• World's Fair experience resonates with former Sooner Guides

    By Matt Patterson Staff Writer mpatterson@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sat, Oct 10, 2015

    For three months in 1965, the mission for Phil Bornemann and Don Kiser was to serve as Sooner Guides for Oklahoma’s exhibit at the World’s Fair in New York.

  • Canadian Valley Technology Center hosts 'unconference'

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Oct 8, 2015

    Canadian Valley Technology Center in Yukon recently hosted EdcampCTE, a career and technical education event. Unlike traditional conferences with agendas set months in advance by people running the conference, Edcamp’s "unconference" agenda was created by the participants at the start of the event.

  • Oklahoma food news and notes

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Oct 6, 2015

    Oklahoma food news and notes

  • Oklahoma student nominated for presidential scholars program

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Oct 7, 2015

    Officials at the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education have nominated Nathan Herndon, of Minco, for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Oct 7, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area achievers

  • Yukon celebrates 50th annual Oklahoma Czech Festival

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Oct 6, 2015

    Czech music, dancing and food are showcased at 50th annual Oklahoma Czech Festival in Yukon.

  • High school football: Tate Troxell has breakout performance to lead Edmond Memorial past Yukon, 42-21

    BY JACOB UNRUH Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    The 5-foot-11, 180-pound senior finished with 172 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 18 carries. He also caught a 7-yard touchdown pass, which put the Bulldogs up 28-14 in the third quarter.

  • Oklahoma food news and notes: 6 Degrees of Bacon returns to Midtown

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Sep 30, 2015

    Oklahoma food news including details about the 6 Degrees of Bacon Festival, Yukon Czech Festival and Norman's inaugural Mix on Main event.

  • Yukon ready to check in with 50th Czech Festival

    By Jenna Roberson For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Sep 30, 2015

    The city of Yukon will host its 50th annual Oklahoma Czech Festival on Saturday. Presented by Oklahoma Czechs Inc., the event will offer tastes of Czech culture, including food, music, dancing, traditional costumes and imported merchandise.

  • PHOTOS: Australian motorcyclists ride through Oklahoma City for mental health awareness

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Sep 23, 2015

    A band of 65 Australian motorcyclists are visiting Oklahoma City on their first “Black Dog Ride” across the United States. The group, which has completed five previous tours in Australia, is partnering with Mental Health First Aid USA to raise mental health awareness and funds to train more veterans and first responders in Mental Health First Aid.

  • Guide to Class 5A No. 3 Deer Creek at Yukon

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Sep 18, 2015

    When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Miller Stadium, 1777 S. Yukon Parkway Radio: Now-FM 92.2; KRXO-FM 104.5 Records: Deer Creek 2-0; Yukon 0-2 Last week: Deer Creek 31, Norman 22 — Quarterback Clayton Sims threw two touchdowns and Tahj Davidson scored twice on the ground as Deer Creek got a big lead and held off the Tigers. Norman North 59, Yukon 24 — Yukon couldn’t slow down Norman North quarterback Cameron Hardesty, who threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns. The Timberwolves outscored the Millers 28-3 in the second half. Players to watch: Deer Creek — Davidson, RB. Last season, the Antlers struggled to establish a consistent run game. Davidson is off to a hot start and

  • Spirit League indoor soccer starts soon in Yukon

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 16, 2015

    Persons of all ages with a disability are encouraged to come out and play in the indoor soccer season presented by Yukon's Spirit League. The season offers games on Tuesdays, from Sept. 22 through Oct. 13.

  • Piedmont native turns passions into career

    BY BILL KRAMER For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Sep 12, 2015

    While engaged in a passion for science as a high school junior and senior in Canadian Valley Technology Center’s biomedical sciences program, Efren Silva discovered a bent toward engineering. Silva, 21, a 2012 Piedmont High School graduate, is a junior at Texas A&M University pursuing a biomedical engineering degree, which merges his two passions.

  • High school football: Cameron Hardesty throws for 311 yards as Norman North routs Yukon

    BY TIM WILLERT | Published: Fri, Sep 11, 2015

    Hardesty completed 17 of 32 passes for 311 yards and four scores, three to wide receiver Charlie Kolar covering 17, 9 and 23 yards.

  • Friday Night Lights: Yukon defensive end Blake Davis is not the same person he was before basic training

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Updated: Fri, Sep 11, 2015

    After joining the National Guard and enlisting in the Army earlier this year, Davis spent 10 weeks this summer being indoctrinated into the military lifestyle. He was pushed physically. He was tested mentally. He was stretched to the limit in every way possible.

  • Yukon students stir up spirit for football game

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Sep 9, 2015

    Students at Yukon High School stirred up school spirit for the football team's game against rival Mustang High School.

  • High school football: Blake Williams' first career TD catch sparks Mustang's rout of Yukon

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Updated: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    Williams hasn’t been able to play more than a few varsity snaps in the last two years because of a rare medical condition that disrupts the automatic functions of his nervous system.

  • Yukon's Stage Door will raise the curtain on 'Full Monty'

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Sep 5, 2015

    The Stage Door Theatre in Yukon will present "The Full Monty" on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 20.

  • Yukon's National Night Out will feature live music, free food, activities

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    Yukon’s National Night Out is set for Sept. 8 at Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W Vandament Ave.

  • Yukon to begin building multi-million dollar sports complex next year

    By Josh Wallace Staff Writer jwallace@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    Yukon City Manager Grayson Bottom said the complex will feature a soccer stadium and 12 fields, a baseball stadium and four-field complex, a softball stadium and five-field complex and an aquatic center on land annexed from Oklahoma City.