Yukon Area Sports

Millers baseball tryout dates are set for next week

Tryouts for next year’s Yukon Millers baseball team will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 21 and July 22. The tryouts are open for freshmen to seniors. Players are expected to attend both days. The first day of tryouts will be for defense and will be conducted at the baseball field. The second…

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Perman looks forward to role as Yukon’s golf coach

The interim has been removed from Abbey Perman’s title. She has been selected as the new women’s golf coach at Yukon High School. Perman was named last week. She was serving as the interim head coach last spring before the season was canceled. Her varsity team only got the opportunity to play in one tournament…

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Coaches take differing views on summer workouts

While Yukon’s football players began the process of getting back into shape last week, other athletes can begin the conditioning process next week. Yukon Athletic Director Mike Clark said athletes involved with fall sports, such as volleyball and softball, can begin working out Monday. The majority of the work will be focused on conditioning. Softball…

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Yukon athletes finally return to the field

Jeremy Reed was thrilled to see the cars arrive and the players get out to walk across the parking lot to Yukon’s practice field. Monday was the first time the 91 players had been together since mid-March, when the coronavirus pandemic halted sports in Oklahoma, and across the nation. “It was great,” Reed said. “It…

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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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