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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 harriers have success at Pre-State

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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…

Mustang Boys Sports

COAC announces all-conference team, honors MHS players

Mustang High School senior safety Liam Krivanek has been selected co-defensive player of the year on the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference’s all-league football squad. Krivanek shared the award with Norman High senior linebacker Cole Thompson. Krivanek made 123 tackles to top MHS’ defensive charts for the second straight season. The 6-foot-1, 205-pounder was a team…

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Mustang Girls Sports

MHS begins search after coach resigns

Mustang High School will begin the search for its second softball coach in five years after Jamie Roberts tendered her resignation Oct. 14. Robert Foreman, MHS’ athletic director, confirmed that Roberts resigned her coaching duties four days after the Lady Broncos were eliminated from the regional tournament. “We would like to thank Jamie for all…

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Mustang Wrestling

State sports hall of fame enshrines Cross

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang native Kendall Cross has been inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Cross was a national champion wrestler at Oklahoma State University in 1989 and captured an Olympic gold medal in 1996. He also placed sixth during the 1992 Olympics. Cross was enshrined in the state sports hall of…

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Mustang Basketball

MHS boys top Enid, give new coach first win

The Mustang Broncos presented basketball coach Scott Hodges with his first victory at MHS in their opener at the Woodward Tournament on Thursday night. Guard Ethan Scott, a sophomore move-in from Westmoore, erupted for 34 points as Mustang outgunned the Enid Plainsmen, 79-65. MHS played the OKC Storm in the semifinals at 5:10 p.m. Friday.…

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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

Mustang shocks Union with late touchdown pass

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Making big plays literally from the football game’s first snap until its last, Mustang High stunned Union’s Redskins, 23-21, Friday in suburban Tulsa. Quarterback Hayden Conrad threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to receiver Chris Duran with 15 seconds left, propelling Mustang to a critical District 6A-1 victory over the Redskins at…

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Mustang Softball

Fast-pitch downs Deer Creek in come-from-behind win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info After falling behind by three runs in the first inning Tuesday night against Deer Creek, the Mustang High School fast-pitch softball team was in dire need of relief. Deer Creek had knocked around Lady Broncos’ freshman right-hander Landry Garza before her teammates even batted. Enter sophomore Lauryn Cottrell, who had been…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang Athletics reveals Hall of Fame inductees

In its second year, Mustang Athletic Department announced four individuals and one team will be inducted into the Mustang Athletics Hall of Fame. Charles Carpenter, Toby Daugherty, James Garner, Shane Hamman, and the 1984 girls’ volleyball team will go up in the hall of fame Aug. 24 at the Mustang Event Center. Toby Rowland will…

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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

Keanon Simon resigns from Mustang

After three seasons, Mustang’s baseball coach Keanon Simon resigned Tuesday. “We appreciate the things Keanon did for us. We appreciate the three years he has been here,” Athletic Director Robert Foreman said. Simon led the Broncos to two state tournament appearances and a state championship in 2017. In his three seasons, Simon compiled a 72-44…

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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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