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Vote for Breyden DeSpain and Grace Garrison for best Outside Player

Garrison, DeSpain honored, please vote

[ 0 ] January 24, 2016

Two of our Senior Basketball players have been honored as one of the top 16 Outside Players in the Tulsa World. Below are links to Vote for them. This is a great honor for both, so please go vote!! Breyden DeSpain Grace Garrison FYI, the two will be crowned basketball homecoming king and [...]

Lady Mustangs take second in tournament

Lady Mustangs take second in tournament

[ 0 ] January 13, 2016

The Lady Mustangs advanced all the way to the Oologah Tournament finals before losing to the Ft. Gibson Lady Tigers 64-51. The Lady Tigers are the top-ranked 4A girls team. The Ladies beat Claremore Sequoyah 59-46 and Cascia Hall 56-42. Grace Garrison led the tournament with 68 total points, bringing home the medal for individual [...]

McKinney, Mustangs earn honors from state newspapers

McKinney, Mustangs earn honors from state newspapers

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016

Mustang running back and linebacker Jimmy McKinney has earned a spot on three All State teams.  The Oologah senior has been named to Oklahoma All State teams by USA Today, the Tulsa World and The Oklahoman. The Oklahoman honor makes McKinney eligible for a Jim Thorpe scholarship from The Oklahoman and the Oklahoma Sports Hall [...]

Mustangs earn post-season honors

Mustangs earn post-season honors

[ 0 ] December 18, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Oologah Mustangs have continued to pile up honors even after football season is over. Six Oologah seniors were selected to 4A-3 All District Team and Oologah also earned the OSSAA Academic Achievement Award for having a 3.44 overall team GPA. The Mustangs play in one of the toughest districts [...]

Mustang Magic

There should have been two gold balls

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

This week (Dec. 10) the Leader covers the gut-wrenching battle between two great football teams for the gold ball. Next week (Dec. 17), we will celebrate the totally awesome team and season with a special 2015 Mustang Football retrospective section. If you’d like to congratulate the team or an individual player on the great accomplishments, [...]

Mustangs win silver ball

Mustangs win silver ball

[ 2 ] December 5, 2015

By Chris Edens Oologah came up one point short in the 4A championship game Friday night. The Mustangs earned the Silver Ball for the second year in a row. Oologah fell 15-14 to Wagoner in a game that came down to the final play. The Mustangs scored on their first drive. Jimmy McKinney converted on [...]

Mustangs face Wagoner for Gold Ball

Mustangs face Wagoner for Gold Ball

[ 0 ] December 2, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor It’s a repeat of the dog and pony show. The Oologah Mustangs will take on the Wagoner Bulldogs for the 4A state championship for the second year in a row.The game will be played at 7 p.m. at Owasso. Wagoner beat Oologah 45-21 last year in the title game. The [...]

The seniors display the team's previous championship trophies.Top, from left are the 1997 Gold, 1998 Gold, 2014 Silver. Ont he ground are silver trophies from 1990 and 1991

Open Thread: Can the Mustangs bring home the gold?

[ 1 ] November 30, 2015

The Mustangs have had their eyes focused on the state championship all season. Any comments?

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 [...]