Yukon Review

Wrestlers capture MatMania title in final prep for regional tournament

Yukon wrestling coach Joe Schneider sent numerous grapplers, including several varsity starters to the Capitol Hill MatMania Wrestling Tournament last weekend. The Millers came away with the tournament title with five individuals winning their weight classes and Wallace Tilley earning the Outstanding Wrestler award of the tournament with his performance in the 138-pound weight division.…

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Funds decrease despite student growth for Yukon

Despite gaining more than 300 students in its weighted student population, the Yukon School District will lose more than $700,000 in state funding this year. Yukon schools’ Chief Financial Officer Jim Fenrick said the loss of funds was the result of a combination of an increased enrollment along with improving local receipts. In all, the…

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Does defense still win championships?

Remember that old saying that defense wins championships, well that’s exactly what it is – an old saying. This year’s NFL playoffs are an example of why that saying is outdated and may be trending to become extinct with the hiring’s that have already happened since the end of the regular season. Out of the…

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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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Former Mustang Touchdown Club president charged with embezzlement

By Brody Feldmann Contributing Writer The former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club has been charged with embezzling more than $10,000 from the program over an 18-month period. Raymond Craig Davis Jr., 48, has been charged in Canadian County District Court with a single count of embezzlement. He was arrested in early May after an…

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Chisholm Trail LLC acquires Yukon Review, Mustang News

A new venture that involves Yukon businessman Scott Myrick, Oklahoma City attorney Russell Mulinix and newspaper publisher John Settle has acquired the Yukon Review and the Mustang News. The ownership entity, Chisholm Trails LLC, was formed recently. It acquired the properties from Star Communications, which has owned the Yukon Review since July 1, 2015, and…

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New Yukon store brings family together

Bohemian’s, a new store located at 10 West Main Suite 140, is focused on family and community. Owner Rebel Knight opened Bohemian’s on March 11 and hosted their grand opening on March 25 during Yukon’s Birthday Bash. Bohemian’s has a unique, old-soul feel and offers gifts, antiques and collectibles. “We’re just kind of a mixture…

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Stamping Out Hunger’ one day at a time

Manna Pantry to host annual food drive Yukon residents soon will have the opportunity to help “Stamp Out Hunger.” The Manna Pantry will host its annual National Association of Letter Carriers food drive on May 13. The Letter Carrier’s Food Drive is coordinated through the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and is in its 25th…

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Meet Hailee Thompson: Queen of Yukon High School

Going into the semester finals this past December, Yukon High School senior Hailee Thompson had one thing on her mind, the letter A. Hailee was on the fringe between an A and B in several of her Advanced Placement classes she was taking and in order for her to earn Valedictorian status, she had to…

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Yukon Writers Society restarting up

The Yukon Writers Society is in the midst of reorganizing. The society, which was founded in 2016, is meant to help writers start or finish their books. Paul Copeland, the previous organizer of the group, decided to step down and Shayla Eaton decided to take on the society. Eaton had thought about starting her own…

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