Lyons Boy’s Basketball

By Matt Smith
Editors Note: Matt Smith is a student at Lyons High School, and has agreed to cover the boys’ basketball games for the rest of the season, and the boys’ baseball games this coming spring. We appreciate his contributions to the Lyons Recorder 

On Tuesday, January 21, the Lyons Lions who are having a fairly tough season, played host to the Platte Valley Broncos. Before the game it was announced that Lyons and the

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Unlikely Road Win For Lyons

By Katie Johjak

The Lady Lions (3-9) broke a five game losing streak with an unlikely non-conference road win last week.   They put everything on the line in a game that had the Dawson Mustangs (8-3) predicted to handily beat the Lions.  It was a team effort that had everyone contributing to the point total, and working

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Lady Lions Lose A Heartbreaker

By Katherine Jonjak
Lady Lions almost pulled off an upset win against Union Colony. The Timber Wolves were projected to beat the Lyons by fifteen points, but the Lady Lions came in ready to play. The Lyons squad gained the lead in the second quarter, but the

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Lady Lions Hoop Season Gets Underway

By Katherine Jonjak

The basketball season began last week with Lady Lions competing in the Highland Basketball Tournament. The girls program is headed by second year coach Sandy Mitchell, who is assisted by Jason Maguire and David James. The team competes in the 3A/2A Patriot League. This is a league that has tested the Lady Lions (2A) for several years due to the

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Congratulations LMHS Singers!

Amanda Dillon (8th grade) and Elijah Weekley (8th grade) have been selected to participate in
the first annual Colorado Middle School All State Choir that will take place February 7-9 in Denver. The auditions were highly

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Rain Can’t Dampen Lyons Spirit At Nike Race

By Renée Haip
The boys of Lyons Cross Country aimed high this year. Not only did they win both their Regional and State meets with a perfect score, their performance at state was so strong through all five runners that they earned a coveted team spot in the championship race at Nike Cross Southwest Regional in Mesa, Arizona on Saturday, November 23. Given the run seven, score five format at Nike

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Lyons Has A Great Showing At State

By Wendy Stevelinck
For this year’s Lyons High School volleyball team, it’s their first trip to the State tournament. Lyons last appearance in the State tournament was way back in 1989 when current team member, sophomore Ashlyn Christiansen’s mother Aimee was on the team, (also as a sophomore). The Lady Lions intended to prove they deserved to be there, and they did

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Season Ends For Inspirational Lions

By Oskar LaRue
Author’s note: This final article has a more subjective tone than previous ones - I beg your indulgence - it’s been hard to keep a lid on how proud I’ve been of these twenty boys throughout the season.  Perhaps someday they will appreciate the magnitude of their contribution to their hometown just by playing football!  - OL

“No Excuses, No Regrets”

Last Saturday our Lyons Lions football team traveled to Limon to take on the second-ranked Badgers in the opening round of the Class 1A state playoffs. The heavily-favored Badgers did to the Lions what the recent thousand-year flood couldn’t; they ended the Lions’ 2013 season. 

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Lady Lions Take The 3:10 To Yuma

By Wendy Stevelinck
After a long, long bus ride to the edge of Kansas, the Lyons volleyball team was able to stretch their legs, get the kinks out, rest, and scope out their competition. Yuma and Holyoke played the first match of the day. The Holyoke Dragons lost in straight sets to the host team, the Yuma Indians, so their spirits were down.

Then it was the Lady Lions turn to take on the Dragons. Lyons took a nice lead in the opening set, but the Dragons roared back to pull

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