Yukon High School

Wrestlers capture MatMania title in final prep for regional tournament

Yukon wrestling coach Joe Schneider sent numerous grapplers, including several varsity starters to the Capitol Hill MatMania Wrestling Tournament last weekend. The Millers came away with the tournament title with five individuals winning their weight classes and Wallace Tilley earning the Outstanding Wrestler award of the tournament with his performance in the 138-pound weight division.…

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Millers fall to Jaguars in OT

Carson Price grabbed the ball at the top of the key. He took it to the rim and made it over two Westmoore defenders, narrowly missing the halftime buzzer. His shot put Yukon up 33-20 going into the break, but it wasn’t enough. The Millers were facing a 3-14 Jaguars team on homecoming night and…

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Owen Olsen earns All-State honor

Yukon senior Owen Olsen just added another accomplishment to a long list of accolades for his performance during the 2018 football season. Olsen recently was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association 2018 All-State Football Team as a defensive lineman. “It was a big surprise,” Olsen said. “I thought they had already put that out. I…

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Area youth speak out at event in Yukon

Middle and high school students from Mustang and Yukon came together Thursday morning for the annual Youth Speak Out. Students from MPS and YPS held a forum at the Yukon Fine Arts Center in front of school and public officials to address concerns school-aged children are facing. Topics of conversation included racial equality, mental health,…

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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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Millers fall 39-27 to Deer Creek

  In Yukon’s first dual since Dec. 17, the Millers fell to No. 6 Deer Creek. The dual, highlighted for Yukon by Ryan Snodgrass and Chance Bailey’s back-to-back falls, was dropped by the Millers 39-27. Coming off two straight tournaments, they felt they should have learned. “We’ve got work to do,” coach Joe Schneider said.…

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Yukon pom captures state championship, wins high-point

For the first time, the Yukon pom squad won the state championship in the 6A Large-School Pom Division with its performance Saturday at the State Pom Competition at Oklahoma City University. The Yukon girls overcame adversity along the way, including having to wait an extra month to show off their dance and an extra couple…

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Yukon wrestlers take fourth at Jenks, Aldridge wins HWT

  Yukon grapplers enjoyed their third straight successful outing at the Larry Wilkey Invitational last weekend. The Millers took fourth place overall at Jenks High School. Weeks before, they took second at a Fayetteville tournament. Before that, they defeated Bethel 84-0. Most would think Yukon is feeling elated by the recent success, but they aren’t.…

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Yukon swimming has a promising showing at Yukon Invitational

Despite the unusual schedule, Yukon swimming came into their host tournament with relaxed attitudes. At Mitch Park in Edmond, the swim team hosted their Yukon Invitational. Originally scheduled for Dec. 8, the Invitational took place Dec. 22, during the holiday break. Coach Bruce Clifton was surprised to see his swimmers arrive to the tournament with…

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