Published on Thursday, May 16 2013 07:32
Historically it takes pitchers a little longer into the season to catch up with the hitters. But this was ridiculous! In four games Monday night, there were one hundred and twenty-one runs scored, and more hits, walks, and errors than can be humanly calculated. But it was entertaining. If you haven’t taken the family down to Bohn Park on aRead more: No Defense Like A Good Offense!
Published on Thursday, May 16 2013 07:28
By Renée Haip
Last Friday, May 10, the Lyons Track and Field team traveled east to Sterling where they participated in the Patriot League meet, their final competition before the state championships. One of only two 2A representatives in a field of larger, competitive 3A schools, the Lyons Lions had a good day with the young men of Lyons capturing the championship title for the fourth consecutive year, and the girls taking a respectable third place of the eleven teams.
From start to finish, the boys had numerous good performances. Individually, all-conference honors went to Ryan Boucher in both the 400M (1st) and 200M (1st), Paul RobertsRead more: Boys Claim Title; Basey Soars
Published on Thursday, May 09 2013 09:19
By Renée Haip
Each spring the highly anticipated Saint Vrain Invitational brings together not only top caliber high school track and field athletes from across the state, but also elite sprint, pole vault, and distance athletes. Jointly hosted by Longmont and Lyons High School at Longmont’s Everly-Montgomery Field, this year’s May 3rd organizers and sponsors pulled out all the bells and whistles to provide track fans and competitors with a truly professional event more than worth the five-dollar cost of admission. This meet has it all—an electronic scoreboard with
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 07:07
By Renée Haip
While our snowy spring has provided critical moisture, it has also disrupted numerous track meets across the state. With a lull in inclement weather, this past week kept coaches and athletes busy as the JV Championships were held on Thursday—April 25, the Middle School
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 01:56
It is no secret that Boulder County has a history of producing top-notch talent in the track and field world, and if there is a single event that acts as a showcase for the current wealth of talent at the local high school level, it would be the annual Boulder County Championships. This meet brings together the schools of the county’s two districts, St. Vrain and Boulder Valley School Districts, for a day of competition and celebration.
This year’s meet on Saturday, April 20, was an especially terrific day for senior Nola Basey. At the meet’s start, Basey was awarded the Monty Sutak scholarship for her high school track and field accomplishments. As the day progressed, Basey claimed each and every title in the jumps. Her winning jumps of 5’3” in the high jump, 36’1.75” in the triple jump, and 16’6.25” in the long jumpRead more: Lyons Roar At 37th Annual BoCo Championships
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:05
The Lyons Lions track teams traveled to Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood on Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, to participate in their most competitive meet of the season thus far. Dominated by a majority of large 5A schools, Lyons was the sole 2A small school representative. Winds hampered several of the meet’s late afternoon events, which were predominately composed of preliminaries for event distances of 400 meters and less, asRead more: Aiming High At Pomona Invitational
Published on Thursday, April 11 2013 01:39
Read more: LHS Track & Field: Longmont Invitational
Saturday, April 6, was a beautiful day for track and field at Longmont High School’s Everly-Montgomery Field. Nineteen schools (including South Dakota’s Rapid City Stevens High School) gathered to run, jump, and throw. Co-hosting with Longmont, Lyons was one of two 2A schools in attendance, with the bulk of competing schools falling into the 4A division. While many Lyons’ athletes were still out on spring break and a few others were out