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Brian Picklo bringing hard-nosed attitude, style as he takes over Mustang wrestling program

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  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…

Swimming: No. 11 Mustang boys place fourth in Bixby, Yukon meets

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The No. 11 Mustang boys finished fourth in both the 2016 Bixby Invitational at Bixby High School and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Thursday and Saturday. Matt Jensen (Sr.) led the way at Bixby, picking up his first win of the season while helping both the 200-medley and 200-freestyle…

Swimming: Mustang girls finish fifth in Bixby, Yukon Invitational meets

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Mustang’s girls finished fifth twice in three days in the 2016 Bixby Invitational in Bixby Thursday and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Saturday. The Broncos racked off eight top-10 performances in Bixby, including three top-5 placers. Hannah Hamilton (Fr.) topped the list, finishing fourth in the 100-butterfly and fifth…

Wrestling: No. 8 Mustang opens season with 47-24 loss at No. 4 Edmond North

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EDMOND – No. 4 Mustang started strong, but lost nine matches in a 47-24 season-opening loss at No. 4 Edmond North Thursday. Joe Lupton (Jr.) and returning state qualifier Cameron Picklo (So.) kicked things off with falls at 113 and 120 pounds. Lupton pinned Jacob Alexander at the 2:48 mark in the first period and…

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DOMINOES ARE FALLING

By Brody Feldmann There is a saying that “success breeds success” and that is what is happening inside of the Mustang wrestling program. The program witnessed its first individual win a national championship over the summer when Tate Picklo won at the Fargo National Championships. Then, for the first time in two decades, the Broncos…

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Cross Country opens its season in Norman

By Brody Feldmann Mustang cross country opened its season last Friday at the OK Runner Classic held in Norman. The boys team ran its way to a first-place finish with a total of 78-points through its top five runners. “They are doing well. We have a pretty deep team this season. They are working together…

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Former Mustang Touchdown Club president charged with embezzlement

By Brody Feldmann Contributing Writer The former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club has been charged with embezzling more than $10,000 from the program over an 18-month period. Raymond Craig Davis Jr., 48, has been charged in Canadian County District Court with a single count of embezzlement. He was arrested in early May after an…

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GRAPPLERS TAKE THIRD

Mustang wrestling impresses in tournament   As the No. 3 team in class 6A; the Mustang Broncos wrestling team traveled to Enid over the weekend to compete in the Mid-America Nationals. Mustang finished as the third best team at the tournament a year ago but wasn’t anywhere close to Arlington Martin or Tuttle. This season,…

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