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TOUGH LOSS

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By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball’s spectacular season came to an end on Tuesday night to the hands of the Jenks Trojans in the regional finals. Mustang went into the regional championship on a three-game winning streak, Yukon (3-1), Putnam City West (3-0) and Union (3-2). “They had a great season. We tried to emphasize that…

Softball falls to Yukon

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By Brody Feldmann YUKON– Mustang went into regionals last week at Yukon High School with a nine-year streak of making the state tournament. But, this season the streak was ended by rival Yukon in the regional championship. “Devastation, disappointment and frustration. It is hard, and it’s still hard. We expected to be playing this week,”…

BRONCOS SURVIVE AN UGLY FRIDAY NIGHT

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By Brody Feldmann MOORE– A battle between the Broncos and Sabercats ended in the Broncos second win of the season and first win in district play. “Number one it is really good to get a win. Any time you can get a win it is a positive,” said offensive coordinator Aso Pogi. Mustang faced off…

Inching out the competition

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By Brody Feldmann Talk to the boy’s cross country coach Mike McGarry for 30-seconds about Gabe Simonsen, and you will learn that there are two guys in the state who are ranked in front of Simonsen. McGarry and Simonsen both know it, and both talk about it. But on Saturday, Simonsen got his first look…

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GRAPPLERS TAKE THIRD

Mustang wrestling impresses in tournament   As the No. 3 team in class 6A; the Mustang Broncos wrestling team traveled to Enid over the weekend to compete in the Mid-America Nationals. Mustang finished as the third best team at the tournament a year ago but wasn’t anywhere close to Arlington Martin or Tuttle. This season,…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang girls hoops earns first win

MOORE – Typically the biggest improvement comes between the first and second game of the season. “I think it was just a little bit of nerves and lack of confidence,” said basketball coach Kevin Korstjens. That is what the Lady Broncos basketball squad witnessed Tuesday during a 70-41 rout over the Southmoore SaberCats. The victory…

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Mustang Wrestling

Broncos have success at Colton Schneider Memorial

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,…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang girls hoops earns first win

MOORE – Typically the biggest improvement comes between the first and second game of the season. “I think it was just a little bit of nerves and lack of confidence,” said basketball coach Kevin Korstjens. That is what the Lady Broncos basketball squad witnessed Tuesday during a 70-41 rout over the Southmoore SaberCats. The victory…

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Mustang Swimming

Swimming: Mustang boys knock off Edmond schools, girls finish third

Mustang’s boys placed first while the girls placed third in a matchup with all three Edmond schools Tuesday at the Mitch Park YMCA. BOYS Led by eight top-5 finishes, Mustang’s boys defeated Edmond Santa Fe, Edmond North and Edmond Memorial. Jacob Hesse (Sr.), Matt Jensen (Sr.), Zach Boyanton (Jr.) and Lane Brown (Jr.) paced the…

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Mustang Football

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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Mustang Softball

Mother nature allows the Lady Broncos to finally hit the field

By Brody Feldmann Mother Nature gave way long enough for the Mustang softball team to step on the field for the first time during the regular season last Thursday. Mustang traveled to Guthrie to kick off the season against the 5A Lady Blue Jays. “It felt great. These girls have been working hard for weeks…

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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

Mustang harriers have success at Pre-State

By Brody Feldmann The Mustang harriers traveled to Edmond Santa Fe last Friday and competed in the Pre-State meet. At the end of the day the Mustang boys’ team walked away with a first-place finish with two top five finishes and three top-15 finishes. “We weren’t at full strength either. We had three of our…

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Other Sports

Southwest Covenant athletics find consistent success

  When Kevin Cobbs arrived at Southwest Covenant, he looked around and saw potential. An athletic program recently admitted into the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association, Cobbs knew they needed to make a splash to prove they belonged. Nine years later, the program is booming. This school year alone, volleyball made it to the state…

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Columns & Features

Oil and gas company brings 35 jobs

By Chris Eversole The once outdated office building that housed Tate Publishing has become a hub of activity for Roan Resources, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. No longer is the building, 127 E. Trade Center Terrace, serving as a sales and editorial center for a company that allegedly bilked thousands of…

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