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Mustang swimming dives into the season

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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…

DOMINOES ARE FALLING

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By Brody Feldmann There is a saying that “success breeds success” and that is what is happening inside of the Mustang wrestling program. The program witnessed its first individual win a national championship over the summer when Tate Picklo won at the Fargo National Championships. Then, for the first time in two decades, the Broncos…

PERSEVERANCE

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Mustang’s Jordan Thayer overcomes leg injuries as a young girl and finishes her high school cross country career as an All-State harrier for the Lady Broncos By Brody Feldmann Cross country runners rely heavily on their legs and feet to get them around the course during a race. Mustang’s Jordan Thayer was told by a…

STATE SUCCESS

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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…

Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang sees positives in scrimmages vs. Bixby, Enid

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info During preseason scrimmages, a little adversity is not a bad thing. Mustang High School’s football team competed in its first scrimmage last Friday, traveling to Bixby where it was opposed by the Spartans and Enid Plainsmen. During the scrimmage, Mustang allowed four touchdowns and scored three. The score was a bit…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Bronco netters fight for win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang volleyball coach Steve Hajek didn’t sound very happy Tuesday night. “At some point, all teams have a bad match,” he lamented. No, the Lady Broncos didn’t play very well, making plenty of errors, Hajek reiterated, but then they didn’t lose either, winning 26-24, 25-15, 27-25. “We had some offensive hitting and passing…

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Mustang Wrestling

Broncos qualify 10 for state en route to regional title

MOORE – Another milestone was reached by the Mustang Broncos’ wrestling team over the weekend. Mustang took first at the OSSAA 6A West Regional tournament with a team total of 222 points edging out the Edmond Memorial Bulldogs by three points. The first-place finish is the first regional championship for the Broncos in at least…

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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

Broncos to rely on experienced O-line

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info If Mustang’s spread offense is to “Play PHAST,” success must begin with physicality in the trenches so the Broncos can throw blocks to free their fast receivers and running backs and protect the quarterback. Mustang returns three starters on the offensive line. The unit’s strength begins on the left side with…

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Mustang Softball

Lady Broncos sweep Pacers by run rule

After a blow-out loss to Moore last Monday, the Lady Broncos slow-pitch softball team has rattled off four straight wins. The Lady Broncos defeated Purcell, 12-0, and Amber Pocasset, 18-10, in a double header before returning to their home turf Monday against Enid. “The girls were putting on a little show. There was a good…

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Mustang Volleyball

TOUGH LOSS

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…

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Mustang Cross Country

Mustang harriers are preparing for state

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…

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Other Sports

Mustang catches its Bass

A new era begins inside the Mustang basketball programs with the hiring of Katie Bass, 36, as the next girls’ basketball coach. “The community base here is amazing, and the support is something that I’ve always wanted and needed. I’m just excited to be here,” Bass said. “The community around here is just, I’ve never…

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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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