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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…

Settlement conference Friday on fired Mustang athletic director’s case

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By Chris Eversole A settlement hearing is scheduled Friday in the case that a fired Mustang Public Schools athletic director brought against the school district. The hearing comes after an appeals court reversed a federal district court’s ruling against the claim by Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr. and sent it back for a new trial. Friday’s…

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 Boys Sports

Mustang to visit Moore’s Lions following 37-34 road win

The Mustang Sack Exchange helped put Putnam City North’s football team out of business in last week’s 37-34 road win. The Broncos sacked Panther quarterback Aaron Norment 10 times. They may need a similar type of effort at 7 p.m. Friday when they visit Moore’s Lions. Defensive tackle Jett Woodward and linebacker Bradyn Jarman had…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang’s Simonsen wins COAC championship

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info 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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Mustang Wrestling

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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Mustang Basketball

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 Swimming

Swimming: Mustang girls finish fifth in Bixby, Yukon Invitational meets

Mustang’s girls finished fifth twice in three days in the 2016 Bixby Invitational in Bixby Thursday and the 2016 Yukon Invitational at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond Saturday. The Broncos racked off eight top-10 performances in Bixby, including three top-5 placers. Hannah Hamilton (Fr.) topped the list, finishing fourth in the 100-butterfly and fifth…

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Mustang Football

Mustang assistant coach faces father in Southmoore match

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Assistant Cole Prestidge, who coaches Mustang High’s Bronco backs, will look across the field in pregame warmups and see a familiar face when MHS entertains Southmoore at 7 p.m. Friday. The SaberCats’ offensive coordinator is his father, Ty Prestidge, a veteran of 47 seasons of coaching high school football in the…

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Mustang Softball

Lately, only Mother Nature has slowed Mustang softball

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Aside from a one-run loss two weeks ago in a tournament at Broken Arrow, nobody has been able to stop Mustang High School’s softball team — except Mother Nature. The Lady Broncos took an eight-game winning streak into Tuesday night’s game at Edmond Memorial. After having three games rained out during…

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Mustang Volleyball

Coach pleased with Lady Broncos’ efforts on cort

By BRODY FELDMANN newseditor@mustangnews.info Mustang volleyball had its first scrimmage of the year Monday at Southmoore. “We played some really good competition. We only lost one game. We lost by two points, and we shouldn’t have. We had one starter out, so things went really well,” coach Steve Hajek said. The competition included Moore, Southmoore,…

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Mustang Cross Country

Cross country teams make strides toward improvement

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info The cross-country season isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon of shorter races as Mustang High School’s runners make strides toward improving with regionals and state on the horizon. The Broncos’ defending state champion, junior Gabe Simonsen, ran 17:22.06 to win the 3.1-mile event in the Mustang Harrier at Wild Horse Park…

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Other 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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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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