Yukon High School

Where are the officials?

  As 6 p.m. rolled around Tuesday night in Deer Creek, no basketball game started. 15, 30 minutes went by, still no basketball game. Regulation began at 6:54 p.m., because there were no referees. It was discovered that the game between Yukon (0-3) and Deer Creek (3-0) slipped through the cracks in scheduling referees to…

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Yukon basketball stumbles out of gate against Norman North

  Puzzled faces lined the Yukon bench Tuesday night in the closing seconds of the Millers’ 77-52 home-opener loss to Norman North. Some looked confused but coach Kevin Ritter was confident in his assessment of what went wrong. “Bad coaching,” he said. “We didn’t have them prepared at all. It’s just bad coaching.” Having a…

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Fast start not enough for Yukon wrestling at Piedmont

  PIEDMONT — Yukon got off to a strong start in the season-opening dual Thursday at Piedmont. The Millers won four-of-six matches to open the contest and carried an 18-9 lead into the 145-pound match. From that point, it was all Wildcats. Piedmont went on to win six-consecutive matches and seven-of-the-last-eight to beat Yukon 39-24.…

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White defeats Red in annual Red/White dual

Several Millers retired helmets for singlets and made their debut on the wrestling mat Thursday night. Yukon hosted its annual red and white inter-squad match in preparation for the start of the regular season.  For many former football players this was their first time to see competition in the preseason. “(I really liked) getting those…

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Area residents share memories of former Yukon coach

  For 13 years, J.W. Loudermilk was a force at Yukon High School, where it wasn’t unusual for his athletes to be seen running sprints up the hallways during frigid weather. His “never quit” attitude was engrained in his athletes. When he retired in 1988 after 13 years of walking the hallways and circling the…

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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 High School graduate earns second Emmy

For the second time in three years, Julie Taylor is holding an Emmy. The Yukon native, who moved to California in 1999, is a senior producer and writer on CBS’s “The Talk,” which this week won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show. “The Talk” beat out such shows as “Ellen,” “Live with…

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