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Board considers reducing test exemptions

The Mustang Board of Education on Monday discussed potentially toughening the school district’s policy on final exams to make it more in keeping with the policies in other area schools. Superintendent Charles Bradley said officials are still working on the policy and that he could bring it to the board for final approval as early…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos’ defense thwarts Yukon rally

When Mustang High suffered a nearly catastrophic offensive outage in the fourth quarter against Yukon, the Lady Broncos’ zone defense bailed them out in the heated bedlam rivalry. Boosted in the waning moments by several key hustle plays from guard Jordyn Rollins, No. 18-ranked Mustang eked out a 44-43 victory over the Millerettes last Friday…

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Mustang Wrestling

Picklo continues to thrive for Mustang wrestling

Pound for pound, there may not be a better high school wrestler in Oklahoma than Mustang High School’s Tate Picklo. And the scary thing, if you are an opponent, is that Picklo keeps evolving and perfecting his skills. Picklo is undefeated this season (29-0), having most recently won the title at the conference tournament and…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos fall to Sapulpa in title game

Sapulpa made plays on several critical possessions in the fourth quarter and was able to turn back Mustang’s Lady Broncos, 59-52, Saturday in the championship game of the Skiatook Tournament. No. 14-ranked Mustang (8-6), the defending tournament champion, trailed 45-44 entering the final quarter. But the Chieftains (7-2), rated No. 8 in Class 6A, were…

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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’s Blankenship named district’s coach of the year; seniors receive all-district honors

An exemplary football season by Mustang High School’s first-year coaching staff has earned Lee Blanken-ship selection as The Oklahoman’s District 6A-1 Coach of the Year. Blankenship guided the Broncos to a 7-4 record and their first postseason appearance since 2016. “It’s an honor to be selected coach of the year,” Blankenship said. “There are so…

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Mustang Softball

Lady Broncos feel growing pains in Choctaw loss

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] A few ballgames recently have slipped away from Mustang High School’s fast-pitch softball team. For young players, such growing pains are normal as they learn how to win. It occurred again to the Lady Broncos at home Monday night, when Choctaw’s Avery Clark smacked a two-run double in the seventh inning…

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Mustang Volleyball

Deer Creek snaps Lady Broncos’ win streak

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] During recent weeks, Mustang High School’s volleyball team has capitalized on opponents’ mistakes to win some tight matches. Tuesday night, it looked like the Lady Broncos would be involved in another high-pressure contest at the Mustang High School Event Center. But several mistakes late in the first game stole Mustang’s momentum…

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Mustang Cross Country

Mustang’s Simonsen wins COAC championship

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High’s Gabe Simonsen continues to build on his legacy of being one of the premier competitors in Class 6A cross country in Oklahoma. Simonsen captured the championship of the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet on Tuesday morning at Deer Creek High School, breezing across the finish-line in 16:21 in the…

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Other Sports

MHS girls get kick out of Lovelace’s hat-trick

Junior forward Kyla Lovelace has been nearly unstoppable in leading Mustang’s girls soccer team to a 4-1 start. Lovelace had a hat-trick Tuesday night as the Lady Broncos overwhelmed Edmond Santa Fe, 5-0, at the Mustang Soccer Pitch. Lovelace, the team’s second-leading scorer last season, has netted more than half of Mustang’s 14 goals in…

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Columns & Features

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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