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Tondrell Durham tabbed to lead boys basketball program

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By Kyle Salomon New Mustang athletic director Robert Foreman has found his man to lead the Bronco boys basketball program, and that man is Tondrell Durham. Durham comes to Mustang after spending the last 16 seasons as the head boys basketball coach at Bishop McGuinness High School. He won three-consecutive Class 5A state championships with…

Mustang softball: Lady Broncos open slow pitch season with two-game sweep at home

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The Mustang softball team learned that they were approved to compete in the slow pitch season this spring on March 6. With spring break being last week, the Lady Broncos had just one full week of practice before preparing for their inaugural season in the slow pitch game. Mustang played Bishop McGuiness at home in…

Mustang golf: Boys take top-five finish in rival’s tournament

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High School golf in March and early April can be a tricky sport. The two main tournaments when it comes to high school golf in Oklahoma are the regional tournament and then of course, the state tournament. Everything else up to that point is simply just “practice”, but even though it may be just “practice”,…

Mustang baseball: Errors, poor offensive execution cost Broncos against Byng

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Mustang got the bases loaded with nobody out in the bottom of the seventh-inning trailing 4A power Byng 6-4 on Tuesday evening at the MHS baseball complex but poor execution with the bats squandered the Broncos’ chances at a comeback, as they fell 6-5. The loss drops Mustang’s overall record to 10-4 on the season.…

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Positives seen in Mustang’s latest preseason scrimmage

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info In preseason high school football, winning rarely is the goal. Improvement is. Mustang head football coach Lee Blankenship was happy with the Broncos’ second scrimmage Thursday night at defending Class 5A state champion Midwest City Carl Albert. A week earlier, he saw plenty of positives in Mustang’s first dress rehearsal at…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang senior overcomes challenges for state title

Another successful season came to an end for Rachel Hamel, and the state championship season bookended a successful career for the Lady Bronco. In Hamel’s four-year career at Mustang, the hurdler took home three gold medals from the state track meet. During the state meet in her sophomore season, Hamel won the title in the…

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Tondrell Durham tabbed to lead boys basketball program

By Kyle Salomon New Mustang athletic director Robert Foreman has found his man to lead the Bronco boys basketball program, and that man is Tondrell Durham. Durham comes to Mustang after spending the last 16 seasons as the head boys basketball coach at Bishop McGuinness High School. He won three-consecutive Class 5A state championships with…

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Behind the scenes part 3

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department three weeks ago as it prepared for the home football game. We will detail what we witnessed as the staff prepared for game time. All of the work done earlier in the week leads to Friday night. But, first, a lot of preparation…

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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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Town Center a draw for fitness, expansion being completed

By Chris Eversole The Recreation Center at the Mustang Town Center was busy Monday as regular patrons and several newcomers worked out. The staff was expecting activity to pick up after the first of year, with people acting – at least for the time-being – on their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and get…

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Equestrian: Canadian Valley Rangerettes ride to win

Local equestrian team, program competes with highest expectations The Canadian Valley Rangerettes revolve around family and championships. Out of the team’s 16 riders, there are four mother-daughter groups, one pair of sisters and Drill Master Nila Birchett’s granddaughter Ellise Foreman, 15. “I like to see the mother-daughter groups together because they enjoy going out with…

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