Yukon Review sports

Trae Young wants the NBA to know he’s ready

By Michael Kinney Contributing Writer Trae Young knows what he brings to the table. So when the former Oklahoma point guard makes a statement that there is no player like him in this year’s draft, he means it. “It means everything, courtside, on the court, off the court. Being able to attract fans, attract people,”…

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Keziah Lofton has bright future in Yukon and beyond

Her demeanor is quiet. She has a humble personality, but when she steps onto the basketball court, her game brings a thunderous boom. Keziah Lofton is preparing to enter the middle school world as a sixth-grader at Yukon Middle School and is one of the top young basketball players in the area. Keziah plays AAU…

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Yukon football gives back to community

Most high school football teams spend the summer months in the weight room and on the football field preparing their bodies for the upcoming season. Yukon is doing that, but they are also giving back to the community. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon throughout the summer except for July 7, the Yukon football…

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Yukon hopes summer workouts pay off in fall

After taking a week off from all football activities following the school year, the Yukon football program vaulted the intensity back to full strength with the start of Miller Iron summer strength and conditioning workouts Monday. From 6:30 to 9 a.m. for six weeks, Miller football players will go through a rigorous strength and conditioning…

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Yukon summer baseball teams find success in tournaments

All four Yukon summer baseball teams were in action last weekend in area tournaments. Varsity competed in the Zorian Tournament in Weatherford and went 4-1. Tunior varsity hosted its own tournament and went 4-1. The freshmen played in the shortened Carl Albert Tournament and went 2-0 and the junior high struggled to an 0-4 weekend…

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Yukon leaves mark on annual Route 66 Triathlon

A few degrees cooler and lighter winds made all the difference as the 14th annual Route 66 Triathlons went off without any major hiccups, according to Tri-OKC race director Jane Hresko. “Overall it went really great. The temperature was a few degrees lower than the day before and the wind was not as bad. So…

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Millers wrap up spring

With spring practice officially in the books, we sat down with Yukon football coach Jeremy Reed for a question and answer session on how he feels his team performed during spring drills and how the quarterback battle is going for the Millers. Yukon Review: How would you evaluate your spring? Jeremy Reed: I thought it…

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A postseason look at Yukon’s top 30 athletes

Last July, I started a series releasing my top 30 athletes at Yukon High School for the 2017-2018 school year. The series ran through the middle of August with the top five athletes released around the same time school was starting. For each athlete on the list, I explained why I chose to put them…

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Yukon baseball set for Red Dirt League

School is still in session for the 2017-2018 academic year, but the Yukon baseball program already has started preparations for next year with practice and the start of the summer season. The Millers will have four teams in the Red Dirt League this summer, including varsity, junior varsity, freshmen and a junior high team. “We…

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