and you may lose. Mustang High School pretty much has been making all the right moves this season — just as freshman right-hander Landry Garza did Tuesday night on the Lady Broncos’ home…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang shows dominance over Yukon in wrestling

  Mustang’s basketball court inside the Event Center was covered by two wrestling mats, and more than 1,000 fans filled the seats for the annual Mustang vs. Yukon dual. “I have to be a little honest. I was a little nervous. I was like ‘man there are a lot of people here,’” said coach Brian…

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Mustang Basketball

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 Swimming

Mustang Football

Mustang football’s first QB took unlikely path to get under center

Miracles happen. Firsts happen. But it’s not often that a miracle becomes a first. It was a miracle that Mustang graduate James Garner walked and then became the first quarterback at Mustang High School in 1968. Garner was born in Texas and lived in Pampa for the first couple years of his life. He was…

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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

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

Yukon wrestlers take fourth at Jenks, Aldridge wins HWT

  Yukon grapplers enjoyed their third straight successful outing at the Larry Wilkey Invitational last weekend. The Millers took fourth place overall at Jenks High School. Weeks before, they took second at a Fayetteville tournament. Before that, they defeated Bethel 84-0. Most would think Yukon is feeling elated by the recent success, but they aren’t.…

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Columns & Features

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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