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Mustang Boys Sports

Mustang grapplers place third at Geary meet

Mustang High School’s wrestlers claimed three individual titles and placed third in the team standings last weekend at the Geary Tournament. Returning state champion Tucker Owens had perhaps the biggest victory, winning an impressive 3-1 decision in the 120-pound finals. He beat Dominic Chavez of Arlington (Texas) Martin last Saturday. Chavez is No. 13 nationally…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang snags new softball coach

Robert Foreman, Mustang High School’s athletic director, has continued his quest to assemble one of the best young coaching staffs in the state. Monday, at its monthly meeting, the Mustang School Board approved Foreman’s selection of Lacy Darity to be the high school’s new head softball coach. “Lacy was our top candidate from the beginning…

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Mustang Wrestling

Cornerstone Classic lures top teams

Mustang’s basketball teams, with many of their key players underclassmen, have been growing up the difficult way: through the school of hard knocks. In recent games, Mustang’s boys and girls have shown improvement despite setbacks against highly ranked opponents. Mustang’s quintets will embrace yet another chance to gain invaluable experience when they host the second…

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Mustang Basketball

Hodges, Scott shine in return to Westmoore

Mustang High boys basketball coach Scott Hodges and sophomore move-in guard Ethan Scott couldn’t have scripted a more perfect homecoming. Hodges, in his first season at Mustang, coached last year at Westmoore. One of his Jaguar players was Scott, who as a freshman and was named COAC Newcomer of the Year. Scott erupted for 28…

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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

Seniors lead the way for Mustang’s defense

By BOB CRAMER For two years now, seniors Liam Krivanek and Judson Rowland have been the heart and soul of the defense for Mustang High School’s football team. Krivanek plays safety, and Rowland is the middle linebacker. They are returning starters and MHS’ defensive co-captains. First-year head coach Lee Blankenship said the pair have…

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Mustang Softball

Freshman pitcher hurls, hits Broncos to 10th straight win

By BOB CRAMER Like any other sport, fast-pitch softball can be a game of adjustments. Make them, and you win. Fail, and you may lose. Mustang High School pretty much has been making all the right moves this season — just as freshman right-hander Landry Garza did Tuesday night on the Lady Broncos’ home…

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Mustang Volleyball

Coach pleased with Lady Broncos’ efforts on cort

By BRODY FELDMANN 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

Neither rain nor lightning can deter Bronco harriers

By BOB CRAMER Mustang High’s cross-country teams had their day rained on — literally — in the OK Runner Classic on Saturday. Nobody escaped Mother Nature’s wrath last weekend. Not Mustang’s softball or football teams, and not its harriers, who were slowed but not deterred in Norman. “We had a 2 1/2-hour lightning delay,…

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Other Sports

Yukon hires girl’s soccer coach

By BRODY FELDMANN Yukon High School’s girls’ soccer program found its new head coach Monday night when the Yukon School Board approved the selection of Danielle Cushing. “I am so excited to get started,” she said. Cushing is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where she received both an undergraduate and a master’s degree.…

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Columns & Features

Mustang JROTC cadet nominated to West Point

By Chris Eversole Andrew Borseth joins a growing list of Mustang High School JROTC students who have been nominated to a service academy. Borseth has his fingers crossed that his nomination to West Point will result in an appointment there, but he realizes that Mustang’s success rate on service academy appointments is about 50 percent.…

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