Mustang Public Schools

Mustang JROTC cadet nominated to West Point

By Chris Eversole Andrew Borseth joins a growing list of Mustang High School JROTC students who have been nominated to a service academy. Borseth has his fingers crossed that his nomination to West Point will result in an appointment there, but he realizes that Mustang’s success rate on service academy appointments is about 50 percent.…

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Broncos fall in consolation championship

  Mustang hosted the inaugural Cornerstone Bank Mustang Holiday Classic over the weekend, and the Broncos made their way into the consolation championship. The Broncos opened the tournament with a thriller against Tulsa Central on Thursday. Class 4A No. 3 Tulsa Central took a 51-39 lead into the fourth quarter before Mustang outscored the Braves…

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2018 IN REVIEW

Oil wells challenge, walkout, superintendent turnover By Chris Eversole   The year 2018 in the Mustang area was highlighted by the courts siding with the city council in its restrictions on two proposed oil and gas wells, teachers walking out as part of a statewide actions that resulted in the Legislature increasing their pay and…

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Yukon’s Simeroth named to Student Advisory Council

  Three Canadian County students made it on the 2019 State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council. In its fourth year, the Student Advisory Council will meet with State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister and the state department of Education to discuss policy. Yukon’s Dawson Simeroth, Mustang’s Caleb Horn, and Parker Tidwell from Piedmont all made the list. Simeroth…

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GRAPPLERS TAKE THIRD

Mustang wrestling impresses in tournament   As the No. 3 team in class 6A; the Mustang Broncos wrestling team traveled to Enid over the weekend to compete in the Mid-America Nationals. Mustang finished as the third best team at the tournament a year ago but wasn’t anywhere close to Arlington Martin or Tuttle. This season,…

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Family donates $200,000 of equipment to schools

By Shannon Rigsby Mustang Public Schools received a donation of specialized equipment this semester valued at more than $200,000. For Kristy and Darren Deadmond, it’s a gift in memory of their daughter and specialized possibilities for children they may never meet. Their daughter, Shelbi Deanna Haskin, a 2014 Mustang graduate, passed away unexpectedly in August…

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Mustang shows dominance over Yukon in wrestling

  Mustang’s basketball court inside the Event Center was covered by two wrestling mats, and more than 1,000 fans filled the seats for the annual Mustang vs. Yukon dual. “I have to be a little honest. I was a little nervous. I was like ‘man there are a lot of people here,’” said coach Brian…

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