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Yukon players are honored by coaches association

The Yukon Millers football team had several players who scored end-of-the-year honors this week. The Central Oklahoma Coaches Association announced its awards on Monday, three days after the first round of playoffs were completed. Yukon had several players who earned honors. Among those making first team were Triston Brooke, who finished the season with 96…

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Yukon harriers finish well at state

The Yukon girls’ cross-country team wrapped up its season Wednesday with a sixth-place finish at the OSSAA State Cross Country Championships. The Millers were led by junior Avery Stanley. “I felt they ran well,” Yukon coach Rodney Zimmerman said. “Their times were right at what they had been running this season and they always work…

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Cross-country coach looks for strong regional run

Yukon’s Avery Stanley has soared this season for the Yukon Millers’ girls’ cross-country team. Nowhere has that shown more than last week when the Yukon runner took the top spot at the Central Oklahoma Coaches’ Association meet at Deer Creek. Stanley’s time of 18:51.27 was 12 seconds faster than her nearest competitor. “That was pretty…

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Patriots top Bray-Doyle for district win

Tyler Kelly had a dominating performance Thursday as he helped lead the Southwest Covenant Patriots to the team’s second consecutive win of the season, 56-12, over Bray-Doyle. Kelly finished the night with nine carries for 167 yards and three touchdowns. He scored twice in the first quarter, including a 45-yard run. The other score was…

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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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