Yukon Area Sports

For Yukon, bedlam week brings a new focus

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com It’s bedlam week. Yukon and Mustang will lace up the shoulder pads and snap on their helmets this Friday for their annual Canadian County version of bedlam. To say the two teams don’t like one another would be an understatement. Hate might not be a strong enough word. But it will…

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Yukon tops Edmond North to open season

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com A drive that took the final seven minutes off the clock also guaranteed the Yukon Millers’ first win of the season Friday. The Millers knocked off the Edmond North Huskies 21-13 in the season-opener. Edmond had taken over the ball at its 37 yard line with 11:18 left in the game.…

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Miller volleyball grabs win at Piedmont

The Yukon High School volleyball team continues to show improvement, even with two of its normal starters sidelined with injuries. The Millers defeated Piedmont in four games Thursday. Yukon won 25-16, 27-25, 14-25, 25-11. Coach Rachel Allred said she is seeing improvement in the play of her team, especially in later sets. “We played our…

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Millers shut out Putnam City West

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com After almost a week of rest, the Yukon Millers’ softball team took care of business Thursday, blanking the Putnam City Patriots in a five-inning run rule, 10-0. Freshman Jaycee McKee got the win, going the distance, striking out nine batters and walking two. She threw strikes 15 times on the first…

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Volleyball overcomes struggles for five-set win

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com The Yukon Millers’ volleyball team appeared to have given up. They were down 6-0 in the fourth set of in a 1-2 match against the OKC Storm on Tuesday. Coach Rachel Allred called a timeout so she could talk to her players. That’s where the turnaround began. All of the sudden,…

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Yukon coach pleased with cross country results

By MICHAEL KINNEY For the Yukon Review The Yukon Cross Country team stepped onto the course for the first time in competition platform Tuesday when they faced their rivals Mustang in the Canadian Clash. The dual was scheduled to take place Monday, but the intense heat forced them to move it. Because of that, the…

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Worth works to overcome obstacles

By MICHAEL KINNEY For the Yukon Review Brianna Worth knows she doesn’t have the loudest voice on the court. Even now as a senior on the Yukon High volleyball team, the outside hitter isn’t used to raising her voice to be heard during a raucous game. But coming into this season, Worth knew that was…

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Volleyball continues to see improvement

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Yukon High School volleyball team continues to improve, even in a loss against Norman North. The Millerttes fell in four sets —18-25, 25-23, 18-25 and 18-25 last week. Coach Rachel Allred said she has been impressed with how her team has reacted, especially after losing starting liabo Baylie Thiel last week…

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Expectations high for SWC Patriot football team

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com When a football team finishes its previous season as the runner-up for the state championship, having lost only one game, and is returning virtually its entire lineup, expectations are high. Coach Trey Cloud knows the pressures that his Southwest Covenant Patriots are facing this season, and he’s preparing his players. Cloud,…

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Scrimmage offers glimpse of 2019 Millers

By TERRY GROOVER tgroover@theyukonreview.com Jeremy Reed got exactly what he expected out of his players Saturday as the Millers went through an intrasquad scrimmage. In only the team’s second day in pads, the Millers had an active day. Initially, they had a light workout in the morning, followed by the team’s annual media day in…

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