Search continues for Mustang scuba diver missing in Cozumel

By Chris Eversole The family of a scuba diver from Mustang who has been missing in Mexico since March 13 is vacillating between hope and despair. Members of the family of Blake Mitchell, 30, went to Cozumel, a Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea, after he stopped texting them. “The longer he’s missing, and his…

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Leander Walker shines as head athletic trainer for Yukon

Ever wonder who is responsible for getting Yukon athletes back in action following an injury? Since the summer of 2007, that has been Leander Walker. March is National Athletic Training Month and Walker has led the way in growing sports medicine at Yukon Public Schools into one of the bright spots across the state when…

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Yukon Winter Sports Athlete of the Year – Paige Clark

In the wide world of sports, pom is often forgotten or blatantly left out of the conversation. However, this year’s Yukon pom squad has not only had a stellar season, the girls have forced people to take notice when they perform. The Yukon varsity pom squad won the 6A Large Pom state championship in early…

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Yukon set to go ‘Under the Sea’

It has been non-stop for the musical theatre department at Yukon High School since the start of the semester. After holding auditions the week prior to winter break, the cast and directors have been preparing to show off their talent with the Little Mermaid Thursday, Friday and March 2 at the Yukon Fine Arts Center.…

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No criminal charges for Bottom

Canadian County District Attorney Mike Fields has announced that no criminal charges will be filed against former Yukon City Manager Grayson Bottom. Fields said he came to the decision came to the decision after he reviewed a joint investigation conducted by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “The criminal…

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Millers qualify four for state tournament

With another state wrestling tournament now here, the Yukon wrestling program will again have a presence at the annual event. The Millers had four wrestlers qualify for the 6A state wrestling tournament with their performance last weekend at the 6A West Regional Tournament at Westmoore High School. “I sure wish we could have got a…

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Reed gives update on football program, input on new rule

The OSSAA recently agreed to change the rules with the play clock for high school football in Oklahoma. There will now be a 40-second clock that starts as soon as the previous play is blown dead by officials. The previous rule said that once the official set the ball and blew the whistle, the offense…

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Wrestlers capture MatMania title in final prep for regional tournament

Yukon wrestling coach Joe Schneider sent numerous grapplers, including several varsity starters to the Capitol Hill MatMania Wrestling Tournament last weekend. The Millers came away with the tournament title with five individuals winning their weight classes and Wallace Tilley earning the Outstanding Wrestler award of the tournament with his performance in the 138-pound weight division.…

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