Mustang bus involved in wreck

A Mustang school bus was involved in a crash on highway 152 and Silver Rd this evening. A vehicle was turning onto highway 152 around 4 p.m. when it was struck by another vehicle. Bus route 2 was traveling west bound when it was hit in a secondary incident. No one in the school bus…

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Trey Cloud looks back at historic season

  Aspirations for a state title were not accomplished by Southwest Covenant this season but not all hope is lost. Coach Trey Cloud led his team to the winningest mark in school history at 13-1, with their single loss coming at the hands of Tipton in the state championship game. The Patriots exceeded expectations coming…

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Football injuries plague Patriots basketball

  A Friday night football state championship game didn’t give the Patriots much time for turnaround in preparation for the Christian Heritage basketball tournament. In the football game against Tipton, basketball players Ben Webb and Will Haas suffered injuries that caused them to sit out the first two games of the season. Their absence was…

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Where are the officials?

  As 6 p.m. rolled around Tuesday night in Deer Creek, no basketball game started. 15, 30 minutes went by, still no basketball game. Regulation began at 6:54 p.m., because there were no referees. It was discovered that the game between Yukon (0-3) and Deer Creek (3-0) slipped through the cracks in scheduling referees to…

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Patriots earn district awards

  Southwest Covenant football had several players taking away major awards in the Class C District 3 awards. Running back Trevor Kelly highlighted the list for the Patriots winning co-MVP along with Coyle’s Brendon Weathers. Offensive and defensive MVP awards are staying with Southwest Covenant as well. Quarterback Ben Webb took the top honor for…

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Yukon basketball stumbles out of gate against Norman North

  Puzzled faces lined the Yukon bench Tuesday night in the closing seconds of the Millers’ 77-52 home-opener loss to Norman North. Some looked confused but coach Kevin Ritter was confident in his assessment of what went wrong. “Bad coaching,” he said. “We didn’t have them prepared at all. It’s just bad coaching.” Having a…

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Southwest Covenant is state bound

  Cautious optimism has turned into reality for a Southwest Covenant football team playing for a state title this Friday. All season, coaches and players have expressed the opinion there weren’t many teams better than themselves in the state. Now, it’s down to two. Tipton (10-2) and Southwest Covenant (12-0) are set to face off…

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OKC police chase ends in Yukon

A police chase that began in Oklahoma City early Wednesday ended in Yukon after authorities said the driver of a fled into a nearby neighborhood. The chase began shortly after 8 a.m. when the driver, identified as Lance Sherwood, allegedly stole a vehicle from a Lyft driver, according to Oklahoma City police. The vehicle’s owner,…

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‘We’re gonna do what they say can’t be done’

Cautious optimism has turned into reality for a Southwest Covenant football team playing for a state title, Friday. All season, coaches and players have expressed the opinion there weren’t many teams better than themselves in the state. Now, it’s down to two. Tipton (10-2) and Southwest Covenant (12-0) will face off at Southwestern Oklahoma State…

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