Spring weather in Colorado can often be a challenge for the local sports teams. The track team had planned their Lyons Invitational to fall on Saturday, April 1, the end of the spring break for the St. Vrain District, but with an impending storm looming all week, the

 

 

Former Lyons High School (class of 2016) cross country/track standout Paul Roberts returned to Colorado earlier this week from a successful trip to Uganda for the IAAF U-20 World Cross Country Championships in Kampala. As the first American runner to cross the finish line (33rd place overall) in

 

 

 

After a one-year hiatus, the RE-1J District meet was reinstated by the folks at Mead High School, and the meet for the nine district high schools saw some strong performances as the schools all head into spring break this last week of March. The meet was a mixture of varsity and junior varsity athletes with an expanded number of entries, and the performances also counted in the state rankings as athletes continue to pursue top-18 state

 

 

This year’s edition of the Lyons High School track team features sixty-nine hard-working student-athletes, and the Lions came roaring into the 2017 season with two meets in Pueblo on Saturday, March 11, and the following Saturday, March 18, sandwiching their home relay meet on Wednesday,

 

 

The Lyons High School varsity boys’ basketball team played a pair of games last week. They played a home game against Twin Peaks Charter Academy and an away game against Dayspring Christian Academy in Greeley. They won the home match, and lost on the road. 

First the good news. The game against Twin Peaks was played on Tuesday, January 31, and the local boys escaped with a 41 to 25 win. “Escaped,”

 

 

The C and JV Lyons High School boys’ basketball teams continue to improve their skills and teamwork and played four different schools in eight days. Most players compete on both the C and JV teams. 

Lyons solidly beat Dawson School after returning from the holiday break on Friday, January 6. The C team dominated their game,

 

 

The Lyons High School girls’ basketball team went on a scoring binge last week, and defeated Nederland handily by a score of 52 to 13. Sarah Hall had a career high of thirteen points. The win elevated the Lady Lions record for the season to twelve and one!

Lyons second game of the week, a road game against Denver Christian was an entirely different scenario. The Lion’s struggled in a defensive dog fight against the Thunder in one of the lowest scoring games in recent memory. 
Both teams got off to a sluggish start; neither could get the ball to go down. The Lions made several mental errors as

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