Michael Kinney

Mustang looks to clean up mistakes in week two vs. Norman

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Mustang couldn’t have started off its season much better, as the Broncos beat down rival Yukon. However, Coach Jeremy Dombek wasn’t totally impressed with what he saw. “The first-team defense played about as good as we can ask for a kid to play. Very, very pleased with our game plan…

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Mustang looks to make it four-straight over Yukon

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer For Carlos Thomas, it’s not a game or even a rivalry. The Mustang tailback calls the annual confrontation between MHS and Yukon a ritual. Thomas doesn’t use the word because of all the hype and pomp and circumstance that goes into the matchup. It’s because for his entire prep career…

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Mustang harriers get off to fast start

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Emma K. Downing admits it’s not easy. The Mustang High cross country runner is competing each day not at her best due to a chronic injury called Osgood-Schlatters that causes pain in her bones while she is running. Yet, despite the constant pressure of the pain, Downing has started her…

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Broncos show potential in scrimmage

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The Mustang football team got its first real look at what type of team they will be putting on the field this year when they traveled to Bixby last week. In their first scrimmage of the season, coach Jeremy Dombek had a lot of positives in the outing. “Early on…

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Mustang suffers first loss of season

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer   After starting the softball season with an impressive 5-0 start, Mustang finally felt its first taste of defeat. Facing Pryor High Saturday, the Lady Broncos fell 1-0 in seven innings. It was the first time all season they had been held under four runs. “I definitely think we’re coming…

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Lady Broncos going through growing pains

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The start to the volleyball season has not been kind to Mustang. After a tough five-set loss to Moore in the opener, they dropped their first three pool play matches at the Norman High Volleyball Tournament Friday. It looked like the Broncos were going to drop to 0-5 when they…

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Softball dominates Norman, Southmoore in first week

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The Mustang softball team knew they had a good team. With nearly every player returning from last season, they have the makings of a squad that could make noise in the postseason. However, for those outside the Broncos program, it may not have set in just how good MHS can…

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Meadows goes into his final season as an experienced leader

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The Mustang football team did something it has never done before. On Saturday they hosted their annual media/picture day two days before the season began. They normally wait until two weeks into the season. To mark the occasion, coach Jeremy Dombeck had the Mustang Police Department canine unit come out…

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Football practices underway

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer Football season has officially begun and it couldn’t have come any sooner for Mustang. The broncos kicked off their first practice of the season Monday after chomping at the bit during the off season. “It starts with Clinic week at the end of July,” MHS coach Jeremy Dombeck said. “All the…

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