Yukon Area Sports

Yukon swimmers hit the water at Lawton

Bruce Clifton believes the Yukon swim team could make a splash this year with both his boys and girls teams. The Millers begin their season Monday with a meet in Lawton and return the bulk of last year’s swimmers, including senior Isaiah Auld, who holds virtually all of Yukon’s swim records. Over the summer, Auld…

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Honors roll in for Yukon softballers

End of the season honors continue to arrive for members of the Yukon softball team, including two who were named this week to the All-Region II Team. Seniors Hannah Hurtz and Ashlynn Bruce were selected by the regional coaches during a meeting Tuesday, said Yukon softball coach Katy Hoke. Both also will be considered for…

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Lady cagers look to improve with experience

Yukon girls’ basketball coach Roy Wyckoff is hopeful that having five players with experience back from last year’s team will bode well for the Millerettes. Yukon finished the season last year with a 6-17 record, falling in the first round of the regional tournament to Edmond Memorial. And while last year’s record was disheartening, Wyckoff…

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Yukon girls advance to cross country state

NORMAN — Heading into the regional cross-country meet, Yukon knew the conditions weren’t going to be nice. After several days of constant rain, the ground at Irving Middle School was not going to make it easy on the runners. However, this was also something that wasn’t new to the Millerettes. Earlier in the season, they…

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Millers return home, prepare for Enid

The Yukon Millers will return home Friday for the start of a two-game homestand by hosting the Enid Plainsmen, a team that coach Jeremy Reed says is rebuilding. The Plainsmen enter the game 0-8 (0-5) under new head coach Rashaun Woods. The Plainsmen are coming off a 35-0 loss to Edmond Memorial last week. The…

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Patriots top Welch, move to 7-0

On a cold Friday night, with about 300 people sitting in a drizzling rain to watch, the Southwest Covenant Patriots wasted little time taking care of business, knocking off the Welch Tigers 48-0 and ensuring a district championship. The Patriots are 7-0 and have only one regular season game remaining … a road game next…

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Senior Crow paces Yukon back to state

NORMAN — All coach Matt Parent could do was laugh. His Yukon boys’ cross country team had just doused him with a bag of flour that covered him from head to toe, but that couldn’t erase how happy he was Saturday. The Millers placed sixth at the regional cross country meet in Norman, which earned…

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SWC’s Noland selected for volleyball All-State squad

A little over a week ago, Southwest Covenant volleyball coach Samantha Lindsey described senior Macie Noland as one of the best players in the state. On Thursday, the members of the Oklahoma Coaches Association agreed, selecting Noland to the West All-State Team for small schools. Noland finished the season with more than 300 kills and…

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YHS harriers look for strong regional meet

This is the time of the year Yukon has been waiting for. After a long season, the cross country teams are set to start the postseason Saturday as they compete in the regional round. Both the boys’ and girls’ squads will be running at the 6A-5A West regional, which is taking place at Irving Middle…

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Millers seek more than moral victories

For The Yukon Review Coach Jeremy Reed isn’t here for moral victories. Three years into his stint at Yukon High, he says the Millers have no use for moral victories. However, Reed doesn’t want that to take away from the effort his team gave last week against Westmoore. Despite losing a crushing 50-49 thriller to…

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