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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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Softball’s preseason comes to an end, kicks into full gear Aug. 7

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer After countless hours of practicing in near 100 degree weather, the Mustang fastpitch team finally got a chance to compete against players in another uniform. The Broncos traveled to Shawnee Monday for a pair of scrimmages against Stillwater and Silo. Coach Jaime Roberts was pleased with what she saw. “It…

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Batter up: Yukon softball looks for continued success

With a core of returning starters from 2016’s semifinal team, Yukon softball coach Heather Shanahan is looking for even more this year. Shanahan, who is returning to the team this year after taking last season off for family leave, said this year’s team has the potential to be extremely successful. “We are returning most of…

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Lady Broncos get preseason practice underway

By Michael Kinney, Contributing Writer The Mustang softball team kicked off its season Monday with a five-hour practice. With more than a dozen freshmen filling up the roster, coach Jaime Roberts needs every second to get them ready for the upcoming season. “When you add 13 freshmen to your team, they just don’t know all…

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Softball coach honored by league, family

A normal game day turned into a nightmare for the Sweet Thunder softball team. Coach and dugout mom Carla Kudrna, 37, suddenly had a seizure in the dugout around 8 p.m. at their game on April 22. She was then rushed to the hospital and was pronounced dead around noon April 23. It was later…

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The ‘Ultimate’ fundraiser to help parents out this Easter

Parents and the Easter Bunny aren’t the only ones putting eggs in children’s yards this Easter. A softball team is hosting a fundraiser called “Egg My Yard,” in which people may choose if they want 24 or 48 eggs placed in their yard for an “Easter morning surprise.” It costs $20 for 24 eggs or…

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