Yukon Area Sports

Yukon cagers net post-season honors

With the end of the 2019-20 basketball season coming a little earlier than most had anticipated, officials have released the 2020 Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference’s All-Conference list. While Yukon did not have any players who made the first team for either the boys or girls in the very competitive 6A West Division, there were several…

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Girls cagers coach eyes promises of next year

At the beginning of the season, Roy Wyckoff looked around the gym at Yukon High School and liked what he saw. Not necessarily because he was expecting to have a state-championship season, but because he saw a team that had possibilities. The Yukon girls basketball coach knew his team would have struggles throughout the year.…

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First-year girls’ golf coach sees season halted

For Abbey Perman, it may have been the shortest first season a head coach has ever experienced. Perman, who was hired last summer to helm the Yukon Girls Golf Team, saw her first year as head coach come to an abrupt end after only two tournaments — one for the varsity and one for the…

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Pandemic takes a toll on local sports

The outbreak of COVID-19 has not only brought the entire state to a standstill, it also has the sports world in one as well. That includes high school athletics. A week ago, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association shut down the state basketball tournament the day it was set to begin. A few days later,…

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YHS’s Auld named All-State swimmer

Post-season honors for Yukon winter sports athletes are beginning to arrive, and several are included in the first lists, including a record-setting swimmer. Yukon’s Isaiah Auld, who holds every school record for men in swimming, was selected by the Oklahoma Coaches Association as an all-state swimmer. He will swim for the West Team. Auld finished…

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Lady Millers finish 10th at meet

The Yukon girls track team kicked off its outdoor season Saturday at the annual Putnam City North Panthers Invitational. The Lady Millers came in 10th out of 16 teams. Their 26 points were enough to hold off John Marshall, which was just two points behind. Edmond Santa Fe (100), Norman High (65), Wichita Falls (65), Elgin…

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Yukon baseball opens season with loss, win

A road game to Duncan brought with it Yukon’s first win of the season Saturday. The Millers (1-1), led by a huge day from Mason McIntyre, topped the Demons 11-3 in a game that was called after the fifth inning. McEntire finished the game with five runs on five hits. Yukon finished the game with eight…

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Patriot players have near record-setting season

Southwest Covenant’s basketball season came to an end much earlier than coaches had hoped, but it still proved to be a near record-setting season for at least two players. Senior Will Haas finished the season just a few points shy of setting the all-time scoring record for the Patriots. According to season-ending statistics, Haas finished…

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Yukon thinclads look to kickstart season

The Yukon girls track team kicks off its outdoor season Saturday when it travel to Oklahoma City to compete in the Putnam City North Panther Invitational. It will be the first of seven varsity meets this spring. “That first meet, I want to see everyone competing and working hard,” Yukon girls coach Rod Zimmerman said.…

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Yukon rugby club snags weekend win in Edmond

Yukon’s F5 Rugby came home Saturday from Edmond with a 17-14 win. “This was one of the most enjoyable games I have seen in a while,” said Tyson Parker, recruiting coordinator and assistant coach. Parker said both teams showed strong defense, with scores by senior flyhalf Edgar Galindo Jr. and inside center Colt Creamer, who…

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