Yukon Area Sports

SWC Patriots struggle with youth-heavy team

The Southwest Covenant Patriots are feeling growing pains with its football program. The Patriots opened their season Friday against last year’s Class B state runnerup, Dewar. The Dragons’ experience showed, topping SWC 56-16. The Patriots are facing the challenge of replacing most of its backfield from last year’s state playoff qualifying team, including quarterback Ben…

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COVID-19 forces delay in Yukon-Mustang Bedlam game

Players for the Yukon Millers will have to wait a little longer for an opportunity to get revenge for last year’s loss to the Mustang Broncos. The game has been postponed until Saturday. Mike Clark, Yukon’s athletic director, made the announcement Tuesday morning. Clark said the game will kick-off at 6 p.m. at Miller Stadium.…

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Walk-off homer pushes Yukon to win

With a runner on base and Yukon down 2-1 entering the bottom of the seventh inning, AJ Rayburn stepped to the plate Tuesday to face a Westmoore’s pitcher, who had just entered the game. The pitch, a change-up, was in the perfect spot. Rayburn hit it dead-on and the yellow softball sailed deep into left…

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Evaluations continue after Millers’ scrimmage

With most of Yukon’s starting backfield not in uniform, coach Jeremy Reed got an opportunity to get a better look at some of his backup players Thursday as the Millers hosted the Ada Cougars in a scrimmage. It was the final warm-up before the team’s archrival, the Mustang Broncos, visit Miller Stadium next week. Reed…

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Miller netters are gaining valuable game experience

The Yukon Millers volleyball team took one of the top teams in the state to brink last week, and then went 2-3 in a weekend tournament in Norman. The Millers (2-5) lost to Edmond Memorial (6-1) 1-3, but took the premier team to four sets. Yukon won the first set 25-22, but lost the next…

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Millerettes earn two big conference wins

The Yukon Millerettes’ softball team was heading into a weekend tournament with a lot of confidence after knocking off two conference foes this week. Yukon topped Norman on Tuesday and then pounded the ball Thursday against Edmond Santa Fe. Kaylee Bradley earned wins after going the distance in both games. Yukon senior McKenna Johnson, one…

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Millers softball splits the weekend in Broken Arrow

After a strong opening game of the season, the Yukon Millers softball squad went 2-2 during a weekend tournament in Broken Arrow. The Millers defeated Coweta and Bixby, but lost close games to Henryetta and Hilldale. In the opening game against Bixby, the Millers took the lead in the fifth inning and never looked back,…

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Millers to host first scrimmage in four years

For the first time in at least four years, the Yukon Millers will hit the field in a scrimmage at Miller Stadium. The Millers abandoned plans to travel to Stillwater this Friday to participate in a multi-team scrimmage, and instead will turn their focus to Class 5A powerhouse Bishop McGuiness, who will visit Miller Stadium.…

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Millers baseball tryout dates are set for next week

Tryouts for next year’s Yukon Millers baseball team will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 21 and July 22. The tryouts are open for freshmen to seniors. Players are expected to attend both days. The first day of tryouts will be for defense and will be conducted at the baseball field. The second…

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Perman looks forward to role as Yukon’s golf coach

The interim has been removed from Abbey Perman’s title. She has been selected as the new women’s golf coach at Yukon High School. Perman was named last week. She was serving as the interim head coach last spring before the season was canceled. Her varsity team only got the opportunity to play in one tournament…

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