Silva haul propels nationally ranked Broncos

By Michael Kinney

Isaias Silva has had so many huge nights for the Mustang boys’ soccer team this season, that at some point the extra-ordinary would just start to feel common.

However, that is not the case for Silva. Even after the senior forward scored four goals Tuesday to lead the nation‘s No. 3 ranked team to 4-0 victory over Norman High in the opening round of the playoffs, he is still stunned when these scoring outbursts take place.

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Superhero complex drives gymnast to NCAA gold

By Michael Kinney

Gage Dyer said he felt like a hybrid of the Flash and Superman. It was a feeling the senior had never had during his time at The University of Oklahoma. 

But when Dyer led the Sooners onto the floor at the NCAA championships April, the Yukon (Okla.) native knew just what he needed to do in order to help OU claim its men’s gymnastics title. ‘Be a superhero.’

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Record breaker

By Michael Kinney

EDMOND– Gabe Simonsen knew he would only have three attempts at breaking the record. With a shortened track and field season, the Mustang High senior had three legitimate shots to grabbing hold of the best two-mile time in Oklahoma high school history.

After missing out on his first two attempts, that left the future Oklahoma State runner with one more opportunity before the postseason arrived. And this time he didn’t let it go to waste.

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Community fights back against food desert

By Michael Kinney

OKLAHOMA CITY– Technically, the residents in the Clara Luper Corridor (Northeast 23rd St.) have only been in a food desert for two years. When Smart Saver closed unexpectedly in August 2019, that left thousands of households without a grocery store for miles in any direction. 

However, in actuality the Northeast side of Oklahoma City has been without access to healthy food for much longer than that, which has caused Ward 7 Councilwoman Nikki Nice some sleepless nights. 

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