Yukon Area Sports

Former Yukon DC Craig Hubbard accepts same position with Hennessey

For the first time since 2016, Yukon’s defense will have a new face leading it. Defensive coordinator Craig Hubbard has accepted the defensive coordinator position with Hennessey after three years on the job for the Millers. The process began March 27 when Hubbard saw that his friend Paul Hix had accepted the head coaching position…

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Surrey Hills teacher wins Women’s 5k at OKC Memorial Marathon

As she crossed the finish line April 28 during the Women’s 5k portion of the 2019 OKC Memorial Marathon, Sara Moore threw her arms in the air and pumped her fist in celebration. The Surrey Hills Elementary kindergarten teacher was not celebrating finishing first in the race, but instead celebrating being able to compete. “I…

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Millers match with Moore in regional

Yukon’s postseason fate was decided Monday when the regional tournament bracket was released. The Millers will be headed to Deer Creek Wednesday to take on Moore in the first round. Midwest City will also be there. The key to success lies within the team. “I think we can match up with anybody in the regional,…

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Patriots to use experience in first round of state tourney

To some, Southwest Covenant’s road to the state tournament may be a surprise, and that’s exactly what they wanted. At the end of the regular season the Patriots were 9-13 but since then they’ve been on a tear, winning six out of seven postseason games. To the team, the state appearance doesn’t come as a…

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Shipes, Yukon girls tennis headed back to 6A state

For the second-consecutive year, all six starters for Yukon girls tennis are headed to the 6A state tournament, including No. 2 singles player Taylor Shipes. “It’s so exciting,” Shipes said. “We have Coach V (Dick Villaflor) to thank for that, but we worked hard all season. The whole team worked hard to get here. We…

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Another side of Heimbach

Myka Heimbach has made a name for herself as one of the best scorers in the state yet it’s her selflessness that shines the brightest. Heimbach finished the regular season scoring 31 out of 43 total team goals this season. Her 31 goals nears the 38 goal state record. She’s been a factor in almost…

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Threes company

Most high school track and field teams are fortunate to have one good pole vaulter. Yukon girls track and field has three. Sophomore Kyla Davis and seniors Kenadi Hamilton and Maycie Reed have taken center stage across the state when it comes to 6A girls pole vaulting. Davis is the favorite to bring home the…

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