High school football: Yukon in good shape for a 2-5 team

The Millers earned their second win Friday night, 35-13 over Moore to improve to 2-2 in District 6A-4, and they know the playoffs are still within reach.
by Scott Wright Published: October 13, 2012
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photo - Yukon's Codey Sanchez catches a touchdown pass against Edmond North during a high school football game at Wantland Stadium in Edmond, Okla., Thursday, October 4, 2012. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
Yukon's Codey Sanchez catches a touchdown pass against Edmond North during a high school football game at Wantland Stadium in Edmond, Okla., Thursday, October 4, 2012. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

“We're just tired of losing.”

This Thursday, the Millers visit Midwest City, a nemesis of recent Yukon teams. Yukon finished second to the Bombers in district play the last two years, losing head-to-head both times.

After the Bombers, Yukon hosts U.S. Grant and closes the regular season at Putnam City North, possibly with the district's No. 3 playoff seed on the line.

But the Millers know they can't look past Midwest City, which is mired in a difficult season.

“We're really fired up for this game,” senior linebacker Blake Biggs said. “The seniors from the last couple years that brought us up and taught us how to work hard, they really didn't like Midwest City, so this is like a redemption game for them.”

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by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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