Yukon Area Sports

Miller baseball starts strong

Yukon baseball took two games by big margins over Midwest City earlier this week, but dropped a close game Thursday against Norman. The Millers started the week off playing their first game of the season on the road in Midwest City Tuesday. The Bombers didn’t put up much of a fight, losing 12-1 in five…

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Millerettes begin season on wrong foot

Yukon girls soccer started their season on the road, taking a loss at Norman North. The Millerettes (0-1) came into Norman stadium looking to begin the season on a high note and taking down the Lady Timberwolves (1-0). Those plans were foiled with a 2-0 loss. “The score line doesn’t actually talk about the game,”…

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Brenna Olander earns swimming short course state championship

Brenna Olander is making a statement as Yukon’s rising talent in the swimming pool. At 10 years old, Brenna is setting herself up for a long swimming career. She established herself as a force in the junior state meet. Brenna had several high placings, yet taking first place in the 100-yard backstroke took the cake.…

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Yukon Winter Sports Athlete of the Year – Paige Clark

In the wide world of sports, pom is often forgotten or blatantly left out of the conversation. However, this year’s Yukon pom squad has not only had a stellar season, the girls have forced people to take notice when they perform. The Yukon varsity pom squad won the 6A Large Pom state championship in early…

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Rennels looks to bring a new culture to Millerettes golf

Under new head coach Ryan Rennels, the Yukon girls golf squad is looking to build a team culture. Primarily thought of as an individual sport, Rennels, a former basketball coach and teacher at Union City, hopes his players can find the value of team success within their play. “I think camaraderie and (being) a team,…

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Millers end season

Yukon watched their season come to an end following a close loss to Deer Creek in the first round of the regional tournament. The Millers faced the Antlers for the third time this season with the result finding Deer Creek on the winning side yet again, 51-46. However, unlike their first two meetings, Yukon had…

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Girls hoops eliminated in regional first round

Yukon’s season came to an end Thursday night, however, it didn’t come without a fight. In the early going of the Millerettes’ 50-38 loss to Edmond Memorial, it looked as though Yukon was going to get run out of the gym, but they put up a close contest. Even without two of their starters, bench…

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New middle school rowing club starts in Yukon

Yukon Middle School students will have the opportunity to take up a unique sport. The Oklahoma Boathouse Foundation’s Youth Rowing League added their newest chapter. The Yukon Area Middle School Rowing Club will cater to sixth-through-eighth grade students in the Yukon community. The Yukon branch will be the League’s 15th. As of right now, around…

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Millers finish season sweep over Broncos

Yukon boy’s basketball completed a rare sweep in a rivalry series against Mustang. The Millers defeated the Broncos 52-43 to pick up their second victory over Mustang and take a win into the playoffs. Yukon and Mustang first met on the Millers’ home court, the host team taking a 57-44 win. After Friday’s game, coach…

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Millers qualify four for state tournament

With another state wrestling tournament now here, the Yukon wrestling program will again have a presence at the annual event. The Millers had four wrestlers qualify for the 6A state wrestling tournament with their performance last weekend at the 6A West Regional Tournament at Westmoore High School. “I sure wish we could have got a…

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