Yukon prepares to face improved Enid

As of Tuesday, coach Jeremy Reed expects his Yukon Millers to return to their home field this Friday to face the Enid Plainsmen. But that’s not guaranteed. Enid’s game against the Jenks Trojans last Friday was canceled after both teams had warmed up and were getting ready to take the field. The decision to cancel…

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County moves to COVID ‘orange’

For the first time since the Oklahoma Department of Health began using its COVID-19 pandemic map, Canadian County is in the “orange” category. The map was released Friday and is based on the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus during the previous seven days. Canadian County has been in the “yellow” category each week leading…

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Yukon netters struggle with Sabercats’ speed

Yukon coach Rachel Allred said Thursday’s match against No. 3-ranked Norman North will be used as a learning opportunity as the Millerettes prepare for the playoffs. The Lady Timber-wolves controlled the match from the beginning, claiming the win in three sets, 25-16, 25-13, 25-12. “We knew we were going to have a quick offense coming…

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Lady Broncos claim conference tourney title

The Mustang Lady Broncos are the conference tournament champs, having knocked off some of the best teams in the conference over the weekend. The Lady Broncos went 3-0 to win the title beating archrival Yukon, Edmond Memorial and Moore. “The key for us was our hitting on Saturday,” said coach Lacy Darity. “We had been…

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Millerettes struggle at weekend COAC tourney

The Yukon Millerettes’ softball team had a rough weekend, winning two games and losing two in the conference tournament. The team’s first loss, however, may have been the toughest. It was to host Mustang in the tournament opener. The Millerettes (15-7) led the game going into the seventh inning after AJ Rayburn blasted a solo…

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Millers to face improved Norman team in Friday game

Yukon coach Jeremy Reed knows two things about the Norman Tigers — they are better than many teams expected and they have some very talented players. The Tigers are next up for the Yukon Millers, who enter district play with a 2-1 record. The Millers defeated Norman North last week 41-24 while the Tigers will…

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Requests for absentee ballots skyrocket

Voters who plan to cast their votes in the Nov. 3 General Election by absentee ballot should begin receiving them in the mail this week. Wanda Armold, the election board secretary, said absentee ballots for military personnel were mailed out last week. Those for the general public will begin going out this week. As of…

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Students return to Yukon classrooms

After more than a month of teaching classes through video cameras and laptop computers, Yukon teachers finally got an opportunity to do what they do best — teach … in person. More than 8,000 students made their way to their classrooms Monday for the first time this school year. “It was nice,” Superintendent Dr. Jason…

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City’s pot rules see new challenge

A Yukon city ordinance that governs the use of medical marijuana is being challenged for a second time in Canadian County District Court. Attorneys representing 4-Eyed Buds LLC filed a petition seeking a declaratory judgment against the city on Thursday. The lawsuit claims the city overreached with its ordinance that prohibits the commercial growing of…

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Obituary – Carol “Suzanne” Cowan

Carol Suzanne Cowan, age 74, died Sept. 18 at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City in the presence of her immediate family. She was known by many friends and relatives by her middle name Suzanne. She was born Dec. 20, 1945, in Stillwater to Horton and Lucille Jenkins and is preceded by them in…

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