Yukon Millers

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 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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GRAPPLERS GETTING ON TRACK

Yukon wrestling wrapped up their second straight successful outing, taking runners-up at the Fayetteville Tournament. Coming off an 84-0 demolition of Bethel, the Millers took to Arkansas in attempt to prove what they were worth. Though it was in the neighboring state, several Oklahoma teams such as Ft. Gibson, Enid, and Talequah made the trip.…

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Plenty of work ahead for Miller wrestling

Mustang’s basketball court inside the Event Center was covered by two wrestling mats and more than a thousand fans filled the seats for the annual Mustang vs. Yukon dual. “I have to be a little honest. I was a little nervous. I was like ‘man, there are a lot of people here,’” said Mustang’s coach…

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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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