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Patriots put on a show against Tyrone

Southwest Covenant made a statement with a big victory over Tyrone Friday. The Patriots (11-0) proved they were a power in the playoffs, defeating the Bobcats (8-3) 56-16 in the second round. Though Southwest Covenant hung half-a-hundred on their opponent, it was their defense that made the biggest play. Tyrone fumbled the ball nine times…

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Yukon Football Player of the Year: Owen Olsen

Two-way players are hard to find in this era of high school football. Many times in today’s game, a high school player will pick one side of the ball and pick one position and focus on that and that alone. It takes a special kind of young man to be willing to play on both…

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Yukon foundation honors grant recipients

Thirty Yukon educators left the annual Yukon Public School Foundation for Excellence banquet Thursday as happy campers. The teachers were honored with grants of up to $1,000 during the event. The money will be used for special projects that help draw students into the classroom. The recipients were notified last month, but received certificates during…

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White defeats Red in annual Red/White dual

Several Millers retired helmets for singlets and made their debut on the wrestling mat Thursday night. Yukon hosted its annual red and white inter-squad match in preparation for the start of the regular season.  For many former football players this was their first time to see competition in the preseason. “(I really liked) getting those…

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Southwest Covenant Football Player of the Year: Trevor Kelly

You like points in football? You like production in all facets of the game? You might want to go see Southwest Covenant senior Trevor Kelly play, as he winds down his career for the Patriots. Kelly is a starting running back, defensive back and return specialist for Southwest Covenant and had led the Patriots to…

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Canadian County deputies cleared in fatal shooting

District Attorney Mike Fields said Canadian County sheriff’s deputies were justified in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man who led them on a high-speed chase before exiting a stolen truck he was driving with a handgun. “There is no evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Canadian County sheriff’s office deputies John Bridges, Christopher Contreras, Bryan…

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Patriots look to stay hot in second round

There is just a brief window of opportunity for celebration in the playoffs. Southwest Covenant took home a big win over Sasakwa Friday 48-0 by mercy rule. The excitement and allure of winning a playoff game was present in the huddle after the game but it quickly went away by Monday. The Patriots began preparing…

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