Yukon sports

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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Aldridge wins 285 pound title at Jay Hancock Invitational in overtime

  Yukon senior Ashton Aldridge was patiently waiting for his chance at the heavyweight championship Saturday at the Jay Hancock Invitational. The Miller grappler was standing next to the scorers table when he looked over and said, “I got this.” Aldridge had gone against Choctaw’s Marquonn Journey one time this season. It was a preseason…

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Millers fall to Pioneers

It’s hard to find where the Millers went right on the stat sheet against Stillwater, but it’s easy to find where they went wrong. In Yukon’s 67-41 loss to the Pioneers, offense took a hit all night while defense couldn’t seem to stop their opponent. While Stillwater got nearly whatever they wanted on the court,…

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Millers finish third at tourney

An unusual occurrance cost the Millers a chance at the Weatherford High School Basketball Tournament championship. Yukon picked up a win in the first round against Class 5A No. 18-ranked Guthrie and their game against Tuttle proved to be an anomaly. The Millers dropped the game against the 4A school 69-67. Their opponent attempted 39…

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Yukon pom captures state championship, wins high-point

For the first time, the Yukon pom squad won the state championship in the 6A Large-School Pom Division with its performance Saturday at the State Pom Competition at Oklahoma City University. The Yukon girls overcame adversity along the way, including having to wait an extra month to show off their dance and an extra couple…

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Yukon swimming has a promising showing at Yukon Invitational

Despite the unusual schedule, Yukon swimming came into their host tournament with relaxed attitudes. At Mitch Park in Edmond, the swim team hosted their Yukon Invitational. Originally scheduled for Dec. 8, the Invitational took place Dec. 22, during the holiday break. Coach Bruce Clifton was surprised to see his swimmers arrive to the tournament with…

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GRAPPLERS GETTING ON TRACK

Yukon wrestling wrapped up their second straight successful outing, taking runners-up at the Fayetteville Tournament. Coming off an 84-0 demolition of Bethel, the Millers took to Arkansas in attempt to prove what they were worth. Though it was in the neighboring state, several Oklahoma teams such as Ft. Gibson, Enid, and Talequah made the trip.…

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