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Mustang Boys Sports

Simonsen paces Broncos to CC conference title

By Michael Kinney

DEER CREEK — In No. 2 Mustang’s final tune-up before the postseason, the MHS boys’ cross-country team was able to lock horns with No. 3 Deer Creek once again. But this time around, it was the Broncos who came out on top Tuesday at the Central Oklahoma Coaches Association Conference Meet. Led by Gabe Simonsen…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Mustang netters dominate 6A Regionals, make state

By Terry Groover

By ANTHONY MELLENDORF For The Mustang News The Mustang Lady Broncos cruised through the Class 6A Regional Tournament Tuesday capturing victories over the Westmoore Lady Jaguars and the Moore Lady Lions. In the early match, Mustang steamrolled Westmoore in straight sets, 25-14, 25-17, 25-22 to advance to the championship match. The Lady Broncos got off…

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Mustang Wrestling

MHS grapplers get pin happy, dominate regional

By Bob Cramer

Mustang High School’s wrestling team put on a powerful display over the weekend on its way to winning the Class 6A West Regional at Westmoore High School. However, coach Brian Picklo thinks Mustang, which amassed 26 pins, can perform even better at this weekend’s state tournament. “We played it safe. We didn’t wrestle near as…

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Mustang Basketball

Lady Broncos’ defense thwarts Yukon rally

By Bob Cramer

When Mustang High suffered a nearly catastrophic offensive outage in the fourth quarter against Yukon, the Lady Broncos’ zone defense bailed them out in the heated bedlam rivalry. Boosted in the waning moments by several key hustle plays from guard Jordyn Rollins, No. 18-ranked Mustang eked out a 44-43 victory over the Millerettes last Friday…

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Mustang Swimming

Hamilton brings home gold

By Terry Groover

For the first time in school history, Mustang swimming has a regional champion; Hannah Hamilton. “I think it is really cool. Swimming doesn’t get a lot of recognition at the school, so for me to be able to put swimming in the school is really cool. It is really nice for me, too, because this…

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Mustang Football

Broncos’ offense connects in win

By Michael Kinney

Despite topping the 30-point mark in two of their first four games, the Mustang football team was still waiting for that offensive explosion where everything came together. That moment came last week when the Broncos traveled to Moore to face Southmoore. In their first Thursday game of the season, MHS turned a back-and-forth ball game…

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Mustang Softball

Lady Broncos rally for regional title

By Michael Kinney

During the regional softball tournament, there were a couple of times Mustang could have folded and called it a day. However, that is not what Mustang coach Lacy Darity has instilled in her squad. From day one of the season, she has had them believing they are always in the game. So, when the Broncos…

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Mustang Volleyball

Mustang netters dominate 6A Regionals, make state

By Terry Groover

By ANTHONY MELLENDORF For The Mustang News The Mustang Lady Broncos cruised through the Class 6A Regional Tournament Tuesday capturing victories over the Westmoore Lady Jaguars and the Moore Lady Lions. In the early match, Mustang steamrolled Westmoore in straight sets, 25-14, 25-17, 25-22 to advance to the championship match. The Lady Broncos got off…

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Mustang Cross Country

Simonsen paces Broncos to CC conference title

By Michael Kinney

DEER CREEK — In No. 2 Mustang’s final tune-up before the postseason, the MHS boys’ cross-country team was able to lock horns with No. 3 Deer Creek once again. But this time around, it was the Broncos who came out on top Tuesday at the Central Oklahoma Coaches Association Conference Meet. Led by Gabe Simonsen…

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Other Sports

Seven Lady Broncos commit to play college soccer

By Bob Cramer

Players and fans of Mustang High School’s girls soccer team will always wonder what might’ve been had the coronavirus not ended the 2020 season prematurely in March. The Lady Broncos had enough talent that capturing a Class 6A state championship was more than possible. Much of MHS’ ability and strength came from a roster that…

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Columns & Features

Pre-K helps students adjust to school

By Chris Eversole

Kyla Johnson’s pre-K classroom at Prairie View Elementary School was a beehive of activity – all of it with a deliberate purpose – on a recent day. The day started with students walking in zigzagging paths as they greeted each other and Johnson to the tune “Hello Friends.” Everyone grouped around Payton Kellum as she…

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