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Southwest Covenant is state bound

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  Cautious optimism has turned into reality for a Southwest Covenant football team playing for a state title this Friday. All season, coaches and players have expressed the opinion there weren’t many teams better than themselves in the state. Now, it’s down to two. Tipton (10-2) and Southwest Covenant (12-0) are set to face off…

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…

Mustang Boys Sports

Positives seen in Mustang’s latest preseason scrimmage

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info In preseason high school football, winning rarely is the goal. Improvement is. Mustang head football coach Lee Blankenship was happy with the Broncos’ second scrimmage Thursday night at defending Class 5A state champion Midwest City Carl Albert. A week earlier, he saw plenty of positives in Mustang’s first dress rehearsal at…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Freshman pitcher hurls, hits Broncos to 10th straight win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Like any other sport, fast-pitch softball can be a game of adjustments. Make them, and you win. Fail, and you may lose. Mustang High School pretty much has been making all the right moves this season — just as freshman right-hander Landry Garza did Tuesday night on the Lady Broncos’ home…

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Mustang Wrestling

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 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 safety hopes for healthy season after heart episode

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Senior safety Joseph Sylvester has a simple goal for Mustang High’s 2019 football season. He wants to be healthy and finish the season on the field. Of course, in a contact sport like football, that’s easier said than done. “The last two seasons, I’ve been injured,” said Sylvester, a team captain…

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Mustang Softball

Fast-pitch downs Deer Creek in come-from-behind win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info After falling behind by three runs in the first inning Tuesday night against Deer Creek, the Mustang High School fast-pitch softball team was in dire need of relief. Deer Creek had knocked around Lady Broncos’ freshman right-hander Landry Garza before her teammates even batted. Enter sophomore Lauryn Cottrell, who had been…

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Mustang Volleyball

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 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

Sami See honored with several season awards

Samantha See stood out all season and now she’s seeing her hard work recognized. See has accumulated a myriad of awards in the weeks following the end of the regular season. Her name has appeared on the All-State and All-District list. She was named co-offensive player of the year in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference…

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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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