Yukon Area Sports

Yukon prepares to face improved Enid

As of Tuesday, coach Jeremy Reed expects his Yukon Millers to return to their home field this Friday to face the Enid Plainsmen. But that’s not guaranteed. Enid’s game against the Jenks Trojans last Friday was canceled after both teams had warmed up and were getting ready to take the field. The decision to cancel…

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Yukon netters struggle with Sabercats’ speed

Yukon coach Rachel Allred said Thursday’s match against No. 3-ranked Norman North will be used as a learning opportunity as the Millerettes prepare for the playoffs. The Lady Timber-wolves controlled the match from the beginning, claiming the win in three sets, 25-16, 25-13, 25-12. “We knew we were going to have a quick offense coming…

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Millerettes struggle at weekend COAC tourney

The Yukon Millerettes’ softball team had a rough weekend, winning two games and losing two in the conference tournament. The team’s first loss, however, may have been the toughest. It was to host Mustang in the tournament opener. The Millerettes (15-7) led the game going into the seventh inning after AJ Rayburn blasted a solo…

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Millers to face improved Norman team in Friday game

Yukon coach Jeremy Reed knows two things about the Norman Tigers — they are better than many teams expected and they have some very talented players. The Tigers are next up for the Yukon Millers, who enter district play with a 2-1 record. The Millers defeated Norman North last week 41-24 while the Tigers will…

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Yukon netters mark Senior Night with win

After trailing by eight points midway through the third set, it looked like the Yukon Millerettes’ volleyball team might have to play a fourth set Thursday. Down 17-9, coach Rachel Allred called a timeout and told her team they needed to be more aggressive. And aggressive they became. Slowly, but surely, the Millerettes (4-7) dug…

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Millerettes struggle against Southmoore

The Yukon Millerettes had trouble catching up to the speed of Southmoore’s Brinly Maples during Wednesday’s district game. The result was a 6-2 loss. Yukon’s offense never really got going in the game, though they did finish with nine hits. The team struggle to get solid hits on Maples’ fastball. Yukon coach Katy Hoke said…

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Execution is key to Millers’ success, coach says

After a dominating performance last week against the Deer Creek Antlers, Yukon could face a much more aggressive opponent this Friday as they go on the road to Norman North. The Timberwolves (1-0) are entering the game after a dismantling of the Edmond Memorial Bulldogs last Friday. Yukon coach Jeremy Reed said during Monday’s teleconference…

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Millers’ win over Deer Creek is first of season

Yukon’s run-heavy offense got a little spark from the air Friday as the Millers pummeled the Deer Creek Antlers 62-20 in a game that was not nearly as close as the final score indicated. The Millers (1-1) rushed for more than 400 yards, which is typical of a Jeremy Reed-coached team. However, Yukon also had…

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Millers seek to brush off tough loss

The Yukon Millers expect to have their hands full this week as they travel north to Deer Creek to face an Antlers’ team that is hungry for a second win. It will be the first meeting between the two teams since 2015 when the Millers defeated Deer Creek 28-23. Ninth-ranked Deer Creek is coming off…

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Yukon prepares for bedlam battle

The Yukon Millers remember. Last year, the Mustang Broncos were the only team to shut down the Millers’ powerful rush game. Yukon was held to fewer than 200 yards of total offense and struggled to get past the line of scrimmage. Not even two of the top 6A teams — Jenks or Broken Arrow could…

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