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Mustang Boys Sports

Broncos’ cornerback becoming a rising star

As a freshman, Jacobe Johnson was just hoping to earn varsity playing time. By midseason, he was starting at cornerback for Mustang High School’s football squad. This off-season, Johnson is being touted as one of the state’s premier young defensive players. And his phenomenal athleticism is expected to be utilized on offense at receiver, too.…

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Mustang Girls Sports

MHS girls get kick out of Lovelace’s hat-trick

Junior forward Kyla Lovelace has been nearly unstoppable in leading Mustang’s girls soccer team to a 4-1 start. Lovelace had a hat-trick Tuesday night as the Lady Broncos overwhelmed Edmond Santa Fe, 5-0, at the Mustang Soccer Pitch. Lovelace, the team’s second-leading scorer last season, has netted more than half of Mustang’s 14 goals in…

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Mustang Wrestling

Bronco wrestlers outduel Piedmont in home opener

Mustang’s wrestling team opened its home dual season with a methodical 44-17 dismantling of the Piedmont Wildcats last Thursday before about 400 fans. Among the Broncos triumphing at the Mustang High School Event Center was Jojo Sylvester 2.0, the new mentally-tougher version of last year’s state qualifier. Sylvester and his Mustang teammates (3-0 in duals),…

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Mustang Basketball

Broncos ride roughshod over Pioneers

STILLWATER — Mustang High’s Scott Hodges is like most basketball coaches and loves it when a plan comes together. His Broncos struggled to a 28-26 halftime lead against Stillwater’s Pioneers last Friday night. But what transpired in the second half, Hodges said, was perfection. Mustang (3-4) limited the Pioneers to only 15 points in the…

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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

Memphis promotes Mustang native to assistant coach

  Former Mustang High School and Oklahoma State University football standout David Glidden’s star just keeps rising — in coaching. Glidden, a Parade All-American receiver at Mustang in 2010, played for OSU from 2011-2015. The past two seasons, Glidden was an offensive quality control analyst for then-head coach Mike Norvell’s University of Memphis Tigers. New…

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Mustang Softball

Tough loss by Mustang tightens 6A-1 race

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High’s fast-pitch softball team was victimized by an eight-run third inning and a season-high four errors in a 9-7 setback at Putnam City on Tuesday. The huge inning gave Putnam City (8-12 overall, 3-9 district) a 9-3 lead, then it held off the Lady Broncos. It was a potentially devastating…

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Mustang Volleyball

Coach pleased with Lady Broncos’ efforts on cort

By BRODY FELDMANN [email protected] 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

Hilly Arkansas course challenges Mustang harriers

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High School’s cross-country teams ran in one of the region’s largest and most famous races Saturday. The 31st annual Chile Pepper Festival is held at the University of Arkansas’ course in Fayetteville. Mustang boys coach Mike McGarry said 778 male and 630 female runners were entered in the 3.1-mile race.…

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Other Sports

MHS girls get kick out of Lovelace’s hat-trick

Junior forward Kyla Lovelace has been nearly unstoppable in leading Mustang’s girls soccer team to a 4-1 start. Lovelace had a hat-trick Tuesday night as the Lady Broncos overwhelmed Edmond Santa Fe, 5-0, at the Mustang Soccer Pitch. Lovelace, the team’s second-leading scorer last season, has netted more than half of Mustang’s 14 goals in…

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Columns & Features

Blankenship named the Broncos’ head football coach

On a night that Mustang Public Schools approved a new superintendent, the Broncos football team is also under new supervision. Lee Blankenship, 33, has been approved as the Broncos’ seventh head football coach in school history. “I’m not anything special, to be honest. There are a lot of great football coaches around this state. What…

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