Yukon Football

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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Reed gives update on football program, input on new rule

The OSSAA recently agreed to change the rules with the play clock for high school football in Oklahoma. There will now be a 40-second clock that starts as soon as the previous play is blown dead by officials. The previous rule said that once the official set the ball and blew the whistle, the offense…

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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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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 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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Yukon junior varsity caps undefeated season with rout of Enid

For the first time in program history, the Yukon junior varsity football team had an undefeated season. The Millers defeated Enid 62-6 Monday at Miller Stadium to finish 2018 7-0. “We just got better as the season went along,” Yukon coach Jeff Hall said. “This group is used to winning. It’s what we are trying…

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Yukon freshmen have strong showing in 2018

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer The buzzer sounded Tuesday night at Miller Stadium indicating the end of the season for Yukon freshman football. The young Millers were vying for a Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference championship, but they fell short when Westmoore scored a late touchdown and converted a two-point conversion with 10 seconds left. The…

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Yukon finishes season 6-4 with throttling of Edmond Memorial

For the first time since 2013, the Yukon football program closed its regular season with a winning record. The Millers took down Edmond Memorial 35-6 Friday at Wolves Stadium in Edmond to close the season 6-4 overall and 3-4 in district play. Despite not achieving their ultimate goal of making the postseason, Yukon coach Jeremy…

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