Yukon High School

Yukon schools name two new directors

Just over a month after accepting a principal’s position in rival Mustang, Yukon Middle School Principal Diana Lebsack got a better offer and an opportunity to stay in Yukon. Lebsack was one of two principals who received promotions Thursday during a special meeting of the school board. Lebsack was named the executive director of secondary…

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Millers ‘putting the puzzle back together’

Yukon baseball began the process of moving on from the 2019 senior class with the beginning of the summer season. A trip to the University of Central Oklahoma to play Berryhill on Tuesday initiated offseason play for the Millers. There were no signs of rust or nerves in the 15-0 run rule. Players said they…

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Cade Peters to face unique challenge on defense

A week ago, Yukon High School graduated about 550 seniors. The ceremony was especially hard for the football program, which saw most of its starters walk across the stage to the next chapter of their lives. The football graduates leave a big hole on the defensive side with all but one now gone. Cade Peters,…

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Three Millers take individual honors

Yukon baseball’s strong season is being rewarded with postseason awards for several players. Senior shortstop Braylen Wimmer has represent the Millers on the all-star roster and will represent on all-state and all-conference rosters. “He’s getting the opportunity to go to South Carolina and play, and we’re very excited for him for that,” coach Kevin James…

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Ex-teacher enters blind plea to sex charges

A former Yukon teacher has admitted that she had a sexual relationship with a student. Hunter Joanne Day, 23, entered a “blind plea” to charges of a second-degree rape and soliciting sex through technology during a hearing Tuesday. She could face up to 15 years in prison when she is sentenced at 1:30 p.m. June…

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Three Yukon teams claim academic state title

Yukon’s student-athlete culture is shining bright after three spring sports teams were named academic state champions. Girls soccer, girls tennis, and girls track all secured the academic title. Tennis and track both had cumulative grade point average of 4.0, the soccer team recorded a 3.91. Having three academic state champions in one season is something…

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Millers match with Moore in regional

Yukon’s postseason fate was decided Monday when the regional tournament bracket was released. The Millers will be headed to Deer Creek Wednesday to take on Moore in the first round. Midwest City will also be there. The key to success lies within the team. “I think we can match up with anybody in the regional,…

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