Yukon Area Sports

Yukon’s Hurtz earns 2019 All-State honors

Several Canadian County softball players, including one from Yukon, have been named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association’s All-State team. The list was released last week. Senior Hannah Hurtz, who was the Yukon Millers’ leadoff hitter, was selected to the Large West team as an outfielder. Also on the team are three players from neighboring Piedmont.…

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Patriots top Medford, prepare for playoffs

The Southwest Covenant Patriots have not lost a regular season game in more than two years, and last Friday’s game was no different. The Patriots topped the Medford Cardinals 42-14 to finish the regular season 8-0. The last time Southwest Covenant lost a regular season game was on Oct. 19, 2017, when the team lost…

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Millers play for pride, rout Memorial

Yukon came into its game against Edmond Memorial knowing it was the more talented squad. But what coach Jeremy Reed didn’t know was what type of mentality his Millers would take into the night. With no playoffs to play for, the only thing Yukon had to play for was pride. That was more than enough…

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Tough defense brings sense of optimism for Millerettes

Yukon girls basketball coach Roy Wyckoff is excited about what this year could hold for the Millerettes. The team, which finished last year with a 6-17 record, returns five players who saw time on the court as starters. The Millerettes lost just one senior last year in Sunny Middleton, and only has two seniors on…

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YHS harrier future looks bright, coaches say

With the 2019 cross country season officially over, the Yukon boys and girls teams have a lot to be proud of. With both squads making it to the 6A State Cross Country Championships last week, it almost couldn’t have gone better for a program filled with young runners. The Yukon boys had to battle their…

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Stanley sets pace for Yukon at state meet

EDMOND — As soon as the regional meet was over, Avery Stanley let it be known she was going for the record. Even though the conditions at the Norman regional resulted in her posting a slow time, the Yukon sophomore was locked in on setting a school record at the 6A State Cross Country Championships.…

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Millers look to ‘finish’ their 2019 season

The days have started to count down for the Yukon football team. When they face Edmond Memorial Friday in their final game of the season, it will be the last time this group of Millers will be on the same field together as one. For Yukon coach Jeremy Reed, this was a week he’s not…

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Yukon senior sets personal best at state meet

EDMOND — Kyle Crow wanted to go out on a high note. That was the Yukon senior’s main goal heading into Saturday’s state meet. After a solid career with the Millers, and only one cross country meet left, Crow didn’t want to hold anything back. “My biggest thing coming into this race was just running…

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Yukon swimmers hit the water at Lawton

Bruce Clifton believes the Yukon swim team could make a splash this year with both his boys and girls teams. The Millers begin their season Monday with a meet in Lawton and return the bulk of last year’s swimmers, including senior Isaiah Auld, who holds virtually all of Yukon’s swim records. Over the summer, Auld…

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Honors roll in for Yukon softballers

End of the season honors continue to arrive for members of the Yukon softball team, including two who were named this week to the All-Region II Team. Seniors Hannah Hurtz and Ashlynn Bruce were selected by the regional coaches during a meeting Tuesday, said Yukon softball coach Katy Hoke. Both also will be considered for…

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