Yukon Area Sports

Millers prepare to face No. 2 Jenks

The Yukon Millers, coming off a disappointing loss to Broken Arrow on Thursday, will be facing a well-rested Jenks team this week. The Trojans had an unexpected week off last week after postponing its game with Edmond Santa Fe after more than 40 players were sidelined because of COVID-19. That game has been rescheduled for…

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SWC Patriots play, win 30-28 over Caddo in tight game

After a two-week break caused by COVID-19, the Southwest Covenant Patriots finally got an opportunity Friday to get back on the field, and they got their first win of the season. The Patriots used a fourth-quarter two-point conversion to pull off the 30-28 win over Caddo. It was the first time the Patriots had been…

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Coach reflects on disappointing end of volleyball season

With 11 of 14 varsity players forced into quarantine, Yukon’s volleyball season came to an abrupt end last week. The decision to cancel the remainder of the season came a week before the regional tournament was to begin and with two games left in the regular season. Coach Rachel Allred said the quarantines came after…

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Millers prep for game against No. 3 Broken Arrow

“They are really good,” said Yukon coach Jeremy Reed. The coach was discussing the Broken Arrow Tigers, Yukon’s opponent Thursday. The Tigers enter the game as the third-ranked team in Class 6A-1 with a 3-2 overall record and a 1-1 district record. The team’s two losses have come at the hands of district foe Jenks,…

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COVID ends Yukon’s volleyball season

All season, Rachel Allred has kept her fingers crossed. Would her team get to finish the 2020 volleyball season, or would COVID-19 find a way to end it? The answer turns out that COVID-19 found its way onto the volleyball court. Yukon Athletic Director Mike Clark said Wednesday that Yukon’s volleyball season has ended. The…

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Softball season ends with loss to Mustang

Katy Hoke knew it was going to be a tough bracket. Even as the top seed and hosting the regional at their own stadium, Yukon’s skipper knew her Millerettes were going to have their hands full. That premonition turned out to be true as YHS went 2-2 at the regional softball tournament. Unfortunately for the…

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Millerettes prepare for regional softball tournament

The Yukon Millerettes know what awaits them. Three wins and they are in. That’s the goal, and always has been, said Yukon coach Katy Hoke. The Millerettes will open regional play on Wednesday with the first game of the tournament. They are the top seed and host of the tournament, which also brings Mustang, Putnam…

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Yukon women harriers finish sixth at Owasso

The Yukon Millers’ women’s cross-country team continues to show improvement, finishing sixth overall Thursday at a tough meet in Owasso. The Millers finished with 217 points, just eight behind Deer Creek. Jenks won the meet with 80 points, followed by Owasso, Bishop Kelley and Coweta, all tough east-side teams. Yukon’s Avery Stanley was the top…

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Yukon runs past Enid in 42-24 win

Despite what Jeremy Reed called his team’s worst defensive effort of the season, the Yukon Millers had little trouble Friday dominating Enid, 42-24. The win brings the Millers’ overall record to 4-1 and district record to 2-0. It also moves the Millers into fifth spot in The Associated Press’ weekly 6A-1 poll. The Millers are…

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Yukon to host softball regional tourney

Despite a rough end of the season, the Yukon Millerettes’ second-place district finish assured them of an opportunity to host a regional tournament. Officials with the Oklahoma Secondary Activities Association released the list of regional tournament hosts on Thursday, including Yukon. The Millerettes’ four-team bracket includes Norman North, Putnam City North and Mustang. The tournament…

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