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Mustang’s playoff hopes have vanished

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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…

Mustang harriers are preparing for state

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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…

Cool air helps speed cross country at COAC

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By Brody Feldmann Mustang cross country competed at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet last Thursday morning at Deer Creek High School. In Oklahoma, COAC is considered the toughest conference when it comes to cross country, and the Mustang harriers had some success. Mustang’s girls finished in seventh place with 176 points, one behind Edmond…

GOING STREAKING

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By Brody Feldmann Mustang football has its first winning streak of the season. The Broncos won their second game in a row on Friday with a 38-14 victory over Edmond North. “On a streak, baby,” said an enthusiastic Jeremy Dombek. “Hopefully we just build on it.” With the district victory at home, Mustang has advanced…

Mustang Boys Sports

City can’t keep up with youth sports demand

By Chris Eversole Youth sports in Mustang are growing faster than city government can build ballfields for them. The high demand led to a lottery to allocate practice fields being used for the first time this year for the 100 baseball teams and 46 softball teams. Some residents complained about the allocation to city council…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang North Middle School’s seventh-grade girls finished season 19-0

Undefeated rarely happens in sports, yet it happened at Mustang North Middle School. The seventh-grade Lady Broncos ended their season Metro Middle School Athletic Conference champions with a 19-0 record. Those accomplishments were impressive enough and they found a way to stand out among the crowd along the way. “We knew they were special,” coach…

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Mustang Wrestling

Broncos declaw Edmond North

  EDMOND — After the Broncos fell to Edmond North by 3.5-points on Saturday in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Tournament, they got a chance for revenge in a dual head-to-head. Mustang entered the night as the No. 3 ranked team in Class 6A while Edmond North came in one spot lower at No. 4.…

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Mustang Basketball

Tondrell Durham resigns from Mustang

Mustang boys’ basketball coach Tondrell Durham resigned from his duties as of 1 p.m. Tuesday. Durham has spent the last two seasons as the coach of the Broncos and compiled a record of 18-27. The news comes six hours before the Broncos were scheduled to tip-off against the Norman Tigers on the road. “He resigned…

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Mustang Swimming

Swimming: No. 11 Mustang boys place fourth in Bixby, Yukon meets

The No. 11 Mustang boys finished fourth in both the 2016 Bixby Invitational at Bixby High School and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Thursday and Saturday. Matt Jensen (Sr.) led the way at Bixby, picking up his first win of the season while helping both the 200-medley and 200-freestyle…

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Mustang Football

Behind the scenes part 3

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mustang News was allowed to shadow the athletic department three weeks ago as it prepared for the home football game. We will detail what we witnessed as the staff prepared for game time. All of the work done earlier in the week leads to Friday night. But, first, a lot of preparation…

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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

Lady Broncos bounce back against Putnam City

By Brody Feldmann After a loss to Stillwater last Thursday, the Mustang Lady Broncos got back on the winning side of things with a victory over Putnam City on the road. Facing a lesser challenger, the Broncos found itself playing down to the Lady Pirates skill. “We try to play our opponents game and we…

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Mustang Cross Country

Cool air helps speed cross country at COAC

By Brody Feldmann Mustang cross country competed at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet last Thursday morning at Deer Creek High School. In Oklahoma, COAC is considered the toughest conference when it comes to cross country, and the Mustang harriers had some success. Mustang’s girls finished in seventh place with 176 points, one behind Edmond…

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Other Sports

Tondrell Durham resigns from Mustang

Mustang boys’ basketball coach Tondrell Durham resigned from his duties as of 1 p.m. Tuesday. Durham has spent the last two seasons as the coach of the Broncos and compiled a record of 18-27. The news comes six hours before the Broncos were scheduled to tip-off against the Norman Tigers on the road. “He resigned…

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Columns & Features

Dombek resigns as head football coach at Mustang

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…

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