Yukon Senior Games

Pickleball keeps OKC man, 90, active

  Dick Ohlheiser was wearing his gold medal proudly. He finished in first place for his age bracket in the Yukon Senior Games this week. He and his partner were the only team in the bracket, which was the over-85 group. Ohlheiser, who is 90, said he got the medal for just being able to…

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City of Yukon to host 18th annual Senior Games

The 18th annual Yukon Senior Games are quickly approaching with competition for people at all levels. The City of Yukon will host the Senior Games April 5 through April 13 where seniors get the opportunity to show their skills against their peers. There will be more than 40 events in 13 categories at a variety…

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Competition draws seniors to Yukon

For the past week, more than 260 athletes have played pool, pickleball and basketball. They have lifted weights, shot arrows and jumped hurdles. And each athlete is at least 50 years old. The 17th annual Yukon Senior Games are set to conclude Saturday with table tennis and archery. Events coordinator Tim Rhodes said the annual…

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Yukon Senior Games has another successful year in 2017

By Terry Groover Staff Writer Senior athletes from across several states converged on Yukon this week to compete in dozens of events as part of the Yukon Senior Games. The competition began April 21 and was scheduled to conclude Saturday. It included everything from track events to pickleball to archery. Jan Scott, director of Yukon’s…

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