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Stephen Long warms up on the sideline as the cheerleaders and fans sport rain ponchos and umbrellas.

Mustangs sink Pirates to win semi final in the rain

[ 1 ] November 28, 2015

By Chris Edens, Sports Editor Oologah will play for a gold ball after beating Poteau 29-7 in the semifinals. The Mustangs got off to another slow start. The Pirates took the lead on a interception midway through the second quarter. Oologah started at the Poteau 32 after Stephen Long picked off a pass. Casey Base [...]

Oologah faces Poteau 7 pm Friday at Glenpool

Oologah faces Poteau 7 pm Friday at Glenpool

[ 0 ] November 21, 2015

Mustangs bulldoze Eagles to face Pouteau in semi-finals By Chris Edens Next up–undefeated Poteau, which dismantled Harrah 54-28. Oologah-Poteau will be at Glenpool at 7 p.m. on Friday. FB_2015-16_4ABracket Mustang Junior quarterback Casey Base completed four touchdown passes. The Mustang defense held the Eagles to 137 yards total in offense. It was a typical, exciting [...]

Mustangs advance to second round

Mustangs advance to second round

[ 0 ] November 18, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Updated Bracket: FB_2015-16_4ABracket Oologah smashed its way to the second round of the 4A playoffs with a 28-14 win over Metro Christian Friday night. The Patriots were ranked No. 6. The Mustangs are still ranked No. 3 after the win over Metro Christian. “It’s a huge win. With their history [...]

4A Football playoff brackets: Mustangs host Metro Christian in round one

4A Football playoff brackets: Mustangs host Metro Christian in round one

[ 0 ] November 7, 2015

OSSAA has just released the full playoff bracket for 4A. Oologah hosts Metro Christian for the first round at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Here’s the full bracket so you can print it out and keep track. Go Mustangs! FB_2015-16_4ABracket

Oologah takes second in 4A-3

Oologah takes second in 4A-3

[ 0 ] November 7, 2015

By Chris Edens, Sports Editor Oologah clinched a first round home playoff game Friday with a 51-14 win at McLain. The Mustangs never trailed and held Titan quarterback Josh Jacobs in check. After a good defensive effort, Logan Armstrong ran a punt back to the McLain 10. Hunter Gibson caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from [...]

Oologah squashes Hornets

Oologah squashes Hornets

[ 0 ] October 30, 2015

By Chris Edens, Sports Editor The Mustangs destroyed Vinita 59-12 Thursday night. The Hornets scored on their first play and missed the kick. Oologah took the lead on its first set of downs. Jimmy McKinney powered the ball up field and scored on a three-yard run for a 14-6 lead. After a long drive, Ethan [...]

Oologah seniors Noah Inman, (from left) Billy Odell and Justin Morgan qualified for the state cross country meet after solid finishes last Saturday at the Henryetta regional.

Runners race to state

[ 0 ] October 21, 2015

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Three Oologah cross country racers qualified for state at last Saturday’s regional in Henryetta. Seniors Billy Odell, Justin Morgan and Noah Inman finished in the top seven as individual non-team qualifiers. Odell finished 29th with a time of 18:49, Morgan took 30th at 18:50 and Inman finished 32nd with [...]

Mustangs stomp Catoosa

Mustangs stomp Catoosa

[ 0 ] October 15, 2015

By Chris Edens Oologah got a dominant win for the second week in row with a 41-7 win Thursday over Catoosa. The Mustangs got off to a slow start and then ran away. It was a sloppy first quarter for both teams. After Drake Barnes made an interception, Jimmy McKinney scored on a five yard [...]

Mustang sophomore Gunter Pearson races up field for a touchdown in Oologah's 43-7 road win over Cascia Hall last Friday. Pearson is the second leading tackler in 4A.

Mustangs top stats

[ 0 ] October 14, 2015

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Five Mustang football players are leading 4A in stats midway through the season. Junior quarterback Casey Base is the leading passer in 4A. He’s completed 45 of 88 passes for 1,482 yards and 13 touchdowns. Senior Breyden DeSpain is the leading receiver in 4A. He’s made 22 catches for [...]

Oologah crushes Commandos

Oologah crushes Commandos

[ 1 ] October 10, 2015

Oologah rolled into Cascia Hall Friday night and rolled over the Commandos 43-7. Jimmy McKinney and Brock Martin were back from injuries and back on defense and the Mustangs took advantage of turnovers. After a big pass play from Casey Base to Breyden DeSpain, McKinney had a short touchdown run. A bad snap on a [...]