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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

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 Girls Sports

Lady Broncos to face Norman North for district title for second year

Mustang Lady Broncos soccer season is coming to an end, and there is a familiar foe at the end of the schedule. Last season the Norman North Lady Timberwolves defeated the Lady Broncos in the final game of the season to secure the district title at their place. “We have already had that speech about…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang wrestling makes history

The Mustang wrestling team had a successful outing over the weekend with a second-place finish at the Owasso Dual Tournament. Mustang finished with a 5-1 record, with its only loss of the season coming to nationally ranked, No. 13, Allen (Texas) High. “Overall, I give us a good. I still think we have some more…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos dominate Millerettes with 63-37 victory

Mustang Lady Broncos finished the season sweep over the Millerettes Friday with a 62-37 victory inside the Mustang Event Center. “I thought it was good,” said head coach Kevin Korstjens. “Senior Night is always emotional. So, you’re always glad you play good there.” The Broncos had no trouble putting the ball in the basket against…

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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

Blankenship named the Broncos’ head football coach

On a night that Mustang Public Schools approved a new superintendent, the Broncos football team is also under new supervision. Lee Blankenship, 33, has been approved as the Broncos’ seventh head football coach in school history. “I’m not anything special, to be honest. There are a lot of great football coaches around this state. What…

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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 has an up and down week

By Brody Feldmann With the season closing soon for the Mustang volleyball team, every game matters. The Lady Broncos faced off with two talented teams in the last week with a victory over Westmoore and then fell to No. 1 Edmond Santa Fe on Tuesday. “I think we are gaining confidence as we are going…

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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

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

OKLAHOMA CITY – Walking into the Jim Norick Arena on the last weekend of February brings a sight of wrestling mats covering the arena floor. Mustang wrestling entered the arena with 10 individuals Friday looking for a state title and walked away Saturday with an historic finish. “I knew it would be like this. Everyone…

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Columns & Features

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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