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Mustang ladies fall in season opener

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EDMOND— Mustang basketball opened the season on Tuesday at Edmond North and walked away with an empty in the win column. “I thought we did good in spurts. When they made a run, towards the end of the second quarter, I didn’t think we answered adversity very well, which comes with experience,” said coach Kevin…

Holiday Classic brackets have been released

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Mustang announced the brackets for its inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic last week. The tournament is loaded with state champion programs, and the girls’ bracket features three defending champions. In the girls’ bracket, there are 22 combined championships and 23 combined championships in the boys bracket. Action will take place in the Mustang Event…

BEHIND THE SCENES Pt. 2

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department two weeks ago as it prepared for a home football game. During the next two weeks, we detail what we witnessed. The second half of the week is straight preparation for Friday night as the athletic department begins setting things up for Friday…

Dombek resigns as head football coach at Mustang

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Mustang head football coach Jeremy Dombek has resigned. Dombek steps down Monday after six years as the head coach of the Broncos. In six years, Dombek led Mustang to the playoffs four years and the semifinals twice. “I love Mustang and wish them nothing but the best. Eighteen years is a long time and I’ve…

Mustang Boys Sports

Booster ex-official’s embezzlement hearing reset

The arraignment for the former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club has been continued until May. Raymond Craig Davis Jr. is charged with a single count of embezzlement. He is accused of taking more than $10,000 from the booster club’s accounts for personal use. Davis has pleaded not guilty but had been expected change that…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos capture district title over Norman North

For an entire year the Mustang girls soccer team wanted revenge on Norman North. The Lady Timberwolves defeated the Lady Broncos last season in a de facto district championship in Norman. “The nerves were definitely up there. But I knew that we just had to come in and play a full 80-minute game and do…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang grappler Cameron Picklo reaches milestone with 100th win

In one of the toughest sports on the planet, it is rare hearing of a high school wrestler winning 100 matches in their career. Mustang’s Cameron Picklo accomplished the feat on Dec. 8 at the Manhattan Duals with a first-period pin over Tommy Downum of Paola, Kansas. “I never really thought about it. Obviously, it…

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Mustang Basketball

‘T’-Town Bound for Lady Broncos

CLAREMORE — The Kilpatrick Turnpike between Mustang and Tulsa will have a familiar bus burning rubber down it this week as the Lady Broncos travel to Tulsa for the 2019 State Basketball Championship Tournament. “It feels really good. We went my sophomore year and that was the greatest feeling ever. We lost first round, but…

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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

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 falls to Yukon

By Brody Feldmann YUKON– Mustang went into regionals last week at Yukon High School with a nine-year streak of making the state tournament. But, this season the streak was ended by rival Yukon in the regional championship. “Devastation, disappointment and frustration. It is hard, and it’s still hard. We expected to be playing this week,”…

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Mustang Volleyball

Preparation for Regionals underway

By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball learns where they are headed for Regionals on Oct. 3. But, for now the Broncos are winding down the season with six games in two weeks. In the last seven days Mustang has faced off with No. 3 Deer Creek, Midwest City and Putnam City North, all on the road.…

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Mustang Cross Country

STATE SUCCESS

By Brody Feldmann EDMOND– Mustang cross country took to the trails on Saturday at the 6A Oklahoma Cross Country State Championships at Edmond Santa Fe. The boys team went into the day with a chance to walk away as champions. It was going to end up between Mustang, Deer Creek and Owasso. Going into this…

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Other Sports

‘T’-Town Bound for Lady Broncos

CLAREMORE — The Kilpatrick Turnpike between Mustang and Tulsa will have a familiar bus burning rubber down it this week as the Lady Broncos travel to Tulsa for the 2019 State Basketball Championship Tournament. “It feels really good. We went my sophomore year and that was the greatest feeling ever. We lost first round, but…

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Columns & Features

Does defense still win championships?

Remember that old saying that defense wins championships, well that’s exactly what it is – an old saying. This year’s NFL playoffs are an example of why that saying is outdated and may be trending to become extinct with the hiring’s that have already happened since the end of the regular season. Out of the…

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