Yukon Area Sports

Three Millers take individual honors

Yukon baseball’s strong season is being rewarded with postseason awards for several players. Senior shortstop Braylen Wimmer has represent the Millers on the all-star roster and will represent on all-state and all-conference rosters. “He’s getting the opportunity to go to South Carolina and play, and we’re very excited for him for that,” coach Kevin James…

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Steve Scott retires as Yukon girls soccer coach

  After 23 years of coaching high school soccer, and seven as the head coach of the Yukon girls soccer program, Steve Scott is hanging up his whistle. Scott led the Millerettes to 66 wins in his seven years on the job and totaled 205 wins in 23 years of coaching. He spent 20 of…

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Three Yukon teams claim academic state title

Yukon’s student-athlete culture is shining bright after three spring sports teams were named academic state champions. Girls soccer, girls tennis, and girls track all secured the academic title. Tennis and track both had cumulative grade point average of 4.0, the soccer team recorded a 3.91. Having three academic state champions in one season is something…

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Annual food drive benefits Manna Pantry

Despite Saturday’s rain, letter carriers in Yukon and Piedmont delivered tons of food for Manna Pantry. Jennifer Wild, president of the board for the local emergency food pantry, said heavy downpours Saturday morning may have reduced the amount of food that was donated. Still, more than 22,000 pounds of nonperishable food was donated, and more…

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Opening date set for city aquatic sites

Summer is nearly here, and officials with the Yukon Parks and Recreation Department say the local aquatic facilities will be open beginning Memorial Day weekend. Yukon has two aquatic centers along with a splash pad. The City Splash pool, located in City Park, and Kimbell Bay pool, located a Kimbell Park, will open on May…

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New faces ready to coach Yukon in spring practice

Yukon is bringing in new faces to start spring football. After the sudden departure of the majority of coach Jeremy Reed’s staff, the Millers have been scrambling to replace positions. Offensive coordinator and assistant head coach Jeff Hall left Yukon in April to take the head coaching job at Piedmont. Hall took Miller assistants Aaron…

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Former Yukon DC Craig Hubbard accepts same position with Hennessey

For the first time since 2016, Yukon’s defense will have a new face leading it. Defensive coordinator Craig Hubbard has accepted the defensive coordinator position with Hennessey after three years on the job for the Millers. The process began March 27 when Hubbard saw that his friend Paul Hix had accepted the head coaching position…

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Surrey Hills teacher wins Women’s 5k at OKC Memorial Marathon

As she crossed the finish line April 28 during the Women’s 5k portion of the 2019 OKC Memorial Marathon, Sara Moore threw her arms in the air and pumped her fist in celebration. The Surrey Hills Elementary kindergarten teacher was not celebrating finishing first in the race, but instead celebrating being able to compete. “I…

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