Yukon Area Sports

Millers fighting through a tough season

By ANTHONY MELLENDORF For The Yukon Review The 2021 Miller basketball season has been a year plagued by multiple quarantines, postponed games and two tough overtime losses early on. The Millers are 3-and-4 on the season with losses to two of the top 15 teams in class 6A. With six teams in class 6A currently…

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Grapplers earn decisive district victory

By ANTHONY MELLENDORF For The Yukon Review The Yukon wrestling team picked up a pivotal victory Thursday night over division rival Deer Creek, 49-22, improving to 7 and 1 on the season. The victory has given the Millers a commanding lead in their division having already picked up a close victory over Edmond Mem-orial a…

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Wrestling homecoming is Tuesday night

Wrestling homecoming for the Millers is during Tuesday night’s match against Enid. Coronation will be at 6:45 p.m., according to Coach Joe Schneider, and the varsity dual meet will immediately follow. Members of the homecoming court include: senior girls Macy Brookshire, Aubrey Sperry, Kirsten Richards, and Savannah White; and senior boys Chance Bailey, Zach Butcher,…

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Coach Reed moving on to college level

Head Yukon football coach and assistant athletic director Jeremy Reed will not be returning next year. Reed has taken a position at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas. Reed, who has been at Yukon since 2017, will be the college’s assistant football coach, assistant athletic director, and campus representative for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. “I’ve loved…

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Coach reflects on Yukon’s ‘strange’ football season

For Yukon coach Jeremy Reed, there is a lot of soul searching in his future. The Millers’ head football coach said this week that he will have to look hard at what went wrong this year when the Millers lost twice to their archrival. Yukon opened and closed its season against Mustang. Reed said 2020…

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Patriots advance to second round with win

For Yukon coach Jeremy Reed, there is a lot of soul searching in his future. The Millers’ head football coach said this week that he will have to look hard at what went wrong this year when the Millers lost twice to their archrival. Yukon opened and closed its season against Mustang. Reed said 2020…

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Patriots advance to second round with win

The Southwest Covenant Patriots spread out their offensive performance last week to several players as they topped Central High School 44-0. The win advanced the Patriots to the second round of the Class B playoffs, where they were to face Waurika (5-3, 3-1), which had a bye last week. A big second quarter propelled the…

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Yukon players are honored by coaches association

The Yukon Millers football team had several players who scored end-of-the-year honors this week. The Central Oklahoma Coaches Association announced its awards on Monday, three days after the first round of playoffs were completed. Yukon had several players who earned honors. Among those making first team were Triston Brooke, who finished the season with 96…

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Yukon harriers finish well at state

The Yukon girls’ cross-country team wrapped up its season Wednesday with a sixth-place finish at the OSSAA State Cross Country Championships. The Millers were led by junior Avery Stanley. “I felt they ran well,” Yukon coach Rodney Zimmerman said. “Their times were right at what they had been running this season and they always work…

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Cross-country coach looks for strong regional run

Yukon’s Avery Stanley has soared this season for the Yukon Millers’ girls’ cross-country team. Nowhere has that shown more than last week when the Yukon runner took the top spot at the Central Oklahoma Coaches’ Association meet at Deer Creek. Stanley’s time of 18:51.27 was 12 seconds faster than her nearest competitor. “That was pretty…

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