Mustang High School

Mustang Public Schools enrollment higher than expected

By Chris Eversole Mustang Pubic Schools began the school year with 713 more students than at the start of the last school year – exceeding the expected growth of 400 to 450 students. The opening enrollment was 11,962, and last year’s was 11,249. “We’ve had a very smooth start,” Interim Superintendent Charles Bradley said. The…

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Volleyball’s losing streak increases to three games

By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball has fallen into a mini slump with a now a three-game losing streak. The Lady Broncos fell Tuesday night three sets to none against the Edmond Memorial Lady Bulldogs. “This is a competitive team and to be the best you have to beat the best. You have to be ready…

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Mustang student receives heart transplant

A Mustang High School student needing a heart transplant received an early Christmas miracle. Ethan Ellis, 17, received his heart transplant Dec. 21 at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, according to his mother, Chandra Sowers. “We got the call at 8:40 p.m. Our OR (operating room) time was 1:30 a.m.,” Sowers said. Ironically, Sowers got the…

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Mustang High School student awaits life-saving transplant

Ethan Ellis is trying to keep up with his school work while at the same holding out hope for a life-saving transplant. Ethan lives in Yukon and attends Mustang High School, where he is a junior. Since Sept. 11, Ethan has been a patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, where he is awaiting a heart…

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Mustang senior first to serve as STUCO, senior class president

By Shannon Rigsby, MPS Communications Mustang High School’s Rebekah Pope holds the honor of being the first individual to simultaneously hold the offices of senior class president and president of the Mustang High School Student Council (STUCO). Coming from a family steeped in athletics, Pope doesn’t mind the idea of competition. Elections are part of…

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MPS 1948 gym keepsakes to be sold at Bronco Alley, Western Days

By Shannon Rigbsy, MPS Communications For more than 65 years, the circa 1948 gym served the students and staff of Mustang Public Schools. The peeling gray block structure which became known as the PE building in recent years had reached a point where spending more than half a million dollars to simply bring the building…

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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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