Yukon’s Riester focuses on leadership

Justus Reister came into this season looking to improve in all areas of his game. But the Yukon senior wanted to especially pay attention to one trait in particular. “I was looking to see a lot of leadership out of myself,” Reister said. “Leading the team, scoring a lot, giving good assists, getting a lot…

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Millers rebound to win in Weatherford tournament

It was not the situation coach Kevin Ritter wanted to see. However, when his No. 14 ranked Yukon boys lost a big lead and found themselves trailing at halftime Saturday, he decided to see what his team was made of. The Millers not only came back to win the game, but took home the first…

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Millerettes earn second in Anadarko Midfirst Classic

The Yukon girls’ basketball team traveled south over the weekend to compete in the Anadarko Midfirst Classic. After three days of competition, they came away with a second-place finish. “Thursday and Friday, I thought our fight and togetherness was outstanding,” Yukon coach Roy Wyckoff said. “I thought we had two good wins over two solid…

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Turnovers, injuries stymie lady cagers

In their first game of the new year, the Yukon girls were looking for a strong out. Facing the seventh-ranked team in 6A was going to be a challenging way to kick off 2020. However, it didn’t go as planned. Moore rolled to a 68-41 victory Tuesday at Yukon. The Millers also suffered a scare…

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Millers continue to improve against Moore

Led by Colby Baker, the Yukon boys basketball team got exactly what it was looking for coming out of the holiday break. It may not have always been pretty, but its 59-52 win over Moore Tuesday was another solid victory the team is able to put on its resume. ‘I will take a win any…

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Despite defense, Lady Millers fall to Santa Fe

With the Christmas break right around the corner, the Yukon girls were looking to close out 2019 on Friday with a win against No. 16 Edmond Santa Fe. However, the Lady Millers’ recent history against ranked teams is not a good one. Despite that, Yukon played the Lady Timberwoves tough for much of the night…

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500 swimmers take part in Yukon event

The Yukon swim team competed in its final event of 2019 when it hosted the Yukon Invitational last weekend. More than 500 kids from 28 schools were on hand Dec. 14 at the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond. Both the Yukon girls and boys had solid performances on the day. While the Lady Millers earned…

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Millerettes net third in Tahlequah tourney

The start of the Yukon girls basketball season has been an up and down ride. After winning its first two games, the team dropped the next two. So it should not have been a surprise that coach Roy Wyckoff was looking forward to getting his Lady Millers back on the road for a three-day tournament…

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Yukon cagers stumble against No. 3 Edmond Memorial

The last thing coach Kevin Ritter said he wanted to see from his Yukon squad before they took on No. 3 Edmond Memorial was to just compete. He knew how good the Bulldogs were and just what they could do before they took the court. But he wanted to see how much his team would…

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Millerettes battle but fall short against Memorial

When playing one of the top teams in the state, Yukon coach Roy Wyckoff knows in order to come out on top, his team has to bring it at both ends of the court. However, when the Lady Millers faced No. 13 Edmond Memorial, that was not always the case. The Lady Bulldogs pulled out…

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