Yukon athletics

Shipes, Yukon girls tennis headed back to 6A state

For the second-consecutive year, all six starters for Yukon girls tennis are headed to the 6A state tournament, including No. 2 singles player Taylor Shipes. “It’s so exciting,” Shipes said. “We have Coach V (Dick Villaflor) to thank for that, but we worked hard all season. The whole team worked hard to get here. We…

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Threes company

Most high school track and field teams are fortunate to have one good pole vaulter. Yukon girls track and field has three. Sophomore Kyla Davis and seniors Kenadi Hamilton and Maycie Reed have taken center stage across the state when it comes to 6A girls pole vaulting. Davis is the favorite to bring home the…

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Yukon’s Alyssa Wilson is playing her best golf at the right time

Alyssa Wilson has found her groove at the right time with the postseason around the corner for high school golf in Oklahoma. The Yukon High School senior had won the individual competition in the last six tournaments the Millerettes had competed in going into Thursday’s Pre-State Tournament  at Earlywine Golf Course in Oklahoma City. Wilson…

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Jackson Young ready to live on Tulsa time

It took a little longer than he would have liked, but Yukon senior Jackson Young has decided where he will extend his football career at the collegiate level. In early March, after an official visit, Young verbally committed to play football at the University of Tulsa as a preferred walk-on. “I really liked the facilities…

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Yukon boys tennis shows well at PC North tourney

Yukon went 3-1 Monday and the Miller boys’ took fourth place in the Putnam City North Invitational at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. No. 2 single Dillon Howard and No. 2 doubles Zac Butcher and Jackson Wolf finished second in their specific divisions and No. 1 single Nate Moore and No. 1 doubles Dawson Simeroth…

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Negative at-bats doom Millers last three games

Bats are falling flat for Yukon baseball at the wrong time. The Millers have fallen into a funk at the plate during the course of the Broken Arrow/Jenks tournament Monday and carried that over in their loss to Edmond Memorial. Yukon won seven out of their last eight games before going on the three game…

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Millerettes drop Lady Yellowjackets

Yukon girls soccer proved they can hang with the best teams in the state by handing Choctaw their first loss of the season. The Lady Yellowjackets (4-1) was a perfect 4-0 until the Millerettes (3-2) came to town and took a 3-1 win. “We knew if we came out and did the things right then…

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