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Rylee Uhr embraces lead-off role for Yukon


Most successful batting line-ups in softball have one thing in common, a dependable lead-off hitter. A strong lead-off batter can ignite the offense and get things going in a positive direction. There is no question that a lot of the reason Yukon softball is having a strong season is senior Rylee Uhr. Uhr is batting…

Yukon man crowned grand champion at Kansas City event


For Travis Clark, barbecue is king. And right now, Clark is king of barbecue. Clark, who lives in Yukon and works for OneOk, was crowned world champion earlier this month at the American Royal competition in Kansas City. It’s a competition he had nearly won a couple of times before. “That is the dream contest.…

United Way sets $175k fundraising goal


EL RENO — The United Way of Canadian County has set a fundraising goal of $175,000 for its 2017-18 campaign. The announcement was made Friday at the Canadian Valley Technology Center during the organization’s kickoff event, which coincided with the Yukon Chamber of Commerce’s weekly community coffee. Greg Winters, superintendent of the technology center and…

Broken Arrow snaps Yukon’s win streak in district-opener


Yukon saw its two-game win streak snapped at the hands of Broken Arrow on Friday night at Miller Stadium with a 56-20 loss to the Tigers in the district-opener for both teams. “Broken Arrow is a great football team,” Yukon coach Jeremy Reed said. “You have to give them credit. They were better than us…

Families of teens involved in fatal crash seek remedy to problem highway


The families of two Yukon students who were involved in a fatal crash last year on State Highway 4 near Britton Road have filed a tort claim against the city of Oklahoma City, Canadian County and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. The parents of Matthew Silva and Nickolas Bussett filed a claim seeking at least…

Yukon crushes Mustang on volleyball court


Bedlam hit the hardwood on Thursday with Yukon and Mustang doing battle on the volleyball court for the second time this season. The first meeting between the two took place at the beginning of the year in the Norman High Tournament with the Millers coming out on top. Yukon made it two-in-a-row over its rival…

Fundraiser to boost Mobile Meals program


For Norman Dalke, Yukon’s Mobile Meals program is a lifeline. The 89-year-old Yukon man knows that about 10:45 a.m. there will be a knock on the door and a hot meal will be on the other side waiting to be devoured. Dalke has been part of the mobile meals program for more than a decade.…

Redlands tops Seminole State on the pitch


Redlands Community College women’s soccer team rebounded from its first loss of the season to score back-to-back goals in the second half to rally past Seminole State College. The 3-2 win over the Trojans, played at Rose State College in Midwest City, lifted Redlands to 5-1 on the season and 2-1 in the Oklahoma Collegiate…

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announced


Rob Davis represented Yukon Public Schools well Tuesday as one of the 12 finalists of the 2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. Although Davis didn’t win, YPS won because he will remain in the classroom with his students instead of traveling around Oklahoma for the 2018-19 academic year. “When you think about how many teachers…

Yukon hosts east-side power Broken Arrow in district-opener


Yukon will put its two-game winning streak on the line Friday against its “toughest” opponent of the season when Broken Arrow comes to town. The Millers and Tigers will go to battle at 7 p.m. at Miller Stadium. It will be the first district game for both teams. Yukon enters the game with a 2-1…

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