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What’s next for Mustang football coaching staff?

With the news of Jeremy Dombek’s resignation as the head football coach at Mustang High School, next came what does the future hold for the coaching staff? Athletic Director Robert Foreman had meetings with the staff last Wednesday and informed the staff the ultimate decision will be up to the next coach. “Moving forward those…

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OHP to be on high alert over Thanksgiving travel days

Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol will make their presence known  on Interstate 40 over the Thanksgiving holiday travel days. OHP will be participating in their sixth year of the “I-40 Challenge,” per a facebook post.   The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is joining the Tennessee Highway Patrol in their 6th annual “I-40 Challenge” traffic safety…

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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 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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Yukon Millers 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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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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Yukon’s Tom Thomas honored as county’s Veteran of the Year

Tom Thomas said he was surprised last week to learn that he is this year’s Yukon Veteran of the Year for Canadian County. Thomas was one of seven county veterans who were honored Sunday during the annual Veterans Day ceremonies, which were held in El Reno. Karen Nance, the executive director of the El Reno…

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Yukon resident looks to educate youth on veterans with World War II vehicle

Since he was a young boy, Russ Huffman has loved military vehicles. Sunday, he was able to share his newly purchased M3 Halftrack tank with others in Canadian County who took part in the Veterans Day Parade in El Reno. Huffman, of Yukon, purchased the M3 Halftrack in late September and had it delivered Oct.…

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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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Yukon Softball Player of the Year: Ashlynn Bruce

There is an old saying that the catcher is the quarterback of the defense in baseball or softball. A catcher is someone whom a coach can rely on to lead their team and get the job done when asked. The Yukon softball program made a postseason run to the 6A semifinals and one of the…

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Dombek resigns as head football coach at Mustang

Mustang head football coach Jeremy Dombek has resigned. Dombek steps down Monday after six years as the head coach of the Broncos. In six years, Dombek led Mustang to the playoffs four years and the semifinals twice. “I love Mustang and wish them nothing but the best. Eighteen years is a long time and I’ve…

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Patriots pummel Vikings in the playoffs

By Hayden Tucker   It was the Will Haas and Tyler Kelly show in Southwest Covenant’s playoff win over Sasakwa. The young players were asked to step up in Trevor Kelly’s (hip soreness) absence and they delivered. The Patriots (10-0, 1-0) defeated the Vikings (5-6, 0-1) 48-0 by halftime, causing for a mercy rule. The…

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Area residents share memories of former Yukon coach

  For 13 years, J.W. Loudermilk was a force at Yukon High School, where it wasn’t unusual for his athletes to be seen running sprints up the hallways during frigid weather. His “never quit” attitude was engrained in his athletes. When he retired in 1988 after 13 years of walking the hallways and circling the…

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Samantha Lindsey enjoys her roles with SWC, Mustang

By Hayden Tucker   In the fall, Samantha Lindsey can be found on the sideline of a Southwest Covenant volleyball game, but her day job keeps her at a different school. Along with being a volleyball coach, Lindsey is a fifth-and sixth-grade S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) teacher at Mustang Horizon Intermediate Center. Her…

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Debate over Yukon schools’ day off on Election Day highlights Legislative Breakfast

  Yukon Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth and school board made the decision last May to use Election Day as a day off. Simeroth said he felt like it was the right thing to do for his teachers. “I believe we are doing the right thing,” he said Tuesday at the Legislative Breakfast in…

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Yukon ready to chill its cheeks with annual run

By Hayden Tucker   The Yukon Parks and Recreation Department is set to host its annual “Chill your Cheeks” 5K run on Nov. 17. This will be the 18th year the city has hosted the event, but it’s changed since 1999. Aside from the 5k, there will be other attractions as well. They will hold…

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Voters return incumbents to Canadian County offices

And Chris Eversole   Canadian County’s two incumbent commissioners were easily re-elected to their posts Tuesday, each carrying more than 60 percent of the vote. The most competitive race of the day was for District 3 Commissioner Jack Stewart of Yukon, who faced a stiff challenge from Daniel Pugh of Calumet. Pugh was a familiar…

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Yukon headed in right direction on gridiron

  Jeremy Reed has completed his first two years as the head football coach at Yukon High School and based on the numbers, the Millers seem to be headed in the right direction. Reed has guided the Miller football program to a 10-10 record through his first two years on the job. That is eight…

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Steagall, Bice earn state House, Senate seats

For the U.S. Air Force reservist, his hopes of joining the Oklahoma Legislature have been fulfilled. For the senator and the county commissioners, it is another opportunity to continue to serve their constituents. And for the Independent candidate, it was a future that wasn’t to be. Jay Steagall, Stephanie Bice and Jack Stewart were among…

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Area News

Mustang North Middle School’s seventh-grade girls finished season 19-0

Undefeated rarely happens in sports, yet it happened at Mustang North Middle School. The seventh-grade Lady Broncos ended their season Metro Middle School Athletic Conference champions with a 19-0 record. Those accomplishments were impressive enough and they found a way to stand out among the crowd along the way. “We knew they were special,” coach…

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Area Sports

Search is over for Mustang

Mustang football has its seventh head coach in school history by naming Lee Blankenship, 33, the head man pending board approval Monday. Blankenship comes to Mustang after a one year stay at Bartlesville High School. The Bruins ended the season with a 4-6 record, as did the Broncos, after a 1-9 season the year before…

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