Yukon Area Sports

Yukon FFA Rodeo to draw top competitors

By LARISSA COPELAND layout@theyukonreview.com The 18th annual Yukon FFA Rodeo will bring a piece of cowboy culture to the Yukon Round-Up Club Arena Aug. 2-3. A fundraiser for the Yukon Ag Booster Club, the rodeo’s proceeds benefit members of the Yukon 4-H Club and Yukon High School FFA. “It started out as us needing a…

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For some sports, fall workouts begin

By BRODY FELDMANN newseditor@mustangnews.info Just after midnight Monday, the thump of a volleyball could be heard inside the Yukon High School gymnasium as the first official practice of the season got underway. The Millerettes hit the floor as part of a lock-in and practiced for about an hour. Monday was the first official day of…

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Softball starting preseason with no worries

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com At the beginning of last season, the Yukon Millers softball team was virtually written off even before the first ball was thrown. Katie Hoke was in her first year as the team’s head coach, and everyone expected it to be a rebuilding year. After all, the team had lost players like…

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Yukon’s Keziah Lofton nets basketball three-peat

By BRODY FELDMANN newseditor@mustangnews.info For the third year in a row, Yukon’s Keziah Lofton helped her AAU basketball team to a national championship. Lofton travels all over the United States to play with an Arkansas-based team — Arkansas Mavericks. Two weeks ago, the destination was Ohio for the sixth-grade AAU National Tournament. “It was fun.…

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Yukon hires girl’s soccer coach

By BRODY FELDMANN newseditor@mustangnews.info Yukon High School’s girls’ soccer program found its new head coach Monday night when the Yukon School Board approved the selection of Danielle Cushing. “I am so excited to get started,” she said. Cushing is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where she received both an undergraduate and a master’s degree.…

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Millers finish week 3-0, including rival sweep

Yukon baseball ended the week with a 3-0 record, two of which came over rival Mustang. Monday, Yukon swept the Broncos 3-2 and 4-1 at home before defeating Stillwater 8-3 on the road. In Game 1 against Mustang, Josh Holston earned the win on the mound with five innings of work, giving up four hits,…

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Millers earn perfect record in eastern Oklahoma

Yukon traveled to Warner, Oklahoma, to compete in the Connors State June Showcase, and traveled home down Interstate-40 with a 4-0 record. The Millers found multiple ways to win games, with two come-from-behind wins and two shutouts against teams from Oklahoma and Arkansas. In game one, the Millers defeated the Arkansas Pirates 13-12 in a…

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Millers ‘putting the puzzle back together’

Yukon baseball began the process of moving on from the 2019 senior class with the beginning of the summer season. A trip to the University of Central Oklahoma to play Berryhill on Tuesday initiated offseason play for the Millers. There were no signs of rust or nerves in the 15-0 run rule. Players said they…

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Cade Peters to face unique challenge on defense

A week ago, Yukon High School graduated about 550 seniors. The ceremony was especially hard for the football program, which saw most of its starters walk across the stage to the next chapter of their lives. The football graduates leave a big hole on the defensive side with all but one now gone. Cade Peters,…

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