The Lyons Middle School Lady Lion’s basketball team finished their season at 15-3 to become the Eighth Grade Girls Northern League Champions in the Power to Play competitive league.
The majority of these girls have been playing basketball together since first grade. From fifth grade on they have played together in competitive leagues like Gold Crown and Power to Play. The team has competed in numerous tournaments. Several of the girls have played on summer competitive club teams together.
Their previous accomplishments include winning the 2011 fall and 2012 winter Power to Play tournament championships. A first place win and second place finish at Mid America Youth Basketball summer tournaments. Many of the girls have numerous individual awards for competitions in basketball. Most of the team will be attending Lyons High School, which bodes well for the future of Lady Lions basketball. The team is coached by Jason Maguire and Darren Christiansen.