Yukon Area Sports

Yukon boys rugby starts 2-0

The Yukon boys rugby club defeated the Fort Worth-based club Alliance 17-10 last Saturday on the road. It wasn’t easy for the Millers. Yukon battled poor weather conditions and didn’t have its full roster for its match south of the Red River. The Millers were without reserve players because of several family emergencies and illnesses.…

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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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Millers fall 39-27 to Deer Creek

  In Yukon’s first dual since Dec. 17, the Millers fell to No. 6 Deer Creek. The dual, highlighted for Yukon by Ryan Snodgrass and Chance Bailey’s back-to-back falls, was dropped by the Millers 39-27. Coming off two straight tournaments, they felt they should have learned. “We’ve got work to do,” coach Joe Schneider said.…

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Yukon rugby boys join Red River Rugby Conference

  The Yukon boys rugby team recently joined the Red River High School Rugby Conference. The conference is made up of five rugby clubs in the north Texas and central Oklahoma region. The new conference includes the Allen Eagles Rugby Club from Allen, Texas; Alliance Rugby Club from Keller, Texas; North Texas Barbarians Rugby Club…

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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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Southwest Covenant athletics find consistent success

  When Kevin Cobbs arrived at Southwest Covenant, he looked around and saw potential. An athletic program recently admitted into the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association, Cobbs knew they needed to make a splash to prove they belonged. Nine years later, the program is booming. This school year alone, volleyball made it to the state…

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