Lyons Pride At 2013 St. Vrain X-C Invitational

Lyons Pride At 2013 St. Vrain X-C Invitational

Matt Dillon debuts his junior season with a stellar performance that takes the Lions to yet a higher level.

By Renée Haip
The journey of an endurance runner does not begin at day one of official practice each season, but rather is a continuum spanning years. Here in Lyons, the community is fortunate to have attentive and thoughtful coaches to help guide young runners as they develop their potential both on and off the field. Now in its fourteenth year, the St. Vrain Cross Country Invitational meet proved once again to be a great place for the Lyons’ community to showcase their commitment to Lyons’ renowned small school running program. From parking to concessions to leading races

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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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About Town -September 12, 2013

Aaaahh, cooler weather, and some rain. We can’t deny we enjoy that. We have had more than forty-seven days of  ninety degree weather this summer.  We will be happy to welcome fall and cooler weather next week.

CONGRATULATIONS TO LHS SPORTS 
The boys beat Yuma 23-14 in football last Friday, and on Saturday the cross-country team took second in the St. Vrain Invitational meet they hosted

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Joan House

Joan House


July 9, 1927 – August 29, 2013

Joan Elizabeth House passed away August 29, in Greeley surrounded by her family.  Joan was born July 9, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to John J. Kelly and Rosa Freund Kelly. Joan graduated from Lyons High School and Barnes Business College.

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Lyons Residents Impress Commissioners

Dozens of Lyons area residents showed up at Town Hall last Thursday evening, August 29 to voice their feelings about their desire for an upgrade to the old Depot Library, or a new facility entirely. It was a historic meeting with both the Boulder and Larimer County Commissions in attendance to listen to the residents. Commissioners Lew Gaiter II, Steve Johnson, and Tom Donnelly from Larimer

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Town Closes On Hains Property

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) had a light agenda Tuesday night (they met on Tuesday because Monday was Labor Day), but they made up for it with a ninety minute workshop on the wastewater treatment plant upgrade. The Trustees heard progress reports from the Wastewater Treatment Facility Task Force, an ad hoc committee made up of Utility & Engineer Board, Sustainable Futures Commission members Town of Lyons staff, and Honeywell Engineering. Things are apparently

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The Rescue Of CeCe The Gull

The Rescue Of CeCe The Gull

By JoLee Wingerson

On Saturday, July 20, at the Boulder Reservoir a number of people approached an adult gull who sat unmoving on the shore as they stood very near to him. He seemed vulnerable and ill. Before long, the lethargic gull was transported to Greenwood Wildlife Center, one of only a small handful of professional wildlife rehabilitation centers in Colorado that care for water birds. The gull received a

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