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‘Know what to do,’ Yukon officer urges

“Anything you can do to make yourself safe and to make sure you get home safe, that’s a win,” said Master Sgt. Scott Franklin. Franklin, a school resource officer with more than 28 years of experience, including 18 years in Yukon, said making sure everyone remains safe in an active-shooter situation is a priority. Franklin…

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Next step for Yukon football…play with anger

Rebuilding a high school football program is a three-step process. The first step is changing the attitude within the program, the second is changing the culture and the third is playing with anger. When Yukon hired Jeremy Reed in January 2017, he immediately began to work on the first two steps. Those steps can coincide…

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Cities, county share $7M in sales tax revenue

Canadian County communities shared more than $7 million in sales tax revenue in July, according to the latest report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission. The report, which is the result of business conducted in the last half of May and the estimated business for the first 15 days in June, showed that the nine cities…

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Authorities investigate after infant dies

The death of a seven-month-old baby, who was found unresponsive at a Canadian County daycare, is under investigation. Oklahoma City Police identified the baby as Sterling Michael Gerber. He died late last week at Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City after having been rushed to the facility July 11. According to a police report, officers responded…

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Yukon wraps up 7-on-7 sessions

Yukon may be known as a “running” team when it comes to offensive football, but this summer the Millers used four 7-on-7 sessions to sharpen their passing attack. The Millers completed their final 7-on-7 session Tuesday at Miller Stadium. They had four sessions with the first taking place at Putnam City, the second at Edmond…

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Loss of hearing doesn’t deter Yukon man’s dream

By Larissa Copeland, Staff Writer Canton Meadows never backs down from a challenge, whether it’s on the field, in the classroom or with his family. And he refuses to let his hearing impairment slow him down. His latest challenge? Teaching summer campers the lyrics to a Carrie Underwood song – in American Sign Language. Meadows,…

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Yukon’s top-30 current athletes Nos. 26-30 released

Over the next six weeks, I am going to release my top-30 current athletes at Yukon High School. I will release five per week counting down from 30. Here are Nos. 26-30: Antonio Washington, senior, football and boys track and field Antonio Washington burst onto the scene as a junior last year in the second…

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Owen Olsen looks to continue brother’s leadership legacy

Last year, it was Perry Olsen who assumed a leadership role in the Yukon football program. This year, another Olsen is picking up where his brother left off. Miller senior Owen Olsen is expected to be among the leaders of the Yukon football team this fall. The two-way player had the opportunity to watch his…

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