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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…

Mustang Sports Hall of Fame grows

Five new members inducted into MHS Sports Hall of Fame By Stan Moss Contributing Writer Three athletes, one coach and one team were added to the roll of the Mustang High School Sports Hall of Fame at the second annual induction ceremony, held Saturday night at the Mustang Events Center. The selection committee for the…

Mustang takes gold at Muskogee Tournament

By Stan Moss Contributing Writer Hot on the heels of last week’s impressive second-place finish at the Norman Tournament, the Mustang Lady Broncos volleyball team did themselves one better, taking the crown at the Muskogee tournament last Friday and Saturday. The Lady Broncos only lost two games in the entire tournament, both of those coming…

Countdown continues for Western Days

Mustang’s biggest event celebrates city’s big 5-0 By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Friday marked a big annual milestone for Mustang Western Days organizers – two weeks until thousands of people turned up to experience arguably the city’s largest event. This year would be especially significant, City Manager and Mustang Chamber of Commerce chairman Tim Rooney…

Sounds of the season

Mustang Nightriders marching band kicks off new year By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Coming back from one of the most successful programs in its history and tackling a new level of marching complexities, Mustang High School Nightriders marching band Saturday brought the heat to an already sweltering day with a performance that showed just how…

Mustang artist creates design for butterfly license plate contest

Voting on themed license plates ends Sept. 8 By Traci Chapman Staff Writer For Mustang artist Rick Sinnett, creation has been a voyage of self-discovery, a way to share a vision through the creation of murals and other medium. With his newest project, it’s a way to protect something, at the same time furthering the…

Just Kids Pediatrics, a blend of care for young patients

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer Children in Mustang will have a new kind of health care option soon, when Just Kids Pediatrics opens its doors in the city. It was an opening that might not have happened, if not for the intercession of Sen. Paul Rosino, Just Kids representatives said. Originally looking at a new…

Lions Club comes back with a roar

Event provides screening, highlights Cruisers partnership By Traci Chapman Staff Writer It was a match made in heaven Saturday, as Mustang Lions Club and Thursday Night Cruisers partnered for an event that combined health, community and classic cars. That event was a special rally, of sorts, a gathering of about 87 classic vehicles and one…

Mr. Mustang’s legacy lives on

Crout remembered for commitment to community By Traci Chapman Staff Writer He was a man who loved his family, his friends and his community, someone who showed through his actions how much he believed in Mustang and its potential – and although gone, Robert Crout left behind him a legacy of promise, growth and determination…

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OPINION: Who’s famous in your kitchen?

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Some kitchen celebrities are making big news these days. Aunt Jemima, Mrs Butterworth’s, Eskimo Pie and Uncle Ben’s are all rebranding soon. It got me thinking…what famous names are living in my kitchen? Well…I must be eating good because my cabinet is the home of Mr. Chef Boyardee. The company was…

Liberty Fireworks celebrates 30 years

FREE Fireworks Show & Concert set for June 27 in Nicoma Park By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Liberty Fireworks is inviting the public out to celebrate 30 years of business. The annual Liberty Fireworks celebration has been scheduled for June 27 at 10525 NE 23rd St. Coordinators understand people are ready to get out and…

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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…

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…

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