Lady Lions Place Third At Burlington

Lady Lions Place Third At Burlington

Editor’s Note: In interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the mother of Kate Gilson did not write this article.

The Lyons High School Lady Lions fast-pitch softball team traveled to Burlington last weekend, and came home with third place honors.

The following game descriptions are will permission and courtesy of: Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2013. All rights reserved.

Game 1: Kate Gilson hits and pitches Lady Lions to 18-1 victory
Lady Lions beat Yuma in the first game of the tournament 18-1 Friday, September 6, behind both the bat and the arm of Kate Gilson. Gilson racked up three RBIs

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Volleyball Teams Off To A Great Start

Volleyball Teams Off To A Great Start

By Wendy Stevelinck

With six returning varsity players, Lyons High School volleyball coach Jeff Klipstein has a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the upcoming season. The young, but experienced, team is led this year by four-year varsity starter Madeline Keen (Sr). Rounding out the varsity squad is three-year varsity

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Stout Defense Carries The Night

Stout Defense Carries The Night


Lyons cornerbacks Zach Christiansen (10) and Preston Medina(1) stop the Yuma running back from entering the end zone in the fourth quarter.

By Oskar LaRue

This past Friday night marked the annual community BBQ, followed by the home-opener for the Lyons Lions football team.  This year the Lions hosted the Yuma Indians, who just barely lost to powerhouse Limon the week before, and were hungry for their first win. 

Also hungry (starving, really) were the masses of residents and visitors who queued up for grub before the game. The towering tornado of smoke

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Defense Shines In Season Opener

Defense Shines In Season Opener

By Oskar LaRue – Staff Writer

The Lyons Lions varsity football team began their season Saturday with a three-hour bus ride to Ellicott, a friendly little town east of Colorado Springs and home of the Thunderhawks. It ended with 13-12 victory for the Lions, making the journey well worth it for players and fans alike.  What happened in between, though, was a hard fought game between two evenly matched and

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Lyons Cross Country - 2013 Season Preview

Lyons Cross Country - 2013 Season Preview

By Renée Haip

After a successful spring on the track and a summer of consistent work putting in miles and building core strength, the boys’ cross country team returns stronger than ever. In Colorado 2A division’s run five, score three format, the defending state champion Lions are once again expected to crush their small school competition all through the season. They figure to be so dominant that they are unanimously ranked number one in Colorado Milesplit’s preseason coaches’ poll.

Beyond a goal of defending their 2012 league, regional, and state titles, the Lions hope to earn one of the few coveted team spots at the Nike Southwest Regionals’ post-season championship race in Mesa, Arizona.

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Paddling To Alaska - Part Seven

Paddling To Alaska - Part Seven

By Kelly Yelverton

Editor’s Note: Lyons resident Kelly Yelverton recently graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. To celebrate her accomplishment, she and a friend have decided to paddle their sea kayaks on a 1,200-mile journey through the Inside Passage to Alaska. She will be sending updates and photo of her adventure throughout the summer.

Paddling the two hundred miles from Ketchikan to Juneau, we wound our way into increasingly stunning channels and straits. The snowy mountains up here crowd ever closer to the water, and seem to grow larger each day. Just as the views have become

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Champs Are Crowned

Champs Are Crowned

 

So often the big game never lives up to the hype preceding it. The title game for this year’s co-ed softball league would have definitely been worthy of the hype, if there had been any hype.  The once beaten (last week by the Natural Disasters) Blue Mountain Stone Quarry Workers took on the Paddy Whackers, a team they had beaten twice during the regular season, Monday night in Bohn Park with championship bragging rights on the line. The Whackers drew first blood with a lone run in the home half of the first inning. The Quarry Workers knotted the score with a run of their own in the top of the second. The Whackers upped the

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