Yukon Review sports

Southwest Covenant volleyball grabs second in Clinton tourney

The Southwest Covenant volleyball team continued its strong start to the season over the weekend with a runner-up finish at the Clinton tournament. The Patriots went 4-1 in the event and sit at 5-1 overall. Southwest Covenant opened the tournament with a loss to Oklahoma Christian in two sets. The Patriots dropped the opening set…

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Aydan Howard brings home array of achievements

By Brody Feldmann Yukon native Aydan Howard traveled to Des Moines, Iowa, to compete in the Junior Olympics swimming meet. Howard qualified for 13 events in weeks leading up to the trip. The all-business family trip to Iowa ended with Howard returning to Oklahoma with 11 awards, five bronze medals and six top-16 finishes. “It…

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Yukon volleyball earns third in rugged Norman tourney

In a hard-fought two days at Norman High School, the Yukon volleyball team took third place in a tournament loaded with strong competition. The Millerettes finished with a record of 3-2 in the event and had an overall mark of 3-3 following the weekend. Yukon earned three wins against Bixby, Moore and Carl Albert and…

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Yukon softball impresses in Broken Arrow tournament

It didn’t take long for the Yukon softball team to right the ship after suffering a season-opening loss last week to Blanchard. The Millerettes responded with a 5-1 performance in the two-day Broken Arrow tournament over the  weekend and took second place. Following the tournament, Yukon had a record of 5-2. The Millerettes beat tournament…

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Cross country releases 2018 schedule

The Yukon cross country team has released its fall schedule. The Millers and Millerettes will host an Alumni and Community Run at 6 p.m. Thursday at Yukon High School. The Yukon harriers will then compete against rival Mustang in the annual Canadian County Cross Country Clash at 3:45 p.m. Aug. 27 to kick-off Yukon/Mustang Week.…

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Southwest Covenant dominates Weatherford in opener

It didn’t take long for the Southwest Covenant volleyball team to get going Thursday in the season-opening match against Weatherford. The Patriots steamrolled the Eagles in the opening 25-12 and went on to take a three sets to one win to start the year. “I thought we were up-and-down tonight,” Southwest Covenant coach Samantha Lindsey…

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Volleyball drops opener to OKC Storm

Despite holding a late lead in all three sets, the Yukon volleyball team lost three sets to none Tuesday to the OKC Storm in its season-opener. In the first set, Yukon led 20-15 before falling 26-24. In the second set, the Millerettes led 15-14 before losing 25-22 and in the third set, Yukon led 21-13…

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Yukon’s top-30 current athletes Nos. 6-10 revealed

In a six-week series, I am revealing my top-30 current athletes at Yukon High School. I am releasing five per week counting down from 30. Here are Nos. 6-10: Tyler Dechant, senior, boys basketball and boys track and field Tyler Dechant is one of the most underrated athletes walking the halls at Yukon High School.…

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Yukon FFA hosts 17th annual IPRA rodeo

The Yukon FFA saddled up its 17th annual Yukon FFA Rodeo Friday and Saturday at the Yukon Round-Up Club Arena. The rodeo is sanctioned by the International Professional Rodeo Association, so there was money earned throughout the weekend. In the bareback bronc event, Clayton Lawson took first place with a score of 86.5. He won…

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Rough first inning dooms Yukon in season-opener

The old saying, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish,” didn’t ring true Monday for the Yukon softball team. The Millerettes fell to Class 4A’s Blanchard 6-3 in the season-opener at home and it was the first inning that sunk Yukon. The Lady Lions put up five runs in the top of the…

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