Published on Thursday, April 11 2013 01:39
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
Published on Thursday, April 04 2013 15:02
One of the largest meets of the season, the Broomfield Shootout was held on Saturday, March 30. Fraught with technical issues, the meet’s start was delayed more than an hour and was further interrupted throughout the
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 05:11
The Lyons Track and Field teams, boys and girls, have dominated the state 2A scene for the previous two seasons (2011 and 2012). This year they are once again back as defending champions. While inclement weather was responsible for the cancelation of their first meet (RE-1J District), and basketball playoffs delayed the season and onset of practice for many athletes, the 2013 track and field season finally opened with the Lyons Relays on March 14.
As the Lyons Relays is an unconventional meet with the entire meet being scored in a relay format, it is always fun to watch and a terrific team building activity. With seven teams in attendance, the Lyons girls took top honors by impressively placing first in 9 of 16 events. The boys placed second behind Erie by winning 5 of 16 events despite the absence of
Published on Thursday, February 14 2013 01:25
The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) presented Lyons High School Senior, Zachary Tucker, the 2012 Student-Athlete Leadership Award sponsored by Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. The award honors student athletes
Published on Thursday, August 23 2012 01:00
Last year, after running a well-executed state race, the boys’ cross-country team brought home a second place state trophy in a race where they were ranked a distant third to favorites Telluride and Crested Butte. In the school’s 16 years of the program, all under Coach Mark Roberts, the Lions have qualified for state all but once and brought home silver four times. This year, the team continues their quest for a first-ever state championship title and they have a lot of reason to be hopeful.
Published on Thursday, May 17 2012 01:00
On Thursday, May 10, Lyons Track and Field traveled east to Eaton where they participated in the Patriot League meet, their final meet before the state championships. The sole 2A representative in a field of larger, competitive 3A schools, the Lyons Lions had a terrific day with many personal and season best performances.
Published on Saturday, June 26 2010 17:45
The Lyons Recorder has purchased 2 sets of 4 tickets as prizes in our "Summer Fun Photo Contest". W.C. Fields said "Never perform (compete) with children or dogs'". Our winners prove the axiom. Julie Brothers sends a photo of her dog enjoying the kiddie pool. And Brenda Gilson sends a photo of her daughter learning to water ski.