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Broncos clinch home playoff game with 49-35 win over Moore By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos needed a win badly on Friday night to assure themselves of a home game in the first round of the 6A-1 playoffs. The Broncos looked sharp on Friday, and came away with the victory over a tough…

Broncos host Jenks in first round

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos football squad will host the Jenks Trojans in a first round playoff game on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at Broncos Stadium. Mustang comes in as the second seed in district 6A I-2, and Jenks comes into the game as the third seed in 6A-I-1. Jenks has…

American Legion Post 353 marks Veterans Day with poppies

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer American Legion Post 353 members Saturday greeted shoppers at Mustang Walmart with a symbol of ultimate service, a reminder of the importance of Monday’s Veteran’s Day commemoration. “We want to be able to pass on the importance this little flower, to show how poppies are important for us in the…

McKenzie, Sholund to seek re-election on city council

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer By the time filing ends Dec. 4 for two Mustang City Council seats up for election next year, each will have at least one application on file. That’s what Travis McKenzie and Nathan Sholund said last week, as both men confirmed they would seek re-election to the Ward Vs and…

Rare school board public input prompts discussion on rezoning

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer The rare occurrence of public participation during a Mustang Board of Education meeting Monday highlighted a possible Oklahoma City rezone issue near a district school site that could cause administrators and residents some concern. Amber Hopek spoke to board members during that Monday meeting about Canyon Ridge Intermediate School –…

Broncos run to regional crown

By John Martin Staff Writer SAND SPRINGS —  Led by defending state 6A champion Gabe Simonsen, the Mustang Broncos captured the championship of the 6A cross country regional qualifying meet at Charles Page High School in Sand Springs on Saturday. The Lady Broncos finished fourth in the team race and will join the boys squad…

Parent University provides support for family challenges

Holiday behavior focus of Nov. 14 Mustang event By Traci Chapman Staff Writer An effort by employees at three area school districts provides an educational resource aimed at helping not only their students, but also the parents guiding and shaping their behavior. That effort is Parent University, and it’s a labor of love for behavioral…

Mustang increases utilities by 2 percent

October marks regular annual utility rate increases By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As the federal consumer price index increases, so too do municipal utility costs, as water, sewer and sanitation rates took effect in October. Mustang ordinances dictate annual increases be passed on to its consumers, based either on the yearly U.S. Department of Labor…

Mustang volleyball advances to state for the first time since 1996

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang High School volleyball team accomplished something that hasn’t been done in nearly a quarter-century by advancing to the state tournament, and they did it in style. The Lady Broncos were dominant in Tuesday’s regional tournament, sweeping both Westmoore and Tulsa Union 3-0 to bring home the title. The…

Lady Broncos prepare for volleyball regional

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Lady Broncos volleyball team got its wish. The squad will be hosting their regional tournament tonight at the Mustang Events Center. The fourth-ranked Lady Broncos (27-4) will take on Westmoore (5-19) at 4:30 p.m. in the first match of the four-team tournament. No. 13 Tulsa Union (12-19) will…

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American Legion Post 353 marks Veterans Day with poppies

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer American Legion Post 353 members Saturday greeted shoppers at Mustang Walmart with a symbol of ultimate service, a reminder of the importance of Monday’s Veteran’s Day commemoration. “We want to be able to pass on the importance this little flower, to show how poppies are important for us in the…

McKenzie, Sholund to seek re-election on city council

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer By the time filing ends Dec. 4 for two Mustang City Council seats up for election next year, each will have at least one application on file. That’s what Travis McKenzie and Nathan Sholund said last week, as both men confirmed they would seek re-election to the Ward Vs and…

Area Sports

Thunder and lightning too much for Lions

Broncos clinch home playoff game with 49-35 win over Moore By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos needed a win badly on Friday night to assure themselves of a home game in the first round of the 6A-1 playoffs. The Broncos looked sharp on Friday, and came away with the victory over a tough…

Broncos host Jenks in first round

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer The Mustang Broncos football squad will host the Jenks Trojans in a first round playoff game on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at Broncos Stadium. Mustang comes in as the second seed in district 6A I-2, and Jenks comes into the game as the third seed in 6A-I-1. Jenks has…

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