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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…

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 Boys Sports

Mustang Athletics reveals Hall of Fame inductees

In its second year, Mustang Athletic Department announced four individuals and one team will be inducted into the Mustang Athletics Hall of Fame. Charles Carpenter, Toby Daugherty, James Garner, Shane Hamman, and the 1984 girls’ volleyball team will go up in the hall of fame Aug. 24 at the Mustang Event Center. Toby Rowland will…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Deer Creek unwilling to reschedule first round matchup despite threat of inclement weather

Due to the threat of severe weather Tuesday, the Mustang athletic department attempted to reschedule the soccer playoff games against Deer Creek to Monday however, Deer Creek declined. “As administrators sometimes we have to err on the side of caution and Deer Creek was unwilling to do so,” said Mustang athletic director Robert Foreman. Multiple…

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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

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

Mustang football’s first QB took unlikely path to get under center

Miracles happen. Firsts happen. But it’s not often that a miracle becomes a first. It was a miracle that Mustang graduate James Garner walked and then became the first quarterback at Mustang High School in 1968. Garner was born in Texas and lived in Pampa for the first couple years of his life. He was…

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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

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

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

Mustang catches its Bass

A new era begins inside the Mustang basketball programs with the hiring of Katie Bass, 36, as the next girls’ basketball coach. “The community base here is amazing, and the support is something that I’ve always wanted and needed. I’m just excited to be here,” Bass said. “The community around here is just, I’ve never…

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Columns & Features

Mustang JROTC cadet nominated to West Point

By Chris Eversole Andrew Borseth joins a growing list of Mustang High School JROTC students who have been nominated to a service academy. Borseth has his fingers crossed that his nomination to West Point will result in an appointment there, but he realizes that Mustang’s success rate on service academy appointments is about 50 percent.…

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