Blues skies and a touch of fall weather greeted thousands of cross country athletes from across the state this past weekend in Lyons. Almost three thousand runners and another few thousand fans came together to cheer on their runners at this year’s 19th annual St. Vrain Cross Country Invitational 5K hosted at Lyons High School.
The Lyons Lions Cross Country Team came ready to battle a new high altitude 5K course at the Battle Mountain Husky Invitational this past Saturday in Eagle Vail. The day began with a chill in the air, but the sun warmed things up quickly for the start of the meet.
“This was a super tough course, but everyone stepped up in a large way to make a great impact. I couldn’t be prouder of the way the team performed. Everyone gave 110
Coach Mark Roberts (23rd year) and his 30 or so athletes have started laying the foundation for their season with their opening meet Friday, August 24, at Vista Nation (see schedule). Both teams, the boys and the girls, move forward with the healthy adage: respect all, fear none.
Four standout Lyons High School baseball players (all seniors) received post-season recognition for their superior play this spring. The 13-5 Lyons Lions, which finished 10th in Colorado 2A, placed Justin Lear as First Team, All-Conference; First Team, BoCoPreps All-Region; and All-State – Honorable Mention. The 6’ 2” center fielder carried a .500 batting average while slugging .880 and