Yukon swimming

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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Splashing once again as Invitational looms

  It had been 29 days since the Yukon swim team hit the pool for action, due to a rescheduling of the Yukon Invitational. The team last swam on Nov. 15 in Ponca City. They were scheduled to host their annual Yukon Invitational Dec. 8, when a winter weather threat cancelled it. On Dec. 14,…

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Yukon swimmers set to open season Friday in Lawton

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer Yukon swimming is expected to have contrasting seasons from the boys and the girls. Last season the boys found success in their relay teams and the girls team was inexperienced. This season, those could be switched. This year the boys team has several freshmen and the girls team has experience.…

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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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Brenna Olander set to take on best in the world at Junior Olympics

In an era where most children between third and fourth-grade are fixated on video games and the latest iPhone, Myers Elementary student Brenna Olander is slicing through water like a knife through butter. The soon-to-be fourth-grade student swam eight events in the Oklahoma State Swim Meet on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Mitch Park in…

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Yukon swim makes history at state meet

For the first time in school history, members of the Yukon swim team left the 6A state championships with a medal hanging from  their necks. The Miller boys’ 400-yard freestyle relay team captured eighth place at the state swim meet in Edmond with a time of 3:38.45. Yitzhak Ramirez, Ethan Davidson, Blake Eberhardt and Isaiah…

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Yukon qualifies four relay teams, three individuals for state meet

Yukon will send three individual boys, three boys’ relay teams and one girls relay team to the 6A state championship swim meet after their performance at the regional meet last weekend in Edmond. Isaiah Auld, Yitzhak Ramirez and Ethan Davidson all qualified for individual events and the 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard…

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Breaking free: Isaiah Auld storms onto the swimming scene

Three years ago, Isaiah Auld had never swam a competitive meet. Going into the regional meet Friday, the Yukon sophomore had captured five school records for the Yukon boys swimming program. “My mom just said she thought I could be good at swimming,” Auld said. “The only time I had really spent time swimming was…

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