Yukon athletics

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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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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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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Reed adds four coaches to Yukon staff

Yukon head football coach Jeremy Reed has added four assistant coaches to his staff for the 2018 season. Reed is bringing Josh Cawyer as a wide receivers coach, Kevin Ray as a defensive quality control and defensive line coach, Bradyn Meyer as an outside linebackers coach and Logan Thomas as an inside linebackers coach. Cawyer…

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Vernon Turner to transfer from Oklahoma

By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer Just over a month after finishing up his first season of collegiate track at the University of Oklahoma, Vernon Turner dropped a bombshell on social media. The freshman from Yukon announced via Twitter Wednesday that he was leaving the Sooners program after just one season. “It has been a good…

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Brianna Green lets her performance do her talking in motocross

By Brody Feldmann Contributing Writer Yukon native Brianna Green, 17, is proving that it doesn’t matter whether you’re male or female you can compete at the highest level in motocross. Brianna qualified for the Amateur National Motocross Championship, which will be held in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee July 30 through Aug. 4. “I was super excited.…

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Yukon cheerleaders have strong showing at NCA camp

The Yukon High School cheer team competed in the National Cheer Association Speed Camp from June 11-13 at the University of Oklahoma. The focus of the camp is on stunts and tumbling and to improve skills and to focus on new skills each cheerleader uses throughout the year on the sidelines at sporting events and…

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Yukon hires three head coaches at July school board meeting

The new school year is inching closer and Yukon athletes will have three new head coaches when the year opens in August. Katy Hoke, Jamie Tate and Ryan Rennels were named head coaches in the Yukon athletics department at Monday’s school board meeting. Hoke will be the head coach for softball, Tate will be the…

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