Yukon News

Yukon schools come through for classmate

As Antonius Acre and his mother sat in the gymnasium Friday at Yukon High School, dozens of people worked to raise money. A group of athletes jumped into an ice water-filled trough, another student was covered in ice cream, two others had their heads shaved and a teacher had peanut butter licked from her toes…

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Southwest Covenant drops two over the weekend

Southwest Covenant had a rough weekend at the Pioneer Festival. The Patriots (2-6) watched their losing streak grow to three with two losses to No. 10-ranked Navajo (6-3) and Morrison (5-2). Southwest Covenant held their own against the Indians, losing 13-11, but allowed a blowout 11-3 loss to the Wildcats in four innings. Through three…

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SUNDOWN SHOWDOWN

At the Yukon Sundowner meet, the Millers and Millerettes found themselves placing high. The Millers scored 213 points to place first of seven teams at the meet. Edmond North took second with 144 points and Lawton placed third with 75 points. Yukon won the meet by taking a variety of events. The Millers took first…

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BUSTED

Undercover unit taps into sex offenders’ lust   Canadian County sheriff investigations into suspected child predators that began last fall has netted at least 20 arrest warrants, 16 arrests and two convictions since February, officials said Thursday. That includes at least four arrests made last week. Canadian County investigator Adam Flowers said the agency’s investigation…

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Moon gives tennis a ‘B’

Yukon boys tennis put together a solid outing at the Ada Tournament over the weekend. The Millers took to the southeast, relishing in its first tournament of the season. Yukon gave appropriate effort, according to coach Barney Moon. “On a grading scale, I’d give us a B,” Moon said. “Good in that we held our…

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Successful outing for Yukon track

Yukon track opened its season, placing second at the 2019 Santa Fe Track & Field Invitational. Yukon finished with 101 points, good for second place behind host Edmond Santa Fe, which scored 147 points. The Millers took third in the 4×100 meter relay with a time of 44.73. In the 4×800 meter relay, Yukon ran…

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Jury selection to begin in Calumet murder trial

Jury selection is set to begin Monday in Canadian County’s first death penalty case in more than a quarter century. The jury will hear the case of Derek Don Posey, who is charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of Calumet resident Amy Gibbins and her son, Bryor. Their bodies were…

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OKC sues for road project properties

The City of Oklahoma City has filed condemnation actions against five Yukon-area property owners to acquire their land as part of two major road projects, including a planned interchange. The actions were filed Friday in Canadian County District Court. Named in the condemnations are Kyla J. Jacobson, The Patricia Ann Lee Revocable Trust Agreement, Gregory…

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Rough week on the pitch for Yukon soccer

Moore got on the scoreboard in the first half, from there, it was all frustration for Yukon. “The goal was a special goal,” coach Neil Hilton said. “The goal was unstoppable, it was a great goal. He hit hit it from the 35 and it went right in the top corner.” That was the only…

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Miller baseball starts strong

Yukon baseball took two games by big margins over Midwest City earlier this week, but dropped a close game Thursday against Norman. The Millers started the week off playing their first game of the season on the road in Midwest City Tuesday. The Bombers didn’t put up much of a fight, losing 12-1 in five…

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