Yukon Area Sports

City of Yukon to host 18th annual Senior Games

The 18th annual Yukon Senior Games are quickly approaching with competition for people at all levels. The City of Yukon will host the Senior Games April 5 through April 13 where seniors get the opportunity to show their skills against their peers. There will be more than 40 events in 13 categories at a variety…

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Leander Walker shines as head athletic trainer for Yukon

Ever wonder who is responsible for getting Yukon athletes back in action following an injury? Since the summer of 2007, that has been Leander Walker. March is National Athletic Training Month and Walker has led the way in growing sports medicine at Yukon Public Schools into one of the bright spots across the state when…

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Southwest Covenant drops two over the weekend

Southwest Covenant had a rough weekend at the Pioneer Festival. The Patriots (2-6) watched their losing streak grow to three with two losses to No. 10-ranked Navajo (6-3) and Morrison (5-2). Southwest Covenant held their own against the Indians, losing 13-11, but allowed a blowout 11-3 loss to the Wildcats in four innings. Through three…

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SUNDOWN SHOWDOWN

At the Yukon Sundowner meet, the Millers and Millerettes found themselves placing high. The Millers scored 213 points to place first of seven teams at the meet. Edmond North took second with 144 points and Lawton placed third with 75 points. Yukon won the meet by taking a variety of events. The Millers took first…

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Yukon girls soccer upends Mustang

The rivalry match between Yukon and Mustang went the way of the Millerettes Tuesday night. Yukon (3-2) controlled the ball throughout the contest and eventually won 1-0 against rival Mustang (5-2). “We knew what we needed to do and how to attack to be successful,” coach Steve Scott said. “We went out and, pretty much…

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Moon gives tennis a ‘B’

Yukon boys tennis put together a solid outing at the Ada Tournament over the weekend. The Millers took to the southeast, relishing in its first tournament of the season. Yukon gave appropriate effort, according to coach Barney Moon. “On a grading scale, I’d give us a B,” Moon said. “Good in that we held our…

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Successful outing for Yukon track

Yukon track opened its season, placing second at the 2019 Santa Fe Track & Field Invitational. Yukon finished with 101 points, good for second place behind host Edmond Santa Fe, which scored 147 points. The Millers took third in the 4×100 meter relay with a time of 44.73. In the 4×800 meter relay, Yukon ran…

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Rough week on the pitch for Yukon soccer

Moore got on the scoreboard in the first half, from there, it was all frustration for Yukon. “The goal was a special goal,” coach Neil Hilton said. “The goal was unstoppable, it was a great goal. He hit hit it from the 35 and it went right in the top corner.” That was the only…

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