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Mustang’s Simonsen wins COAC championship

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High’s Gabe Simonsen continues to build on his legacy of being one of the premier competitors in Class 6A cross country in Oklahoma. Simonsen captured the championship of the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet on Tuesday morning at Deer Creek High School, breezing across the finish-line in 16:21 in the…

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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

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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Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls defeat Yukon 55-37 on the road for sixth straight win after 0-1 start

  YUKON – Mustang Lady Broncos extended their winning streak to six games on Tuesday with a 55-37 victory over rival Yukon. Mutang dropped its first game of the season to Edmond North but hasn’t lost since and now sits at 6-1 on the season. Thanks to an Ellise Foreman three pointer at the buzzer…

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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: Dodson tosses no-hitter in 12-0 win over Putnam City North

Kylie Dodson (Jr.) tossed a no-hitter over five innings as the Broncos cruised to a 12-0, run-rule win over Putnam City North Tuesday. Dodson faced 17 batters and retired 15, throwing 80 pitches with 10 strikeouts and two walks. She allowed two base runners in the first two innings, however, allowed zero contact with six…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang Cross Country

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

Late start, miles ahead: Madison Cornelius off to hot start in cross country career

Miles and miles and miles. Madison Cornelius wasn’t sure she was into the idea. She was a basketball player and ran the 4×800 and 400-meter in track, but long distance? “I didn’t like the thought of miles, plural, instead of just a mile.” Her perceptions have changed. The Mustang senior made her cross country debut…

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