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Bronco wrestlers outduel Piedmont in home opener

Mustang’s wrestling team opened its home dual season with a methodical 44-17 dismantling of the Piedmont Wildcats last Thursday before about 400 fans. Among the Broncos triumphing at the Mustang High School Event Center was Jojo Sylvester 2.0, the new mentally-tougher version of last year’s state qualifier. Sylvester and his Mustang teammates (3-0 in duals),…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Yukon slams three homers, ruins Mustang’s Senior Night

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Watching Yukon power hitters slam three home runs over the outfield fences wasn’t exactly what Mustang coach Jamie Roberts wanted to see on Senior Night. But lately, not much has gone as planned for Roberts’ Mustang fast-pitch softball team. A.J. Rayburn belted two homers, and Makenna Johnson hit another Tuesday night…

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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 safety hopes for healthy season after heart episode

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] 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 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

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

Canadian County GOP leadership put in question

Canadian County’s sheriff this week called for a change in leadership of the county’s Republican Party. Chris West, during the group’s monthly meeting, urged those attending to consider making a change in the party’s leadership. West’s remarks followed a letter that was sent to members of the state Legislature urging that lawmakers consider changing how…

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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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