Yukon tennis

Shipes, Yukon girls tennis headed back to 6A state

For the second-consecutive year, all six starters for Yukon girls tennis are headed to the 6A state tournament, including No. 2 singles player Taylor Shipes. “It’s so exciting,” Shipes said. “We have Coach V (Dick Villaflor) to thank for that, but we worked hard all season. The whole team worked hard to get here. We…

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Yukon boys tennis shows well at PC North tourney

Yukon went 3-1 Monday and the Miller boys’ took fourth place in the Putnam City North Invitational at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. No. 2 single Dillon Howard and No. 2 doubles Zac Butcher and Jackson Wolf finished second in their specific divisions and No. 1 single Nate Moore and No. 1 doubles Dawson Simeroth…

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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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Yukon freshman places at 6A boys tennis state tournament

State tournaments can be overwhelming for freshmen athletes but for Yukon’s Nate Moore, it had the opposite effect. Moore competed in the No. 2 singles division for the Millers at the 6A Boys Tennis State Tournament Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center and took seventh place with a 3-2 record. The Miller…

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Yukon girls tennis competes at state tournament

The Yukon girls tennis team had all six starters participate in the 6A girls tennis state tournament Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. The Millerettes took 12th place as a team and had a combined record of 4-8. In the No. 1 singles division, Kenzie Moon went 0-2. She lost 0-6 and…

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Four Yukon boys tennis players qualify for state tournament

The Yukon boys tennis team hosted a regional tournament at the Yukon High School tennis complex Monday and took fourth place in the event. The Millers will send four players to the 6A boys tennis state tournament, which takes place Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. No. 1 single Lukas Elmborg took…

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Yukon boys tennis set to make splash in regional

The Yukon boys tennis team will get its postseason underway Monday when it hosts a regional tournament at the Yukon High School tennis complex. The tournament will open at 8 a.m. The other seven teams competing in the event will be Capitol Hill, Choctaw, Edmond Santa Fe, Jenks, Lawton, Ponca City and Westmoore. Yukon will…

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Yukon girls tennis set to host regional

The Yukon girls’ tennis team will play host to other teams in the 6A Region II regional tournament at 8 a.m. Monday at the Yukon High School tennis complex. “My expectations are pretty high,” Yukon coach Dick Villaflor said. “We want to qualify everyone. It will be difficult. We have our chances. It’s real simple…

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