Lyons Cross Country – 2015 Preview

By Renée Haip
With extreme focus, dedication, and discipline, the Lyons’ distance crew worked hard all summer with the goal of repeating their impressive double team gold performance at last year’s state meet. These young athletes have run their base miles, cross trained, and engaged in a variety of team bonding activities including a summer training camp in Winter Park, and an end of summer campout in Wyoming. In his twentieth year as head coach for Lyons Cross Country,

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New Balance Valmont Cross Country Invitational

By Renée Haip
For a second year, Lyons Cross Country tested their early season mettle at the challenging and unconventional New Balance Valmont Cross Country Invitational at the Valmont Bike Park in Boulder. Hosted by Flatirons Running and New Balance on August 28, the three-mile course consists of winding dirt trails, steep switchbacks, stairs, and hay bale obstacles. Competing in three of the seven mixed heat races of boys and girls, the Lions battled not only their

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Shoot Out On The Plains

It was a shoot-out on the plains as the Lady Lions softball team traveled to Eaton. Lyons collected eleven hits in seven innings and took the lead in the top of the 3rd but, it wasn’t enough and Eaton won this wild shoot-out, 16 to 9, with eleven hits of their own. 

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Serve, Set, Spike, Dig - It's Volleyball Time In Lyons!

By Wendy Stevelinck

After losing only one starting varsity player (Sydney Stevelinck is continuing her volleyball career at Grace University) from their stellar (19 – 6) season last year, the Lady Lions are expecting to challenge Resurrection Christian for the league championship this time around. The team was definitely not satisfied with how last season ended at districts, losing three straight matches. Especially since two of those loses were to teams that

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A Pre-Season Look At Lyons Softball

The 2A Lady Lions ended their season last year ranked 13th in 3A ball, and missed going to the state tournament by a single run.  With just four seniors graduating and most of the starters still in place the Lady Lions, under second year head coach Amy Renaldi, should have another opportunity to make a solid play-off run.

The returning starters are: Kayla Bunton (Jr.) - CF; Claire Busby (Sr.) - OF; Shaeli Herman (So.) - C; Madison Johnson (So.) – 3B; Liz Jonjak (Jr.) - SS;  Aislin Khleif (So.) – 1B;  Abbie Liquori (Sr.) - P.  Other players on the

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Rocky Mountain Conservancy Announces $3.6 Million Land Protection Campaign for RMNP

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy (Rocky Mountain National Park’s nonprofit partner) announced today that it is spearheading a fundraising effort to acquire the largest remaining privately-held property within Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). The organization will raise $3.6 million to fund the purchase of this commercially-zoned parcel known as Cascade Cottages. The Trust for Public Land is also a partner in this effort to acquire the property for the park.

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