Yukon sports

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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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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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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Millerettes begin season on wrong foot

Yukon girls soccer started their season on the road, taking a loss at Norman North. The Millerettes (0-1) came into Norman stadium looking to begin the season on a high note and taking down the Lady Timberwolves (1-0). Those plans were foiled with a 2-0 loss. “The score line doesn’t actually talk about the game,”…

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Yukon Winter Sports Athlete of the Year – Paige Clark

In the wide world of sports, pom is often forgotten or blatantly left out of the conversation. However, this year’s Yukon pom squad has not only had a stellar season, the girls have forced people to take notice when they perform. The Yukon varsity pom squad won the 6A Large Pom state championship in early…

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Rennels looks to bring a new culture to Millerettes golf

Under new head coach Ryan Rennels, the Yukon girls golf squad is looking to build a team culture. Primarily thought of as an individual sport, Rennels, a former basketball coach and teacher at Union City, hopes his players can find the value of team success within their play. “I think camaraderie and (being) a team,…

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Millers end season

Yukon watched their season come to an end following a close loss to Deer Creek in the first round of the regional tournament. The Millers faced the Antlers for the third time this season with the result finding Deer Creek on the winning side yet again, 51-46. However, unlike their first two meetings, Yukon had…

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