Yukon athletics

Yukon boys rugby starts 2-0

The Yukon boys rugby club defeated the Fort Worth-based club Alliance 17-10 last Saturday on the road. It wasn’t easy for the Millers. Yukon battled poor weather conditions and didn’t have its full roster for its match south of the Red River. The Millers were without reserve players because of several family emergencies and illnesses.…

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Millers finish third at tourney

An unusual occurrance cost the Millers a chance at the Weatherford High School Basketball Tournament championship. Yukon picked up a win in the first round against Class 5A No. 18-ranked Guthrie and their game against Tuttle proved to be an anomaly. The Millers dropped the game against the 4A school 69-67. Their opponent attempted 39…

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A look back at 2018 Yukon sports: Part 2

As 2018 nears its end, we look back on Yukon sports highlights from each month. Today, we look at the last six months of the year: July -Five Yukon pom members named All-American The Yukon pom squad took its talents to Norman last summer to participate in the University of Oklahoma pom camp. The girls…

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GRAPPLERS GETTING ON TRACK

Yukon wrestling wrapped up their second straight successful outing, taking runners-up at the Fayetteville Tournament. Coming off an 84-0 demolition of Bethel, the Millers took to Arkansas in attempt to prove what they were worth. Though it was in the neighboring state, several Oklahoma teams such as Ft. Gibson, Enid, and Talequah made the trip.…

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Yukon prepares Owen Olsen for Naval Academy

  Most football players who sign letters of intent to play college football at the Naval Academy do so with little understanding of what it will take to be successful. For Yukon senior Owen Olsen, it is the exact opposite. Olsen signed his letter of intent during Wednesday’s early signing period to play football at…

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A look back at 2018 sports: Part 1

As 2018 nears its end, we take a look back on the Yukon sports highlights from each month. We start with January and will work our way through December in a two-part series. Today, we look back at the first six months of the year: January -Yukon wrestling has two earn conference championships The Yukon…

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Splashing once again as Invitational looms

  It had been 29 days since the Yukon swim team hit the pool for action, due to a rescheduling of the Yukon Invitational. The team last swam on Nov. 15 in Ponca City. They were scheduled to host their annual Yukon Invitational Dec. 8, when a winter weather threat cancelled it. On Dec. 14,…

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Rugby Club to put on inaugural fundraiser

  Rugby was born in Canadian County in the fall 2014 when the Yukon Rugby Club was formed. Its first official season was the spring of 2015. Four years after its birth, the Yukon Rugby Club has grown to the largest school rugby club in the state. It has 60-70 members at the elementary-age level…

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