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BEHIND THE SCENES

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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…

Broncos have success at Colton Schneider Memorial

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By Brody Feldmann Mustang grapplers hit the mat for the first time this season when they traveled to Edmond for the Colton Schneider Memorial Tournament. The Broncos, which bring back a lot of talent from a dual state qualifying team from last season, took 11 wrestlers to Edmond North. Out of the 11 who traveled,…

Mustang routs the Lions, 35-12

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By Brody Feldmann On a night that the Mustang football program celebrated the 2018 seniors and the alumni from the previous 50 years, the Broncos embarrassed the Moore Lions. “How physical we were and how fast we played was exciting,” said defensive coordinator Adam Gaylor. Mustang waited until the final game of the season to…

Mustang swimming dives into the season

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By Brody Feldmann Last Thursday, the Mustang swim team dove into the season with its first meet of the season at Norman. Mustang traveled to the University of Oklahoma to take on the Norman schools in the opening meet of the season. “It was good to get in the pool and swim against somebody and…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang names Scott Hodges as its next head basketball coach

Mustang boys basketball has named its fourth head coach in as many seasons. Westmoore’s Scott Hodges was named the Mustang boys head basketball coach Monday at the school board meeting. “He is the guy I wanted, and he is coming. He is going to be a good one,” Mustang Athletic Director Robert Foreman said. Hodges…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos sweep Pacers by run rule

After a blow-out loss to Moore last Monday, the Lady Broncos slow-pitch softball team has rattled off four straight wins. The Lady Broncos defeated Purcell, 12-0, and Amber Pocasset, 18-10, in a double header before returning to their home turf Monday against Enid. “The girls were putting on a little show. There was a good…

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Mustang Wrestling

Looking for revenge

Mustang hosted District Dual last Thursday, which included Edmond Memorial, Moore, Norman and the Broncos. The team with the best record after the three duals heads to Dual State at Firelake Casino in Shawnee. Mustang finished the dual 3-0 in blow-out fashion to advance to Dual State for the second straight season. It had been…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls advance with win over Bixby

MOORE— The postseason has begun for high schools around the state of Oklahoma. Mustang’s postseason began in Moore over the weekend with a 54-32 win over Bixby Thursday. “I thought we were a little uncertain in the first couple of minutes. But once we settled down, I thought we played a whole lot better,” said…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang swimming dives into the season

By Brody Feldmann Last Thursday, the Mustang swim team dove into the season with its first meet of the season at Norman. Mustang traveled to the University of Oklahoma to take on the Norman schools in the opening meet of the season. “It was good to get in the pool and swim against somebody and…

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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

Mustang softball looks for its tenth consecutive state appearance

By Brody Feldmann   Teams always want to host a regional, but if that doesn’t happen is there a better place to travel than a rival? Mustang travels the short distance to Yukon on Wednesday to compete in the Yukon regionals. “I think it is a really big deal. I think it is that one…

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Mustang Volleyball

Volleyball hosts and wins the Mustang Tournament

By Brody Feldmann Mustang Lady Broncos volleyball had a busy week with a loss on Thursday to Southmoore before bouncing back and winning the Mustang Tournament. Southmoore defeated Mustang last Thursday three games to two. Mustang opened the match with a strong 25-15 victory before dropping Game Two, 16-25. In Game Three, the Broncos pulled…

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Mustang Cross Country

Regional Champions

By Brody Feldmann Mustang’s cross country teams have been preparing for the postseason all season and their hard work paid off. The boys team edged the Deer Creek Antlers for the gold with a team total of 61 points while Deer Creek finished with 71 points. “A lot of the good teams this year were…

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Other Sports

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

OKLAHOMA CITY – Walking into the Jim Norick Arena on the last weekend of February brings a sight of wrestling mats covering the arena floor. Mustang wrestling entered the arena with 10 individuals Friday looking for a state title and walked away Saturday with an historic finish. “I knew it would be like this. Everyone…

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Columns & Features

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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