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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

MHS’ Blankenship faces No. 1 Rams, ‘Coach B’

Lee Blankenship grew up wanting to be a football coach and admits much of his motivation came from watching his second cousin, Bill Blankenship, direct programs in the Tulsa area. “It’s kind of a joke in our family, but you are either a preacher or football coach,” quipped Lee Blankenship, whose father is a preacher.…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang, Yukon netters primed for Bedlam clash

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang’s varsity volleyball squad, coming off one of its most thrilling matches of the season, will entertain the rival Yukon Millers at 6 tonight. The No. 4-ranked Lady Broncos (23-4 overall) are 10-1 this season at the Mustang High School Event Center and will put a seven-match winning streak on the…

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Mustang Wrestling

Mustang grappler Cameron Picklo reaches milestone with 100th win

In one of the toughest sports on the planet, it is rare hearing of a high school wrestler winning 100 matches in their career. Mustang’s Cameron Picklo accomplished the feat on Dec. 8 at the Manhattan Duals with a first-period pin over Tommy Downum of Paola, Kansas. “I never really thought about it. Obviously, it…

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Mustang Basketball

Tondrell Durham resigns from Mustang

Mustang boys’ basketball coach Tondrell Durham resigned from his duties as of 1 p.m. Tuesday. Durham has spent the last two seasons as the coach of the Broncos and compiled a record of 18-27. The news comes six hours before the Broncos were scheduled to tip-off against the Norman Tigers on the road. “He resigned…

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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

Hoping for imperfect Union, Broncos head to Tulsa

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang’s football team will face another explosive rusher when it travels to Tulsa for a District 6A-1 encounter against the Union Redskins. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Union-Tuttle Stadium, and Mustang’s defense will be most aware of running back AJ Green’s presence. “Green is a great player. He’s…

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Mustang Softball

Lady Broncos pitch past PC North

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Overpowering pitching and tight defense usually combine to create a winning formula. Mustang High School’s girls fast-pitch softball team proved as much Monday, posting a season-opening 6-2 victory at Putnam City North. Mother Nature proved to be an even tougher adversary Tuesday as the Lady Broncos’ home-opener against Moore was rained…

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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

Man recovering after shooting in Mustang

A man was shot early Monday at a Mustang apartment complex following a dispute, officials with the Mustang Police Department say. Police said the incident occurred around 1 a.m. after a woman brought a man home. The man was shot by the woman’s roommate. The shooting occurred at the apartment complex, 1184 W. Westchester Way.…

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Other Sports

‘T’-Town Bound for Lady Broncos

CLAREMORE — The Kilpatrick Turnpike between Mustang and Tulsa will have a familiar bus burning rubber down it this week as the Lady Broncos travel to Tulsa for the 2019 State Basketball Championship Tournament. “It feels really good. We went my sophomore year and that was the greatest feeling ever. We lost first round, but…

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Columns & Features

Dombek resigns as head football coach at Mustang

Mustang head football coach Jeremy Dombek has resigned. Dombek steps down Monday after six years as the head coach of the Broncos. In six years, Dombek led Mustang to the playoffs four years and the semifinals twice. “I love Mustang and wish them nothing but the best. Eighteen years is a long time and I’ve…

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