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Mr. 1,000

Southwest Covenant’s Will Haas hit 1,000 career points Tuesday against Calumet There was a buzz in the Calumet gym Tuesday night. The 22-1 Chieftains are enjoying a successful season, and with the playoffs just weeks away, one would think the buzz would be for them. It wasn’t. Southwest Covenant’s faithful made the trip and filled…

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Cur’Tiera Haywood surpasses 1,000 points

For the first time since the 2007-08 season, the Mustang Lady Broncos had an individual reach the 1,000-point milestone. Cur’Tiera Haywood hit the mark on Dec. 10 in the championship game of the Plainview Tournament. “My parents told me the game before, but it didn’t change my mindset. I still played my game, but, yes,…

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Looking for revenge

Mustang hosted District Dual last Thursday, which included Edmond Memorial, Moore, Norman and the Broncos. The team with the best record after the three duals heads to Dual State at Firelake Casino in Shawnee. Mustang finished the dual 3-0 in blow-out fashion to advance to Dual State for the second straight season. It had been…

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Losing streak snapped for Lady Patriots

It’s been a while since Southwest Covenant had the feeling of the buzzer going off and their score being higher than the other teams. Jan. 7 was the last time the Lady Patriots got the taste of winning but none of that discouraged their spirit. Nine games went by before they found the winning side…

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Does defense still win championships?

Remember that old saying that defense wins championships, well that’s exactly what it is – an old saying. This year’s NFL playoffs are an example of why that saying is outdated and may be trending to become extinct with the hiring’s that have already happened since the end of the regular season. Out of the…

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Millers finish third at tourney

An unusual occurrance cost the Millers a chance at the Weatherford High School Basketball Tournament championship. Yukon picked up a win in the first round against Class 5A No. 18-ranked Guthrie and their game against Tuttle proved to be an anomaly. The Millers dropped the game against the 4A school 69-67. Their opponent attempted 39…

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Bounce Academy gymnasts take on national stage

  Many third-and-sixth grade students spend their time playing with their friends or with a controller in their hands playing video games. However, for Kinlee Bare and Prairie Smith, that life doesn’t exist. The two girls spend most of their free time in the gym, practicing the craft that they have come to love. Kinlee…

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Yukon pom captures state championship, wins high-point

For the first time, the Yukon pom squad won the state championship in the 6A Large-School Pom Division with its performance Saturday at the State Pom Competition at Oklahoma City University. The Yukon girls overcame adversity along the way, including having to wait an extra month to show off their dance and an extra couple…

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Yukon wrestlers take fourth at Jenks, Aldridge wins HWT

  Yukon grapplers enjoyed their third straight successful outing at the Larry Wilkey Invitational last weekend. The Millers took fourth place overall at Jenks High School. Weeks before, they took second at a Fayetteville tournament. Before that, they defeated Bethel 84-0. Most would think Yukon is feeling elated by the recent success, but they aren’t.…

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