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Mustang Boys Sports

Board considers reducing test exemptions

The Mustang Board of Education on Monday discussed potentially toughening the school district’s policy on final exams to make it more in keeping with the policies in other area schools. Superintendent Charles Bradley said officials are still working on the policy and that he could bring it to the board for final approval as early…

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Mustang Girls Sports

MHS slow-pitch softball set to open season

Mustang High School’s spring slow-pitch softball program opens its season next week with interim head coach Geoffrey Davis at the helm. The Lady Broncos host Purcell in the season opener at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Mustang Softball Complex. At 4:30 p.m. the next day, Mustang travels to Southmoore for its road opener. The Lady…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang grapplers dominate at district duals

Led by junior Keegan Luton’s three victories, Mustang’s wrestling team vanquished three opponents last Thurs-day in the District 2 Duals. No. 2-ranked Mustang (then 9-1) routed No. 9 Southmoore, 69-6, in the last of its three duals at the Mustang High School Event Center. The Broncos thus became one of eight Class 6A teams to…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos finish strong, stop Yukon

The Mustang High and Yukon girls basketball teams played defense so effectively Tuesday night that for most of the game, a lid appeared firmly clamped to both baskets. And while the Lady Broncos’ shooters couldn’t find the mark, Yukon also forced them into a slew of turnovers in the Bedlam rivalry contest at the Mustang…

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Mustang Swimming

BEHIND THE SCENES

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department last week as it prepared for the home football game on Friday. During the next three weeks, we will detail what we witnessed. By Brody Feldmann “I would love to be an athletic director. Show up to games, get in free and stand…

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Mustang Football

COAC announces all-conference team, honors MHS players

Mustang High School senior safety Liam Krivanek has been selected co-defensive player of the year on the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference’s all-league football squad. Krivanek shared the award with Norman High senior linebacker Cole Thompson. Krivanek made 123 tackles to top MHS’ defensive charts for the second straight season. The 6-foot-1, 205-pounder was a team…

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Mustang Softball

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 Volleyball

Lady Bronco netters claim tourney championship

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High volleyball coach Steve Hajek says his team has a short-term memory. The Lady Broncos don’t obsess over losses, which is a good thing, he explained. Mustang didn’t remain preoccupied with a disappointing setback last week to No. 1-ranked Edmond North. Instead, the No. 6 Lady Broncos defended their home…

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Mustang Cross Country

Mustang harriers reassigned to east regional

Mustang High School’s cross country teams are excited about competing Saturday in regionals, but part of that exhilaration comes from the venue. Originally, Mustang’s harriers were assigned to participate in the Class 6A west regional in Norman, but the Oklahoma Secondary School Activity Association reassigned MHS to Sand Springs. “With a strong west half of…

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Other Sports

Bronco boys soccer makes statement in win

After Mustang’s boys soccer team lost its first game of the season last weekend, the Broncos likely weren’t in the best mood Tuesday night when Edmond Santa Fe came to town. Mustang (4-1) had suffered its first defeat in a shoot-out Saturday at a tournament in Bentonville, Arkansas. So, it came as no great surprise…

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Columns & Features

Storm chasing is Mustang man’s passion

By Chris Eversole A storm chaser from Mustang was in the right place at the right time Monday. Sammy Brence and the two other members of Twisting Fury team captured photos and videos from the Mangum tornado in Southwest Oklahoma. The team sold its video to The Weather Channel and Good Morning America, and team…

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