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Doubling Up: Mason Lowe is one of Mustang’s many multi-sport athletes

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer For many school districts around Oklahoma and the nation, the days of the multiple sport athlete have passed on. High school athletics has turned into a specialization era where kids play or practice one sport for almost the entire year. That is not the case in Mustang. That is especially…

McKenzie Downey makes it two straight years with Thunder Girls

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By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer   For two years McKenzie Downey was on the outside looking in. She tried out to make the Oklahoma City Thunder Girls Dance team and came up just short in 2014 and 2015. Some people may have given up after one unsuccessful attempt and even more after the second but…

Ready to dominate: Nicholas Jarman looking to break out for Broncos

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By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer It was hard not to notice Nicholas Jarman. As the music blared from the overhead speakers, the Mustang defensive back burst into dance moves between plays Saturday at Bishop McGuinness. For most of the day at the Shamrock 7 on 7 Shoot-Out, that was the only action Jarman saw. So…

Mustang football: Broncos use 7-on-7 passing league to improve

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By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer Jeremy Dombek’s mindset was a little different than most of the other. Entering the annual Shamrock Shoot-Out 7 on 7 passing tournament, his Mustang squad wasn’t trying to win the class 6A state football. For Dombek and his Broncos, the tourney was just a chance to get better and compete.…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang’s harriers claim first at pre-state

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info With a trip to Arkansas and an important meet looming, Mustang’s boys and girls cross-country teams continue to see improvements. Mustang’s harriers competed Saturday in a pre-state event at Santa Fe High School in Edmond, which will host the Class 5A-6A state meet in a month. Mustang’s boys and defending 6A…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Fast-pitch downs Deer Creek in come-from-behind win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info After falling behind by three runs in the first inning Tuesday night against Deer Creek, the Mustang High School fast-pitch softball team was in dire need of relief. Deer Creek had knocked around Lady Broncos’ freshman right-hander Landry Garza before her teammates even batted. Enter sophomore Lauryn Cottrell, who had been…

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Mustang Wrestling

Bringing the pain: Mustang dominates rival Yukon in annual Bedlam dual

It was Bedlam at Yukon High School Tuesday when Mustang invaded rival territory to take on the Millers in the annual wrestling dual. The Broncos dominated Yukon 40-24 to improve to 2-0 on the year in dual matches. Last year at home, Mustang won eight of the 14 dual matches but all six of Yukon’s…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls hoops earns first win

MOORE – Typically the biggest improvement comes between the first and second game of the season. “I think it was just a little bit of nerves and lack of confidence,” said basketball coach Kevin Korstjens. That is what the Lady Broncos basketball squad witnessed Tuesday during a 70-41 rout over the Southmoore SaberCats. The victory…

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Mustang Football

Blankenship begins tenure at Mustang High School

  There is a new face walking the halls at Mustang High School as of Monday. The new head coach for the Broncos football program, Lee Blankenship, 33, started his tenure in Mustang on Monday. Some may ask, “Who is Lee Blankenship?” “Lee Blankenship is the guy that when they say Coach Blankenship is here,…

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Mustang Softball

Softball: Donihoo’s three doubles spur 10-0 district-win at Putnam City

OKLA. CITY – Mustang has a district championship in sight. Spurred by nine hits and a shutout pitching performance, the Broncos (22-5, 9-1) cruised to a 10-0 win at Putnam City (8-10, 4-6) Thursday, the team’s fifth straight win overall and fifth straight in district-play. Missouri-commit MacKenzie Donihoo (So.), who entered hitting .520 over the…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang Cross Country

Cross Country: Mustang boys finish fourth, girls finish fifth at Deer Creek meet

EDMOND – Mustang’s cross country teams kicked off the season with a pair of top-five finishes at the 2016 Deer Creek Invite Saturday. Cameron Mills (Jr.) and Parker Huckabay (So.) each finished in the top-five individually, leading the boys to fourth place while Madison Cornelius (Sr.) finished third, leading the girls to fifth. Mills placed…

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Other Sports

Southwest Covenant athletics find consistent success

  When Kevin Cobbs arrived at Southwest Covenant, he looked around and saw potential. An athletic program recently admitted into the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association, Cobbs knew they needed to make a splash to prove they belonged. Nine years later, the program is booming. This school year alone, volleyball made it to the state…

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Columns & Features

Football: Glidden returns home while waiting on call from NFL

Former Bronco David Glidden is back on the Mustang sidelines. Glidden returned to Mustang after three preseason games with the Atlanta Falcons and is now coaching the Bronco receivers on a volunteer basis, making his debut Friday at Norman. Although he could still have a future in the NFL, he’s discovered coaching could be a…

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