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TOUGH LOSS

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By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball’s spectacular season came to an end on Tuesday night to the hands of the Jenks Trojans in the regional finals. Mustang went into the regional championship on a three-game winning streak, Yukon (3-1), Putnam City West (3-0) and Union (3-2). “They had a great season. We tried to emphasize that…

Softball falls to Yukon

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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,”…

BRONCOS SURVIVE AN UGLY FRIDAY NIGHT

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By Brody Feldmann MOORE– A battle between the Broncos and Sabercats ended in the Broncos second win of the season and first win in district play. “Number one it is really good to get a win. Any time you can get a win it is a positive,” said offensive coordinator Aso Pogi. Mustang faced off…

Inching out the competition

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By Brody Feldmann Talk to the boy’s cross country coach Mike McGarry for 30-seconds about Gabe Simonsen, and you will learn that there are two guys in the state who are ranked in front of Simonsen. McGarry and Simonsen both know it, and both talk about it. But on Saturday, Simonsen got his first look…

Mustang Boys Sports

Broncos have success at Colton Schneider Memorial

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,…

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Mustang Girls Sports

PERSEVERANCE

Mustang’s Jordan Thayer overcomes leg injuries as a young girl and finishes her high school cross country career as an All-State harrier for the Lady Broncos By Brody Feldmann Cross country runners rely heavily on their legs and feet to get them around the course during a race. Mustang’s Jordan Thayer was told by a…

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Mustang Wrestling

Bringing the pain: Mustang dominates rival Yukon in annual Bedlam dual

It was Bedlam at Yukon High School Tuesday when Mustang invaded rival territory to take on the Millers in the annual wrestling dual. The Broncos dominated Yukon 40-24 to improve to 2-0 on the year in dual matches. Last year at home, Mustang won eight of the 14 dual matches but all six of Yukon’s…

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Mustang Basketball

Boys hoops edges Deer Creek in season-opener

By Michael Kinney Tondrell Durham may have gotten more than he expected in his first game as head boys basketball coach at Mustang. Facing Deer Creek, the game was filled with runs, back-and-forth action and a clutch game-winning shot. Behind Zalek Sharp, the Broncos opened the season with a 65-64 win over the Antlers Tuesday…

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Mustang Swimming

Swimming: Mustang girls finish fifth in Bixby, Yukon Invitational meets

Mustang’s girls finished fifth twice in three days in the 2016 Bixby Invitational in Bixby Thursday and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Saturday. The Broncos racked off eight top-10 performances in Bixby, including three top-5 placers. Hannah Hamilton (Fr.) topped the list, finishing fourth in the 100-butterfly and fifth…

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Mustang Football

Mustang’s playoff hopes have vanished

By Brody Feldmann Undisciplined penalties and an upset brought an end to Mustang footballs playoff hopes. “We have been preaching aggression the last few weeks, and when you do that you are going to get penalties,” said coach Jeremy Dombek. Mustang lost Friday to the Putnam City North Panthers, 35-19, and in Moore, the Lions…

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Mustang Softball

Mustang softball spends Labor Day weekend in Colorado at Tournament of Champions

By Brody Feldmann On Labor Day weekend, the Mustang Lady Broncos softball team traveled to Erie, Colorado, to compete in the Erie Tournament of Champions. “Oh, it was fabulous. We did some paddle boarding, we visited the Garden of the Gods and some of us attempted the Manitou Incline. We did some tourist activities,” said…

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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

Mustang harriers are preparing for state

By Brody Feldmann It’s postseason time in Oklahoma cross country, and the Mustang harriers will head to Norman on Saturday to compete in the regional meet. Streaks are on the line for both teams, but only one of them is two decades long. Mustang girls cross country has advanced to the state tournament every season…

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Other Sports

BEHIND THE SCENES Pt. 2

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…

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Columns & Features

Excited for opportunities with the Mustang News

By Hayden Tucker Taking this job with the Yukon Review and Mustang News was an easy decision to make and I’m ready to show the readers and the communities why. Part of my role with the papers is to write about sports, it’s what I’m best at. But you’ll see my name next to stories…

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